For a movie icon, there may be a tendency to consider it a swan song when winning a Lifetime Achievement Award from your acting peers. That seems unlikely from someone as spry and active as octogenarian … More »Dick Van Dyke’s SAG Lifetime Achievement Award: Cast This Icon in a New Movie Musical
In the wake of Disney and Lucasfilm hiring J.J. Abrams to director "Star Wars: Episode VII," some details have emerged about how the "Star Trek" director was convinced to come aboard. More »More Details Surrounding J.J. Abrams and 'Star Wars: Episode VII' Emerge
It's possible that 2012 will go down as the year that films became so diverse in excellence, the balance of awards had to be more diffuse rather than uniform. That stretch is now between "Argo" and "Lincoln", … More »Oscar Dilemma After 'Argo' PGA Win: Best Picture with No Best Director Should Require Changes
This weekend, Disney and Lucasfilm confirmed that J.J. Abrams will direct and produce "Star Wars: Episode VII" after all; however, neither the studio nor the director have confirmed the film's proposed … More »J.J. Abrams Hasn't Agreed to 2015 Release Date for 'Star Wars: Episode VII'
Subtlety in a performance isn't always awarded as much as it should be, especially when trying to prove one's worth in front of an academy of acting peers. If nothing else, the Screen Actors Guild Awards … More »Will the SAG Awards Reward Actors and Actresses Who Go to Extremes in Their Performances?
While the folks over at The Wrap sniffed out J.J. Abrams's involvement with "Star Wars: Episode VII" a few days ago, the studio has now confirmed that the "Star Trek" director will be behind the camera … More »J.J. Abrams Confirmed to Direct 'Star Wars: Episode VII'
We no longer have political drafting in America, even if it may have to resume once the Presidential candidate pickings become slim and one person overwhelms as a favorite. Hollywood hasn't seen cinematic … More »Is Picking J.J. Abrams to Direct 'Star Wars: Episode VII' the Equivalent of Political Drafting?
A couple of months ago, J.J. Abrams revealed that he was offered a shot at directing "Star Wars: Episode VII" but turned it down. However, he must have had a change of heart, as Disney and Lucasfilm have … More »J.J. Abrams Will Direct 'Star Wars: Episode VII'
In all those think tank rooms where Hollywood dreams up their derivative ideas, one brainstorm still has potential: A new film franchise utilizing grown up fairy tale children. It's a wonder that idea … More »Cinematic Fairy Tale Children All Grown Up: 'Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters' Takes from 'Alice'
Last year, WWE Films and Lionsgate announced that they would produce a "Leprechaun" reboot starring WWE star Hornswaggle. Little has happened since, but WWE Studios president Michael Luisi recently provided … More »WWE Films Producer Discusses 'Leprechaun' Reboot
Marvel continues to add candidates to its ever-growing short list of actors to take on the role of Star-Lord in "Guardians of the Galaxy," and reports also indicate that the studio have considered tapping … More »Marvel May Want Jim Carrey and Adam Sandler for 'Guardians of the Galaxy'
It seems that popular film festivals are now the new celebrity party where you can obtain free swag, possibly free food, and freely show your assets to the cameras. And you can do all that while not even … More »Paris Hilton Attends Sundance: A Chance for the Festival to Outline New Rules for Who Can Attend
During the course of production on "Man of Steel," most of the familiar Superman roles were cast. However, one of them has been conspicuously absent: Jimmy Olsen, Superman's photographer pal at The Daily … More »Rumor: Jimmy Olsen to Become Jenny Olsen in 'Man of Steel'
Of all biopics made on historical figures, Martin Luther King, Jr. still hasn't had a biopic that's as venerated as recent "Lincoln." Perhaps as with Abraham Lincoln, finding the right actor to portray … More »When Will MLK, Jr. Film 'Memphis' Finally Be Made? Timing Films to Historical Anniversaries
While it's not unusual to see some A-list stars compete with themselves at the box office, most of those cases involve the actor or actress looking mostly recognizable for fans. But you can't say that … More »Jessica Chastain as Queen of Box Office: Is Secret to Success Being Unrecognizable in Every Part?
Brian De Palma and Al Pacino will team up for the third time on "Happy Valley," the proposed film that will chronicle the life of beleaguered football coach and fallen idol Joe Paterno. More »Brian De Palma and Al Pacino Headed to 'Happy Valley'
Martin Scorsese is knee-deep in post-production on his latest film, "The Wolf of Wall Street," but he's already turned his eyes towards future projects. Reports indicate that he is adamant about finally … More »Martin Scorsese Eyes Future Projects
Anticipation for Park Chan-wook's American debut of "Stoker" has been so intense in the last year that it seems impossible it can stand up to every expectation. Online clips make it look like a stylistic … More »Will 'Stoker' Be a Standout at Sundance? 'The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete' May Supersede
Product placement in movies has taken a new path in recent years in being considerably less subtle than it used to be. We're far too aware now when we see even prestigious actors strategically holding … More »The Chevrolet Corvette C6 ZR1 in 'The Last Stand': Can Cars Still Become Iconic when in Movies?
When Joseph Gordon-Levitt signed on to "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For," it opened a veritable floodgate of casting news for the upcoming sequel, as director Robert Rodriguez has continued to add to the … More »Ray Liotta, Juno Temple, and Jeremy Piven Join 'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For'
A fifth "Terminator" film is inching closer to reality, as Annapurna Pictures and Skydance Productions have tapped Laeta Kalogridis and Patrick Lussier to pen a script for the sequel. More »Laeta Kalogridis and Patrick Lussier to Write 'Terminator 5'
Some of us saw it coming that a new film genre of older action stars would become a moderately popular attraction at the movies in 2013. What's still unknown is whether audiences will accept Arnold Schwarzenegger … More »Schwarzenegger as Comedian: The Renewed Action Star’s Film Future Should Be in Intentional Comedies
If Class Division Film 'Elysium' is Jodie Foster’s Last Acting Role, Would it Seal Her Acting Legacy …Yahoo! Contributor Network - Tue, Jan 15, 2013 2:40 PM EST
As candid and as fascinating as Jodie Foster's speech was while receiving the Cecil B. DeMille Award on the Golden Globe Awards, it was more brilliant of her to come out as ambiguous in announcing her … More »If Class Division Film 'Elysium' is Jodie Foster’s Last Acting Role, Would it Seal Her Acting Legacy?