| Jul 28, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Universal Pictures has nabbed the spec script "Berliner."
The spy thriller was written by F. Scott Frazier, who penned the upcoming "Autobahn," about an American backpacker on the run from drug smugglers.
The film will be produced by "Fast & Furious"...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 1:34 PM
TORONTO -- One of the hottest tickets for this year's Toronto International Film Festival wasn't for a movie, but for a reading of a movie -- Jason Reitman's live read of Paul Thomas Anderson's 1997 classic "Boogie Nights."
Some festival-goers waited...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 3:04 PM
It’s a fashion and beauty conundrum that could only exist in L.A.: How will a star attending this year’s Oscars avoid a drenched hemline or deflated hairdo if it’s still raining on Sunday afternoon?
The last time there was a rainy...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 5:00 AM
There was a lot of va-va-voom red, metallic beige and anything-but-basic black on the red carpet at the Golden Globes on Sunday night. And sure, Lupita Nyong'o's dramatic Ralph Lauren red silk cape gown, Cate Blanchett's luxe black lace Armani and Naomi...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 2:56 PM
TORONTO--Paul Haggis divided viewers with his new film "Third Person" when the romantic mystery premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival earlier this week.
And that, he said, was the intention.
"When I was making the movie what I said was...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 2:25 PM
Jim Carrey walked the red carpet at "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone" premiere Monday night wearing shiny silver boots, gold Elvis-style sunglasses and a white jacket. Hordes of screaming fans along Hollywood Boulevard in front of TCL Chinese Theater made...
| Mar 14, 2013
*1/2 (out of four)
Steve Carell can be hilarious and seems like a very nice guy. However: From “Evan Almighty” to “Dan in Real Life” to “Get Smart” to “Dinner for Schmucks” to “Seeking a Friend for...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 2:16 PM
What is it with Hollywood and hyperbole these days? Last week saw "Oz the Great and Powerful" and now we have "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone." Calling it "The Mildly Diverting Burt Wonderstone" would have been more accurate, but how many tickets is that...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 11:28 AM
In how many ways is "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone" a horrible miscalculation? Pretty much all of them. Yes, it has a couple dozen chuckles and maybe a few true laughs, but that's not enough to sustain this written-by-numbers piece of Hollywood...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 7:00 AM
James Gandolfini, who made his mark playing troubled mob boss Tony Soprano, died Wednesday in Italy from a possible heart attack. He was 51.
The actor left a notable imprint in Hollywood with an acting career that included television, theater and film....
| Mar 6, 2013
As a server at Blue Fin restaurant in Times Square, Amy Schumer — then an aspiring stand-up comic — said she waited on comedian Patton Oswalt every day for nearly a week, bringing him tea during each visit to help him combat his cold. They...