When the big studios commit big bucks on their big franchises, the list of directors deemed equal to the task suddenly can grow very small.
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New directors: An article in Monday's Calendar section about studios'...
A team of superheroes including Iron Man, Captain America, the Hulk and Thor unite to save the world. With Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo and Chris Hemsworth. Written and directed by Joss...
William Self, a producer and television executive who was in charge of television production at 20th Century-Fox during the 1960s and early `70s when its list of successfulshows included "Peyton Place," "Batman" and " MASH,"...
I’ve heard lots of talk in the past few years that movie stars don’t really matter anymore. But nothing made the point in such dramatic fashion as the reaction I got from 11 teenagers after they watched the trailer for “Total Recall,” Sony’s upcoming remake of
The Costume Council of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art hosted: "Western Costume Company: The First 100 Years," June 20 at LACMA's Bing Theater. Costume designers and fashion designers and Costume Council members gathered for a panel discussion and pageant
Louisiana’s film industry is gearing up for another busy year, with movies starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Morgan Freeman, Harrison Ford and Russell Brand set to begin filming in the state early this year.
You have to admire Sacha Baron Cohen’s (and Paramount’s) gumption — it’s not many Super Bowl ads that start with images of dead dictators (Kadafi and Kim Jong Il) before going on to tease a wide-release movie ("The Dictator," due May 11). The rest of the 30-se
Prince William and Kate Middleton are now Barbie and Ken dolls! Will and Kate, Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, have gotten the doll treatment from the Mattel and will hit stores around the world just in time for the couple's first wedding anniversary.
Battleship, a board game with no characters or plot, is now a feature film, opening internationally this week and May 4 in the U.S. Early reviews say the film's storytelling takes a back seat to its explosions.