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Gwyneth Paltrow Breaks Silence After Split

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 10:14am

Gwyneth Paltrow is speaking out for the first time since she and Chris Marin announced their "conscious uncoupling." In this week's GOOP (where she first announced the split earlier this week), the 41-year-old actress added a small note of thanks.

Ahead of World Cup, filmmakers to present soccer-inspired movies

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 9:43am

Riding on the wave of enthusiasm before and after the World Cup, film studios are preparing to release several movies celebrating the world's most popular sport. Two of this summer's soccer movies even have a connection to Brazil. The most anticipated of these is without a doubt "Pelé," a biopic on the legendary Brazilian player Edson Arantes do Nascimento, known throughout the world by his nickname. The film will focus primarily on the athlete's youth in Brazil and the lead up to his first World Cup victory in Sweden in 1958.

Morocco's movie 'Mecca' seeks return to glory days

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 9:16am

Ouarzazate in southern Morocco was once dubbed the "Mecca" of the film industry for its studio facilities and the stark beauty of its locations, with many Hollywood blockbusters shot there. All of them feature scenes shot at Ouarzazate, which lies at the foot of the scenic High Atlas Mountains.

Action, special effects helps Hollywood in China

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 8:29am

BEIJING (AP) — Captain America and Spider-Man are seeking to dominate the Chinese box office in the coming weeks, proving that U.S. patriotic superheroes can overcome China's leeriness of foreign films if they promise big money.

'Grandmaster' earns top honor at Asian Film Awards

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 8:03am

MACAU (AP) — "The Grandmaster" won best picture, best director for Wong Kar Wai and five other honors at the Asian Film Awards.

Trailer: nature unleashes its fury in 'Into the Storm'

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 7:47am

Warner Bros have uploaded the first teaser trailer for the forthcoming catastrophe movie, which is due in theaters in August. "Into the Storm" was directed by Steve Quale, who helmed the horror movie "Final Destination 5."  The cast includes British actor Richard Armitage ("The Hobbit") and American actress Sarah Wayne Callies ("The Walking Dead").

Trailer: chaos returns in 'The Purge' sequel

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 6:45am

Universal Pictures has released the first full-length trailer for "The Purge: Anarchy," the sequel to the hit horror movie of summer 2013.

Arnie tries for subtlety, with guns, in 'Sabotage'

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 6:20am

By his own admission, Arnold Schwarzenegger is famous for "black and white," good-versus-bad films. In "Sabotage," the 66-year-old actor plays Breacher, head of a special unit of the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) whose members start being brutally killed one by one, after a cartel bust. My characters are usually black and white, I'm the good guy and there are the bad guys, then with a little bit of humor throughout the movie and that's it," he said. Challenging him was director David Ayer, who made 2012's "End of Watch" and wrote the screenplays for "The Fast and the Furious" and "Training Day" in 2001, and 2003's "S.W.A.T."

Depp eerie as mad machine in 'Transcendence'

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 12:46am

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Footage of the sci-fi drama "Transcendence" previewed at CinemaCon in Las Vegas shows an eerily convincing Johnny Depp as a terminally ill scientist turned unruly machine in the Wally Pfister film that asks: What if we could upload a human mind into a computer?

'X-Men' preview shows abilities of new mutants

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 9:13pm

LAS VEGAS (AP) — In the first few minutes of a new "X-Men: Days of Future Past" clip, some X-Men attempt to battle ruthless metal monsters using their special abilities.

Mila Kunis jokes about engagement with Tatum

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 9:09pm

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Mila Kunis joined her co-star Channing Tatum to promote their movie "Jupiter Ascending" at CinemaCon but deftly deflected questions about her reported engagement to Ashton Kutcher.

Cameron Diaz talks new film, Paltrow breakup

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 9:09pm

LAS VEGAS (AP) — If you count yourself among those who've never been cheated on, Cameron Diaz has these words of wisdom: It will happen, or it's already happened and you just don't know it.

Palm Springs give big send-off to giant Marilyn

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 8:53pm
PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — Palm Springs is singing "Goodbye, Norma Jean."

Review: Lars von Trier's sex epic 'Nymphomaniac'

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 6:03pm

Lars von Trier's four-hour "Nymphomaniac," which is being released in two "volumes," is a sexual odyssey that could be described as thoughtful, provocative, ridiculous, comically deranged, electrically composed, occasionally beautiful, unforgettable and terrible.

Russell Crowe calls 'Noah' criticism 'irrational'

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 5:16pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Russell Crowe calls the criticism that the film "Noah" has received "irrational" and says he's happy audiences can finally see it for themselves.

Chavez biopic shown to 1,000 Calif. farm workers

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 4:54pm

DELANO, Calif. (AP) — In California's fertile Central Valley, immigrant workers pick produce sold worldwide. They're mostly Spanish speakers who work long hours in the dirt and sun — not your typical crowd for a Hollywood movie premiere.

Aronofsky's 'Noah' is everything _ except boring

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 4:13pm

What to make of Darren Aronofsky's "Noah"? Perhaps that's the wrong question. Indeed, what NOT to make of "Noah"? Because it is so many things.

'The Grandmaster' sweeps Asian Film Awards, crew mourn lost stuntman

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 4:06pm

Martial arts fantasy "The Grandmaster" dominated the Asian Film Awards on Thursday with seven wins including best movie, as its emotional director mourned the film's stuntman who was on the missing Malaysian jetliner. India's "The Lunchbox" was the only other film to win multiple prizes at the star-studded event at Macau's City of Dreams casino resort, winning awards for best actor and screenwriter. "The Grandmaster", inspired by the life of Yip Man -- the mentor of legendary kung fu star Bruce Lee -- scooped awards in most other major categories, including best director for Wong Kar-wai and best actress for Zhang Ziyi. But despite the big wins a sombre mood hung over the film crew, with Wong using his acceptance speech to ask Malaysia for greater transparency in the search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 which went missing on March 8 with 239 people on board.

The 2 stars in 'Heathers' musical enjoy revenge

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 8:15am

NEW YORK (AP) — Break out the shoulder pads and corn nuts: The musical of "Heathers" is about to open in New York. One thing's for sure — it will be so very.

The 2 stars in 'Heather' musical enjoy revenge

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 7:54am

NEW YORK (AP) — Break out the shoulder pads and corn nuts: The musical of "Heathers" is about to open in New York. One thing's for sure — it will be so very.