| Mar 24, 2014
| 9:23 AM
When it comes to young-adult films properties, it’s been a case of haves and have-nots. Billion-dollar juggernauts rise above the penny-eking whimperers, phenomena that take over the world are matched by one-and-done entries that fade faster than...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Lionsgate has acquired feature film rights to Kimberly McCreight's upcoming trilogy "The Outliers" with Todd Lieberman, David Hoberman, Reese Witherspoon and Bruna Papandrea producing.
Lionsgate touted the deal as marking another move into becoming a...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 3:10 PM
Invitations were sent to 271 individuals to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Thursday. They gain entry to the academy by earning an Oscar nomination, by getting two members to pen recommendations or by receiving an endorsement...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has invited 271 individuals to become members, with the list reflecting the org's determination to bring more diversity to its ranks.
Every year, the list of invitations includes several recent Oscar...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 2:11 PM
The bro-heavy "Point Break" reboot has found its female lead. Teresa Palmer, the Australian actress best known for her role in the zombie love story "Warm Bodies," has joined the cast of the upcoming crime thriller, Alcon Entertainment announced Monday....
| Feb 28, 2013
* (out of four)
Anna Faris stars in “Little Bo Peep: Wolf Exploder.” That sounds like a classic tale revision that would pick the right tone and actually deliver some fun.
Until that movie actually exists, we’re left with “Jack...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 9:19 AM
“Jack the Giant Slayer,” Bryan Singer’s new version of “Jack and the Beanstalk,” didn’t get off the ground this weekend.
The nearly $200-million 3-D production opened with a disappointing $28 million, according to...
| Dec 13, 2013
375: Approximate number of hours I spent watching movies (with about 225 movies times approximately 100 minutes)
8: Number of survival stories in October (“Gravity,” “12 Years a Slave,” “Captain Phillips,” “...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 1:23 PM
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This week's TV Movies
"60 Minutes" is back for its...
| Oct 10, 2013
*1/2 (out of four)
Scary for the wrong reasons, “All the Boys Love Mandy Lane” would have been a misguided and ugly horror movie had it arrived when the film was finished in 2006. Finally being released seven years later, it’s a...
| Oct 10, 2013
Abandoned but never quite forgotten, "All the Boys Love Mandy Lane" finally reaches theaters seven years after it was finished. A graphically violent, sexually explicit teen horror tale, it was close to being ahead of its time, in its time. Now, it...