| Sep 17, 2013
| 3:15 PM
As if we need another reason to love Sandra Bullock.
"The Heat" star is Vogue magazine's October 2013 cover girl just before the release of her highly anticipated lost-in-space thriller "Gravity," co-starring George Clooney and helmed by Spanish...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 7:00 AM
TORONTO — It was after midnight, after the gala showing of director Alfonso Cuarón's "Gravity" at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sunday, after the wildly emotional standing ovation, after actress Sandra Bullock in a stunning black-and-...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 12:49 PM
The life story of Ravens offensive tackle Michael Oher was immortalized in "The Blind Side," the inspirational movie about his emergence as a football star after being adopted by a wealthy family following a rough childhood.
The importance of the left...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 2:00 PM
The popular series of self-help books known as "Chicken Soup for the Soul" will be coming to the big screen.
Alcon Entertainment, whose previous projects include "The Blind Side" and the unlikely literary adaptation of "What to Expect When You're...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 10:30 AM
What kind of pull will "Gravity" have on moviegoers when it hits theaters Oct. 4?
The looming question for Warner Bros. is how to sell a unique 3D saga set entirely in space that predominantly relies on the performance of one star -- Sandra Bullock --...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 12:30 PM
When Alfonso Cuaron was first planning his marooned-in-space drama "Gravity," the filmmaker imagined an action-drama set in orbit, most of it with just a single character who would be weightless for the entire picture. It would be filmed using his...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Alcon Entertainment isn't playing it safe any more.
The 15-year-old production-financing banner - known for such middle-of-the road fare as "The Blind Side," "P.S. I Love You" and "Dolphin Tale" - has veered away from the safety zone with Friday premiere...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 4:27 PM
What do Jenny on the Block, a freshly minted studio exec and Machete have in common? They are all new invitees to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
The academy announced Friday that it had invited 276 people to join its ranks, including...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 6:47 PM
Over the years, Ravens offensive tackle Michael Oher hasn't exactly made it a secret about his discontent regarding how he's portrayed in the movie about his life.
Oher had an extremely rough upbringing, growing up in Memphis, Tenn., with a mother...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 1:24 PM
It's time to play one of our favorite yearly games at Times Community News: Can You Outguess the Features Editor? And no, that's not a rhetorical question. You probably can.
Last year, incurable Oscar junkie that I am, I challenged readers to beat my...
| Nov 13, 2011
Growing up in New Orleans, writer Michael Lewis learned three lessons that stuck with him for life:
Success and happiness are very different things.
Never become a lawyer.
You don't need to come from a bookish environment to know how to spin a...