| Nov 17, 2013
| 10:37 AM
Although “Thor” hung on to the No. 1 spot at the box office this weekend, the big story was a stellar opening for “The Best Man Holiday,” which trounced all expectations to debut with a studio-estimated $30.6-million.
| Nov 16, 2013
| 6:00 AM
With a calendar date falling just as studios are desperately trying to secure some awards-season traction for their Oscar hopefuls, the AFI Fest has no trouble booking its share of glamorous galas and high-profile events. This year's festival, which...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 3:30 PM
The New York Film Critics Circle's members will vote and announce its winners for the best in cinema for 2013 on Dec. 3.
The group's annual awards ceremony will take place Jan. 6, 2014, at the Edison Ballroom in New York City.
The group, which...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 12:44 PM
On the heels of his soon-to-be-concluded run on “Breaking Bad,” Bryan Cranston plans to play blacklisted screenwriter Dalton Trumbo in a drama about the Hollywood Ten scribe.
Trumbo, who died in 1976, was a novelist and screenwriter who...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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| Sep 18, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Even before he took office, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti vowed to name a film czar to serve as an industry advocate in City Hall and to help stop runaway production.
But nearly three months later, Garcetti is still searching for someone to fill the...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 5:30 AM
TORONTO — Standing ovations for movies playing at the Toronto International Film Festival are as ubiquitous as Benedict Cumberbatch and the food trucks lining the downtown entertainment district. Every film receiving a gala premiere brings the...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 7:17 PM
Iranians have been portrayed on the big screen as pre-Revolution radicals in “Argo,” scary, bare-chested villains in “300” and video game characters come to life in “Prince of Persia.”
While these depictions can be...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 3:42 PM
The 2013 Oscars may have been deemed a success: Ratings were up and the best picture win for "Argo" was a nice capper to a tumultuous race ran by actor-director-producer Ben Affleck. One hitch, however, was the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences'...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 7:00 AM
TORONTO — The entertainment world these days is filled with hyphenates: bubble-gum pop queens trying their hands at acting, film auteurs flocking to cable TV. At the Toronto International Film Festival this year, a different trend was on display, as...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 12:02 PM
Three members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' newly created casting directors branch have been elected to the Board of Governors.
The new governors are David Rubin ("Gravity," "Smurfs 2"), who will serve a three-year term; Bernie...