| Aug 29, 2013
| 12:03 PM
The boy band One Direction is headed straight to the top of the box office over Labor Day weekend, thanks to throngs of overzealous teenage girls.
"One Direction: This Is Us," a 3-D concert documentary about the mega-popular British group, is set to...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 1:51 PM
In "The Purge," the saying "Have a safe night" takes on a literal meaning as the annual legal-crime-spree approaches, when everything- rape, murder, theft and more- will be legal for a 12-hour period. The idea alone appears wild and irrational. However,...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 10:11 AM
Will "R.I.P.D." go down as the biggest flop of the summer?
It's hard to make the distinction, given the number of big-budget misfires that have landed in theaters this season. But according to distributor Universal Pictures, the $130-million action-...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 1:03 PM
With the low-budget horror film "The Conjuring" poised to win this weekend's box office race, Universal Pictures may soon face a frightening reality.
Of the four new films hitting theaters this weekend, the studio's $130-million 3-D action-adventure "R....
| Jun 10, 2013
| 10:12 AM
Back in 2010, shortly after Paramount Pictures’ "Paranormal Activity" became a mega-hit on a micro-budget, executives at the studio decided to launch a label dedicated to making more movies of this kind.
InSurge, as it was known, would produce...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 9:26 PM
This Is the End
The seemingly exhausted gross-out comedy genre gets a strange temporary reprieve with ‘‘This Is the End,’’ an unlikable but weirdly compelling apocalyptic fantasy in which a bunch of young...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Ethan Hawke has a taste for the macabre. More specifically: “Macbeth.”
The actor will star as the king of Scotland in the Shakespeare tragedy at Lincoln Center this winter. Jack O'Brien, whom Hawke worked with on 2006/2007’s "The Coast...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 4:30 PM
For a title that's famously cursed, legiters sure are saying "Macbeth" a lot these days.
Lincoln Center Theater's upcoming Broadway staging of the Scottish play, toplined by Ethan Hawke and directed by Jack O'Brien, will be the second Rialto...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 10:11 PM
There are really three movie stars headlining ‘‘The Internship’’: Vince Vaughn, Owen Wilson, and Google. Actually, it’s a surprise Google doesn’t get top billing over the humans, so...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 7:18 AM
After the coffee. Before figuring out how to come back as a house cat in my next life.
The Skinny: I now am one of those people who no longer has a home phone. It feels a little weird even though I never used it and didn't even know the number. Will...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 7:00 AM
If you've been longing to see Ethan Hawke more on the big screen, the next few weeks are a golden opportunity. He's starring in two movies, each representing very different facets of his multi-tiered career.
Opening Friday is the low-budget, but highly...