Film

Woody Allen conjures up illusion for 'Magic in the Moonlight'

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NEW YORK - Woody Allen explores the mysteries of illusion and love in "Magic in the Moonlight," a period romantic comedy inspired by 1920s clairvoyants who were debunked by leading magicians of the day.

Douglas, Keaton get second chance at love in 'And So It Goes'

NEW YORK - Michael Douglas is more accustomed to playing dashing leading men and corporate types, so he took a deep breath when offered the role of an ornery widower with a second chance for love in the romantic comedy "And So It Goes."

22 Jul 2014

'Iron Man' Robert Downey Jr highest-earning actor: Forbes

NEW YORK - Robert Downey Jr, the star of Disney's Marvel superhero film franchises "Iron Man," and "The Avengers," is Hollywood's highest paid actor for the second consecutive year, with estimated earnings of $75 million, according to Forbes.com. | Video

People, 21 Jul 2014

'Apes' rules North American box office for second straight weekend

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK - Sci-fi sequel "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" beat a new horror flick, an animated family film and an adult comedy to keep its grip on the U.S. and Canadian box office title for a second straight weekend.

20 Jul 2014

The top films at the North American box office

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK - Following are the top 10 movies at North American box offices for the three days starting July 18, led by "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," according to studio estimates compiled by Reuters.

20 Jul 2014

'Gone Girl' to kick off New York Film Festival

NEW YORK - "Gone Girl," director David Fincher's film adaptation of the best-selling book starring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike, will have its world premiere and open the 52nd New York Film Festival, organizers said on Thursday.

17 Jul 2014

Ron Howard to direct documentary about the Beatles

NEW YORK - Oscar winning director Ron Howard said on Wednesday he will produce and direct an authorized feature-length documentary about the Beatles, covering the Fab Four years touring from 1960 to 1966. | Video

16 Jul 2014

Seth MacFarlane is sued for stealing idea for 'Ted'

- Producer-director Seth MacFarlane has been sued by a California production company for allegedly stealing the idea for a foul-mouthed talking bear with a penchant for drinking, drugs and prostitutes for his 2012 hit movie "Ted." | Video

People 16 Jul 2014

'Planet of the Apes' climbs to top of U.S. box office charts

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK - "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," a sequel about highly intelligent apes that battle with humans for dominance, has knocked the giant "Transformers" robots out of the top spot on U.S. and Canadian movie charts.

13 Jul 2014

The top films at the North American box office

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK - Following are the top 10 movies at North American box offices for the three days starting July 11, led by "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," according to studio estimates compiled by Reuters.

13 Jul 2014
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In superhero gender bend, Marvel unveils Thor as a woman

- Comic book superhero character Thor, who first appeared in 1962 and is based on the Norse hammer-wielding god, will now be a woman, publisher Marvel Comics said on Tuesday. | Video