| Apr 1, 2014
| 6:00 AM
A lyric from the title track from New Zealand rocker Neil Finn's new solo album, "Dizzy Heights," crystallizes much of what the erstwhile member of Crowded House, Split Enz and the Finn Brothers is up to on his latest work.
"Help me make up a new sound,...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 7:00 AM
August: Osage County
Starz/Anchor Bay, $29.98; Blu-ray, $39.99
Available on VOD beginning April 8
Tracy Letts has now had three of his plays adapted into films. Director William Friedkin made the bizarre "Bug" and "Killer Joe" into something as...
| Aug 15, 2014
Sunday, Aug. 17
Sunday concert The Starvation Army Band performs at Columbia's lakefront in a free concert at 6:30 p.m. Bring blankets and enjoy live music outdoors.
Monday, Aug. 18
On the big screen "Rio 2" (G) will be shown at 8:30 p.m. at the...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Warner Bros. has dated its live-action version of "Jungle Book: Origins" for Oct. 21, 2016 -- a year and a week after Disney's rival project opens.
Serkis will also produce with "Harry Potter" scribe Steve Kloves and with Jonathan Cavendish, Serkis'...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Andy Serkis may be the only top-billed star in a summer blockbuster whom you wouldn't recognize if you passed him on the street.
A master of motion capture, Serkis has made his name breathing life into digitally rendered characters such as Gollum,...
| Aug 6, 2014
Last month, filmmaker and J.R.R. Tolkien ambassador Peter Jackson made his final appearance at San Diego's Comic-Con International to promote […]...
| Jul 28, 2014
The first official teaser trailer has arrived for “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies,” the film that will […]...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 9:09 AM
One of the weekend's top box-office performers, Disney's "Frozen," was among the nominees for the 2013 Annie Awards, which are presented by the International Animated Film Society.
The following is a complete list of nominees:
| Mar 28, 2013
| 11:59 AM
We’re just three months into 2013, and we are bursting with theme-park developments. And this is supposed to be the slow season. Instead of waiting nine months to compile a year-in-review post, I’ve decided to make quarterly reports that...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 11:14 AM
For its 2013 movie awards, MTV has added two new categories to help measure true excellence in filmmaking: Best Shirtless Performance and Best Musical Moment.
What do you expect from an awards ceremony that honors Best Kiss, Best WTF Moment and Best...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 9:09 AM
Warner Bros. may need to dial 911 after suffering its fifth consecutive box-office disappointment this year.
This weekend, the Warner comedy "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone" lost out to the lower-profile "The Call," starring Halle Berry as an emergency...