Once she’d decided to take on her gritty new role in “Wild,” there were a few things Reese Witherspoon knew she DIDN'T want to hear from movie studio executives: “We want her to be more likable.” “We don’t want her to use drugs.” “We don’t want her to be profane.” And so, Witherspoon says, she didn’t give them the chance.
"The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1," the Lionsgate sequel expected to win the Thanksgiving weekend box-office race, began its holiday feast early by earning a studio-estimated $14.5 million Wednesday, raising its cumulative U.S. and Canadian gross to an estimated $157.6 million.
The engrossing biopic “The Theory of Everything” brings a tad more insight into eminent physicist Stephen Hawking. But where it really shines is in the complicated relationship between Hawking (Eddie Redmayne) and his first wife, Jane (Felicity Jones).
"Mockingjay, Part 1" didn't catch fire like the previous installments of "The Hunger Games," but it still had the biggest opening of the year with $123 million at the weekend box office, according to studio estimates Sunday.
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, a helmetless storm trooper appeared in frame, panicked and sweaty in the middle of vast desert landscape, kicking off the first official look at "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."
"Once Upon a Time Veronica" begins with a scene of wordless ecstasy, an imaginatively shot glimpse of a group sexual encounter on a beach in Brazil. This sequence is more than a tip-off to this film's notably sensual nature, it is a clue to the personality of its title character as well.
The disturbing, involving, always-complex story of British mathematician Alan Turing is a tale crafted to resonate for our time, and the smartly entertaining "The Imitation Game" gives it the kind of crackerjack cinematic presentation that's pure pleasure to experience.
Filmmaker Anthony Powell has, he says, spent most of his adult life in Antarctica, living at the bottom of the world for more than 100 months (including nine very cold winters) spread out over a 15-year period.
In the sexually inappropriate and politically incorrect "Horrible Bosses 2," the bumbling workplace underdogs played by Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis and Charlie Day are about to try their hand at being in charge. And at times, they are horribly funny.