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‘Transformers 4′: Why the Box Office Smash is a Turning Point in China
China looms over the film industry, representing its best hope for growth at a time when nimbler competitors such as television and online video are siphoning away attention and audiences. The world&#...
Man Stabbed at BET Awards Pre-Party
Leading up to Sunday night’s BET Awards, a man was stabbed at a pre-party Saturday night and transferred to a local hospital, a LAPD spokesperson confirmed. The victim, a man in his 30s, was sta...
Keira Knightley and Mark Ruffalo's ‘Begin Again’ Hits High Notes in Specialty Box-Office Debut
“Begin Again,” the romantic comedy starring Keira Knightley and Mark Ruffalo and featuring the acting debut of Adam Levine, is off to a promising start at the specialty box office. The Wei...
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L.A. Live's New '4DX' Theater Has a Whole Lot of Shaking Going On
THR got a firsthand look at the new theater at Regal L.A. Live Stadium 14 — which has moving seats, plus wind, water and fog effects — and examined the business model behind the interactive ventur...
BET Awards Weekend: 1 Killed, 5 Others Injured at Pre-Show Parties in Los Angeles
One person was killed and at least five others injured when violence unfolded at two parties that were being touted as BET Awards-related this weekend in Los Angeles. In one incident, a man was shot...
‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Director Opens Up About Being ‘Terrified’ to Let Film Go
Marvel fans may be counting down the days until the release of “Guardians of the Galaxy,” but the film’s director James Gunn is a little more emotional as Aug. 1 draws near. The writ...
Specialty Box Office: 'Begin Again' and 'Snowpiercer' Open Strong In Big Weekend For Weinsteins
Here's a rundown of the specialty box office this weekend, which saw The Weinstein Company (and their arm RADiUS-TWC) have a huge weekend thanks to "Begin Again," "Snowpiercer" and...
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Box Office: Dinesh D'Souza's 'America' Enjoys Solid Launch in Houston, Atlanta
UPDATED: The filmmakers decided to target locales where D'Souza's conservative documentary "2016: Obama's America" did especially well before opening "America" nationwide next week. read more
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Nantucket Film Fest: Richard Linklater's 'Boyhood' Among Winners
The festival drew a phalanx of Hollywood and media guests, including Aaron Sorkin, Mark Ruffalo and MSNBC's Chris Matthews.read more
‘Transformers 4' Thunders to Year's First $100 Million Box-Office Opening
Michael Bay's “Transformers: Age of Extinction” this weekend became the first movie of the year to open to $100 million at the domestic box office. Paramount's mega-budget morphing...
Box Office: ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ Rules with $100 Mil
“Transformers: Age of Extinction” dominated the global box office this weekend, debuting to an estimated $100 million in the U.S. and $301.3 million worldwide, while announcing itself as a...
‘Designing Women’ Star Meshach Taylor Dead at 67
Meshach Taylor, best known for playing interior design aide Anthony Bouvier on the hit CBS sitcom “Designing Women” has died of cancer. He was 67. He died at his home outside of Los Angele...
Meshach Taylor, Star of TV's ‘Designing Women,’ Dead at 67
Emmy-nominated actor Meshach Taylor, who co-starred on the hit CBS sitcom “Designing Women,” has died at the age of 67 from cancer. Taylor was in hospice care at his family's home i...
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Box Office: 'Transformers 4' Hits $100 Million for $301.3 Million Worldwide Debut
Michael Bay's 3D tentpole becomes the first film of 2014 so far to conquer the $100 million threshold in North America; overseas, it opens to $90 million in China, the biggest debut of all time.read m...
An 'Orange Is the New Black' Advice Column for Unlucky-in-Love Nickles
Life can be tough when you're a character on a TV show. Fortunately, filmmaker and film teacher Jennifer Peepas -- who also blogs as the wise Captain Awkward -- is here to help them deal with their dr...
Review: 'The Good Son' Lands Solid Body Blows Without Connecting Up Top
The personal story of Ray 'Boom Boom' Mancini (technically Boom Boom Jr.) is a compelling one with enough tragedy to shatter the life of a weaker man. Without giving too much away in a documentary chr...
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Moscow Film Fest: 'My Man' Wins Best Film and Best Actor
Kazuyoshi Kumakiri's film is the first Japanese grand prix winner at the Moscow International Film Festival in 15 years. read more
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'Designing Women' Star Meshach Taylor Dies at 67
He played Anthony on the 1986-93 sitcom about Atlanta interior designers, then followed with a starring role on another CBS comedy, "Dave's World." read more
Sexual Abuse Suit Against Gary Goddard Withdrawn
Michael Egan III (pictured above), who has filed sexual abuse lawsuits against director Bryan Singer and three Hollywood execs, has dismissed his suit against Broadway producer and theme park designer...
Gary Goddard Sex Abuse Lawsuit Dismissed by Accuser
Michael Egan, the plaintiff who filed lawsuits against director Bryan Singer and several other Hollywood executives for alleged sexual abuse, dismissed his suit against Broadway producer Gary Goddard...

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