What’s opening in theaters this week.
In movie theaters this past weekend, a reluctant teen hero led a rebellion comprising an implausible clan of oppressed but likable young iconoclasts.
What’s opening in theaters this week.
Aspiring filmmakers take note: Nine days of shooting at his mother’s Montgomery, Texas, home, a minuscule budget of $100,000 and a cast led by his aunt were enough for writer-director Trey Edward Shults to make one of the more devastatingly empathetic portraits of addiction you’re likely to see.
Now playing in Hollywood: A battle over the future of the movie business, starring some of its most famous filmmakers.
By Ryan Faughnder Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — Christianity and the occult are set to collide at the box office, with the faith-based movie “Risen” and the indie horror […]
itch Opening Friday: “Race” (PG-13): Stephan James stars as the legendary track and field star Jesse Owens as he competes in the 1936 World Olympics in Hitler-era Berlin. “The Witch” […]
By Jeffrey Fleishman Los Angeles Times It was a bold and cocky bit of theater last spring when Vin Diesel proclaimed that his film “Furious 7,” which went on to […]
The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — “Kung Fu Panda 3” punched “The Revenant” back to its second place spot during the weekend. The animated sequel brought in a robust $41.3 […]
By Ryan Faughnder Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — DreamWorks Animation’s latest installment of its successful “Kung Fu Panda” franchise is expected to top the domestic box-office charts this weekend, […]
Opening Friday: “The Finest Hours” (PG-13): Chris Pine, Casey Affleck and Eric Bana star in this fact-based survival drama about the crew of an oil tanker that sank during a […]
By Jake Coyle AP Film Writer NEW YORK — The snowy frontier saga “The Revenant” weathered a blizzard-ravaged box office. Weekend movie-going was affected up and down the East Coast […]
Netflix By Yvonne Villarreal and Meg James Los Angeles Times Time Warner Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes once likened Netflix to the “Albanian army.” That army now has more than 70 […]
Opening Friday: “Dirty Grandpa” (R): Zac Efron is the uptight aspiring lawyer forced to take his unruly grandfather (Robert De Niro) on a road trip to Daytona Beach for spring […]
By Jake Coyle AP Film Writer NEW YORK — Kevin Hart and Ice Cube have ended the monthlong box-office reign of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” Their “Ride Along 2” […]
Opening Friday: “13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi” (R): Michael Bay (“Transformers”) directs this adaptation of Mitchell Zuckoff’s nonfiction book about the 2012 terrorist attack on the U.S. State […]
Opening Friday “The Revenant” (R): Leonardo DiCaprio is an early 19th-century frontiersman seeking revenge on the fur trapper (Tom Hardy) who killed his son in director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s ferocious […]
The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — George Lucas has apologized for criticizing Disney’s handling of “Star Wars” and saying he had sold his characters to “white slavers” in a recent […]
By Lindsey Bahr AP Film Writer LOS ANGELES — It takes more than “Star Wars” to make an $11 billion year. Disney and J.J. Abrams pushed 2015 over the mark […]
Opening Friday: “Krampus” (PG-13): Adam Scott and Toni Collette are the parents of a little boy who accidentally summons a Christmas demon to their home. Because even the holidays can […]
By Lindsey Bahr AP Film Writer LOS ANGELES — Despite some mighty competition, Katniss and her crew dominated the box office once again. “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2” […]
By Lindsey Bahr The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — This weekend, audiences can go deep underground with Antonio Banderas to experience the plight of the trapped Chilean miners in “The […]
By Jocelyn Noveck AP National Writer NEW YORK — Why did actor Shia LaBeouf invite his fans to watch all the movies he’s ever made with him during a three-day […]
Opening Friday: “Spotlight” (R): Mark Ruffalo, Elizabeth McAdams, Michael Keaton and Liev Schreiber star as some of the Boston Globe reporters and editors who successfully investigated the Catholic Church’s conspiracy […]
By Mike Cidoni Lennox AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES — Catherine Hardwicke is not bitter. She did, after all, direct the first episode in the blockbusting “Twilight” series in 2008, […]
By Derrik J. Lang AP Entertainment Writer ANAHEIM, Calif. — Activision Blizzard Inc. is moving deeper into the film and TV business. The video game maker unveiled plans Friday at […]