| 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...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 10:26 AM
There are all kinds of film festivals and almost every one hands out some sort of award.
But even with virtually every major city on the planet now hosting a trophy-dispensing movie gathering, there's still just one honor that truly matters: the People'...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 2:00 PM
TORONTO — Watching Steve McQueen's achingly brilliant "12 Years a Slave" at the Toronto International Film Festival, I was struck by many things. The film's artistry — script, performances, imagery — is significant. The movie is...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 8:00 AM
At the center of "Passion," the new psychosexual thriller from master manipulator Brian De Palma, is a split-screen sequence featuring a classic work of modern choreography alongside a highly choreographed murder.
Occupying one half of the screen is a...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 5:13 PM
Kerry Washington may be keeping quiet about her recent marriage to Nnamdi Asomugha, but that sparkly wedding ring on her finger is making a whole lot of noise.
The "Scandal" star was spotted at Sunday's ABC party at the Television Critics Assn. in...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 11:29 AM
Netflix has struck a deal with Weinstein Co. for the exclusive U.S. pay-television rights to the independent film studio's first-run movies, beginning in 2016.
The arrangement represents a further step in the budding Internet television service's...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 7:01 PM
After several outings beachcombing for buyers, actor David Spade has said "buh-bye" to his oceanfront house in Malibu.
The buyers are Netflix content chief Ted Sarandos and his wife, Nicole Avant, former U.S. ambassador to the Bahamas, according to...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 1:00 PM
"Pop star to wig star" — that's how Bob Kretschmer describes his unusual career path. The former member of the band Icehouse now works as an expert wig maker for films including Fox's "Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters" and Sony's "The Mortal...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 6:13 PM
Major Hollywood studios have resolved a tax dispute in China that has held up hundreds of millions of box-office dollars since 2012.
The months-long dispute centered on a 2% value-added tax that state-owned distributor China Film Group insisted...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 5:10 PM
The animated film "Despicable Me 2" has been denied a release in China, a spokesperson for distributor Universal Pictures has confirmed.
The 3-D movie, a sequel to the 2010 hit, has grossed $584 million worldwide. And it has been a huge success...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 4:30 AM
It's only fitting that Kerry Washington reacted to her lead actress Emmy nomination for her role in the buzzed-about drama "Scandal" on Twitter. The show, after all, became a sensation because of social media.
Washington's nomination took on historic...