In Benh Zeitlin's first film, he transports audiences to a Louisiana fairy tale land eerily similar to pre- and post-Katrina New Orleans. The movie follows the life of a 6-year-old, as the life she knows is built up and then torn apart.
Hollywood may have outdone themselves with Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter. It combines all of Hollywood's best genres into one, and places vampires in a Civil War setting.
Rock of Ages opened Friday to generally mixed reviews. But the mixed reviews are passionate. Those who liked it, loved it. Those who weren't so pleased did not like it at all.
Director Barry Sonnenfeld is trying to rekindle some of the magic that Men in Black found in its original movie. He's bringing it back to basics so that it doesn't seem like it's trying so hard to be funny.
The Wanda Group, a Chinese company with diversified investments in the entertainment industry, has agreed to buy AMC Entertainment, the nation’s second-largest theater chain. The deal marks the largest investment to date by a Chinese company in the American film industry.
Sacha Baron Cohen's latest satire "The Dictator" opened Wednesday. The film stars Cohen as the power-mad leader of a fictional North African country. Long before Cohen arrived on the scene, many of history's most notorious dictators were fans of the film industry.
If you think back over the big hit comedies in recent years, many have a common theme. They don't star a suave, sophisticated urbanite. Instead, the center on geeks, schlubs -- lovable losers living in their moms' basements.
Dark Shadows, Bernie and Girl In Progress are the big new releases in wide release at movie theaters this weekend. According to film experts Rafer Guzman and Kristen Meinzer, Dark Shadows is the one you'll want to make sure and see.
Paul Loong spent years in a Japanese POW camp during World War II. He kept a journal through it all and his daughter, who found it, recently turned it into a film, "Every Day is a Holiday," set to air on PBS.
The superhero film Avengers may be the "one to beat" this year, Newsday's Rafer Guzman said, in terms of box office success. Already, more than $300 million has been sold for what has generally been called a good and appealing film both for comic fans and the wider audience.