| Aug 21, 2014
| 12:30 PM
While most studios in Hollywood are betting on superheroes to save the box office, Universal Pictures is doubling down on creature features.
This month, the studio acquired rights to Anne Rice's "The Vampire Chronicles" book series. In July, it announced...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 10:51 AM
Proving that maybe the tastes of MTV are not so different from those of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, three Oscar-nominated films -- "12 Years a Slave," "American Hustle" and "The Wolf of Wall Street" -- are among the movie of the...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 2:25 PM
Outfest Los Angeles has announced the winners of the 31st L.A. LGBT film festival. The nonprofit organization hosts the oldest continuously running film festival in the city in order to foster, support and promote LGBT stories on screen.
| Sep 3, 2013
| 6:00 AM
"R.I.P.D." was D.O.A. and "The Lone Ranger" was unable to lasso moviegoers. Yet at summer's end, Hollywood is riding happily off into the sunset thanks to an unexpected number of $100-million-plus hits that drove the seasonal box office to a record....
| Sep 12, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Although he may not be a household name, director James Wan is suddenly among the hottest filmmakers in town.
His $20-million thriller "The Conjuring," released in July, grossed $260 million worldwide, and on Friday his "Insidious: Chapter 2" hits...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 12:16 PM
A low-budget horror film will spook box-office rivals this weekend, continuing the genre's 2013 reign of terror at the multiplex.
Driven by the interest of young males, the scary sequel "Insidious: Chapter 2" is set for a strong debut of $35 million,...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 12:05 PM
If "The Conjuring" and "Insidious" director James Wan ever made a romantic comedy, one imagines he'd still set it in a creaky old two-story with dark corners and foreboding armoires. For his latest hauntfest "Insidious: Chapter 2," we're back with the...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 11:08 AM
The haunted-house genre has proved fruitful for Australian filmmaker James Wan, whose low-budget scarers "Insidious" and "The Conjuring" earned generally favorable reviews and combined to gross more than $350 million worldwide. But according to many...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 11:09 AM
In a continuation of a theme for 2013, the horror sequel "Insidious: Chapter 2" looks to be another big hit for the horror genre.
After "The Conjuring," "Mama" and "The Purge" took in solid box office numbers against comparatively lower budgets this...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 3:04 PM
The people have spoken. And they say they want to be scared. Over the weekend, the low-budget supernatural spook film "Insidious: Chapter 2" topped the box office, scaring up $41.1 million.
The film, which was directed by a seemingly unstoppable James...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 11:30 AM
That didn't take long.
A day after "Insidious: Chapter 2" killed it at the box office, the horror film's makers said they are planning to make a third installment in the franchise.
Made for just $5 million, "Insidious: Chapter 2" sold an estimated...