| Jan 21, 2015
| 1:01 PM
Around 1950, a woman named Brownie Wise came to the attention of Earl Tupper, the inventor of a brand of airtight plastic containers designed to keep leftovers fresh. Wise (reportedly to be played by Sandra Bullock in an upcoming movie) told Tupper...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 5:20 AM
It's common Hollywood practice to follow an Oscar win with a trip to big budget land, where the paychecks, the trailers and the impact on the culture are potentially huge. So Sandra Bullock did "Gravity" right after "Blind Side," and Anne Hathaway did...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 10:00 PM
1.5 stars (out of four)
As soon as the end credits rolled for “Blackhat,” someone in the crowd shouted, “Boring!” Were it socially acceptable, many in the theater (me included) probably would have done the same much sooner....
| Jan 14, 2015
| 8:03 AM
"Transformers: Age of Extinction" is rolling out with the most nominations at this year's Golden Raspberry Awards.
The action sequel starring Mark Wahlberg alongside morphing robots led all films Tuesday with seven nominations, including worst picture,...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 2:30 AM
"HOLLYWOOD is a dream factory, and nobody dreams about older women!" So said film director Amy Heckerling.
I don't know exactly when Ms. Heckerling made that remark, but recent years have seen something of a reversal. I think about Meryl Streep, Julia...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 5:56 PM
Every year, it seems as if more talented Lehigh Valley natives and former residents are hitting the big screen.
In 2015, actors, animators, costume designers, composers, producers and directors are working in movies both big and small. The sheer...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 5:45 PM
Just go with it, Adam Sandler: You're Forbes' most overpaid actor for the second year in a row.
Hopefully, "Grown Ups 2" provided the comedian with the maturity to deal with the fact that his films bring in only $3.20 for each buck he's paid (based...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 1:00 PM
It's good to be Katniss Everdeen... and Mystique: Jennifer Lawrence has officially been named this year's most bankable box office star.
The Oscar winner earned Forbes' lofty title of highest-grossing film star of the year thanks to her genre...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 6:30 AM
Taya Kyle still remembers the little things about her late husband, like the way he would downplay his virtues when the couple was out in public.
"I would say something to the people we were with, like how intelligent he was, and he would just wave...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 12:00 PM
(ACC Distribution, $45)
When the Hollywood studios took over the wilds of Los Angeles in the 1930s, the backlots, soundstages and production offices became a playground for stray kittens and cats. More than tolerated, they were...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Universal has released a slapstick-filled first trailer for its "Minions" movie, eight months before its July 10 opening.
The spinoff of the two "Despicable Me" films stars minions Stuart, Kevin and Bob in search of a new master. They wind up in New York...