Tab Hunter, perhaps the most popular pretty-boy movie star of the 1950s, spent most of his film career in the closet. At 85, he’s promoting a candid film documentary, “Tab Hunter Confidential,” now available on Blu-ray, DVD and Netflix.
An Ohio appeals court has upheld the felony conviction of a former substitute teacher who was sentenced to three months in jail for showing a movie including graphic sex and violence to a high school class.
Screenwriters for three Hollywood movie blockbusters and several television shows will be among the speakers at the DePaul University School of Cinematic Arts' annual Courier 12 Screenwriting Conference.
A producer says "we all respect his privacy" as Brad Pitt skipped his first public appearance after last week's split with Angelina Jolie Pitt. He didn't attend the premiere of Terrence Malick's new documentary Wednesday night as scheduled.
Ratings by the Motion Picture Association of America are: (G) for general audiences; (PG) parental guidance urged because of material possibly unsuitable for children; (PG-13) parents are strongly cautioned to give guidance for attendance of children younger than 13; (R) restricted, younger than 17 admitted only with parent or adult guardian; (NC-17) no one 17 and younger admitted.
With a scant introduction, director Peter Berg airlifts the audience into the chaotic micro-culture of offshore oil drilling in "Deepwater Horizon." Our hero, Mike Williams (Mark Wahlberg), barely has time to kiss his wife (Kate Hudson) and kid (Stella Allen) before we're awash in the jargon and joshing of roughnecks, engineers and BP company men jostling for the bottom line.
She's the lone woman in "The Magnificent Seven." She's the (seemingly) perfect wife with a terrible secret in "The Girl on the Train." And she's playing a starlet opposite Warren Beatty in the veteran actor's upcoming Howard Hughes movie, "Rules Don't Apply."
Tim Burton's new movie about an orphanage for fantastically gifted kids is expected to debut at the head of its class at the box office this weekend, expelling last week's victor, "The Magnificent Seven," from the top of the charts.
It has been a year of big-budget busts at the multiplex as gigantanormous pics such as "Ghostbusters," "Ben-Hur," "X-Men: Apocalypse," and Steven Spielberg's "The BFG" barely broke even - if that. The epic disaster "Ben-Hur" cost $100 million to make and has returned an embarrassing $26 million.
Ah, Westerns. They showcase simpler times before gun control and equal rights, when you could harass a woman or shoot another dude for pissing you off with no consequences. Everybody loves a good Western.
The name Deepwater Horizon is synonymous to most with environmental catastrophe and corporate negligence. For Mike Williams, who survived the April 2010 oil-rig explosion by plunging into the Gulf of Mexico from several stories up, it was about something else.
Intelligence officer Amanda Waller (Viola Davis) decides to assemble a team of dangerous, incarcerated supervillains for a top-secret mission. Figuring it has nothing to lose, the U.S. government supplies weapons to Deadshot (Will Smith), Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie), Captain Boomerang (Jai Courtney) and other despicable inmates. Dubbed the Suicide Squad, the united criminals must defeat a mysterious and powerful entity while contending with the antics of the diabolical Joker (Jared Leto).
The Museum of Science and Natural History opened September 25, 1960 featuring exhibits like the 14-foot Kodiak bear; a giant globe in the lobby (originally built for Pan American Airlines); Seminole and Tequesta Indians scenes; and a planetarium.