| Nov 2, 2013
| 11:21 AM
The insectoids aren't really buzzing this weekend.
After more than a decade of development and a cacophony of fan debate, "Ender's Game" arrived in theaters with a decent but hardly spectacular Friday. The Gavin Hood-directed futurist action movie...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 9:30 AM
This weekend Hollywood was again unable to lure teens to the multiplex in droves, as "Ender's Game" became the latest young adult adaptation to open with modest ticket sales.
The pricey sci-fi flick debuted with a so-so $28 million, according to an...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 3:47 PM
Appearing online moments before it was unveiled to the legions at San Diego’s Comic-Con on Saturday afternoon, a new trailer for “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” rippled across Twitter and began its work generating buzz for the latest...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 2:40 PM
The American Cinematheque and the Art Directors Guild Film Society will honor famed production designer Harper Goff with a screening of the classic 1954 Walt Disney adventure "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea" on July 28 at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood....
| Jul 22, 2013
| 10:14 AM
The last time we heard from Mike Myers, the comedian was spending his days painting images of Kentucky Fried Chicken founder Col. Sanders.
That's not a joke.
Though in recent years the actor has lent his voice to the green ogre at the center of the...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 11:26 AM
Visitors to Comic-Con International in San Diego aren’t the most discriminating moviegoers.
As long as clips are in focus and a handful of stars show up for whatever new film is being promoted, convention guests typically leave the cavernous...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 3:06 PM
"Catching Fire," the second book in Suzanne Collins' young adult series "The Hunger Games," was published by Scholastic in 2009. Back then, it landed on every bestseller list you might imagine, and it's poised to return when the film version arrives in...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 4:38 PM
Maybe there's still time to stop this crazy thing: A "Flowers in the Attic" TV movie is a very bad idea.
In case you're not familiar with the trashy 1979 novel, let me give you a thumbnail sketch; it's been burned into my brain since adolescence. In V....
| Jul 24, 2013
| 9:41 AM
Pseudonyms have been in the air with the big news that J.K. Rowling published a crime novel, "The Cuckoo's Calling," under the name Robert Galbraith. But identity camouflage hasn’t worked as well for other writers.
Rowling weighed on “The...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 10:09 AM
Jennifer Lawrence's looks bring up fond memories for one 76-year-old actor and fellow Oscar winner -- fond memories that warrant some lavish gift-giving. This generous gentleman's name? Jack Nicholson.
Earlier this year, the "American Hustle" star...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Some critics are calling 2013 the best movie year in a decade. And although critical darlings don't always produce profits, it will also be the highest-grossing year on record — barely.
After a shaky spring and a summer of high-profile hits and...