Oscar-winning director Mike Nichols, who was equally adept with witty comedies and dark portrayals of alienation, died Wednesday in New York City. He was 83.
In the last five years, Jennifer Lawrence has gone from sitcom star to Oscar-winning thespian and integral component of two top-grossing film franchises -- not to mention the sort of celebrity whose goofy, down-to-earth persona makes her irresistible to meme makers and late-night talk show booking agents. She has a lot to celebrate, in other words, and with The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 arriving in theaters this weekend, we decided now would be a perfect time to pay tribute to some of the brighter critical highlights from a filmography that?s only getting started. Watch your step, because it's time to Total Recall Jennifer Lawrence style!
Often considered one of the best "cancelled-too-soon" shows, this teen comedy-drama launched the careers of not only its creators Judd Apatow (The 40-Year-Old Virgin) and Paul Feig (Bridesmaids), but also its young cast, including Jason Segel, Seth Rogen, James Franco, and Linda Cardellini. Here's why you should check it out.
He's in talks to lead Tarsem Singh's next project.
Summit is certainly aiming high here.
The fourth season will premiere in 2015.
Greengrass is set to adapt the George Orwell classic, with James Graham ("Finding Neverland") attached to write the screenplay.
McCarthy will star as the famous fairy in a "comedy-adventure" directed by Shawn Levy.
Idris Elba will return for a pair of episodes in 2015.
The project, which has Danny Boyle directing an Aaron Sorkin script, is rumored to be moving to Universal.
Hoffman could join Morgan Freeman and Michael Caine in a remake of the 1979 dramedy starring George Burns, Art Carney, and Lee Strasberg.
The Cinema Source's Dan Deevy sits down to chat with former Star Trek: The Next Generation star and geek guru Wil Wheaton about gaming and his web series, Tabletop.
A pared down version of Team Tomato recaps the second episode of the third season of HBO's The Newsroom. Matt Atchity and Ryan Fujitani cover this week's episode, since Grae Drake is on assignment and Sarah Ricard on vacation. The guys discuss the pending hostile takeover of ACN's parent company, the consequences of Neal's communication with a government whistleblower, and most importantly, the evolution of the relationship between Don and Sloan. As always, spoilers abound, so make sure you're caught up on The Newsroom before listening!
The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part One is the second to last movie in The Hunger Games franchise, but the people behind the films still have plenty to say. Grae Drake speaks to director Francis Lawrence and stars Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Elizabeth Banks, Donald Sutherland, Julianne Moore, Natalie Dormer, and Sam Claflin about their costumes, tattoos, wigs, shooting on location in a parking lot, and roses.
They also answer the age-old question: Since Katniss is so bad at selling the revolution, what else would she be bad at selling?
Chloe Moretz, Elle Fanning, and Hailee Steinfeld are reportedly among the stars the studio is eyeing for the next chapter in the series.
He'll star in Universal's adaptation of the graphic novel about "a schizophrenic assassin working for a secret government program who possesses the skills of a cowboy, a ninja, and a Viking."
Get your first glimpse of what the retooled Pixar production will look like.
It's being "postponed" amid the growing number of allegations against the comedian.
Including 20 hours of new "Masterpiece" episodes through 2015.