Movie

  • New ESPN sports docs include 'Tonya and Nancy'
    Diaalnews- 2013-07-25 06:40:36 UTC
    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The knee whack heard 'round the world will be revisited near the 20th anniversary of the rivalry between Olympic figure skaters Nancy Kerrigan and Tonya Harding, as one of six new documentaries on ESPN's "30 for 30" se...
  • Dennis Farina, star of 'Law & Order,' dead at 69
    Dcfbec62843b5118380f6a706700a2be 2013-07-23 06:52:11 UTC
    NEW YORK (AP) — Dennis Farina, a onetime Chicago cop who as a popular character actor played a TV cop on "Law & Order" during his wide-ranging career, has died. Death came Monday morning in a Scottsdale, Ariz., hospital after Farina suffered a ...
  • Pirate drama 'Black Sails' launches at Comic-Con
    Diaalnews 2013-07-19 17:06:53 UTC
    SAN DIEGO (AP) — "Black Sails" cast out into the open waters of Comic-Con. Starz isn't premiering the mature pirate drama until next year, but the first episode was screened for hundreds of fans — some dressed in pirate regalia — at a movie the...
  • Internet shows its muscle by making Emmy history
    House_of_cards_season_6_suspended_after_kevin_spacey_allegation 2013-07-19 06:46:58 UTC
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Emmy Awards are television's biggest celebration of itself, but this year's ceremony will face an intruder: "House of Cards," the first online series to nab a top nomination with its best drama series. Netflix's triumph o...
  • Harrison Ford can't escape Han Solo, Indiana Jones
    Diaalnews- 2013-07-19 06:12:11 UTC
    SAN DIEGO (AP) — It's been years since Harrison Ford played towering film characters Indiana Jones and Han Solo, but the questions still come — especially at Comic-Con. Ford made his second appearance at the all-things-geek gathering Thursday t...
  • Box office: 'Despicable Me 2' holds top spot
    10031b932f764517370f6a7067009ce1 2013-07-15 06:16:16 UTC
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Universal's minions ran away with the box office for the second week in a row. With $44.8 million in domestic ticket sales Friday through Sunday, the animated sequel "Despicable Me 2" outdid the debuts of the Adam Sandler com...
  • Actress Remini breaks with Scientology
    Diaalnews- 2013-07-12 10:16:05 UTC
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Leah Remini is expressing appreciation to fans and others following word of her decision to leave the Church of Scientology. In a statement issued Thursday by her talent agency, the former "King of Queens" star said s...
  • Sam Mendes returning to direct 24th Bond film
    Ac399bff30294817370f6a7067005a8b 2013-07-11 16:39:34 UTC
    NEW YORK (AP) — Sam Mendes is coming back to direct another James Bond film with Daniel Craig following the enormously successful "Skyfall." The British director Mendes had said earlier that "Skyfall" would be his lone entry in the 007 canon, b...
  • Snowden’s story is a tempting prospect for filmmakers
    P01ckngn 2013-07-11 15:30:21 UTC
    America’s famous NSA leaker has attracted fascination from around the globe. And whether he is viewed as a noble whistleblower or a traitor, the film world is interested in telling his tale. Four young filmmakers based in Hong Kong have done it...
  • Demian Bichir delves into immigration debate
    06d68122f2b11a16370f6a7067000bba 2013-07-10 17:55:49 UTC
    NEW YORK (AP) — Forgive Mexican actor Demian Bichir for pointing out the obvious metaphor in the title of his new TV series "The Bridge," but someone had to do it. "We need bridges more than walls, you know what I mean?" said Bichir about the i...
  • John Cusack: from hearththrob to psychopath
    Diaalnews 2013-07-07 15:38:08 UTC
    Yesterday he was in Australia. Or was it tomorrow? John Cusack is confused. He's just returned from the Gold Coast, where he was filming his latest movie – Hard Drive, a heist thriller – and there's a brief interlude before he heads off again. Som...
  • James Gandolfini leaves bulk of $70M estate to his two children
    Diaalnews.com- 2013-07-04 17:52:52 UTC
    New York Post - But the biggest chunk of the late “Sopranos” star’s bada-ching will go to his two kids — “beloved’’ son Michael, 13, and daughter Liliana Ruth, 8 months — as well as his wife, Deborah Lin, and his two sisters. The star of the HB...
  • Christian Bale gives up Batman role
    Diaalnews- 2013-07-02 16:47:12 UTC
    Christian Bale will not be returning to the role of Batman – in a Justice League movie or any other film. Speaking to Entertainment Weekly, the British actor confirmed his trilogy of films as the caped crusader for Christopher Nolan between 200...
  • Alec Baldwin launches Twitter rant against journalist
    Diaalnews 2013-06-28 15:07:40 UTC
    (CNN) -- Alec Baldwin is at it again. And this time, a journalist is on the receiving end of his expletive-filled rant. The actor waged a war of words with a Daily Mail journalist over a report alleging Baldwin's wife was tweeting during actor Ja...
  • 'Lone Ranger' stars have historic roots in justice
    Diaalnews 2013-06-26 11:04:24 UTC
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer fight for justice in their upcoming film, "The Lone Ranger," but their ancestors did it for real. Genealogy research website Ancestry.com revealed Wednesday the two actors descend from historic Am...
  • 'Monsters' beats zombies, Superman at box office
    04ce30cea7925114350f6a706700d107 2013-06-23 18:19:31 UTC
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Turns out zombies and Superman are no match for monsters. Disney's "Monsters University" is the weekend box-office winner, according to studio estimates released Sunday. The animated family film, which reunites the cast and c...
  • Some of Tony Soprano's memorable lines
    Diaalnews 2013-06-20 04:35:26 UTC
    NEW YORK (AP) — Some memorable lines spoken by the late James Gandolfini as Tony Soprano in "The Sopranos": —"You know my feelings: Every day is a gift. It's just, does it have to be a pair of socks?" —"What kind of (expletive) human being a...
  • 'Man of Steel' takes flight with $125M debut
    Man-of-steel 2013-06-16 17:35:07 UTC
    "Man of Steel" leaped over box office expectations in a single weekend. The Warner Bros. superhero film earned $113 million in its opening weekend at the box office, according to studio estimates Sunday. The Superman tale starring Henr...
  • 'The Purge' scares up $36.4 million at box office
    A809f9599aa0bb12330f6a706700d885 2013-06-09 17:51:48 UTC
    NEW YORK (AP) — The suspense thriller "The Purge" topped the weekend box office with a shocking $36.4 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. The Universal film starring Ethan Hawke nearly doubled industry expectations, as audiences fl...
  • 'Internship' film focuses on Google's good side
    32edd2559a9fbb12330f6a7067009788 2013-06-05 04:31:55 UTC
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — This scene isn't in the movie, but it might have been fitting if "The Internship" had ended with stars Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson wearing ruby red shoes while clicking their heels and dreamily whispering, "There's no p...
  • Does 'After Earth' end reign of Mr. Box Office?
    Will-smith-after-earth 2013-06-04 05:29:04 UTC
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — It used to be that if a summer flick starred Will Smith, it was a guaranteed moneymaker: First place at the box office, maybe a franchise in the making. But the 44-year-old actor's latest film opened with a thud. "Af...
  • Pitt says Muse provides perfect soundtrack to film
    F245fc0f7c19a512330f6a70670012c9 2013-06-04 05:22:03 UTC
    LONDON (AP) — Brad Pitt wants the music for "World War Z" to be much more than a footnote. Pitt says that while making the zombie flick, out on June 21, he wanted the film's soundtrack to have songs reminiscent of those made for "The Ex...
  • Jolie joins Pitt at 'World War Z' London premiere
    F4937e447b54a112330f6a7067002d06 2013-06-03 04:48:53 UTC
    LONDON (AP) — Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie stepped out together Sunday at the premiere of zombie thriller "World War Z" — Jolie's first public appearance since announcing last month that she had undergone a double mastectomy. The couple sai...
  • 'Fast 6' hangs onto first place at box office
    E432b206084b8011320f6a7067007b1e 2013-06-03 04:42:17 UTC
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — With its supercharged muscle cars, "Fast & Furious 6" raced to first place at the box office for the second consecutive weekend. The Universal Pictures release is expected to add another $34.5 million to its North Ameri...
  • Cinema's colorful wildlife on view at Cannes
    D9ad8cbea37ffb11320f6a706700673f 2013-05-28 04:35:40 UTC
    CANNES, France (AP) — "Look at these people, this wildlife." As the partying journalist of Paolo Sorrentino's "The Great Beauty," Toni Servillo was surveying Rome's colorful nightlife, but he might as well have been contemplating the Cann...