It was appropriately overcast for the Sept. 21 premiere of "Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2" at the Regency Theater in Westwood. But filmmakers, stars, guests and families had their sunny sides…
A critical digest of the week's latest U.S. theatrical releases. Where applicable, links to longer reviews have been provided. Riddick Distributor: Universal Having been left for dead in more ways…
The glut of big-budget tentpoles left even less room than usual for specialty pics to spread out and catch audience attention this summer.
Talk of unrequited – and fictional — love heated up the Aug. 12 Gotham screening of Sony Classics' "Austenland," as the cast and filmmakers, inspired by the movie's lead character's obsession with…
No stranger to controversy surrounding his pics, director Lars Von Trier is already drawing eyeballs with the marketing campaign for “Nymphomaniac.” The latest tease is a newly-released photo of Shia…
Nearly every studio is gambling on at least one costly original concept film this summer, raising the stakes even higher than usual for the busiest moviegoing season of the year.
Brad Pitt, Johnny Depp and Matt Damon are largely absent from the teasers for "World War Z"; "The Lone Ranger" and "Elysium" — and that's by design.
For the past four years, the studios have let the blockbusters play themselves out in May, June and July, reserving the first or second weekend in August for femme-targeted pix like "The Help" and…
Marcos Scherer — CEO of Brazil's Imagem Filmes, a big distributor in an ever bigger market — hunkers down to work each morning in Florianopolis.
The violent past of onetime Glasgow gangster Paul Ferris yields a banal biopic in "The Wee Man," returning multihyphenate Ray Burdis ("Love, Honor and Obey") to the director's chair after an absence…
Innocuous at least, amiable at best, director/co-writer David Andalman's microbudget debut feature promises a comedic exploration of racial mimicry and settles for a half-hearted high-school love…