Think of Christopher Nolan as a man trying to write a novel while the neighbors -- in this case, the rest of the world's population -- won't keep the noise down. The filmmaker doesn't own a cellphone, has no e-mail account and, in recent weeks, he's...
Relativity Media is focusing more on producing movies than acquiring them as it transforms from co-financier to independent studio. With investor Elliott Management having taken control of its co-financing arrangement with Universal Pictures and a similar deal
Relativity Media will buy a commercial spot during the SuperBowl to advertise its military action film "Act of Valor," joining three of Hollywood's six major studios in buying costly promotional time during the most popular sporting event of the year.
With no competition from a "Twilight" film at this year's People's Choice Awards, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows ? Part 2" was free to clean up. The final installment of the wizarding franchise won awards for favorite movie, favorite action movie, favor
"Contraband:" After the end-of-the-year wave of award-seasons hopefuls, the popcorn-flick machine is ramping back up. Case in point: "Contraband," the new heist movie starring Mark Wahlberg as a reformed smuggler pulled back into the underworld. The film, a re
A 3-D re-release of "Beauty and the Beast" will likely be in a tight race for the No. 1 spot at the box office with the Mark Wahlberg action flick "Contraband." Pre-release audience surveys indicate each movie is expected to debut with between $17 million and
The ugly world of drug smuggling beat out a fairy tale "Beauty" at the box office this weekend, as Mark Wahlberg's "Contraband" was the No. 1 pick at the multiplex. The action thriller was the most popular film over the ...
Back in 2010, rumors swirled that Steven Soderbegh would be retiring from filmmaking soon. Since then, though, he's been as busy as ever, releasing the pandemic thriller "Contagion" and the new spy flick "Haywire," starring MMA fighter Gina Carano. Critics are
Riding a wave of recent success, "Rango" took home four trophies at the 10th annual Visual Effects Society Awards. "Hugo," "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" and "Transformers: Dark of the Moon" each took home two awards.
For the seventh year, the Oscar-nominated shorts will screen at theaters in the U.S. and Canada, presented by ShortsHD, a cable TV network that exclusively shows short films. Screenings will group the films together by category: animation (79 minutes), documen
Denzel Washington's "Safe House" that took No. 1, rising to the prime spot after debuting in the runner-up position last weekend. The action thriller grossed an impressive $28.4 million over the four-day President's Day holiday, bringing its 11-day total to $8