| Oct 31, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The frontrunners in this year's Oscar actor races look to be made up of a lot of first-time nominees. Patricia Arquette is sitting pretty at the top of most pundits' lists for supporting actress for "Boyhood" and J.K. Simmons is most people's pick for...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Ben Affleck has played virtually every style of loser lug on-screen, each lug better than the last.
Even when his character appears to be in charge, like his CIA agent in "Argo," you're not surprised that the Americans he's supposed to be saving in Iran...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 5:30 AM
No matter what audiences conclude about "Gone Girl's" lead character, Amy Dunne, the film's star Rosamund Pike says that by the end of the movie, they shouldn't be wondering about Amy's authenticity. Although Pike agrees that Amy could be boiled down,...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 8:00 AM
My adaptation of "Gone Girl" began with a filthy, nasty amount of cursing. I really outdid myself. The [expletive] book was so [expletive] long and so [expletive] internal and so [expletive] unchronological … and what kind of [expletive] monster...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 1:58 PM
The big movie titles start rolling out in October, and one of the biggest comes early: "Gone Girl," the widely anticipated version of Gillian Flynn's best seller.
Release date: Oct. 3
Premise: David Fincher ("The Social Network") directs...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 12:25 PM
Sure, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama both hit the town this week to support their boy Pat Quinn. But there’s another election on the horizon in Chicago. And with Chicago Teachers Union president Karen Lewis' health concerns, we’re all left...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 3:00 PM
The World War II film "Fury" probably won't tank at the box office this weekend.
Brad Pitt's latest action flick is on track to gross up to $30 million, putting it ahead of two-time box-office winner "Gone Girl," according to people who have seen pre-...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 11:02 AM
The new World War II film “Fury” starring Brad Pitt battled to the top of the weekend box office, pulling in an estimated $23.5 million in the U.S. and Canada and pushing “Gone Girl” out of the No. 1 spot.
Strong reviews and word...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 5:55 PM
After years spent calling for Neil Patrick Harris to host the Oscars, fans of the star got what they asked for Wednesday when Harris was named emcee of the 2015 ceremony.
The actor playfully hinted at the announcement in a video distributed on social...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 12:30 PM
"The Good Wife" star Archie Panjabi is getting a show of her own.
She's been signed by Twentieth Century Fox TV to a development/holding deal, with the plan for her to headline a drama pilot for the studio this fall.
"Archie is an Emmy-award winning...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 10:17 AM
An onslaught of new movies couldn't make "Gone Girl" disappear from the top of the box-office charts.
The David Fincher-directed thriller was the highest-grossing film in the U.S. for the second weekend in a row, beating out fantasy adventure "Dracula...