| Jul 20, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The hits have been smaller, but so have the flops.
The summer box office is down 20%, but most of the films that have hit theaters over the last three months have a good chance of recouping their production budgets while still in theaters.
| Jul 8, 2014
| 7:04 PM
Actor Dick Jones appeared in more than 100 films and television shows in his long career, but he is best known by far for a role in which he was not seen on screen. At about 10, when he was known as Dickie, Jones was chosen by Walt Disney to be the...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Summer blockbusters make studios happy, but they make stars nervous. That's because a lizard is the real star of "Godzilla," not an actor. And in franchises like "Captain America," "Spider-Man" or "X-Men," the superhero is the brand, while the casts...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 12:22 PM
Actor Clayton Moore left behind three masks when he died in 1999. Each one dated back to the 1950s, when Moore starred as the heroic Lone Ranger on TV and in two feature films, riding off into the sunset with a yell of "Hi-Yo, Silver! Away!"
| Aug 19, 2014
| 3:29 PM
Kevin Smith and Johnny Depp are keeping it in the family for "Yoga Hosers."
The director and star are set to begin shooting the upcoming action-adventure this week with their daughters, Harley Quinn Smith and Lily-Rose Depp, co-starring, according to...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 4:42 PM
After a dark, dramatic turn in the sci-fi thriller "Transcendence," Johnny Depp is back to oddball characters and wacky high jinks in the first trailer for "Mortdecai," which Lionsgate unveiled Tuesday.
The teaser, which you can watch above, finds a...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 7:50 PM
Led by its cast of brawny superheroes, a villainous queen and one plucky animated princess, Walt Disney Co.'s film studio drove the company to a 22% increase in net income for its fiscal third quarter.
The company posted net income of $2.25 billion...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Walt Disney Studios admits it doesn't have an awareness problem with "Star Wars" when it starts releasing new movies, beginning with next year's "Episode VII." The future of the franchise at the Mouse House, however, relies on getting the film right for...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 11:34 AM
Walt Disney Studios is riding its big tent-pole movies to box-office success, having put out the two biggest movies of the year so far: "Guardians of the Galaxy" and "Captain America: The Winter Soldier."
But even with new "Star Wars" efforts,...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 9:54 AM
The critically lambasted Adam Sandler comedy "Grown-Ups 2" dominated the nominations for the 34th Razzie Awards on Wednesday morning, receiving eight, including worst picture, worst actor, worst supporting actor and worst director.
Johnny Depp ("The...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 8:02 PM
Some Oscar categories don't get much respect. Cinematography and sound editing are vital to any film, but many critics say the TV show could do without the presentation of these awards and their behind-the-scenes brethren.
That said, the Academy...