Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Movies

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Amy Schumer is set to join the cast of DreamWorks' PTSD drama "Thank You for Your Service," starring Miles Teller, sources...
Will Smith's next Oscar-bait movie will be "Collateral Beauty," in which he'll star as a depressed Manhattan advertising executive...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - An Ohio man charged with stalking Gwyneth Paltrow testified Wednesday that he sent her dozens of messages in the...
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Johnny Depp is set to star in Universal's reboot of "The Invisible Man," sources tell Variety. The film...
By Leo Barraclough LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - LONDON -- Netflix has confirmed that it has taken worldwide rights, excluding several...
I've fallen in love with so many movie Elizabeth Bennets, I've lost count. The heroine of Jane Austen's perennial book-club favorite...
Blaxploitation legend Pam Grier is in Philadelphia today, along with chef Daisy Martinez, Chopped host Ted Allen and Project Runway: All Stars victor...
Ross Katz, a Havertown-raised Temple alum, directed two movies before taking on the newest Nicholas Sparks adaptation, The Choice.
'Star Wars' soars J.J. Abrams' Star Wars: The Force Awakens on Saturday is expected to become the third film ever to make $2 billion worldwide, behind James Cameron's Titanic ($2.18 billion) and Avatar ($2.78 billion).
Jane Austen probably didn't intend for her 1813 novel Pride and Prejudice to serve as a vehicle for the zombie craze. But here we are. Austen's novel is the source material for Seth Grahame-Smith's novel Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (published by Phila
There's something comforting about watching a movie that comes from noted schlock master Nicholas Sparks. Two attractive people will find each other in coastal North Carolina, fall in love, overcome the obstacle that stands in the way of their love, experience tragedy, and, at some point, get drenched in some sort of sexy rainstorm.
"Oddballs and misfits" are Eddie Mannix's stock and trade. He babysits them on a movie studio backlot. Officially, Mannix is the head of physical production at Capitol Pictures, the fabled - and fictitious - dream factory of Joel and Ethan Coen's early-'50s Hollywood lark, Hail, Caesar!
By Dave McNary LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Bold Films will produce and fully finance Jake Gyllenhaal's Boston Marathon bombing project "Stronger." David...
Hail, Caesar! Three stars Josh Brolin is a movie studio fixer, keeping his stars in line and their scandals out of the press in the Coen Brothers’...
By Dave McNary LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Elizabeth Banks has joined Lionsgate's "Power Rangers" movie as the evil alien witch Rita Repulsa. The studio...
There's something comforting about watching a movie that comes from noted schlock master Nicholas Sparks. Two attractive people will find each other in coastal North Carolina, fall in love, overcome the obstacle that stands in the way of their love, experience tragedy, and, at some point, get drenched in some sort of sexy rainstorm.
Opening This Week Deadpool A former Special Forces operative is left disfigured and with special healing powers by an experiment gone wrong.
With real-life South Philly characters "Uncle Joe" Ligambi, "Skinny Joey" Merlino and Angelo "The Gentle Don" Bruno peppering Tigre Hill's new documentary...
The Sundance Film Festival's awards, announced on Saturday, were dominated by Nate Parker's The Birth of a Nation, the story of Nat Turner's slave rebellion that won both the Grand Jury Prize and the audience award. But another, less bloody take on the African American experience made waves in Park City as well: Southside With You, which follows a Chicago lawyer and her summer associate who just happen to be the future Barack and Michelle Obama on the course of their first date.
Conscious uncoupling pays off We mocked Gwyneth Paltrow when she declared in 2014 that she and then-husband Chris Martin were parting ways in a super-amicable process called "conscious uncoupling." There will be no acrimony, the duo said, but a harmonious divorce that would save their kids, Apple and Moses, from unnecessary trauma.
If superhero fatigue is real - no, not Ant-man or Iron Man getting all tired from flying around punching bad guys, but audiences wearying of costumed crimefighters altogether - this is the season that will put that to the test.
THE SUNDANCE FILM Festival's awards, announced Saturday, were dominated by Nate Parker's The Birth of a Nation, the story of Nat Turner's slave rebellion that won both the Grand Jury Prize and the audience award. But another, less bloody take on the African-American experience made waves in Park City, as well: Southside With You, which follows a Chicago lawyer and her summer associate, who just happen to be the future Barack and Michelle Obama on the course of their first date.
West Philly's own Lee Daniels is teaming up with Penn grad and former Philadelphia Weekly writer Cassidy Hartmann for an authorized documentary on Harlem's...
PARK CITY, Utah - A slave rebellion and a personal political story came out on top at the Sundance Film Festival on Saturday night.
Bradley Cooper's girlfriend loves his mother
The Lady in the Van Maggie Smith stars as a homeless woman who pulls into writer Alan Bennett's driveway - and stays there for 15 years - in the film adaptation of Bennett's memoir and play. Alex Jennings is Bennett, in bifurcated mode: the timid, reluctant host and the ready-at-the-typewriter artist, eager to get what he can from the unkempt, unpleasant "eccentric" he's let into his life. PG-13