| Mar 4, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Alice is likely to find a huge box office gold at the bottom of the rabbit hole this weekend. Walt Disney Studios' 3-D version of "Alice in Wonderland," directed by Tim Burton and starring Johnny Depp, is headed for one......
| Mar 12, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Last fall, movie stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Mel Gibson shook hands for the first time and then sat down for an intense five-hour meeting to discuss a topic of mutual passion â making an epic Viking film. No Hollywood project......
| Apr 13, 2010
| 4:32 PM
When it comes to giving great interviews, there aren't many filmmakers who can hold a candle to Werner Herzog and Paul Verhoeven, who make most American directors sound like the Katzenjammer Kids. The last time I talked to Verhoeven, the......
| Mar 6, 2014
| 12:17 PM
CAIRO -- A big-budget biblical epic has run into big problems in Egypt.
The Darren Aronofsky-produced “Noah,” with its depiction of the divinely inspired deluge and the building of an ark that saves surviving species, is the target of a...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 10:32 AM
Mid-flight thriller "Non-Stop," the latest action movie to star Liam Neeson, flew just higher than "Son of God" to top the box office over the Oscar weekend.
"Non-Stop" grossed a studio-estimated $30 million in ticket sales in the United States and...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 2:35 PM
The latest Liam Neeson thriller and a New Testament retelling could finally knock over "The Lego Movie" during Oscar weekend as the 3-D animated hit continues to build on its big box office take.
"Lego Movie," the irreverent comedy from Warner Bros....
| Feb 28, 2014
| 8:52 AM
In a move clearly aimed to appease potential religious critics, Paramount Pictures is adding a disclaimer to marketing materials for "Noah," writer-director Darren Aronofsky's drama about the great flood.
The studio announced late Thursday that the...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 4:30 PM
"The Ten Commandments" (1956)
The classic Charlton Heston epic grossed $65 million in theaters. In today's dollars, that equals nearly $1.1 billion, making it the sixth-highest-grossing movie ever. (Unadjusted domestic gross: $65 million; adjusted: $1....
| Oct 19, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Standing in front of his congregation at One Church International, pastor Touré Roberts made an impassioned plea: Go see a Ja Rule movie this weekend.
"I'm excited about this film," the preacher said. "It's almost like God is taking it viral. It comes...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 6:01 PM
A decade ago, "The Passion of the Christ" proved that tens of millions of Christians around the country would buy a ticket to see a film about Jesus Christ.
Can a new movie repeat the feat?
That's the question facing, of all people, the most successful...
| Jul 20, 2008
I had an epiphany the first time I visited the Free Tract Society, in a large storefront on York Boulevard in Los Angeles' Highland Park. Two 20-foot-long tables were weighed down with neatly stacked piles of fliers blaring lurid headlines that dealt with...