| Mar 27, 2014
| 7:57 AM
Neither fish nor fowl, neither foul nor inspiring, director and co-writer Darren Aronofsky's strange and often rich new movie "Noah" has enough actual filmmaking to its name to deserve better handling than a plainly nervous Paramount Pictures has given...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 12:09 PM
Color us confused. The first trailer for Michael Bay's new CGI/live action adaptation of "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" hit the Interwebs on Thursday, and while the Turtles are wearing their original hues, intrepid reporter April O'Neil (Megan Fox) is...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 7:26 PM
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The green slime flowed freely at the Kids' Choice Awards on Saturday, where boy band One Direction and actress-singer Ariana Grande took home orange blimps handed out by youth cable channel Nickelodeon.
Shot from canons,...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 1:16 PM
Welcome to Questions of Characters, the monthly column that puts a name to some of the most familiar faces in movies, on television, the stage and commercials who either hail from Chicago or have spent enough time here to consider it home.
| Apr 9, 2014
| 2:19 PM
Michael Bay, the "Transformers" film series producer, has sold his estate in Bel-Air for $11.45 million.
The three-story clean-lined contemporary was designed by the late Jack Warner, whose architectural firm worked on the Bel-Air Country Club. The 7,...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 11:04 PM
The MTV Movie Awards depart pretty seriously from most award shows, forsaking prestige and formality -- and, for that matter, voting by an elite body -- in favor of freewheeling fun, fan-driven prizes, 11-pound gilded popcorn trophies and zany honors like...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 11:29 AM
True to form, Sunday night's MTV Movie Awards were a fizzy, freewheeling affair. The show, after all, is less a ceremony celebrating actors and their craft than it is an excuse for them to plug upcoming movies and try their hand at viral stunts.
| Apr 16, 2014
| 4:00 AM
NEW YORK — This Tony season, an unprecedented number of movie and Hollywood stars under 40 are hitting Broadway for the first time.
"Scrubs'" Zach Braff just made his debut in Susan Stroman's staging of Woody Allen's comedy-musical "Bullets Over...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 8:05 AM
For one of the final scenes of the first season of the new HBO comedy series "Silicon Valley," creator Mike Judge and his production designers re-created TechCrunch Disrupt, the intense annual San Francisco conference where computer engineers,...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 5:00 AM
When filmmaker Darren Aronofsky started scouting locations for his biblical flood epic, "Noah," he had two potentially competing needs.
The landscapes on which he would shoot exteriors needed at first to look like an uninhabitable wasteland, and,...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 8:31 AM
The new trailer for "Transformers: Age of Extinction" warns that "The rules have changed," but based on the images glimpsed within, there's still plenty of the robotic mayhem, booming explosions and large-scale destruction that Michael Bay and his...