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Twister: I never knew storm-chasing could be a profession/obsession until this 1996 movie. It inspired young weather enthusiasts to become meteorologists and made it cool to be a weather geek.
She ends up capturing the heart of movie star Don Lockwood (Gene Kelly), who ultimately helps her rise to fame. But Singin' in ... nominated. It's now considered one of the best handful of films of all time, and has zero Oscars - one less than Suicide ...
And he didn't think the movie would ever make it to the big screen. (AP Images/Steve ... 2 hours ago. A horror film about a young black man who falls victim to his girlfriend's white suburban family is now the number one movie in America. Get Out, an ...
Wouldn't you like it if newish movies trickle-downloaded onto your phone when you weren't looking so you could watch them later?
There are good movies, bad movies, and movies so bad they become good.
Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal talked with New York Times culture critic Wesley Morris about what just happened at the Oscars and why even movies are more polarizing than they used to be. Below is an edited transcript of their conversation. Kai Ryssdal ...
Following the blockbuster success of The LEGO Movie in 2014, Warner Bros. green lit two spin-offs, The LEGO Batman Movie, which hit theaters earlier this month and is already a box office hit with $226.2 million worldwide, and Ninjago, which arrives on ...
Film4 Head of Creative Rose Garnett has been made director of BBC films. She'll take over the reins for the influential role from acting head of film Joe Oppenheimer, the longtime BBC exec who was widely tipped to be the front-runner for the position ...
(Animated films and movies with masked characters were not included.) The tool is made of three algorithms: one that identifies and tracks faces throughout the movie; one that determines the faces' gender; and then a third to determine whether a voice ...
Though Amazon is a streaming service, all its films get theatrical releases because Amazon is willing to keep the movies off its online platform for the traditional length of time. Netflix, conversely, has angered movie theaters by insisting that its ...
Those were the six products at the center of Walmart's "The Receipt," a high-concept advertising project in which the big-box retailer got four well-known ...
Bill Paxton, the affable actor who was a co-star in a string of 1990s blockbuster movies including "Twister," "Titanic" and "Apollo 13," and who later played the lead in the critically acclaimed television drama "Big Love," has died.
Living under racism as a black person makes one constantly ask themselves questions, chief amongst them "what are non-black people seeing when they look at me?
The pilot program, which kicks off in Australia today, will push Full HD movies to a user's phone without the need to download them, ready to watch with or without a network connection.
Independent theaters, including those that show mostly first runs like the Davis, and those that bring a knowledgeable audience - here's were social media can help - to independently made titles and foreign films, many of which are in small, often ...
Prometheus wasn't perfect. In fact, it had countless glaring flaws, but it did manage to reinvigorate interest in the Alien franchise.
For the past few weeks, I've been highlighting a YouTube channel every week that reveals something interesting (or awesome) you might not know about.
David Geffen, Samuel Goldwyn and the Search for the "Holy Grail" of Missing movies ... not only got a studio release but a prestige studio release," says Todd Hitchcock, director of programming at the AFI Silver Theatre near Washington, D.C.
From its opening, traffic-stopping number to its romantic ending, La La Land is a love letter to the city of Los Angeles - as well as to the classic movie musicals of the '40s and '50s. In his six-year quest to get the film - which earned a record ...
It took nine people to write the cheap-looking animated film Rock Dog, and not one of them ever stopped to consider the fact that the dog of the title never rocks.
"Matt's deep roots in genre films and his evolution into an emotional world-building director make him the perfect filmmaker to guide the Dark Knight through this next journey.
When you upgraded your television to a new 4K unit, you likely realized that the content available to show off those 6 million additional pixels was scant.
It matters that Smith and Lawrence are both black and that black Actors, especially ones who hadn't proven themselves as movie stars, did not often get to carry movies in the '90s, even mid-budget ones like Bad Boys. In recent years, Bay has earned a ...
The "tighter curation" Bailey promises eyes a balance between red carpet Hollywood movies the media and ordinary audiences demand to see, indie films that are harder to discover and foreign-language titles from international markets with little ...
Bow and Arrow Entertainment has acquired Richard Wright's classic novel "Native Son," which will be adapted into a movie by Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Suzan-Lori Parks and helmed by acclaimed artist and photographer Rashid Johnson in his feature ...
Reeves shot 43-year-old Chad Oulson during an argument over texting as movie previews played. prosecutors say the 74-year-old Reeves provoked the confrontation.
Fox's new Predator movie has added another cast member. According to The Hollywood reporter, Alfie Allen, who portrays Theon Greyjoy in Game of Thrones and is pretty good at For Honor, will play a former Marine in the upcoming sci-fi film.
Superhero movies and sci-fi genre films have been dominating the Hollywood movie machine for years. From Star wars to Marvel movies, these ... office revenue comes from Bollywood. The rest is divided among regional and international cinema industry.
Not only do Scorsese films play almost exclusively better on the big screen, but the idea that even Scorsese is opting for (or being forced to opt for) streaming releases over traditional release models is just one sign of the massive shifts happening ...
Next month at PAX East, Ubisoft will hold a panel dedicated to the assassin's Creed movie. People involved with the creation of the film will talk about how they adapted the game for a movie. Additionally, Ubisoft will show a deleted scene from the ...
scientists want YOU to help make a solar eclipse movie. Scientists from UC Berkeley and Google hope to create the most complete record of a solar eclipse ever, harnessing citizen scientists - and that means they need your help.
This Wonder woman statue features the hero riding a horse into battle. The statue will release this spring before the "Wonder Woman" film premieres (which is June 2 in the US) and costs $350.
The Cast Of The Standalone Han Solo Movie Is Anything But Scruffy-Looking. See a photo from ... The events in the untitled movie take place before those of "A New Hope." Disney ... The press release also confirms Thandie Newton has a role in the movie.
Thanks to films like "Rogue One: A Star wars Story," "Hidden Figures," and "Arrival," Hollywood saw a record number of female lead roles in 2016.
This isn't an Oscar season like last year's, when the producers, directors and Screen actors guild all crowned different films, and we were left scratching our heads until Oscar night, when the generally amenable "Spotlight" took home the prize. The ...
Oscar week is here, which means Hollywood's attention is more focused on gold statuettes than new movies opening at the multiplex.
Fear not: As long as you have an internet connection, you can still enjoy movie night. Granted, you may not be able to stream Hollywood's latest, but you can still enjoy gems such as "Apollo 13," ... What you can watch: It's hard to get a bead on how ...
The Upper Valley Mall Cinema 5's movie theater has closed, showing its last movie Monday night. Less than a dozen employees will lose their jobs from the theater closing, said Philip Chakeres, president and Chief Executive Officer of Chakeres Theatres.
His documentaries include a PBS series, "The Men Who Made the movies." "The truth, very simply, is that most movies are lousy or, at best, routine," Mr. Schickel wrote in "Keepers: The Greatest films - and Personal Favorites - of a Moviegoing ...
The Metal Gear Solid movie is still happening. Director Jordan Vogt-Roberts told Collider that Metal Gear Solid is "probably the most important franchise to me on the planet.
With each new installment, Rockstar Games' Grand Theft Auto series evolves our comprehension of what video games can be. As the worlds become grander, with majestic arboreal vistas unfolding in the shadow of downtown skyscrapers, the game's beauty ...
That's something frequently done with live-action foreign films in the United States, and vice versa for US movies in foreign countries. I'm betting for countries where millions speak the same language, those custom changes help make the movie more ...
Conradt, a former Fremont resident, is director and writer of "12 Days of Giving," which was filmed in different locations in Fremont this month.
The event was organized by the United States of cinema and will include nearly 90 theaters in 79 cities in 34 states (plus one in Toronto).
toys from many of these films were on display in New York, among numerous other movies and television shows. In the same vein as collectibles, these movie- and TV-inspired toys, gadgets and costumes conjure up imaginative, open-ended play and feature ...
Whether or not you think it's the next 'Everything Is Awesome,' the end credits of The LEGO Batman Movie didn't so much roll as jump, clap, spin, sashay, and jam out with the thoroughly addicting new song, "Friends Are Family.
The project is led by Pepsico's Creators League unit, formed last year to serve as an internal production arm for scripted series, films, music recordings, reality shows and other content distributed for TV, online viewing and theaters. For "uncle Drew ...
Actress Angelina Jolie sat down for an exclusive interview with ABC News' "Good Morning America" on Tuesday to talk about her new film set in Cambodia, how meaningful the country is for her and how she's been focused on her family amid her impending ...
The center's fourth annual Hollywood Diversity Report, helmed by Darnell Hunt, once again found that films with relatively diverse casts bring in the highest average box-office receipts and return on investment.


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