| Sep 17, 2013
| 11:22 AM
Sometimes it seems like Leonardo DiCaprio is just working his way backward through the 20th century.
After all, he played J. Edgar Hoover in 2011, starred as Jay Gatsby in May and now, per this Hollywood Reporter item, could tackle the role of Woodrow...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:00 AM
What is it about the Oscars that lends itself to so much premature ... speculation?
Whether it's declaring the best picture race over and done (Congratulations, "12 Years a Slave!" Your Oscar's in the mail!), surveying the awards-season landscape months...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 6:34 PM
EXCLUSIVE: After weeks of speculation that Martin Scorsese's "Wolf of Wall Street" wouldn't hit theaters until 2014, the financial drama will arrive on Christmas Day and thrust a late entrant into the Oscar race, say three people close to the film....
| Sep 24, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Wang Jianlin is the wealthiest man in China, owns the biggest theater chain in the world and wants to create the world's largest movie studio in his home country.
Hollywood is taking the billionaire chairman of Dalian Wanda Group Corp. seriously, but...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 1:25 PM
When it comes to the star-crossed love of Romeo and Juliet, whether you use the language of Shakespeare or the discourse of Twitter, the passion must be scorching, the angst and the irony feuding, the desire unquenchable, the deaths unending.
| Oct 10, 2013
| 10:14 AM
Casting age-appropriate actors for Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" was never practically possible. The roles of the tragic lovers have traditionally been played by actors older than the adolescent characters. A look back at some notable movie and stage...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Pete Tong's name is, quite literally, synonymous with dance music (see the rave-movie staple "It's All Gone Pete Tong" for proof). For two decades, the U.K. DJ and producer's program on BBC Radio One has set the pace in dance-music culture, in Europe...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Who would have thought one of the most amusing and oddly insightful romantic comedies would be built around the power and the potent pull of porn?
Playing it straight out of New Jersey, that sweet-faced Joseph Gordon-Levitt, the hopeless romantic of "(...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 8:17 AM
After the coffee. Before shaking the Emmy hangover.
The Skinny: Sorry I'm a little late this morning. I was making the rounds at Emmy parties Sunday night, where I learned that I'm too old to make the rounds at Emmy parties. Now I have to go a whole day...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 6:59 PM
This weekend sees the unofficial start of the quality-driven fall movie season. (Yeah, technically it began a few weeks ago, but would you want "Riddick" to kick off anything with the word quality in it?) The smart pop entertainment Formula One movie...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 12:31 PM
It's been a long road to the big screen for Aaron Guzikowski's script "Prisoners," which landed on the "Black List" of the best unproduced screenplays of the year, back in 2009.
After seeing a slew of leading men (such as Mark Wahlberg and Leonardo...