Email
Password
Remember meForgot password?
Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter
Connect your Digital Journal account with Facebook or Twitter to use this feature.

Film News

US calls movie studio hack a national security breach

Washington - The White House called the cyber-attack on Sony Pictures a serious national security matter, threatening an "appropriate response" as others pointed the finger at Pyongyang.

Sony cancels parody film as NKorea suspected over hack

Los Angeles - Sony Pictures cancelled the release of a madcap comedy about North Korea that triggered chilling threats from hackers, as US investigators reportedly blamed Pyongyang for a damaging cyber-raid on the movie giant.

Sony pulls 'The Interview' ahead of its Dec. 25 release

UPDATE: After theater chains started pulling "The Interview," it has been announced that Sony will do the same. Variety has noted that Sony stands behind the filmmakers, but still has decided to pull the film ahead of its Dec. 25 release.

More US cinemas cancel NKorea parody film

Los Angeles - More major US cinema chains canceled Wednesday plans to screen the comedy film that has offended North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un, after mysterious computer hackers threatened attacks on theaters showing the movie, reports said.

Hackers invoke 9/11 in new chilling Sony threat

Los Angeles - Hackers invoked the 9/11 attacks Tuesday in their most chilling threat yet against Sony Pictures, warning cinema-goers not to see a film which has angered North Korea.

Hackers invoke 9/11 in new chilling Sony threat

Los Angeles - Hackers invoked the 9/11 attacks in their most chilling threat yet against Sony Pictures, warning cinema-goers not to see a film which has angered North Korea.

Sony Pictures reassures staff after hackers vow 'Xmas gift'

Los Angeles - Sony Pictures vows it will not be destroyed by a massive cyber attack, a day after hackers promised a big "Christmas gift" for the Hollywood studio.

'Birdman' soars to 13 Critics' Choice nods; 'Budapest' surprises

While "Birdman" leads the way for the Critics' Choice Movie Awards with 13 nominations, it is "The Grand Budapest Hotel" that surprises with 11 nods.

Op-Ed: Twenty-five years later, 'Roger & Me' still pulls no punches

A quarter of a century ago this week, Michael Moore's “Roger & Me” unleashed itself upon the general movie-going public in North America and showed us all what a documentary could be: hilarious, angry, muckraking, irresistibly entertaining.

'Exodus: Gods and Kings' rules its way to the top of box office

It was a parting of the ways at the top as "Exodus: Gods and Kings" takes over the box office over the weekend. "Mockingjay" parted ways after three weeks on top.

Oscars: 323 movies eligible and 79 songs qualify

Many films get released each year and only a select few are Oscar-worthy. And only one became the Best Picture. However, many more are eligible.

'Exodus: Gods and Kings' will take down 'Mockingjay'

Some may say "Exodus: Gods and Kings" is off to a fine start with $1.3 million on those earlier showings, as it goes wide today (Dec. 12), but it doesn't feel that way

Golden Globes give 'Birdman' 7 nominations to lead all movies

Fresh off an early morning (Dec. 10) for Hollywood with the SAG nominations, today (Dec. 11), it is the Golden Globes. One thing for certain now is that "Birdman" and "Boyhood" have award season love.

Litvinenko murder suspect advising on Russian TV spy series

Moscow - A Russian production studio has hired Andrei Lugovoi, the former security agent wanted by Britain as the chief suspect in the murder of Alexander Litvinenko, as a consultant on a new TV spy series.

'The Imitation Game' makes the AFI cut; list has 11 this year

The American Film Institute (AFI) hands out their annual lists and they cover movies and television. Are they the best? Maybe, but do not use the word "best." It is more like honorees.

Jimmy Carter, Joan Rivers and 'Frozen' music get Grammy nods

Sure, the Grammys honor the best in music, but there are other categories that may not get the same attention. Those major awards get the headlines, but a few other categories are worthy, too.

Special effects Oscar hopefuls move on, but two glaring omissions

Two glaring omissions are worthy of note when looking at the shortlist for special effects Oscar hopefuls. Those still in it are 10 films that many have seen over the last year.

Slow movie weekend ahead as 'Mockingjay' will win for third time

Do not look for any new movies to rattle "The Hunger Games" Mockinjay - Part 1" from the top of the box office pile. It could have a bad weekend and drop off more than usual and still win.

Gotham honors 'Birdman' and 'Boyhood' with top awards

New York - "Birdman" wins best feature while "Boyhood" wins audience award as the Gotham Independent Film Awards were handed out tonight (Dec. 1). Earlier today, the New York Film Critics Circle named "Boyhood" best film.

New York Film Critics name 'Boyhood' best film of the year

The New York Film Critics Circle named "Boyhood" the best film of 2014, it was announced today (Dec. 1). "Boyhood" was filmed over a 12-year span.

Op-Ed: Mike Nichols' best-known movie really shows its age in 2014

Ten days ago, we lost iconic comedian, writer and director Mike Nichols. His was a career rife with triumphs in theatre, film and TV, and he was one of only twelve people who'd made it into the esteemed EGOT club (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony).

'Mockingjay' gobbles it up while 'The Imitation Game' real strong

It was easy holiday pickings for "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" as the film gobbled up $82.6 million over Thanksgiving weekend at the box office.

'Mockingjay - Part 1' taking a bite out of Thanksgiving weekend

UPDATE: With another $24.1 million on Friday, "Mockingjay" is eating up the competition at the box office over this long holiday weekend.

What's available on Netflix in December 2014

Christmas comes early for Netflix U.S. customers, as critically acclaimed films (American Beauty) and popular TV series (American Horror Story: Coven) and star comedians (Nick Offerman) arrive on the streaming service in December.

'Birdman' soars with six Independent Spirit Awards nods

Los Angeles - The 30th Film Independent Spirit Awards today (Nov. 25) announced the nominations for its best of the year. "Birdman" leads the way with six nominations.

'Mockingjay' wins but not in the same league as 'Catching Fire'

"The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" was even less of a winner that was noted, as often happens when a win that big occurs. It needs to settle in, and this time, it came in with a lower number, and that is not a good sign.

'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1' will devour box office

UPDATE: It didn't catch fire like the last installment, but "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1" opened to a hearty $17 million Thursday night. That was below the $25.2 million that "Catching Fire" took in.

'Gone Girl' takes top prize at Hollywood Film Awards

"Gone Girl" won the top prize from the Hollywood Film Awards but "The Imitation Game" was the big winner. "The Imitation Game" took home actor, supporting actress and director but "Gone Girl" won film.

'Dumb and Dumber To' aims for laughs but holdovers in the way

It is the box office calm before the storm as the world awaits "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1" next week. But, one must first get through this weekend as it looks for laughs and hoping for holdover success.

'Big Hero 6,' 'Interstellar' blast off with solid box office

A battle Hollywood likes played out at the box office and the winner and runner up can claim victory. They should, too. It was a weekend that kicked off Hollywood's holiday season nicely.
  1 2 3 4 5 6 ... 27 Next»

Set up a news alert for

Film


Film Image

Amanda Seyfried in  Gone
Amanda Seyfried in 'Gone'
Summit
A still from the film The Wind Rises
A still from the film The Wind Rises
Courtesy TIFF
 Now I want you to take care of everything that s smaller than you.
"Now I want you to take care of everything that's smaller than you."
Amblin Entertainment, TriStar Pictures
 Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case  profiles the Chinese artist from 2010 to 2012.
'Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case' profiles the Chinese artist from 2010 to 2012.
International Film Circuit / Andreas Johnson
Untitled
Fox
Gerard Butler as Sam Childers in  Machine Gun Preacher
Gerard Butler as Sam Childers in 'Machine Gun Preacher'
Fox
Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow in  The Avengers
Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow in 'The Avengers'
Walt Disney/Marvel
Josh Hutcherson as Peeta in  The Hunger Games
Josh Hutcherson as Peeta in 'The Hunger Games'
Summit/Lionsgate
John Cho  Neil Patrick Harris and Kal Penn in A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas
John Cho, Neil Patrick Harris and Kal Penn in A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas
Warner Bros
Tarshem on the set of  Immortals
Tarshem on the set of 'Immortals'
Fox
Tony Scott on the set of  The Taking Of Pelham 123
Tony Scott on the set of 'The Taking Of Pelham 123'
Sony
Screenshot from Flawed Symmetry of Prediction video
Screenshot from Flawed Symmetry of Prediction video
Vimeo
Sandra Bullock in the new film Gravity
Sandra Bullock in the new film Gravity
Courtesy TIFF
Untitled
Acorn
Untitled
Sesame Street/Warner Bros
Steve Carell and Tina Fey star in the film Date Night
Steve Carell and Tina Fey star in the film Date Night
Courtesy 20th Century Fox
Untitled
Cartoon Network/Warner Bros
Untitled
Acorn
Virginia Madsen and Amanda Seyfried of  Red Riding Hood
Virginia Madsen and Amanda Seyfried of 'Red Riding Hood'
Warner Bros.
Untitled
BBC

Latest News
Top News