| Aug 5, 2013
| 6:00 AM
NEW YORK — When Jennifer Aniston heard last month that Jason Sudeikis was exiting "Saturday Night Live," she sent the comic actor a text. "So sad you're leaving — selfishly — but good for you. An enormous life awaits," she wrote.
| Aug 6, 2013
| 1:10 PM
And sexy to me.
That’s what Julia Louis-Dreyfus' character says about James Gandolfini's in the new trailer for “Enough Said,” one of Gandolfini’s last films. The “Sopranos” star died in...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 9:03 AM
"The Butler" polished off the competition at the box office this weekend, scoring its second consecutive No. 1 win.
In its second weekend in theaters, the civil-rights drama starring Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey saw its ticket sales fall only 31%...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 10:14 AM
Elmore Leonard, whose work has fueled Hollywood films for decades, will have an impact on the business even after his death.
Leonard, who died Tuesday, recently had his 1978 crime novel "The Switch" adapted into a movie titled "Life of Crime." It is...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 8:02 AM
TORONTO -- "August: Osage County" might be the first movie to win more Oscar nominations than rave reviews.
The movie, Tracy Letts' adaptation of his Tony Award-winning play of family dysfunction and warfare, premiered Monday at the Toronto...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 7:50 AM
[Warning: This post contains plot spoilers about the upcoming movie “August: Osage County.” While we don't think they'll ruin the experience, you might be mad anyway. Please read at your own risk.]
TORONTO -- If you saw Tracy Letts’...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 2:30 PM
If sports stories often fascinate for the ways in which they form distilled metaphors for human existence -- the thrill of victory, the agony of defeat and everything in between -- the saga of Lance Armstrong is particularly intriguing as an examination...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 10:34 AM
TORONTO — There are those Oscar pundits making a mad dash, arms flailing, to cry "first" and annoint "12 Years a Slave" the certain best picture winner, and the gala Toronto screening of the historical drama did little to dissuade those forecasters....
| Sep 17, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Among the surprising things about the movie chronicling Nelson Mandela’s journey to freedom is that it began while he was still in prison.
Back in the late 1980s, South African movie producer Anant Singh started corresponding with the imprisoned...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 12:36 PM
"The Butler" is on its way to making a tidy profit for the Weinstein Co.
Starring Forest Whitaker as a White House employee who served eight presidents, "Butler" got off to a robust start last weekend, debuting at No. 1 with $24.6 million. The Lee...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Hollywood always loved Elmore Leonard. The prolific novelist-screenwriter, who died Tuesday at age 87, didn't always return the affection.
Over the course of Leonard's six-decade do-si-do with the entertainment industry, his plain-spoken prose...