| Aug 11, 2014
| 12:12 PM
Amazon Studios hasn't yet released the full seasons from the company's second round of pilots, but it's charging ahead with a third round of pilots for viewers to watch and rate to help determine which will get picked up for full orders.
| Sep 19, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Larry Ellison, the billionaire founder of Oracle Corp., built one of the biggest companies in the technology industry, but his influence hasn't stopped there. He's also, indirectly, a major influence in Hollywood.
Ranked by Forbes as the world's fifth-...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Larry Ellison has stepped down as CEO of Oracle, the information-technology giant he co-founded in 1977, to become executive chairman and chief technology officer, the company said Thursday.
Oracle's board of directors promoted both Safra Catz,...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 1:09 PM
The Directors Guild of America has announced the schedule for the 66th DGA Awards and says it will be adding two new awards and including programs created for the Internet in eight categories.
The awards ceremony will be held Jan. 25, 2014, at the Hyatt...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 9:36 AM
Steve McQueen's historical drama "12 Years a Slave" earned best picture, and the film's newcomer, Lupita Nyong'o, snagged supporting actress. Meanwhile, David O. Russell's con-artist comedy "American Hustle" picked up several wins, including ensemble,...
| 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...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 5:00 AM
When the Steve McQueen drama "12 Years a Slave" was named best feature at the Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday, Brad Pitt — who had a role in the movie and produced it via his company, Plan B Entertainment — took the stage but did not...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 8:26 AM
A quick glance at recent movie openings might give you the impression that Hollywood has something against humanity, which has been brought to the brink of annihilation in such films as "Oblivion," "After Earth," "Rapture-Palooza" and now "This Is the...
| Jun 20, 2013
** (out of four)
Here are some things that don’t make sense to me:
-- Adapting a book that is all detailed oral history and no thrills into the exact opposite—a film that aims for streamlined excitement and minimal human interest within a...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Paramount Pictures and Regal Entertainment Group are offering customers a first-of-its-kind "Mega Ticket" package with the upcoming release of "World War Z."
The package will include an advance screening in RealD 3-D of the Brad Pitt movie at select...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 10:33 AM
SHANGHAI— When you’re competing for a role in a Hollywood blockbuster against 70,000 other people, the gloves have to come off. Or in Ludi Lin’s case, on.
Given the chance for some major media exposure at the Shanghai International...