When Emma Thompson received the script for "Saving Mr. Banks," she admits to being surprised. "The story was about a middle-aged woman. And she wasn't a wife, she wasn't a mother. It was…
The 29th Santa Barbara International Film Festival will fete Cate Blanchett with the 2014 Outstanding Performer of the Year Award, SBIFF's executive director Roger Durling announced today. The fest…
Helmer Woody Allen used his creative control to pull “Blue Jasmine” from Indian screens rather than comply with a law that insists on an anti-smoking scroll. Allen felt that the scroll, which by law…
Warner Bros.' kidnapping drama "Prisoners" walked away with a solid $21.4 million Stateside opening. Pic, from Alcon Entertainment, fell in line with pre-weekend expectations.
Women often complain that there aren't enough good movie roles for actresses, and they're right.
Hollywood's stars from Down Under are being recognized, as the Australians in Film have announced their honorees for their Oct. 24 AiF Benefit Dinner. AiF, a Los Angeles-based nonprofit that serves…
The top-grossing arthouse film this season took in just a fraction of past years' B.O. leaders.
At age 78, you continue to be superbly prolific (an astonishing 48 films), but even your most ardent admirers fail to appreciate two other qualities about you.
With a career as long and as varied as Woody Allen’s, one thing is certain: When he’s on, he’s really on. This weekend proved just that as Allen’s latest film, “Blue Jasmine,” scored him his…
Fox's "The Wolverine" proved a little less muscular than expected this weekend, grossing an estimated $55 million domestically through Sunday -- though overseas, the "X-Men" installment carved out…
A critical digest of the week's latest U.S. theatrical releases. Where applicable, links to longer reviews have been provided. The Wolverine Distributor: 20th Century Fox The Marvel team has recast…