| Mar 3, 2014
| 3:30 AM
In the end, Oscar voters couldn't truly avert their gaze from "12 Years a Slave."
Even though many Oscar voters found filmmaker Steve McQueen's searing chronicle of enslavement almost too harrowing to watch, "12 Years a Slave" prevailed Sunday to win...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 8:53 AM
Riding a wave of publicity following her appearance at last week's Oscars ceremony, where her mispronounced name instantly became an Internet meme, Idina Menzel saw robust business at her new Broadway musical, "If/Then," which began performances on...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 10:28 AM
The bloodthirsty forces of "300: Rise of an Empire" proved victorious at the box office on its opening weekend, easily surpassing the family-friendly animated movie "Mr. Peabody and Sherman."
"Rise of an Empire," a 3-D sequel to the 2007 movie "300,"...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 1:10 PM
The first time Rick Dempsey heard Idina Menzel sing "Let it Go," the ice queen empowerment anthem in the Walt Disney Animation movie "Frozen," he knew he had a serious problem on his hands.
"How are we going to do that in 41 languages?" said Dempsey,...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 10:38 AM
Two very different buddy comedies vied for the No. 1 spot at the box office over the weekend.
Ice Cube and Kevin Hart's tough-talking cop romp "Ride Along" outgunned former Disney-bred teen idol Zac Efron's "That Awkward Moment" to emerge victorious...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 3:35 PM
The death of Philip Seymour Hoffman on Sunday marked the abrupt end to an acclaimed career, but for audiences there will be much more of his performances to savor.
The prolific actor had recently shot a wide variety of work that will be seen at numerous...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 12:00 PM
"The Lego Movie" is a massive collision of subversive humor, hyper-kinetic energy, mind-jangling design, spinning colors and about 15 million Legos, no exaggeration.
It is very tempting to use the movie's pounding pop anthem — "Everything Is...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 10:30 PM
"Gravity" and "12 Years a Slave" tied for top honors at the Producers Guild of America Awards on Sunday night, beating front-runner "American Hustle" and throwing open one of the tightest Oscar races in years.
"Gravity" producers Alfonso Cuarón and...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 11:01 AM
George Clooney's World War II art heist film advanced into theaters Thursday night with a studio-estimated $550,000 in ticket sales from showings starting at 7 p.m.
"Monuments Men," a Sony Pictures and 20th Century Fox co-production that cost $70...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 12:24 PM
Lionsgate is quietly releasing the horror film "Nurse 3D" in theaters and on video-on-demand platforms Friday, marking the latest effort by studios to gain an audience in the home as well as the multiplex.
Industry executives said the move represents...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 10:02 PM
Peter Jackson's “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” and Alfonso Cuarón's Oscar-nominated “Gravity” are the top contenders at the upcoming […]...