| May 1, 2014
| 10:52 AM
Jennifer Lawrence won an Oscar for her role in the 2012 film "Silver Linings Playbook", and found success in 2013 with two hit films -- "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" and "American Hustle".
Now she can add a new achievement on her resume --...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 12:38 PM
Conventional Hollywood wisdom (for lack of a better word) holds that films featuring women in prominent roles don't perform as well as male-centric movies at the box office. But a new report from the number-crunching website FiveThirtyEight indicates that...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 10:36 AM
While the local cineplexes are filled with the big summer blockbusters, three different locations are offering the chance to see other movies – some recent, some classics – in a different sort of setting.
Outdoors, under the stars... and...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Studio execs from 20th Century Fox met with Oscar consultants a few days ago to mull this question: What happens when the year's most acclaimed acting turn to date comes in a movie that skews about two generations too young for most film academy members?...
| May 22, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Metropolitan Filmexport, France's independent distribution leader owned by brothers Samuel and Victor Hadida, has not just survived; it has steadfastly thrived for the past 35 years.
Thanks to the Hadida brothers' deep-rooted ties to Hollywood's power...
| May 30, 2014
| 3:10 PM
"In a world … where trailers ruled the imagination … only one could be king."
So might begin a trailer for the Golden Trailer Awards, the annual ceremony honoring cinema's best previews for coming attractions.
This year's show, which...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 6:01 AM
Let's get this out of the way: A timpanist is that cool one in the orchestra who gets to bang on one of those huge drums in the back.
Timpani has long been a big part of the life of 30-year-old James Wyman, now in his first year with the Baltimore...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Lionsgate's "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" hung onto the top spot on both national home video sales charts for a second consecutive week, while Universal Studios' "Homefront" debuted at No. 2, selling just 17% as many units as the "Hunger Games" sequel...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? We analyzed this weekend's new movies across Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Google (the...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 8:45 PM
Zac Efron promised to strip off his shirt if he won the Best Shirtless Performance award at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards on Sunday, and Rita Ora made sure he followed through.
"I don't know what to say," Efron told the crowd after his seriously...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The MTV Movie Awards handed top prizes to "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" on Sunday night, naming the dystopian thriller best movie and handing honors for best male and female performances to Josh Hutcherson and Jennifer Lawrence.
But as is often...