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Final 'Hobbit' takes over easily while Sony issues play out

With the win for "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" it is more than just being on top. It is also about the Sony hack.

MPAA: 'It is a despicable, criminal act'; Obama weighs in, too

In his last press conference of the year, President Obama said he wished Sony had not pulled "The Interview." He and his family head to Hawaii for a holiday break.

'Citizenfour' shortlisted for Oscar; 'The Interview' release idea

In the wake of the Sony hack, Edward Snowden and his perils have made the Oscar documentary shortlist. "Citzenfour" is among the list of 15, which will be down to five when nominations are announced in January.

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.

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

'Birdman' leads SAG nominations; 'Boyhood' is close behind

"Birdman" has flew to the top with four nominations as the SAG Awards (Screen Actors Guild) were announced this morning (Dec. 10) in Los Angeles. The SAG Awards have an ensemble award, which is basically the equivalent to the best picture.

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.

IPA hands 'Birdman' 10 nods; Canada lands with 'Mommy'

The International Press Academy (IPA) has given "Birdman" 10 nominations which were announced today as award season is kicking into gear. These are known as The Satellite Awards.

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.

'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' 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.

'Dumb and Dumber To' deflates 'Big Hero 6' with silliness, laughs

UPDATE: The box office usually stays steady after the dust settles. Every now and then the top numbers change and need attention.

'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.

'Big Hero 6' and 'Interstellar' to provide big box office boost

Coming off a brutal weekend at the box office, it looks like a healthy rebound is here. Just in time as this is the weekend when Hollywood kicks off the holiday season. Now, enter "Interstellar" and "Big Hero 6."

'Nightcrawler' creeps; Marvel announces release dates until 2019

A funny thing happened on the way to Halloween this year. For the most part, Hollywood is ignoring it, much like one other holiday this past year.

'Ouija' summons up a win

A movie based on a board game took over the box office with an estimated $19.8 million. It provided movie-goers with the Halloween flavor as the holiday approaches.

'Ouija' to scare up the box office

It doesn't take a Ouija board to see the what the box office has in store this weekend. Timing is everything for the movie called "Ouija."

Ferocious 'Fury' fights, flies high for solid box office victory

It was a World War II drama that took the lead with a fury at the box office. It ended up being an easy win over a two-time champ and a Halloween-themed film.

Christian radio show host accused of molesting 3-year-old boy

A conservative Christian talk radio host was arrested this week and jailed on charges that he sexually assaulted a young boy.

Head of Twitter news staff lasts less than one year

San Francisco - The head of Twitter's news staff left the social media company Wednesday after less than a year at the helm of a revitalized operation.

Denzel Washington will blast 'The Equalizer' past 'The Boxtrolls'

UPDATE: As noted, "The Equalizer" is blasting past "The Boxtrolls" in what will be an easy win at the weekend box office. It should also beat projections and may end up in the $32-36 million range.

'The Maze Runner' sprints to an easy win

It didn't take long to see that "The Maze Runner" would easily win the weekend box office race. The only question would be where the numbers would end up.

'No Good Deed' splashes past 'Dolphin Tale 2'

It wasn't a tale about a dolphin that provided a nice surprise at the box office over the weekend, but rather a suspense film. It was a also tale of two new movies where one over-achieved and the other one under-performed.

'The Identical' will not beat 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

Looking at the new releases at the box office and it looks like another slow weekend is in the making. That will bode well for the holdovers again, but it means September starts slow.

Billy Crystal to honor Robin Williams at Emmy Awards

Los Angeles - The Emmy Awards always feature an "In Memoriam" segment during the broadcast. This year, many will tune in even if they ignore the rest of the show, for one simple reason — Robin Williams.

Op-Ed: How the Internet has changed the world

Over the last decade, a massive paradigm shift has occurred with regards to the way we collect, analyze and distribute news and information.

'Ninja Turtles' eats it up for another win

It was a repeat win for "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" as it left the newcomers without a top slice of the pie. For "Ninja Turtles," that pie is pizza and their take this weekend is an estimated $28.4 million.
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