| Dec 6, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Moby has sold his storied Wolf's Lair compound in Hollywood Hills for $12.4 million.
The DJ and singer-songwriter, whose name is Richard Melville Hall, had bought the walled and gated Norman-style castle four years ago for $3,925,000 from Lionsgate...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 8:02 PM
For this year’s awards season, The Envelope brought together a unique group of actresses, including rising stars breaking through to the next level and established stars breaking out into new roles and challenges, each earning some buzz for their...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 10:14 AM
War movies have been around nearly as long as film itself, but every now and then the genre seems to† spark a new resonance in the public imagination.
The late 1980s saw a spate of Vietnam War movies ("Platoon," "Full Metal Jacket," "Casualties of War")...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 10:15 PM
Months before a devastating computer attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment, studio executives debated the risk of releasing the upcoming comedy "The Interview" amid threats from North Korea that the movie was tantamount to an act of war.
| Dec 16, 2014
| 4:36 PM
At the end of October, Christian Bale decided not to take on the role of Steve Jobs. For at least several weeks, he had been attached to a biopic that Sony was developing with writer Aaron Sorkin and director Danny Boyle. But despite liking both mens'...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 4:42 PM
As Sony made the decision Wednesday to scrap the Dec. 25 release of “The Interview,” casual observers found themselves asking some logical how-could-this-happen questions. A broad and benign Seth Rogen comedy causes an international incident...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Among the many compelling aspects of “Zero Dark Thirty,” the 2013 film about the capture of Osama bin Laden, was the notion (much touted by the film's creators) that its characters were based on real people. This included the heroine, a...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 10:55 AM
WASHINGTON For 3 ¬ years since the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, former Navy SEAL Robert O'Neill managed to keep a lid on the last major secret from that historic mission: His own name.
Journalists and producers had chronicled nearly every second of...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 6:02 PM
In the absence of credible, strong political leadership, paranoia about disease can go viral. We've seen this happen around the world with a wide range of illnesses, from swine flu to SARS to Ebola.
And even after threats are addressed, a new form of...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Abu Dhabi's Image Nation is delving into documentary production with pics on strong societal topics, such as "Every Last Child," pictured above, by U.K. director Tom Roberts, which examines efforts to fight the polio epidemic in Pakistan, where the...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 10:30 AM
To infinity and beyond goes "Interstellar," an exhilarating slalom through the wormholes of Christopher Nolan's vast imagination that is at once a science-geek fever dream and a formidable consideration of what makes us human. As visually and conceptually...