Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Movies

Gary Thompson chats with versatile actor Martin Freeman, who has played Bilbo, Dr. Watson and Richard III.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - HONG KONG -- A cinematographer was killed on Wednesday in Hong Kong during the filming of Jackie Chan-starring film "Skiptrace."
NEW YORK (AP) - The blow that the hacking attack has dealt Sony is spreading beyond the entertainment corporation itself to theater chains and movie goers alike. And the financial toll is adding up too.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - With theater chains defecting en masse, Sony Pictures Entertainment has pulled the planned Christmas release of "The Interview...
"The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies" is the shortest and most efficient of the Tolkein movies, but it's still mostly for fans.
WASHINGTON (AP) - "Saving Private Ryan" and "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" are among 25 movies being inducted this year into the National Film Registry for long-term preservation, the Library of Congress announced Wednesday.
Take heed: There are at least two acutely sad moments involving Robin Williams' Teddy Roosevelt in the latest "Night at the Museum."
LONDON (AP) - Filming is underway on James Bond thriller "SPECTRE," despite the leak of a draft script.
Actress Kate Hudson has joined the cast of Lee Daniels' Richard Pryor biopic as the late comedian's wife. Hudson will take on the role of Jennifer Lee...