| Feb 5, 2014
| 1:53 PM
Walt Disney Co. reported a 33% increase in net income for its fiscal first quarter, lifted in part by the performance of its hit movies "Frozen" and "Thor: The Dark World."
The Burbank company posted net income of $1.84 billion for the quarter that...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 7:17 AM
Media company 21st Century Fox's fiscal second-quarter profit was sliced in half, largely because big-ticket feature films landed with a thud at the box office and the broadcast network continues its uphill slog.
Fox's television show "X-Factor" with...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Variety landed quite a coup when we got to sit down with the star of one of the biggest films from 2013, Irving Zisman.
If the name doesn't ring a bell, Zisman is the title character in "Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa," the 86-year-old widower who embarks...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 6:47 AM
The recent "Thor" movies have helped the notion of a Norseman?s visit to contemporary America be accepted, but whereas that one was pretty benevolent, the one in the case of this horror tale has no reservations about destroying New York City.
| Feb 23, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Blue Is the Warmest Color
Criterion, $19.95; Blu-ray, $24.95
Available on VOD beginning Feb. 25
For all the controversy over the explicit sex in writer-director Abdellatif Kechiche's three-hour adaptation of Julie Maroh's graphic novel "Blue Is...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 12:30 AM
Alfonso Cuaron's "Gravity" and Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" each received eight nominations as the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films announced the nominations for the 40th Annual Saturn Awards.
"The Hunger Games:...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 12:22 PM
You don't have to take your broom to Diagon Alley, cross the Bifrost, traverse the Misty Mountains or steal a […]...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Friends and co-workers are struggling to understand the disappearance of Robert Allan Stewart, an Annapolis liquor store manager who has been missing since Dec. 6.
"It doesn't make any sense. It's just totally strange," said Ben Wiser, who worked with...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 6:00 AM
I never had dinner at Sue Mengers' house, and though I had a nodding acquaintance with her completely charming husband, director Jean-Claude Tramont, I never even met the woman in question.
But after seeing John Logan's "I"ll Eat You Last: A Chat With...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Making enthralling theater out of one of Shakespeare's best-known titles is one thing. It's an achievement of an altogether higher order to take the austerely forbidding "Coriolanus" -- an argumentative tragedy discussing the demands of politics and the...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 11:22 AM
Stressing out about a last-minute gift idea for the Trekkie, Time Lord or Jedi Padawan in your life? Look no […]...