| Oct 26, 2013
"Carrie" is back, and the billboards all over town give notice that she's out to instill fear in us. But with all the ways to see movies these days, and all the many franchises of hit horrors, there's plenty of cinematic fear to go around.
Here are a...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 11:46 AM
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Pacific Rim, the sci-fi action movie directed by Guillermo del Toro, is getting the SuperTicket treatment.
Toronto-based Cineplex Entertainment and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc....
| Jul 11, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Will the kids who turn out for “Despicable Me 2” get the better of the on-screen man-children of “Grown Ups 2”?
The two films will battle for No. 1 at the multiplex this weekend, as Guillermo del Toro's 3-D "Pacific Rim" will...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 4:00 AM
The conventional wisdom holds that summer is for teens — hence so many superheroes, fart jokes and massive pieces of machinery — and that adults better wait until fall if they want to visit the multiplex. "Red 2" is set to turn the...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Summer moviegoing is usually about the stars, the spectacle and the sizzle.
But in a trend that's mystifying Hollywood, this summer's box office is being driven by films with modest ambitions, including relatively inexpensive comedies, lower budget...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 5:10 PM
The animated film "Despicable Me 2" has been denied a release in China, a spokesperson for distributor Universal Pictures has confirmed.
The 3-D movie, a sequel to the 2010 hit, has grossed $584 million worldwide. And it has been a huge success...
| 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...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 1:23 PM
Before the end arrives, everything is normal for Gerry Lane (Brad Pitt), wife Karin Lane (Mireille Enos) and their two daughters, who are stuck in New York traffic playing a game. And then -- well, you can see what happens.
That thrilling clip is from...