Thursday, August 7, 2014
Latin America's greatest hero is finally getting a big-budget, Hollywood-style epic befitting his towering stature.
A Chinese governing body yesterday announced that China this year is poised to become the world's second largest market for films, trailing only after the U.S.
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Steven Spielberg asked Lasse Hallstrom to work with him more than a dozen years ago, but the Swedish filmmaker only recently accepted the invitation.
Monday, August 4, 2014
Murder, corruption and all sorts of sleazy behavior are found on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border in the U.S. TV drama “The Bridge,” which focuses on an American and a Mexican detective trying to solve binational crimes.
Sunday, August 3, 2014
Saturday, August 2, 2014
Dick Smith, the Oscar-winning “Godfather of Makeup” who amused, fascinated and terrified moviegoers by devising unforgettable transformations for Marlon Brando in “The Godfather” and Linda Blair in “The Exorcist” among many others, has died. He was 92.
In the world of superheroes, the ragtag “Guardians of the Galaxy” are a bit less polished than the A-list “Avengers,” but they are nevertheless set to conquer U.S. movie theaters this weekend.
Whimsical TV disaster movie “Sharknado 2” reeled in 3.9 million viewers, the Syfy specialty channel said Thursday, one day after the sequel's broadcast.
An award-winning Turkish-German director, Fatih Akin, says he dropped plans to make a film about an Armenian journalist murdered in 2007 because no Turkish actor wanted to play the lead role in a movie about the hugely sensitive case.
Friday, August 1, 2014
Robert Drew, a pioneer of the modern documentary who in “Primary” and other movies mastered the intimate, spontaneous style known as cinema verite and schooled a generation of influential directors that included D.A. Pennebaker and Albert Maysles, has died at age 90.