| May 3, 2013
| 7:49 AM
Summer is the season for blockbusters at the box office, and this year Hollywood is going all in.
Midway through a year of declining attendance and ticket sales, the major studios are betting heavily on big-budget spectacles that can fatten the bottom...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 11:57 AM
Chinese moviegoers will soon be able to see “Django Unchained,” but it won’t be the same version that was mysteriously pulled from theaters two weeks ago.
Sony Pictures announced Friday that Quentin Tarantino’s freed-slave...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 2:22 PM
Disney has released the opening title sequence for Sam Raimi's $200-million fantasy “Oz the Great and Powerful” online, and before ......
| Feb 20, 2013
| 3:03 PM
“The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” topped the Saturn Award nominations Wednesday, with nine nods including best fantasy film, best director ......
| Feb 24, 2013
| 2:52 PM
It’s a rough time for science fiction and fantasy films at the 2013 Academy Awards. “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” ......
| Jan 10, 2013
| 7:13 AM
The 85th Academy Award nominations managed to offer some surprises Thursday morning — industry pundits were buzzing about the omission ......
| Feb 20, 2013
| 7:00 AM
With the Oscars finally upon us Sunday, it's do-or-die for the movies ranked in the L.A. Times Data Desk's HeatMeter, which tallies points at events throughout the season to gauge the overall traction of people and films. With Ben Affleck's "Argo"...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Now that the dust has settled and cold reality has replaced airy speculation, it's clearer than ever that as far as the 2013 best picture Oscar was concerned, Hollywood's directors gave and took away.
Not content with being the powers on the set, the...
| Jan 19, 2013
Short films at Sundance: In an article in the Jan. 18 Calendar section about short films at the Sundance Film Festival being shown on YouTube, a second mention of the film "Black Metal" referred to it as "Dark Metal."
California universities: In the...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln" earned 10 nominations for the EE British Academy Film Awards early -- including best film, actor for Daniel Day-Lewis, supporting actor for Tommy Lee Jones and supporting actress for Sally Field -- while Tom Hooper's musical ...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 4:29 PM
This week's Oscar nominations brought surprises Chief among them: the snubbing of Ben Affleck and Kathryn Bigelow, directors of “Argo” and “Zero Dark Thirty,” for director, and the multi-category dominance of upstarts “Beasts...