Wrongheaded in conception, eye-rolling in execution, “Chappie” is a childish blend of the cute robot goofiness of “Short Circuit” and the bloody-minded mayhem of “RoboCop.” It never finds its sweet spot and never, for one moment, works.
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AMC, Regal, Cinemark and Carmike said they won’t be showing “Beasts of No Nation” because Netflix will offer the film at the same time it’s available to theaters instead of after a customary 90-day grace period.
Late in "The Sound of Music" production - after a helicopter's downdraft had knocked Julie Andrews over, after rain clobbered the schedule and budget, and after an angry farmer poked holes in a manmade brook - the leading lady delivered a tentative prediction.
It would take a supercomputer to calculate the number of movies with AI as a prominent element in them, including the new (and mysterious) “Chappie” and the upcoming “Ex Machina,” the “Terminator” reboot and “Avengers: Age of Ultron.” Stephen Hawking and other experts say the threat of artificial intelligence is real.
Will Smith's con-man caper "Focus" disrobed "Fifty Shades of Grey" at the box office, but the film's modest $19.1 million opening still left questions about the drawing power of the once unstoppable star.
The $150,000 pearl-adorned dress Lupita Nyong'o wore to this year’s Academy Awards has been reported stolen, sheriff’s officials said Thursday. Deputies responded to a West Hollywood hotel late Wednesday after the custom Calvin Klein Collection by Francisco Costa dress was reported missing from the actress’s hotel room, sheriff’s Sgt. Richard Bowman said.