| Mar 6, 2014
| 10:51 AM
Proving that maybe the tastes of MTV are not so different from those of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, three Oscar-nominated films -- "12 Years a Slave," "American Hustle" and "The Wolf of Wall Street" -- are among the movie of the...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 10:00 AM
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See famous folks in all their finery in "On...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Universal has chosen "The Purge: Anarchy" as the title its sequel "The Purge," and unveiled its firs trailer.
The sequel, with the James DeMonaco returning to write and direct, was shooting earlier this year in Los Angeles. Jason Blum of Blumhouse is...
| May 28, 2014
| 5:00 AM
About five weeks before they began filming "Jem and the Holograms" in Los Angeles, producers of the movie took an unusual step by Hollywood standards.
They announced plans to revive the 1980s cult TV series in a video to their fans posted on the...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Production of Universal's "The Purge 2" -- which is due to receive a California film tax credit -- has perked up feature fim production in Los Angeles during the first month of the year.
The sequel, with the James DeMonaco returning to write and direct,...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 7:32 AM
A couple years ago the agent-turned-producer Gavin Polone ("Zombieland") detailed just how excessive movie star perks can be. Not only are actors paid a salary, he noted in a piece for Vulture, but add-ons often include private jet travel and luxury...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 4:48 PM
Much has been made this spring of the triumph of movies that don't contain much star power over the films that do.
This weekend, that will likely happen again as "The Purge," a low-budget ($3 million) futuristic horror pic starring Ethan Hawke and...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 9:32 AM
"The Internship" got bossed around at the box office this weekend, as the film starring Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn appealed to far fewer moviegoers than the low-budget thriller "The Purge."
Made on a micro-budget of just $3 million, "The Purge"...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 6:20 AM
After the coffee. Before heading into humid downtown D.C. for cable fun.
The Skinny: Made the mistake of standing still in a backyard in suburban D.C. on Sunday afternoon, and the mosquitoes ate me up. Lesson learned. I'll be drenched in Off next time....
| 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 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...