Gabriela Cowperthwaite, director of the controversial "Blackfish" — about the dangers, not to mention the cruelty, of keeping orcas in captivity at marine parks like SeaWorld — outlined how films…
On the same day Disney takes “Pirates of the Caribbean 5” off its 2015 calendar, Universal has dated “Jurassic World,” the next installment in the “Jurassic Park,” franchise for June 12, 2015. Colin…
Magnolia Pictures has acquired U.S. rights to futuristic drama “How I Live Now,” starring Saoirse Ronan and directed by Kevin Macdonald (“The Last King of Scotland”). The film was produced by Charles…
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A critical digest of the week's latest U.S. theatrical releases. Where applicable, links to longer reviews have been provided. The Conjuring Distributor: Warner Bros. The mere sound of two hands…
SeaWorld has issued a statement calling Magnolia Pictures’ killer whale documentary “Blackfish,” which opens Friday, “inaccurate and misleading.” The marine park spoke to ABC News, which plans a…
Ben Affleck is the choice of director David Fincher to star in Fincher's next film "Gone Girl" at Fox. No offer has been delivered yet but Affleck is also very interested in starring and it would be…
Showbiz dreams and political commentary mix harmoniously in this entertaining documentary about the first all-girl pop group to emerge from Burma.
Ray Liotta, Justin Chon and Harry Shum Jr. (“Glee”) have joined crime thriller “Revenge of the Green Dragons,” which begins production this week. Andrew Lau and Andrew Loo are directing with Martin…
The Greatest Show on Earth has a beef with the HBO documentary "An Apology to Elephants," accusing the producers of setting out to do a "one-sided" hit piece. In my review I wondered why there was no…
This attractively fizzy pic may be a shock to the system for fans of teen queens Selena Gomez and Vanessa Hudgens.
The Magnolia Pictures' doc "A Place at the Table" makes it clear that about 50 million people in America don't know where their next meal is coming from.