Celebritology 2.0: Movies


Posted at 10:18 AM ET, 12/20/2012

The new ‘Great Gatsby’ trailer, featuring elements of Florence + the Machine and Fitzgerald

The second trailer for the Baz Luhrmann film brings more intensity and anachronisms.

By Jen Chaney  |  10:18 AM ET, 12/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Movie Trailers

Posted at 01:56 PM ET, 12/18/2012

America, rejoice. The ‘Smurfs 2’ trailer has arrived.

You have seven months to figure out how to weasel out of taking the kids to see this.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:56 PM ET, 12/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Movie Trailers

Posted at 09:23 AM ET, 12/18/2012

‘Django Unchained’ L.A. premiere canceled in wake of shootings; Ke$ha’s ‘Die Young’ drops in radio rotation

Also in the morning mix: the “Gossip Girl” reveal.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:23 AM ET, 12/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies, Music | Tags:  Morning Mix

Posted at 08:20 AM ET, 12/17/2012

‘The Hobbit’ sets box-office record; Kat Von D and Deadmau5 get engaged on Twitter

Also in the mix: lots of engagement and wedding news.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:20 AM ET, 12/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Box Office, Relationships, Movies | Tags:  Morning Mix

Posted at 10:08 AM ET, 12/14/2012

Trespasser arrested at Taylor Swift’s house; ‘The Hobbit’ earns mixed reviews

Also: Olivia Wilde is not engaged, and John Mayer in a pink bunny suit?

By Jen Chaney  |  10:08 AM ET, 12/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Morning Mix

Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 12/13/2012

‘Guilt Trip’ promo accidentally touts Golden Globe nod that didn’t happen; Taylor Swift turns 23 today

Lesson: Don’t count your Golden Globe nominations until they happen.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:40 PM ET, 12/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies, Midday Mix | Tags:  Awards Season

Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 12/13/2012

Golden Globe surprises and snubs: A list of 10 from this year’s nominations

“Salmon Fishing in the Yemen”? No “Game of Thrones”?

By Jen Chaney  |  11:07 AM ET, 12/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies, Movies | Tags:  Awards Season

Posted at 09:09 AM ET, 12/13/2012

The Golden Globe nominations: ‘Lincoln,’ ‘Les Miserables’ and ‘Argo’ among the contenders

“Lincoln” has the most nods for movies. And “Mad Men” gets shut out of the TV drama race.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:09 AM ET, 12/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Awards Season

Posted at 01:44 PM ET, 12/11/2012

Superman unleashed: The new trailer for ‘Man of Steel’ arrives

Starring Henry Cavill and his fantastically heroic chin, Kevin Costner and Amy Adams.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:44 PM ET, 12/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Movie Trailers

Posted at 01:07 PM ET, 12/11/2012

‘Lincoln,’ Matthew McConaughey, Adele among Critics’ Choice Award nominees

Also nominated: James Bond and Batman.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:07 PM ET, 12/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Awards Season

Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 12/10/2012

‘Zero Dark Thirty’: The front-runner for Oscar’s best picture?

Is Kathryn Bigelow’s bin Laden tick-tocker the movie to beat this awards season?

By Jen Chaney  |  11:41 AM ET, 12/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies, Oscars | Tags:  Awards Season

Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 12/07/2012

Does anyone plan to see Gerard Butler in ‘Playing for Keeps’ this weekend?

Seriously, is anyone at all planning to see it?

By Jen Chaney  |  01:55 PM ET, 12/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Gerard Butler

Posted at 05:04 PM ET, 12/06/2012

Kyle Chandler doesn’t sound so into doing a ‘Friday Night Lights’ movie

In a new interview, Coach Eric Taylor makes the rumored “Friday Night Lights” movie sound unlikely.

By Jen Chaney  |  05:04 PM ET, 12/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Friday Night Lights

Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 12/04/2012

Eddie Murphy is the most overpaid star in Hollywood

“A Thousand Words” helped propel him to the top of this year’s list.

By Jen Chaney  |  03:32 PM ET, 12/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Eddie Murphy

Posted at 01:53 PM ET, 11/16/2012

‘The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2’: A gchat analysis

There are lots of references to vampire love and Lee Pace, but beware of the spoilers.

By Jen Chaney, Monica Hesse and Melissa Bell  |  01:53 PM ET, 11/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Twilight

Posted at 02:29 PM ET, 11/14/2012

Bradley Cooper: On ‘Silver Linings Playbook,’ football and reading falsehoods about his love life

“And then it was just like, Rashida Jones, what?”

By Jen Chaney  |  02:29 PM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Bradley Cooper

Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 11/13/2012

Finally, One Direction gets a movie

The boy band is coming in 3D to a multiplex near you, on Labor Day weekend 2013.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:08 PM ET, 11/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  One Direction

Posted at 05:03 PM ET, 11/09/2012

In honor of ‘Skyfall,’ a list of the 10 best James Bond theme songs

Where does Adele’s latest rank?

By Jen Chaney  |  05:03 PM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Friday Lists, Movies | Tags:  James Bond

Posted at 12:22 PM ET, 11/09/2012

Robert Pattinson: On ‘Twilight,’ his relationship with Kristen Stewart and his love of ‘Star Wars’

A transcript from a phone conversation with Edward Cullen.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:22 PM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Movies | Tags:  Robert Pattinson; Twilight

Posted at 03:51 PM ET, 11/08/2012

‘Skyfall’ reviews: The many ‘bests’ that describe the new James Bond film

Critics have found a lot of ways to say this is one of the best 007s ever.

By Jen Chaney  |  03:51 PM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Daniel Craig

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 10/31/2012

Essay: On the new ‘Star Wars’ and coming to terms with passing the Wookiee torch

Gen Xers, in case this wasn’t clear already, it’s now official: “Star Wars” no longer belongs to us.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:37 AM ET, 10/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Star Wars

Posted at 05:20 PM ET, 10/30/2012

Disney buys Lucasfilm, vows to make more ‘Stars Wars’ movies and makes Twitter go berserk

Disney is now responsible for all Jedis.

By Jen Chaney  |  05:20 PM ET, 10/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Star Wars

Posted at 09:53 AM ET, 10/30/2012

John C. Reilly talks ‘Wreck-It Ralph,’ Sarah Silverman and Space Invaders

He also has some thoughts about video game pop songs.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:53 AM ET, 10/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  John C. Reilly

Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 10/26/2012

‘Cloud Atlas’: A primer on its audacity and wild casting

An attempt to capture all the cray-cray and most of the Tom Hankses in the film.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:11 PM ET, 10/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Tom Hanks; Halle Berry; Cloud Atlas

Posted at 01:28 PM ET, 10/25/2012

See ‘The Hobbit,’ or just eat ‘The Hobbit’ at Denny’s

You know you want to know how it feels to build your own Hobbit slam.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:28 PM ET, 10/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  The Hobbit

Posted at 02:44 PM ET, 10/23/2012

Daniel Craig: A photo essay of his serious expressions at the ‘Skyfall’ premiere

His facial expressions are set to either serious or smolder.

By Jen Chaney  |  02:44 PM ET, 10/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Daniel Craig; Red Carpet Photos

Posted at 12:56 PM ET, 10/23/2012

Some British kids accidentally saw part of ‘Paranormal Activity 4’ instead of ‘Madagascar 3’

Evidently a theater in Britain made a small error.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:56 PM ET, 10/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 08:38 AM ET, 10/23/2012

Beyoncé and Jay-Z lose bid to trademark Blue Ivy; ‘Iron Man 3’ trailer released

Also: A few details regarding the Biel/Timberlake wedding.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:38 AM ET, 10/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Morning Mix; Beyonce; Jay-Z; Movie Trailers

Posted at 02:11 PM ET, 10/11/2012

‘Argo’: The film that finally brings together actors from ‘Breaking Bad,’ ‘Lost’ and ‘Dazed and Confused’

Walter White and Coach Eric Taylor *and* Donnie from “The Big Lebowski”?

By Jen Chaney  |  02:11 PM ET, 10/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, Kyle Chandler

Posted at 05:22 PM ET, 10/10/2012

The ‘Hitchcock’ trailer: When Anthony Hopkins does Hitch and Scarlett Johansson becomes Janet Leigh

In which Hannibal Lecter tries very hard to make a movie called “Psycho.”

By Jen Chaney  |  05:22 PM ET, 10/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Movie Trailers, Awards Season

Posted at 08:35 AM ET, 10/10/2012

Beyonce drops out of Clint Eastwood’s ‘A Star is Born’; a Sarah Palin fitness book?

Also in the morning mix: Olivia Wilde overshares about her sex life.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:35 AM ET, 10/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Morning Mix, Beyonce, Sarah Palin

Posted at 05:05 PM ET, 10/09/2012

On ‘E.T.’ and why the Steven Spielberg classic endures

This writer may or may not have teared up while writing this.

By Jen Chaney  |  05:05 PM ET, 10/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  80s Nostalgia; Steven Spielberg

Posted at 01:23 AM ET, 10/08/2012

John Cusack pulled a Lloyd Dobler during a Peter Gabriel concert

The spirit of Lloyd Dobler is alive and well.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:23 AM ET, 10/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies, Music | Tags:  John Cusack; Cameron Crowe; 80s Nostalgia

Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 10/05/2012

‘The Paperboy’: The 10 weirdest things in the Nicole Kidman and Zac Efron film

Surprisingly, No. 1 is not where Nicole Kidman pees on Zac Efron.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:37 PM ET, 10/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Nicole Kidman; Zac Efron; John Cusack; Matthew McConaughey

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 10/04/2012

The Hungry Hungry Hippos movie is happening

It’s an epic story about ... eating marbles and then doing it again?

By Jen Chaney  |  05:00 PM ET, 10/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Pop Culture Head-Scratchers

Posted at 01:02 PM ET, 10/04/2012

The second ‘Lincoln’ clip is so strong that it won last night’s presidential debate

Much better than Honest Abe trailer No. 1.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:02 PM ET, 10/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Movie Trailers, Daniel Day-Lewis, Steven Spielberg

Posted at 03:17 PM ET, 10/03/2012

‘The Guilt Trip’ trailer, or how it feels to be trapped in a car with Seth Rogen and Barbra Streisand

Rogen. Streisand. High jinks.

By Jen Chaney  |  03:17 PM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Movie Trailers; Seth Rogen; Barbra Streisand

Posted at 10:05 AM ET, 10/03/2012

‘The Lone Ranger’ trailer: Armie Hammer, Johnny Depp and a lot of gunfire

Yes, Depp has that bird on his head during the entire thing.

By Jen Chaney  |  10:05 AM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Movie Trailers; Lone Ranger; Johnny Depp; Armie Hammer

Posted at 01:38 PM ET, 10/01/2012

Adele has definitely recorded the ‘Skyfall’ theme

She is the voice of the new James Bond song.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:38 PM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies, Music | Tags:  Adele, Skyfall

Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 10/01/2012

Critics debate the best potential Criterion DVD, which raises a question: Do people still buy DVDs?

Which movie is ripe for a Criterion release? And, in a related question, does anyone still care about DVDs?

By Jen Chaney  |  12:13 PM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Movies

Posted at 03:47 PM ET, 09/28/2012

Andrew Garfield will continue being Spider-Man in the next Spider-Man movie

The next movie in the rebooted Spidey franchise has been confirmed.

By Jen Chaney  |  03:47 PM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Spider-Man, Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone

Posted at 11:54 AM ET, 09/28/2012

‘The Perks of Being a Wallflower’: A look at which of the book’s cultural references show up in the movie

Which references to songs, movies and books survived the leap from page to screen?

By Jen Chaney  |  11:54 AM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Emma Watson, Books

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 09/27/2012

‘Identity Thief’ trailer: This is what happens when Melissa McCarthy pretends to be Jason Bateman

Jason Bateman’s credit rating plummets, and it’s Melissa McCarthy’s fault.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:01 PM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Movie Trailers; Jason Bateman; Melissa McCarthy

Posted at 01:23 PM ET, 09/25/2012

‘Fargo’ the TV show and more potential Coen brother television adaptations

This opens the door for a sitcom about Chigurh from “No Country for Old Men.”

By Jen Chaney  |  01:23 PM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Coen brothers Big Lebowski

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 09/19/2012

‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ trailer released, now with more Gollum

In which Bilbo fights scary beasts and chats up Gollum.

By Jen Chaney  |  10:26 AM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  The Hobbit, Movie Trailers

Posted at 03:12 PM ET, 09/18/2012

The ‘Manimal’ movie seems like it can’t be happening but actually might be happening

Remember that horrible ’80s show? No? Want to see the movie anyway?

By Jen Chaney  |  03:12 PM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Movies, Retro Nostalgia, Terrible Hollywood Ideas

Posted at 10:14 PM ET, 09/13/2012

The ‘Lincoln’ trailer: In which Abraham Lincoln is most definitely not a vampire hunter

Four score and seven years ago, people were already super-excited to see this potential Oscar contender.

By Jen Chaney  |  10:14 PM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Movie Trailers, Daniel Day-Lewis, Steven Spielberg

Posted at 11:23 AM ET, 09/13/2012

Joaquin Phoenix, star of ‘The Master,’ on how his ‘I’m Still Here’ hoax rejuvenated his acting

“Once I became a total buffoon, it was so liberating,” he tells Time magazine.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:23 AM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 02:12 PM ET, 09/11/2012

This is what Jane Fonda and Alan Rickman look like as the Reagans

The resemblance is pretty spot-on.

By Jen Chaney  |  02:12 PM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Jane Fonda, Alan Rickman, Oprah Winfrey, The Butler

Posted at 08:44 AM ET, 09/11/2012

‘Lincoln’ teaser released; Al Pacino as Joe Paterno?

Yes, the “Lincoln” teaser is a teaser for a trailer.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:44 AM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Morning Mix, Daniel Day-Lewis, Steven Spielberg, Al Pacino, Movie Trailers

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 09/05/2012

Tobey Maguire gets bumped from ‘Life of Pi’

Ang Lee replaced the star because he is “too famous,” the Hollywood Reporter says.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:08 PM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Tobey Maguire, Life of Pi

Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 09/04/2012

‘Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters’ trailer: Haven’t we seen this fairy tale before?

As far as we know, complimentary bread crumbs will not be served when this movie hits theaters.

By Jen Chaney  |  02:55 PM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Movie Trailers

Posted at 11:43 AM ET, 09/04/2012

All hail ‘The Oogieloves,’ one of the biggest movie flops ever

Its pitiful Labor Day weekend opening marks the most dismal returns ever for a wide release.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:43 AM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies, Box Office | Tags:  Summer Movies

Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 09/03/2012

Summer box office 2012: Not just for the boys

The summer film landscape was more gender-inclusive than an initial scan of the top blockbusters might suggest.

By Jen Chaney and Caitlin Moore  |  11:20 AM ET, 09/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Box Office, Movies | Tags:  Summer Movies

Posted at 11:16 AM ET, 08/30/2012

Meet Shia LaBeouf, investigative reporter, in ‘The Company You Keep’ trailer

LaBeouf is a journalist investigating Robert Redford, who, as you may recall, once played a reporter.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:16 AM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Shia LaBeouf, Movie Trailers

Posted at 02:24 PM ET, 08/29/2012

Ryan Gosling, movie director

His film debut will star his “Drive” colleague Christina Hendricks.

By Jen Chaney  |  02:24 PM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 08/29/2012

Watch David Letterman grill Amy Adams about Scientology

Apparently the talk show host is extremely curious about L. Ron Hubbard.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:15 AM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Amy Adams, The Master

Posted at 04:11 PM ET, 08/22/2012

New ‘Lincoln’ poster reaffirms that Daniel Day-Lewis is the 16th president’s twin

Is that an image of Daniel Day-Lewis or the guy on the $5 bill?

By Jen Chaney  |  04:11 PM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Daniel Day-Lewis, Steven Spielberg

Posted at 10:18 AM ET, 08/21/2012

As ‘Dirty Dancing’ turns 25, it’s time to stop putting Baby’s sister in a corner

No one puts Baby in a corner. And they shouldn’t put Lisa Houseman there either.

By Jen Chaney  |  10:18 AM ET, 08/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Dirty Dancing, 80s Nostalgia

Posted at 11:08 AM ET, 08/20/2012

Tony Scott: In his memory, a tribute to ‘Top Gun’

Was it a deep film? No. But was it skillfully slick popcorn fare? It sure was.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:08 AM ET, 08/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies, Obits | Tags:  Tony Scott, Tom Cruise

Posted at 01:42 PM ET, 08/17/2012

Whitney Houston in ‘Sparkle’: The bittersweetness of stars in posthumous roles

How we feel when we watch stars in their final roles.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:42 PM ET, 08/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies, Michael Jackson | Tags:  Whitney Houston; Michael Jackson; Heath Ledger

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 08/16/2012

Robert Downey, Jr. is recovering from ‘Iron Man 3’ injury

He hurt his ankle, but obviously he’ll be fine. He’s Iron Man.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:13 PM ET, 08/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 08:36 AM ET, 08/16/2012

Mayim Bialik recovering after accident; Kristen Stewart not dropped from ‘Snow White’ after all?

“The Big Bang Theory” star almost lost her thumb as a result of a car wreck.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:36 AM ET, 08/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Movies | Tags:  Morning Mix, Mayim Bialik, Kristen Stewart, Drake, Chris Brown, Arrested Development

Posted at 04:57 PM ET, 08/15/2012

‘A Christmas Story 2’ actually happened?

Yes, it exists and it’s coming to DVD and Blu-ray.

By Jen Chaney  |  04:57 PM ET, 08/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Holiday Movies, Pop Culture Head-Scratchers

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 08/14/2012

Watch Nicolas Cage, Muppets and Cary Grant cover ‘Baby Got Back’

Starring everyone in Hollywood.

By Jen Chaney  |  10:26 AM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Internet Brilliance

Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 08/08/2012

‘Hope Springs’ and our relationship with old married couples at the movies

Why we need more films in which aging couples try to repair their marriages.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:35 PM ET, 08/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones

Posted at 09:04 AM ET, 08/08/2012

‘Trouble With the Curve’ trailer: Justin Timberlake, Clint Eastwood and Amy Adams play ball

Will baseball be very, very good to Clint Eastwood, Amy Adams and Justin Timberlake?

By Jen Chaney  |  09:04 AM ET, 08/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Movie Trailers, Clint Eastwood, Justin Timberlake, Amy Adams

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 08/07/2012

Marvin Hamlisch: His three best movie ballads

Remembering some of the composer’s more poignant works following his untimely death.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:20 PM ET, 08/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Obits, Movies, Music | Tags:  Marvin Hamlisch

Posted at 03:42 PM ET, 08/06/2012

‘The Great Gatsby’: Postponed until next summer

The much-anticipated Baz Luhrmann film has been pushed from this year to next.

By Jen Chaney  |  03:42 PM ET, 08/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  The Great Gatsby, Leonardo DiCaprio, Baz Luhrmann

Posted at 03:35 PM ET, 08/03/2012

Our recall of ‘Total Recall’: Was the first one really that good?

Am I the only person on Earth who thinks the Schwarzenegger version doesn’t hold up?

By Jen Chaney  |  03:35 PM ET, 08/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Total Recall

Posted at 12:53 PM ET, 08/03/2012

Watch Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis read ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

“The writing is exquisite,” declares Ferrell.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:53 PM ET, 08/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Viral Video, Movies

Posted at 10:37 PM ET, 08/02/2012

Kristen Stewart not yet cast in ‘Lie Down in Darkness’

Contrary to previous reports, she may not have beaten Jennifer Lawrence to the role just yet.

By Jen Chaney  |  10:37 PM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Kristen Stewart

Posted at 03:54 PM ET, 08/02/2012

Kristen Stewart scores a casting coup

She reportedly won the lead in “Lie Down in Darkness” over Jennifer Lawrence.

By Jen Chaney  |  03:54 PM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Kristen Stewart, Jennifer Lawrence

Posted at 01:07 PM ET, 08/02/2012

The possible Beyoncé movie, starring, directed and produced by Beyoncé

She is hoping to direct a documentary about herself.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:07 PM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Beyonce

Posted at 05:16 PM ET, 08/01/2012

Zac Efron, Nicole Kidman and lots of sweat in ‘The Paperboy’ trailer

No, that much-talked-about urination scene isn’t in it.

By Jen Chaney  |  05:16 PM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Movie Trailers, Nicole Kidman, Zac Efron

Posted at 03:28 PM ET, 08/01/2012

‘Vertigo’ is now a better movie than ‘Citizen Kane’

The British Film Institute’s Sight &Sound poll on the greatest film of all time has placed Hitchcock above Welles for the first time in 50 years.

By Jen Chaney  |  03:28 PM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Movies

Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 08/01/2012

The original ‘Total Recall’ predicted the future . . . sort of

A lot of it — body scanners, videoconferencing — is pretty accurate.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:09 AM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Summer Movies

Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 07/31/2012

‘The Lost Boys’ turns 25: A list of 25 great things about the ‘80s vampire flick

The Frog Brothers, Kiefer Sutherland with fangs and INXS soundtrack. “Twilight” has none of those things.

By Jen Chaney  |  03:40 PM ET, 07/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  The Lost Boys, Retro Nostalgia

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 07/31/2012

The ‘Skyfall’ trailer: Watch Daniel Craig die, then resurrect

In which James Bond dies, but also doesn’t. Because he’s 007.

By Jen Chaney  |  10:04 AM ET, 07/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Movie Trailers, Daniel Craig, Skyfall

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 07/30/2012

‘Hobbit’ trilogy confirmed by Peter Jackson, Internet rejoices

Fans are more excited than Gollum at a “precious” convention.

By Jen Chaney  |  03:50 PM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 07:47 AM ET, 07/30/2012

More Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart drama; ‘Dark Knight Rises’ composer releases charity song

U-Haul truck spottings are involved.

By Jen Chaney  |  07:47 AM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Relationships, Movies | Tags:  Morning Mix, Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, Dark Knight Rises

Posted at 12:52 PM ET, 07/27/2012

Vince Vaughn: A list of the 10 best things he’s ever done

It goes without saying that “Swingers” is on here.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:52 PM ET, 07/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Friday Lists, Movies | Tags:  Vince Vaughn, Friday Lists

Posted at 04:33 PM ET, 07/26/2012

‘Cloud Atlas’ trailer: Tom Hanks and Halle Berry go back to the future. Or something.

It’s big, and filled with tons of stars, and kind of confusing.

By Jen Chaney  |  04:33 PM ET, 07/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Movie Trailers, Tom Hanks

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 07/25/2012

‘Life of Pi’ trailer: Ang Lee and tigers and zebras

It is every bit as sweeping and beautiful as you might imagine.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:32 AM ET, 07/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 07/24/2012

Is Robert Downey Jr. the most valuable star in Hollywood?

He is according to a new, relatively scientific Vulture survey.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:00 AM ET, 07/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Robert Downey Jr., Celebrity Lists

Posted at 08:53 AM ET, 07/24/2012

Rebekah Brooks, others charged in celeb phone hacking; Joseph Gordon-Levitt expresses sympathy for shooting victims

Also: More “Dark Knight Rises” news.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:53 AM ET, 07/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Crime Watch, Movies | Tags:  Morning Mix, Dark Knight Rises, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 07/23/2012

‘The Dark Knight Rises’: Reader reaction

Some initial thoughts on the Batman movie and an invitation to share more.

By Jen Chaney  |  02:00 PM ET, 07/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Dark Knight Rises

Posted at 10:28 PM ET, 07/19/2012

‘The Master’ trailer is, well, masterful

The full preview has arrived, just in case you weren’t already convinced you should see this Joaquin Phoenix movie.

By Jen Chaney  |  10:28 PM ET, 07/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  The Master; Movie Trailers

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 07/18/2012

In praise of Anne Hathaway’s Catwoman in ‘The Dark Knight Rises’

She is often an object of Internet scorn. She deserves better.

By Jen Chaney  |  02:15 PM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Anne Hathaway, Dark Knight Rises

Posted at 04:20 PM ET, 07/17/2012

‘Finding Nemo’ is getting a sequel

And Andrew Stanton is directing.

By Jen Chaney  |  04:20 PM ET, 07/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 07/17/2012

‘The Dark Knight Rises’: An instant reaction

I have seen all 165 minutes of Christopher Nolan’s Batman movie. And for the most part, it is spectacular.

By Jen Chaney  |  03:02 PM ET, 07/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  The Dark Knight Rises

Posted at 03:57 PM ET, 07/16/2012

Jane Fonda is apparently a huge Katy Perry fan

She blogged about how much she loves “Part of Me.”

By Jen Chaney  |  03:57 PM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 09:56 AM ET, 07/16/2012

Let’s watch Robert Downey Jr. strut his way into Comic-Con (Video)

Has he officially become Tony Stark?

By Jen Chaney  |  09:56 AM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Comic-Con, Robert Downey Jr.

Posted at 08:49 AM ET, 07/16/2012

Madonna faces swastika-related suit; first reviews of ‘Dark Knight Rises’ arrive

Also: An autopsy has not determined the cause of Sage Stallone’s sad death.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:49 AM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Movies | Tags:  Morning Mix, Madonna, Dark Knight Rises, Katie Holmes

Posted at 01:25 PM ET, 07/13/2012

Harrison Ford turns 70 today, and everyone feels old because of it

Han Solo celebrates a milestone birthday, and reminds everyone else that they are also mortal.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:25 PM ET, 07/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Movies | Tags:  Harrison Ford

Posted at 08:01 AM ET, 07/13/2012

Watch James Franco become the wonderful wizard in ‘Oz, the Great and Powerful’

The trailer for Sam Raimi’s film has been unveiled.

By Jen Chaney  |  08:01 AM ET, 07/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Movie Trailers, Comic-Con, James Franco

Posted at 01:42 PM ET, 07/12/2012

The ‘Dark Knight Rises’ trailer is much funnier with only Pee-Wee Herman’s voice

Herman replaced everyone’s voices with his own. And yes, he meant to do that.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:42 PM ET, 07/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Dark Knight Rises, Movie Trailers, Summer Movies

Posted at 10:16 AM ET, 07/11/2012

Final ‘Dark Knight Rises’ trailer brings story full circle, with tweet-help from Patton Oswalt

The movie comes out next week. So this is our last chance to imagine how it will be via a fresh two-minute clip.

By Jen Chaney  |  10:16 AM ET, 07/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Dark Knight Rises, Movie Trailers, Patton Oswalt

Posted at 10:06 PM ET, 07/10/2012

Why Peter O’Toole really should not retire from acting

The 79-year-old actor announced today that he is retiring from acting. We wish he would change his mind, for several reasons.

By Jen Chaney  |  10:06 PM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Peter O'Toole

Posted at 02:24 PM ET, 07/09/2012

Philip Seymour Hoffman has been cast in ‘Catching Fire,’ the second ‘Hunger Games’ movie

This means that even if the movie is somehow terrible, it can’t be entirely terrible.

By Jen Chaney  |  02:24 PM ET, 07/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Philip Seymour Hoffman, Hunger Games

Posted at 03:31 PM ET, 07/06/2012

Friday list: 10 hot and sweaty movies for hot and sweaty days

Movies in which the characters perspire as much as you do on a 100-degree day.

By Jen Chaney  |  03:31 PM ET, 07/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies, Friday Lists | Tags:  Summer Movies

Posted at 01:04 PM ET, 07/05/2012

John Travolta and his ‘Savages’ approach

In the wake of recent lawsuits, Travolta has taken a careful approach to promoting his new movie, “Savages.”

By Jen Chaney  |  01:04 PM ET, 07/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  John Travolta

Posted at 04:42 PM ET, 07/03/2012

‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ vs. ‘Spider-Man’

How does Marc Webb’s origin story measure up against Sam Raimi’s? We’re so glad you asked.

By Jen Chaney  |  04:42 PM ET, 07/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Amazing Spider-Man, Summer Movies, Andrew Garfield, Tobey Maguire, Emma Stone, Kristen Dunst

Posted at 03:07 PM ET, 07/03/2012

Tom Cruise in ‘Jack Reacher’ clip: The guy still has movies to promote, you know

Cruise celebrates his 50th birthday by reminding us that he can still speed around in cars and beat up people.

By Jen Chaney  |  03:07 PM ET, 07/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 02:34 PM ET, 07/02/2012

‘Ted,’ ‘Magic Mike’ and the box office gender divide

Mostly boys went to see “Ted,” while more ladies opted for Channing Tatum.

By Jen Chaney  |  02:34 PM ET, 07/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Box Office, Movies | Tags:  Summer Movies

Posted at 12:21 PM ET, 06/29/2012

‘Amazing Spider-Man’ algorithm created by a real scientist (Video)

University of Minnesota physics professor Jim Kakalios served as a science consultant on the film and helped come up with the realistic looking formula.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  12:21 PM ET, 06/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  The Amazing Spider-Man

Posted at 11:58 AM ET, 06/29/2012

Six reasons why Matthew McConaughey is the best in ‘Magic Mike’

He’s better than “all right, all right, all right.”

By Jen Chaney  |  11:58 AM ET, 06/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 04:24 PM ET, 06/28/2012

Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence fall in love in ‘Silver Linings Playbook’ trailer

Katniss and the Sexiest Man Alive: together at last!

By Jen Chaney  |  04:24 PM ET, 06/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 06/28/2012

‘Here Comes the Boom’ trailer: Kevin James fights for the children

Kevin James plays a teacher who becomes a mixed martial arts fighter in order to raise money for his school’s threatened extra curricular activities.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:52 AM ET, 06/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Here Comes the Boom, Trailers

Posted at 09:34 AM ET, 06/28/2012

‘Magic Mike’ is about male strippers. But really, it’s about women.

The marketing is going after the females. But the movie’s whole premise is, in some ways, liberating as well.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:34 AM ET, 06/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Channing Tatum, Matthew McConaughey

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 06/27/2012

Russell Crowe says he isn’t playing Rupert Murdoch

A British tabloid said the actor would play the media mogul in an adaptation of Sunday Times editor Sir Harold Evans’s memoir.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  12:32 PM ET, 06/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Russell Crowe

Posted at 10:21 AM ET, 06/27/2012

Channing Tatum brings ‘Magic Mike’ flash mob to ‘Today’; Ann Curry gets sandwiched

Ann Curry was caught in a Joe Manganiello-Al Roker sandwich.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:21 AM ET, 06/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Magic Mike, Channing Tatum, Today show

Posted at 07:49 AM ET, 06/27/2012

A tribute to ‘When Harry Met Sally...,’ the Nora Ephron rom-com all other rom-coms try to match

The rom-com defined the genre for the modern era, and taught us that arguments about wagon-wheel coffee tables never end well.

By Jen Chaney  |  07:49 AM ET, 06/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Nora Ephron

Posted at 02:48 PM ET, 06/25/2012

Everyone came to the ‘Magic Mike’ premiere fully clothed

What a missed opportunity.

By Jen Chaney  |  02:48 PM ET, 06/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 06/22/2012

Pixar’s ‘Brave’: Is its girl power message arriving too late?

After “The Hunger Games” and so many empowered females in fairy tales, “Brave” has a bit of a been-there, seen-that vibe.

By Jen Chaney  |  04:00 PM ET, 06/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Pixar

Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 06/22/2012

Watch Rashida Jones and Andy Samberg in the ‘Celeste and Jesse Forever’ trailer

Rashida Jones and Andy Samberg play a separated married couple who remain best friends.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:41 AM ET, 06/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Celeste and Jesse Forever

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 06/21/2012

The ‘Anna Karenina’ trailer: In which Keira Knightley finds rom, but (obviously) no com

A movie based on a work of tragic Russian literature? Oh, you know it’s going to be filled with joy.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:55 AM ET, 06/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 10:28 AM ET, 06/21/2012

‘Dumb and Dumber’ sequel is not happening, says Jeff Daniels

Jim Carrey dropped out of the project this week.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:28 AM ET, 06/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Dumb and Dumber

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 06/20/2012

Gary Oldman rants against actor-athletes. Does this mean he hated ‘Kazaam’?

And proves once again that he is both a master thespian and a total boss.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:08 PM ET, 06/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies, Viral Video | Tags:  Gary Oldman

Posted at 09:41 AM ET, 06/20/2012

‘Monsters University’: Mike and Sulley return in four teaser trailers

Sulley and Mike are back after more than a decade.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:41 AM ET, 06/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Monsters University, Pixar

Posted at 08:46 AM ET, 06/20/2012

‘Twilight: Breaking Dawn — Part 2’ trailer: The Volturi are coming (Video)

The new 80-second clip focuses on the Cullens’ battle against the Volturi for their daughter.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:46 AM ET, 06/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Twilight, Breaking Dawn, Trailers

Posted at 08:15 AM ET, 06/20/2012

Uggie to cement place in history at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre

The June 25 event will promote the release of “The Artist” on DVD, as well as fete the Jack Russell terrier.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:15 AM ET, 06/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Uggie, The Artist

Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 06/19/2012

‘The Master’ trailer, now with more Joaquin Phoenix and Philip Seymour Hoffman

Is it premature to go ahead and nominate Philip Seymour Hoffman and Joaquin Phoenix for Academy Awards? Just as a timesaver?

By Jen Chaney  |  12:27 PM ET, 06/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Movie Trailers, Joaquin Phoenix, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Posted at 11:43 AM ET, 06/19/2012

Angelina Jolie gets a big pair of horns as Maleficent: First photo

She looks a lot like the evil fairy from the Disney cartoon, except more Jolie-ish.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:43 AM ET, 06/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 11:27 AM ET, 06/18/2012

This whole ‘Rock of Ages’ thing is not Tom Cruise’s fault

At least not entirely.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:27 AM ET, 06/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Box Office, Movies | Tags:  Tom Cruise

Posted at 01:07 PM ET, 06/12/2012

Lindsay Lohan cast in Bret Easton Ellis penned film ‘The Canyons’

Bret Easton Ellis said he “could not have dreamed of a better cast.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:07 PM ET, 06/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Lindsay Lohan

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 06/08/2012

Aubrey Plaza on ‘Safety Not Guaranteed,’ Judy Garland and dreams of a ‘Parks and Rec’ pregnancy

She also talks about time travel.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:15 PM ET, 06/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Aubrey Plaza, Summer Movies, Parks and Recreation

Posted at 12:48 PM ET, 06/07/2012

Ray Bradbury’s ‘Dandelion Wine’ film adaptation still in the works

Director for movie based on semi-autobiographical Bradbury novel is being sought, according to Variety.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  12:48 PM ET, 06/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Ray Bradbury, ray bradbury dandelion wine, dandelion wine adaptation, bradbury dandelion wine movie

Posted at 12:33 PM ET, 06/07/2012

‘Prometheus’: Five things to do or ponder before you see it

Consider this your preparatory guide for the much-anticipated Ridley Scott sci-fi saga.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:33 PM ET, 06/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Summer Movies, Michael Fassbender

Posted at 10:21 AM ET, 06/07/2012

‘Flight’ trailer: Denzel Washington is a complicated hero

Denzel Washington stars as a hero pilot whose story is complicated by his personal demons.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:21 AM ET, 06/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Trailers

Posted at 09:49 PM ET, 06/06/2012

‘Django Unchained’: Quentin Tarantino’s next movie, unleashed in teaser form

Watch Jamie Foxx seek vengeance as a slave.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:49 PM ET, 06/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Movie Trailers

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 06/05/2012

‘Dark Knight Rises’: Ticket sales begin Monday for the film with a runtime that is, officially, epic

Clear your Monday schedule so you can buy tickets for the Batman movie, then clear it again so you have enough time to actually watch it.

By Jen Chaney  |  09:03 AM ET, 06/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  The Dark Knight Rises

Posted at 08:58 AM ET, 06/05/2012

Lindsay Lohan as Elizabeth Taylor: See the first official photo

Lifetime released a photo of Lohan in character on the first day of shooting of “Liz & Dick.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:58 AM ET, 06/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Lindsay Lohan, Elizabeth Taylor

Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 06/04/2012

50 Cent, Robert De Niro and Forest Whitaker made a movie together. This is what it looks like.

The trailer for “Freelancers” look excellent — in a very bad way.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:25 PM ET, 06/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  50 Cent, Robert De Niro

Posted at 08:29 AM ET, 06/04/2012

‘The Perks of Being a Wallflower’ trailer: Logan Lerman and Emma Watson come of age

The film adaptation of Stephen Chbosky’s coming-of-age novel stars Logan Lerman and Emma Watson.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:29 AM ET, 06/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Trailers

Posted at 02:41 AM ET, 06/04/2012

MTV Movie Awards 2012: Johnny Depp accepts generation award by jamming with Black Keys

This is why Johnny Depp is a stallion.

By Jen Chaney  |  02:41 AM ET, 06/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  MTV Movie Awards, Johnny Depp

Posted at 11:58 PM ET, 06/03/2012

MTV Movie Awards proves that ‘Twilight’ is better than ‘Hunger Games’ and ‘Harry Potter’

Katniss Everdeen’s supporters and the members of Dumbledore’s army will not let this stand.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:58 PM ET, 06/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  MTV Movie Awards

Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 06/01/2012

‘Snow White and the Huntsman’: A Q&A

An answer to all the questions you (probably) have about this suit of armor version of the fairy tale.

By Jen Chaney  |  10:20 AM ET, 06/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Kristen Stewart, Charlize Theron, Summer Movies

Posted at 04:42 PM ET, 05/30/2012

Forthcoming ‘E.T.’ Blu-ray confirms that Steven Spielberg is smarter than George Lucas

Or at least smarter about preserving the sanctity of his most beloved films.

By Jen Chaney  |  04:42 PM ET, 05/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 09:44 AM ET, 05/30/2012

‘Les Miserables’ trailer: Anne Hathaway takes center stage

Tom Hooper’s film adaptation of the musical stars Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:44 AM ET, 05/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 05/29/2012

Watch the touching montage from Pixar’s ‘Up’ as a Cialis commercial

Once you lose the Giacchino music and the context, the whole thing has a remarkably different meaning.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:59 AM ET, 05/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Viral Video, Movies | Tags:  Pixar

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 05/29/2012

Why Wes Anderson had a better box office weekend than Will Smith

“Moonrise Kingdom” made less money than “Men in Black 3.” But the Anderson film was the one that set a record.

By Jen Chaney  |  10:15 AM ET, 05/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Box Office, Movies | Tags:  Wes Anderson, Will Smith

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 05/25/2012

This Memorial Day, what’s the one movie to watch to get in a summer mood?

Here’s my pick. I want to hear yours in the comments and on Twitter.

By Jen Chaney  |  04:30 PM ET, 05/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Summer Movies

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 05/25/2012

‘Star Wars’ turns 35, reminds us how much it made us need action figures

The first movie in the Luke Skywalker franchise gave us many things, not the least of which was our first obsession with movie paraphernalia.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:36 PM ET, 05/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 05/24/2012

Nicole Kidman, Zac Efron and the response to the raciness in ‘The Paperboy’

When the “Moulin Rouge” star urinates on the guy from “High School Musical,” people pay attention.

By Jen Chaney  |  02:02 PM ET, 05/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Nicole Kidman, Zac Efron

Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 05/24/2012

River Phoenix's final film: A fundraising effort begins without family endorsement

River’s brother Joaquin and the Phoenix family are still not participating with the film’s release in any way.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:09 PM ET, 05/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  River Phoenix

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 05/23/2012

Will Smith: Is he still our movie blockbuster hero? (Poll)

With the arrival of “Men in Black 3,” Smith’s first film in four years, we contemplate our feelings about the Fresh Prince.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:55 AM ET, 05/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Will Smith

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 05/23/2012

Donald Driver wins ‘Dancing With the Stars’; Will Smith talks about slapping reporter

Also in the morning mix: Zach Galifianakis has been tapped to play Ignatius J. Reilly in a film adaptation of “A Confederacy of Dunces.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:47 AM ET, 05/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Movies | Tags:  DWTS, Will Smith

Posted at 11:01 PM ET, 05/22/2012

‘The Great Gatsby’ trailer: When Fitzgerald met ‘Moulin Rouge’

Is it possible for something to be Baz Luhrmann-y? Because this is.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:01 PM ET, 05/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 05/22/2012

‘Anchorman 2’ teasers released; Usher has emotional day in court

Also in the morning mix: Melissa McCarthy and Sandra Bullock will co-star in a buddy cop movie.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:45 AM ET, 05/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Movies | Tags:  Anchorman, Movie Trailers

Posted at 09:03 PM ET, 05/21/2012

‘Fifty Shades of Grey,’ as read by the cast of ‘Snow White and the Huntsman’ (Video)

Kristen Stewart can barely get through the prose without exhaling in a manner that says “Really?”

By Jen Chaney  |  09:03 PM ET, 05/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Fifty Shades of Grey, Charlize Theron, Kristen Stewart

Posted at 01:25 PM ET, 05/21/2012

Watch Joaquin Phoenix act again in ‘The Master’ trailer

He’s crazy and troubled, but now for the purposes of the Paul Thomas Anderson movie “The Master,” which just released a trailer.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:25 PM ET, 05/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Joaquin Phoenix, Movie Trailers

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 05/21/2012

‘Skyfall’ teaser: James Bond plays a word association game, gets shaved

Daniel Craig returns as James Bond in the first teaser trailer for Sam Mendes’s “Skyfall.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:30 AM ET, 05/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 05/20/2012

‘Battleship’ loses to ‘Avengers’ at box office, confirms Tim Riggins can’t beat the Hulk

“The Avengers” easily hangs on to the top spot while “Battlefield” underperforms.

By Jen Chaney  |  02:55 PM ET, 05/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Box Office, Movies | Tags:  Summer Movies

Posted at 05:08 PM ET, 05/18/2012

Pixar films, including ‘Up’ and ‘Toy Story 3,’ return to theaters for Memorial Day

But only to select AMC venues for three days.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  05:08 PM ET, 05/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Pixar

Posted at 04:59 PM ET, 05/18/2012

‘Battleship’: 10 things that make it a classic American blockbuster

Stuff blows up! AC/DC is played!

By Jen Chaney  |  04:59 PM ET, 05/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Summer Movies

Posted at 02:12 PM ET, 05/18/2012

New ‘Blade Runner’ film will be a sequel, and more details

Original screenwriter Hampton Francher is in talks to pen the movie.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:12 PM ET, 05/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 05/18/2012

Donna Summer and the gift of ‘Thank God It’s Friday’

It was her only film role, and it gave us “Last Dance.” So give it up for this disco classic.

By Jen Chaney  |  11:32 AM ET, 05/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Donna Summer

Posted at 04:50 PM ET, 05/17/2012

Peter Berg talks ‘Battleship,’ Rihanna’s toughness and the ‘Friday Night Lights’ movie

Also covered: Taylor Kitsch and the “John Carter” debacle.

By Jen Chaney  |  04:50 PM ET, 05/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Friday Night Lights, Summer Movies

Posted at 02:40 PM ET, 05/17/2012

Viola Davis and Maggie Gyllenhaal team up in ‘Won’t Back Down’ trailer

Oscar nominees Viola Davis and Maggie Gyllenhaal play determined mothers in the education reform film “Won’t Back Down.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:40 PM ET, 05/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:48 PM ET, 05/16/2012

Mary J. Blige turns ‘Any Way You Want It’ into a strip club tutorial for ‘Rock of Ages’ (Video)

A longer look at her “Rock of Ages” take on “Any Way You Want It.”

By Jen Chaney  |  04:48 PM ET, 05/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 05/16/2012

Sacha Baron Cohen appears as self on ‘Today’

The actor took a break from being General Admiral Aladeen, but couldn’t help making an outrageous joke.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:10 PM ET, 05/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:13 AM ET, 05/16/2012

Aaron Sorkin to pen Sony’s Steve Jobs biopic

The film will be based on Walter Issacson’s biography of the Apple co-founder, who died in October after a battle with cancer.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:13 AM ET, 05/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Aaron Sorkin

Posted at 03:17 PM ET, 05/15/2012

‘What to Expect When You’re Expecting’: A primer on its massive cast

We expected to see Cameron Diaz in this. But why did Chris Rock and Anna Kendrick sign on?

By Jen Chaney  |  03:17 PM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 05/11/2012

Photos from the premiere of ‘Friday Night Lights’ ... uh, I mean ‘Battleship’

Tim Riggins and Tami Taylor were all over this premiere, y’all.

By Jen Chaney  |  03:32 PM ET, 05/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:12 PM ET, 05/10/2012

Amy Poehler and Paul Rudd to co-star in rom-com parody ‘They Came Together’

The film will be directed by “Wet Hot American Summer’s” David Wain.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  03:12 PM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Amy Poehler

Posted at 12:51 PM ET, 05/10/2012

Alan Rickman poised to play Ronald Reagan?

He could be the former president to Jane Fonda’s Nancy in “The Butler.”

By Jen Chaney  |  12:51 PM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 05/10/2012

‘Dark Shadows’ and the Johnny Depp question: Should he stop with the weird roles?

Is the whole offbeat thing becoming too predictable?

By Jen Chaney  |  11:15 AM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Johnny Depp

Posted at 10:19 AM ET, 05/10/2012

‘Gangster Squad’ trailer: Sean Penn goes to war with Josh Brolin and Ryan Gosling

Sean Penn, Josh Brolin and Ryan Gosling don fedoras, wield guns and face off in 1940s Los Angeles.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:19 AM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:45 PM ET, 05/08/2012

Hey, guess what? ‘The Avengers’ is getting a sequel

This is not shocking, but it has been confirmed.

By Jen Chaney  |  05:45 PM ET, 05/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  The Avengers

Posted at 02:42 PM ET, 05/07/2012

Will Ferrell vs. Zach Galifianakis: Who is the funnier candidate in ‘The Campaign’ teasers?

It’s Will Ferrell vs. Zach Galifianakis in an epic battle of political tone-deafness for the upcoming movie.

By Jen Chaney  |  02:42 PM ET, 05/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Political Pop Culture

Posted at 02:24 PM ET, 05/06/2012

‘The Avengers’ made $200 million this weekend. Yeah, that’s a record.

So it seems fair to assume the sequel is definitely happening, right?

By Jen Chaney  |  02:24 PM ET, 05/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Box Office, Movies | Tags:  The Avengers

Posted at 07:22 PM ET, 05/04/2012

The Beastie Boys’ Adam Yauch and his contributions to film (Video)

Adam Yauch’s contributions to pop culture went far beyond his achievements as a rapper and musical artist. The man best remembered as MCA donned a different alias — Nathaniel Hornblower — to direct several of his hip-hop group’s music videos. He also opened up channels for independent filmmakers by co-founding the studio Oscilloscope Laboratories.

By Jen Chaney  |  07:22 PM ET, 05/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies, Obits | Tags:  Adam Yauch

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 05/04/2012

Summer movies: The five I can’t wait to see, plus readers’ picks

Also: Readers who tweeted their top summer movie pick are clearly very excited about “The Dark Knight Rises.”

By Jen Chaney  |  12:30 PM ET, 05/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:51 AM ET, 05/04/2012

The new ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ trailer: Does it show too much?

Should all remaining Peter Parker intel be kept on lockdown until the film releases in July?

By Jen Chaney  |  08:51 AM ET, 05/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Amazing Spider-Man, Movie Trailers

Posted at 01:06 PM ET, 05/03/2012

‘The Avengers’: Four things I loved and four things I didn’t like in Joss Whedon’s blockbuster

“The Avengers” is a good superhero movie. But it’s not a perfect superhero movie.

By Jen Chaney  |  01:06 PM ET, 05/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 05/02/2012

‘Avengers’? ‘Dark Knight Rises’? Which summer movie do you most want to see?

In 140 characters, explain which film you are looking forward to and why. The most interesting responses will be shared in a follow-up post.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:41 PM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Summer Movies

Posted at 10:33 AM ET, 05/01/2012

‘Dark Knight Rises’ trailer: Five things to like about the latest preview

Thing 1: We can understand what Bane is saying!

By Jen Chaney  |  10:33 AM ET, 05/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Dark Knight Rises, Movie Trailers

Posted at 09:26 AM ET, 05/01/2012

MTV Movie Awards show nomination love to ‘Bridesmaids,’ ‘Hunger Games’ and Ryan Gosling

Others up for movie of the year include “The Hunger Games,” “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 2,” and “The Help.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:26 AM ET, 05/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  MTV Movie Awards

Posted at 06:02 PM ET, 04/27/2012

‘This is 40’ trailer: Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann face middle age with non-grace

A sneak peek at the “sort-of sequel” to “Knocked Up.”

By Jen Chaney  |  06:02 PM ET, 04/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 04/27/2012

Molly Ringwald’s husband once went to a party as Jake Ryan, and more nuggets from her AMA

This is just one of several delightful pieces of information shared during her chat on Reddit.

By Jen Chaney  |  12:45 PM ET, 04/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  John Hughes

Posted at 10:55 AM ET, 04/27/2012

‘The Raven’ reactions: John Cusack’s Poe gets mixed reviews

‘Then Edgar Allan Poe walks into a bar and starts talking, and we immediately understand why Cusack is not known for playing men who lived before 1984,’ John DeFore wrote for The Post.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:55 AM ET, 04/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  The Raven

Posted at 01:11 PM ET, 04/26/2012

‘The Avengers’ gets its first negative review; reviewer subjected to nasty comments

The first negative review was written by Amy Nicholson of BoxOfficeMagazine.com, who has been subjected to a nasty — and at times misogynistic — backlash.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:11 PM ET, 04/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  The Avengers

Posted at 11:05 AM ET, 04/26/2012

‘Hope Springs’ trailer: Meryl Streep and Tommy Lee Jones are in search of a spark

Meryl Streep and Tommy Lee Jones play a couple of more than three decades dealing with a sparkless — and sexless — marriage.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:05 AM ET, 04/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Meryl Streep, Hope Springs, Trailer

Posted at 12:38 PM ET, 04/25/2012

‘Lawless’ trailer: Shia LaBeouf and Tom Hardy are bootlegger brothers

The film also stars Gary Oldman, Guy Pearce and Jessica Chastain.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  12:38 PM ET, 04/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Lawless, Trailer

Posted at 08:53 AM ET, 04/25/2012

‘The Lone Ranger’: Jack White to score film; Johnny Depp talks Tonto

It’s not clear it the White Stripes musician will appear in the film.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:53 AM ET, 04/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  The Lone Ranger

Posted at 04:26 PM ET, 04/24/2012

Watch new trailers for ‘Brave’ and ‘G.I. Joe: Retaliation’

One has a plot issue; the other has a lot of explosions.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  04:26 PM ET, 04/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Brave, G.I. Joe, Trailer

Posted at 02:57 PM ET, 04/20/2012

‘Think Like a Man’ reviews: The critics love this cast

“The nine main characters . . . might be archetypes-bordering-on-stereotypes, but all manage to resemble authentic human beings, thanks to the terrific actors who play them,” Hornaday says.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  02:57 PM ET, 04/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Think Like a Man

Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 04/20/2012

‘Moonrise Kingdom’: Watch four new clips (Video)

Wes Anderson’s latest picture tells the story of two runaways in love.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  01:14 PM ET, 04/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Moonrise Kingdom

Posted at 11:10 AM ET, 04/20/2012

‘Catching Fire,’ ‘Hunger Games’ sequel, has a director: Watch Francis Lawrence’s best female music videos

Lawrence has directed Beyonce, Lady Gaga and Pink in music videos.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  11:10 AM ET, 04/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Hunger Games

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 04/20/2012

Judi Dench talks new film, holds puppy on ‘Today’ (Video)

Dench would not comment on rumors that the next Bond film will be her last.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  10:02 AM ET, 04/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Judi Dench

Posted at 09:11 AM ET, 04/20/2012

Jonathan Frid remembered by Johnny Depp; ‘Catching Fire’ has a director

Also in the morning mix: Seth Meyers’s animated series will debut on Hulu next year.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:11 AM ET, 04/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies, Celebrities | Tags:  Jonathan Frid, Johnny Depp, Hunger Games

Posted at 06:46 PM ET, 04/19/2012

The Band’s Levon Helm dies: How, through ‘The Weight,’ his voice will go on

The singer-drummer died Thursday, but his voice will go on through “The Weight.”

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  06:46 PM ET, 04/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies, Music | Tags:  Levon Helm

Posted at 09:23 AM ET, 04/19/2012

Dick Clark remembered; Alec Baldwin’s alleged stalker speaks out

Also in the morning mix: The search for a “Catching Fire” director has reportedly been narrowed down to two names.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:23 AM ET, 04/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Dick Clark

Posted at 08:28 AM ET, 04/19/2012

‘Magic Mike’ trailer: Channing Tatum has a dream, no shirt

The film also stars Matthew McConaughey (as a stripper), Matthew Bomer (as a stripper) and Alex Pettyfer (as a stripper).

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  08:28 AM ET, 04/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Magic Mike

Posted at 04:34 PM ET, 04/17/2012

Vince Vaughn to play Jim Rockford in ‘Rockford Files’ movie

Vaughn is the new James Garner.

By Jen Chaney  |  04:34 PM ET, 04/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies

Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 04/17/2012

Daniel Craig says James Bond-Heineken deal is necessary

Craig told Moviefone.com the product placement deal is “unfortunate” but necessary because of the film’s cost.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  03:36 PM ET, 04/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  James Bond, Skyfall

Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 04/17/2012

‘Prometheus’ viral video focuses on Michael Fassbender’s David (Video)

The video acts as an ad for Weyland Corp.’s new robot, David.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  12:07 PM ET, 04/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies | Tags:  Prometheus

Posted at 10:59 AM ET, 04/13/2012

‘Looper’ trailer now online, reveals that Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Bruce Willis are the same person

Joseph Gordon Levitt = Bruce Willis?

By Jen Chaney  |  10:59 AM ET, 04/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:19 AM ET, 04/13/2012

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie to co-star again?; Courtney Love should be banned from Twitter, says daughter

Also in the morning mix: Matt Groening didn’t say “The Simpsons” takes place in Oregon.

By Sarah Anne Hughes  |  09:19 AM ET, 04/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebrities, Movies | Tags:  Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie