<p>Daniel Radcliffe</p>

Daniel Radcliffe

Credit: AP Photo

8 things we learned from Daniel Radcliffe's Comic-Con debut

Wearing 'Horns' can be pretty damn empowering

SAN DIEGO — Finally, after years of false starts, the one and only Daniel Radcliffe came to Hall H at Comic-Con. He wasn't here for "Harry Potter" or the upcoming "Frankenstein" from 20th Century Fox. No, Radcliffe came down for his acclaimed fantasy horror drama "Horns," which debuted last September at the Toronto Film Festival, but is opening in theaters from Radius-TWC in October.

Read Full Post
<p>Jeff Bridges, Brenton Thwaites and Odeya Rush promote &quot;The Giver&quot; at Comic-Con 2014.</p>

Jeff Bridges, Brenton Thwaites and Odeya Rush promote "The Giver" at Comic-Con 2014.

Credit: AP Photo/Richard Shotwell

Taylor Swift, Meryl Streep and 3 other things we learned from 'The Giver' at Comic Con

Author Lois Lowry steals the show from Jeff Bridges and Brenton Thwaites

SAN DIEGO — The latest young adult novel to head to the big screen, "The Giver," showed its wares at Comic-Con 2014 on Thursday. Oscar winner and movie legend Jeff Bridges was on hand, but none other than original author Lois Lowry stole the show.

Read Full Post
Matthew McConaughey and Christopher Nolan surprise with 'Interstellar' trailer

Matthew McConaughey and Christopher Nolan surprise with 'Interstellar' trailer

Did we get an 'Alright, alright?' You bet we did

SAN DIEGO — After many rumors and wild media speculation, "Interstellar" director Christopher Nolan and star Matthew McConaughey surprised Comic-Con's Hall H crowd by making their first appearances at the pop culture festival. And once they hit the stage, it seemed somewhat likely that a new trailer would be screened for the audience. More intriguingly, the duo provided more details on how the movie came to be and what to expect this November.

Read Full Post
'Wild,' 'The Judge' and 'The Equalizer' among initial 2014 Toronto Film Festival premieres

'Wild,' 'The Judge' and 'The Equalizer' among initial 2014 Toronto Film Festival premieres

Lots of big stars headed to the Great White North once more

The Toronto International Film Festival announced its initial wave of 2014 premieres and galas this morning and it features some familiar awards titles, some big stars and some unexpected studio titles.

Read Full Post
What films will screen or premiere at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival?

What films will screen or premiere at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival?

The Canadian filmmakers are easy to guess, but what about everyone else?

Early Tuesday morning, the Toronto International Film Festival will announce its initial wave of films for the 2014 edition of the festival. As usual, there will be a slew of films that have played at either Cannes or Sundance, a number of star-filled projects looking for distribution, some broader studio films that may or may not be awards season fodder and then, of course, the potential Oscar players.

Read Full Post
16 legendary movie failures that worked on paper but not on screen

16 legendary movie failures that worked on paper but not on screen

You never know for sure until you get in front of the camera

Yes, it's a cliche to remark that the movie business isn't easy.  If it were Hollywood would be celebrating multiple blockbusters grossing over $300 million this summer and, if you haven't been paying attention, they clearly are not. What works as a pitch, a screenplay or a development package doesn't always work on screen.

Read Full Post
Best and Worst: Was there anything funny or sexy in 'Sex Tape'?
Credit: Sony Pictures

Best and Worst: Was there anything funny or sexy in 'Sex Tape'?

Did we just want to see somebody else on the tape?

"Sex Tape" is one of those movies that looks great on paper.  Cameron Diaz, an actress who has skillfully honed her comedic talents over the years, and Jason Segel, a funny actor and talented screenwriter, team up in a romantic comedy/farce about a couple who lose a sex tape they made for personal use and have to get it back before it embarrasses them publicly.  Both actors are teaming up with director Jake Kasdan who they collaborated with on the hit summer comedy "Bad Teacher."  If the script is funny this should be a slam dunk right?  Wrong.

Read Full Post
NYFF wins again as Paul Thomas Anderson's 'Inherent Vice' snags centerpiece gala slot

NYFF wins again as Paul Thomas Anderson's 'Inherent Vice' snags centerpiece gala slot

Second major get for the festival

Think you're all that Telluride? Feeling confident in your slate Venice? Fighting for your premiere life Toronto? Well, the New York Film Festival has no plans of sitting on the sidelines in the battle for major premieres this fall movie season. On Wednesday, the Film Society of Lincoln Center revealed that David Fincher's "Gone Girl" will open the festival on Sept. 26. Friday evening it was revealed that another highly anticipated film, Paul Thomas Anderson's "Inherent Vice," will be the event's centerpiece gala.

Read Full Post
Exclusive: Simon Pegg holds up 'Hector and the Search for Happiness' poster

Exclusive: Simon Pegg holds up 'Hector and the Search for Happiness' poster

Fall movie season is just around the corner

Can you believe we're less about two months away from Fall movie season? By mid-September studios and indies start to slowly roll out their more prestige releases some of which may or may not be awards season fodder. One film arriving in September that might not be on your radar yet is Peter Chelsom's "Hector and the Search for Happiness."

Read Full Post
10 all-time greatest Comic-Con movie panels

10 all-time greatest Comic-Con movie panels

Plus: Two very special honorable mentions

If you follow any prominent journalist, critic or entertainment reporter on Twitter or Facebook, you may have noticed the past few weeks have been spent dreading Comic-Con. There are some prominent exceptions, but for the most part the San Diego pop culture extravaganza is one of the toughest and most stressful events to cover on the entertainment calendar. As members of the media, we often becomes so fixated on the negatives we forget how often Comic-Con brings joy to the movie or TV fan inside all of us. And frankly, it's our job to convey that excitement to all of our readers who can't make it down to Hall H or Ballroom 23.  

Read Full Post
Prev Page 1 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 142 143