Posted Feb. 1, 2015, 12:07 pm
“American Sniper” neared the quarter-billion-dollar mark in domestic box office sales today, and remained in the number one spot with an estimated $31.9 million in sales this weekend.
Posted Feb. 1, 2015, 11:52 am
“How to Train Your Dragon 2″ won the top honor at Saturday night’s 42nd annual Annie Awards presented by the International Animated Film Society at UCLA’s Royce Hall.
Posted Jan. 31, 2015, 10:02 am
“The Boxtrolls” has a leading 13 nominations heading into tonight’s 42nd annual Annie Awards, which honor achievement in animated films, while “How to Train Your Dragon 2″ has 10 nods.
News, Awards, Film, Television
Posted Jan. 26, 2015, 9:26 am
"Birdman" capped a golden weekend by winning the Screen Actors Guild Award for outstanding ensemble cast tonight, although its star Michael Keaton lost his bid for best actor to Eddie Redmayne for "The Theory of Everything."
Posted Jan. 25, 2015, 10:14 am
"American Sniper" continued to burn at the nation's box offices, and added $64.4 million to its kitty this weekend.
Posted Jan. 25, 2015, 9:11 am
The producers of the film "Birdman" took home the coveted Producers Guild of America Darryl F. Zanuck Award for motion pictures on Saturday night in Century City, an honor that typically leads to best-picture glory on Oscar night.
Posted Jan. 25, 2015, 9:05 am
"Birdman" will carry a leading four film nominations into tonight's presentation of the 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, while four-time comedy ensemble winner "Modern Family" leads the television pack with four nods.
Posted Jan. 24, 2015, 9:04 am
Awards-season favorites "Birdman" and "Boyhood" are among the 10 nominees vying tonight for the coveted Producers Guild of America Darryl F. Zanuck Award for motion pictures, an honor that typically leads to best-picture glory on Oscar night.
News, Film, Culver City, Sony
Posted Jan. 21, 2015, 10:20 am
Sony's advertising video on demand service Crackle announced today that it signed on to stream "The Interview."
Posted Jan. 20, 2015, 9:34 am
DreamWorks Animation SKG, which once rivaled Walt Disney Studios in producing successful animated features, is embarking on a fresh round of layoffs following a string of disappointing releases, it was reported today.
Posted Jan. 18, 2015, 10:32 am
"American Sniper" rode Academy Awards nomination buzz and great reviews, and "absolutely obliterated all expectations" with an estimated $90.2 million in domestic sales on its first weekend of wide exhibition, an industry analyst said today.
Posted Jan. 17, 2015, 8:52 am
John Ridley, screenwriter of last year's Oscar-winning "12 Years A Slave," was named today the feature film winner of the Humanitas Prizes, which honor writers whose work "explores the human condition" in a manner that inspires "compassion, hope and understanding in the human family."
Posted Jan. 16, 2015, 8:38 am
"Birdman," and "Boyhood" were the big winners at tonight's 20th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards, staged at the Hollywood Palladium.
Posted Jan. 15, 2015, 8:33 am
"Birdman," the story of a washed-up actor trying to revive his career, will carry a leading 13 nominations into tonight's 20th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards, while surprise Golden Globe winner "The Grand Budapest Hotel" is close behind with 11 and fellow Globe-winner "Boyhood" has eight.
Posted Jan. 15, 2015, 8:24 am
"Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)" and "The Grand Budapest Hotel" led the pack of Oscar contenders today with nine nominations each for the 87th Academy Awards, with "The Imitation Game" following close behind with eight nods.
Posted Jan. 14, 2015, 9:46 am
The Actor statuettes, the bronze trophies presented to the winners of the Screen Actors Guild Awards, were cast Tuesday at a Burbank foundry in an annual ritual ahead of the guild's ceremony.
Posted Jan. 14, 2015, 9:36 am
The action sequel "Transformers: Age of Extinction" collected a leading seven nominations today for the 35th Golden Raspberry Awards, the awards-show spoof that skewers the worst of movies from the previous year.
Posted Jan. 12, 2015, 9:32 am
"Boyhood," the groundbreaking family drama filmed over the course of 12 years with the same cast, was the big winner tonight at the 72nd annual Golden Globe Awards, winning prizes for best drama film, best director and supporting actress for Patricia Arquette.
Posted Jan. 11, 2015, 9:19 am
"Taken 3" was choice one at the North American box offices this weekend, with $40 million in estimated ticket sales.
Posted Jan. 10, 2015, 8:44 am
Samuel Goldwyn Jr., a veteran film producer and the son of one of Hollywood's pioneering movie moguls, has died of congestive heart failure at age 88, according to media reports.
Posted Jan. 10, 2015, 8:38 am
Awards season will kick into high gear Sunday with the presentation of the 72nd annual Golden Globe Awards, with "Birdman" carrying a leading seven nominations into the Beverly Hilton ceremony.
Posted Jan. 10, 2015, 8:35 am
George Clooney will receive the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's Cecil B. DeMille Award Sunday, honoring his humanitarian work in addition to his accomplishments on screen.
Posted Jan. 9, 2015, 9:02 am
"Boyhood," "Interstellar" and "Game of Thrones" are among 11 films and 10 television programs that will be celebrated today as winners of AFI Awards from the American Film Institute.
Posted Jan. 8, 2015, 8:10 am
Taylor Swift received People's Choice Awards today for favorite female artist and favorite pop artist while her "Shake It Off" won for favorite song.
Posted Jan. 7, 2015, 9:10 am
Actress Shailene Woodley leads all performers with five nominations heading into tonight's presentation of the 2015 People's Choice Awards, while the TV series "Grey's Anatomy," "Supernatural" and "The Vampire Diaries" also have five nods each.