This weekend?s box office was an action-packed showdown between a drug-induced superhuman and a fearless Greek god. The drug-induced superhuman won.
Writer-director Luc Besson's new action-thriller "Lucy" poses the question of what a person could do if he or she was able to tap into the full potential of the human brain. In this case, the person is an unwitting drug mule played by Scarlett Johansson, and the potential...
The Directors: Luc Besson became fascinated when he learned how little of human brain capacity is used. 'Lucy,' with Scarlett Johansson, is the result.
Once Brian Grazer, Mick Jagger and director Tate Taylor joined forces, 'Get on Up' was signed, sealed and delivered, exploring the man behind the hits, hairdos, wives and money woes.
Spanish director Manuel Martín Cuenca likes to explore the dark side of humanity ? what he describes as "the borders within human beings" ? in his films.
New movies from veteran directors such as Jason Reitman, Noah Baumbach and Shawn Levy ? not to mention the work of some less expected filmmaking types ? will make their world premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival when it kicks off this September, organizers said Tuesday.
When Joe Wilder was traveling with a band in 1949 and playing trumpet at a club in Chicago, his solos were disrupted by college kids shouting racial slurs. In his low-key style, the dapper Wilder put them in their place: "I know you probably don't understand just how offensive this is," said Wilder, who was among the first African Americans to serve in the U.S. Marines during World War II. "At some point, you're going to say something like that in the wrong place, and you'll end up getting yourselves hurt." The show went on, uninterrupted. Wilder, a consummate jazz musician who never saw himself as a civil rights activist but who helped break color...