| Sep 30, 2013
| 10:08 AM
It's been a quarter-century since the last Frederick Forsyth novel was turned into a film--"The Fourth Protocol" all the way back in 1987.
But momentum is building to turn his latest book, "The Kill List," into a movie.
Lem Dobbs, the veteran...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 8:30 PM
(SPOILER ALERT: This piece reveals key details about the plot of "Prisoners.")
Why is it so often the ambiguous, unresolved movie that generates controversy while the easy, complacent one gets a free pass? To wit: Why does "Prisoners," Denis Villeneuve's...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 1:31 PM
"Toy Story of Terror" (ABC, Wednesday). And so the three-headed holiday season begins, with a Halloween special wrought from the "Toy Story" franchise -- a franchise, it hurts my brain to realize, that is nearly 20 years old. No expense, horses or...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Hijacking the box office crown from "Captain Phillips," Warner Bros.' 3D space phenom "Gravity" is expected to land in the $30 million range this weekend, beating Sony's adult-targeted wide release, which should land somewhere in the low-$20 millions...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 2:04 PM
PEN Center USA's 23rd annual literary awards festival went off without a hitch at the Beverly Hills Hotel on Monday night -- except for the small fact that its lifetime achievement award winner, Joan Didion, was not in attendance.
| Sep 27, 2013
| 6:00 AM
NEW YORK -- Can money solve a Hollywood gender imbalance?
That's the question posed by a new film fund that aims to boost the number of female directors.
The fund, called Gamechanger Films, will exclusively finance movies directed by women, The...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 5:39 PM
The parents of a developmentally disabled man who died after being handcuffed at a Frederick County movie theater have sued Regal Cinemas and the county in federal court.
The lawsuit filed Thursday also names the county sheriff's office, three...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 11:07 AM
Highlights from backstage at the Oscars:
The “Argo” trio of Ben Affleck, George Clooney and Grant Heslov took the stage, and Affleck was asked when he felt was tipping point for his movie’s victory.
| Feb 24, 2013
| 7:24 PM
HOLLYWOOD — The red carpet is in some ways a microcosm of the Oscar food chain.
The first nominees arrive two and a half hours before the show is to begin. These are the people who worked on live-action shorts and documentary features and foreign-...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 3:57 PM
How can we make sure that violence always feels real — truly real — to us?
This is the question that underlies so many of the questions we are asking about violence today in the aftermath of the horror of Newtown. When we ask, "Are violent...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 5:05 PM
"I have neither the time nor the inclination to explain myself to a man who rises and sleeps under the blanket of the very freedom that I provide, and then questions the manner in which I provide it."
— Col. Nathan Jessep to Lt. Daniel Kaffee