The new film, "The Lorax" has faced criticism from the left and right, with some claiming that it's environmentalist propaganda, and others claiming that it promotes capitalistic, corporate values.
Sunday night, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences will host its 84th annual awards ceremony. While the night is full of glitz and glamour, the awards themselves may be hurting the industry, both in the cost of movie making and in the diversity of films produced.
Look to The Help, The Artists, Beginners and The Descendants to be the movies walking away with the big awards in Sunday night's Oscars on ABC.
Though critics aren't exactly lining up to heap praise on the three movie new releases out this weekend, Safe House, Journey 2: The Mysterious Island and The Vow are all expected to produce a better-than-usual weekend at the box office.
Miss Bala won't be the most popular movie you ever see. It probably won't break box office records. But if you're looking for the sort of movie that turns an idea on its head, that challenges what you think you know about the Mexican Drug Wars, Miss Bala is it.
In 2008, the New York Giants and New England Patriots competed for the NFL title. This year, the two teams, with many of the same players, are back for a rematch that could only have been more hyped if it were produced for the Hollywood stage.
Two suspenseful, action thrillers will dominate the box office this weekend. While The Grey brings hyper-realism to a new level in movie-making, Man on a Ledge is "so bad it's good."
The Oscar nominations came out Tuesday and Hugo was a big winner, with 11 nominations. But across the board, movies set years ago did well this year.
Iranian filmmakers have seen increasing success on the international stage. Just last week, A Separation won a Golden Globe, for example. But at home, government censors are doing all they can to undermine the developing filmmakers.
In 1919, the Hudson's Bay Company produced a silent film showing what it was like living along Canada's northern shores. They looked at fur trading and life and commerce in the Arctic areas. That movie was lost, but some of the original footage was found recently and turned into a new movie.