| Nov 21, 2013
| 8:45 AM
With her elaborate makeup and creepy mien, Melissa Leo plays one of several memorable characters in "Prisoners," Denis Villeneuve's child-snatching thriller that became a hit when it was released in September.
But Leo wasn't so sure we should see her in...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 10:41 AM
It was a good week to be the queen.
Queen Latifah's new talk show averaged 1.8 million viewers an episode during its premiere week, according to Nielsen ratings data.
The hour-long talk and variety show, which debuted on Sept. 16, got off to a solid...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 9:31 AM
“Prisoners” is either the most exceptional piece of conventional filmmaking in Hollywood or the most conventional piece of exceptional filmmaking.
If that spins your head faster than a Geno Smith scramble, it should.
The movie, which won...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 8:45 AM
Riding a wave of enthusiastic reviews, the Hugh Jackman-Jake Gyllenhaal kidnapping tale “Prisoners” opened to strong business of an estimated $21.4 million at the box office, according to figures released Sunday.
Produced by Alcon...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 1:11 PM
They are both former Los Angeles residents who returned to town over the weekend to be honored by the museum that they used to frequent in their younger, wilder days.
On Saturday, Martin Scorsese and David Hockney were in L.A. for the third annual Art +...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 10:26 AM
With a documentary about Lance Armstrong's fall from grace already set for release next month, two feature films about the cyclist are now in a race to hit theaters.
On Tuesday, the production company Working Title announced Ben Foster had been cast as...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 7:00 AM
With more than 300 movies showing at the Toronto International Film Festival, there is bound to be some overlap. Jesse Eisenberg acts in two films world premiering at the Canadian event, while Mia Wasikowska performs in three screening there. But the...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 7:00 AM
A man adrift at sea. A woman adrift in space. And a young girl all by herself in the desert.
If there's a theme at this weekend's Telluride Film Festival, it's that solo travel may have its benefits but also carries more than a few risks.
| Aug 30, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The 2013 Fall Movie Preview is a broad snapshot of films opening through Nov. 1. Release dates and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change.
Two New York City detectives hunt for a serial killer targeting...
| 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...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 2:52 PM
There are roles worth shaving your head for … I'm thinking Anne Hathaway's severely shorn locks in "Les Misérables," Ben Kingsley's meditative pate in "Gandhi," and Oscars for both. Buzzed is an easy way to say tough with real conviction —...