Monday, July 6, 2015

Movies

Trailer for Philly-shot 'Rocky' sequel 'Creed' debuts

Wednesday, July 1, 2015, 7:52 AM
Warner Bros. debuted the trailer for Creed, the new Rocky sequel by Fruitvale Station director Ryan Coogler, starring Fantastic Four's Michael B. Jordan. The movie shot in Philly earlier the year. There are some familiar shots to Rocky fans, including Sly Stallone himself and runs through locales... Read more

TCM remembers Christopher Lee with movie marathon

Friday, June 12, 2015, 3:22 PM
Turner Classic Movies will honor the late, great Christopher Lee, who passed away this weekend, with a retrospective on Monday, June 22. The all-day Lee marathon starts at 6:15 am with “The Mummy” (1959) continues with “The Curse of Frankenstein” (1957) and “Horror of... Read more

Box Office: 'American Sniper' Sets Super Bowl Weekend Record With $31.8 Million

Sunday, February 1, 2015, 12:49 PM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "American Sniper" is nearing the $250 million mark after picking up $31.8 million to set a new Super Bowl weekend record. The previous high-water mark for football's big weekend was "Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour," which nabbed $31.2 million... Read more

Box Office: 'American Sniper' Shatters Records With $90.2 Million Weekend

Sunday, January 18, 2015, 12:33 PM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "American Sniper" hit the bullseye, earning an astonishing $90.2 million in its debut weekend. It is now on pace to decimate records for the Martin Luther King holiday and for the month of January, pulling in roughly $105 million over the four-day period. It's also a new... Read more

Black business owners pay for students to see 'Selma' in Philly

Monday, January 12, 2015, 1:50 PM
Philadelphia is one of the eight new cities added to the #SelmaforStudents initiative, which allows students in 7th, 8th and 9th grade to see the new film “Selma” for free with a student ID or report card. Initially launched in New York City, #SelmaforStudents was spearheaded by a group... Read more

Film review: 'Taken 3'

Saturday, January 3, 2015, 2:56 PM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Running out of kidnapped relatives for Liam Neeson's ex-CIA killing machine to rescue, scribes Luc Besson and Robert Mark Kamen turn him into a fugitive framed for murder in "Taken 3," that abandons chic European capitals for the character's own backyard. French director... Read more

The 17 Most Underrated Movies of 2014

Thursday, January 1, 2015, 1:04 PM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - One of the most disappointing realities about 2014 was that as box office shrank compared to last year, independent films were often hit the hardest. Despite stellar reviews, even festival darlings like "Whiplash," "Foxcatcher," "The Skeleton Twins" and "Dear White People"... Read more

Obama calls Sony hack 'cyber vandalism,' not act of war

Sunday, December 21, 2014, 1:10 PM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - President Barack Obama told CNN that North Korea's hack attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment is an act of "cyber vandalism," not an act of war. Despite the tens of millions of dollars in damage to the studio's business operations and threats of violence, the president said... Read more

Michael Keaton Isn't Jealous of Ben Affleck: 'I'm Batman, I'm Very Secure in That'

Sunday, December 14, 2014, 11:45 AM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The actors who have played Batman on film generally fall in two camps: those who still regret their turn as the Caped Crusader and those who are forever proud. Michael Keaton seems to be among the latter group. Unlike Christian Bale, who most recently portrayed the superhero... Read more

'Suicide Squad' cast revealed

Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 8:52 PM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Jared Leto, Will Smith, Tom Hardy, Margot Robbie, Jai Courtney and Cara Delevingne will make up the all-star cast of Warner Bros.' supervillain tentpole "Suicide Squad," it was announced on Tuesday. Based on the DC comicbook, the story centers on the team of supervillains... Read more
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