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 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.
On screen, the Overland Park native has convinced friends to have an orgy, buddies to take a week off from marriage and neighbors to smuggle marijuana across the border. This week, he’ll try to convince his pals to kidnap someone in “Horrible Bosses 2.” But while Sudeikis’ bad influence is pervasive onscreen, he’s become noticeably more domestic in his personal life.
Texas' highest court has granted a new sentencing hearing for the mortician whose conviction for killing his longtime companion and storing her body in a freezer inspired the dark-comedy movie "Bernie."
Jennifer Kent was a successful actress in her native Australia when she wrote a letter to art house provocateur Lars von Trier, whom she had long admired but never met. She was seeking career advice - Kent hoped to transition behind the camera - so she reached out to one of the world's most singular directors.
ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY 2 stars. Ed Oxenbould plays the boy who unintentionally jinxes his parents (Steve Carell and Jennifer Garner) and siblings. Comic mayhem ensues ... predictably. An adequate if artificial kids' comedy. 1 hr. 21 PG (profanity, acts of recklessness) - David Hiltbrand
When shopping for the movie lover on your list, why not think outside the box (set)? While DVD or Blu-Ray box sets can still make great gifts, here are some other things to consider for your favorite cinephile this season.
In a story Nov. 25 about a Muhammad Ali documentary, The Associated Press misspelled Veronica Porche's first name. Her name is Veronica, not Veronice. In addition, Maryum Ali's name was misspelled once as Maryam in the story.