| 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 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...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 12:49 PM
They say good help is hard to find, but the eponymous yellow creatures in the first trailer for "Minions" are having just the opposite problem: finding a supervillain to serve.
Spun off from Universal Pictures' blockbuster "Despicable Me" franchise, the...
| 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...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Matthew McConaughey cleared some misconceptions and shared a few lessons he's learned in 22 years in Hollywood at the American Cinematheque gala Tuesday at the Beverly Hilton.
"I did not get offered the 'Titanic' role," said the night's honoree, clearing...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The American Cinematheque kept the McConaissance rolling Tuesday night, giving Matthew McConaughey its 28th American Cinematheque Award in an evening that celebrated the 44-year-old actor's career, his eccentricities and the loyalty and love he shows to...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 12:00 PM
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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...