Breaking News

Friday, August 22, 2014 - 5:03pm
Friday, August 22, 2014 - 1:57pm

Movie Minute

'X-Men: Days of Future Past': What's the verdict?

'X-Men: Days of Future Past': What's the verdict?

"X-Men: Days of Future Past" has stars aplenty, but does it have what it takes to make it a summer blockbuster?
H.R. Giger, who designed the creature from 'Alien,' dies at 74

H.R. Giger, who designed the creature from 'Alien,' dies at 74

H.R. Giger, the Swiss surrealist artist whose works of sexual-industrial imagery and design of the eponymous creature in the "Alien" movies were known around the world, has died. He was 74.
'Godzilla:' What's the verdict?

'Godzilla:' What's the verdict?

It's expected to be a monster of a movie this weekend, but what's the buzz on "Godzilla"?
'Star Wars: Episode VII' will take place 30 years after 'Return of the Jedi'

'Star Wars: Episode VII' will take place 30 years after 'Return of the Jedi'

Slowly, details are starting to emerge about "Star Wars: Episode VII."
'Star Wars' cast is Mark Hamill-approved

'Star Wars' cast is Mark Hamill-approved

 Amid the back-and-forth about the cast of the new "Star Wars" movie, one voice has cut through the fray: Luke Skywalker's. That's Mark Hamill, for some of you.
Best U.S. movie locations to visit

Best U.S. movie locations to visit

Nothing against L.A. studios, the Manhattan skyline, the Golden Gate Bridge and those tax-credit incentive states -- "Lights, Camera, Georgia!" -- that know how to reel in a big movie production.
Jennifer Lawrence on fame, love and an Oscar loss

Jennifer Lawrence on fame, love and an Oscar loss

Going to the Academy Awards has been dangerous for Jennifer Lawrence.
Wes Anderson to take 'Grand Budapest Hotel' on transatlantic cruise

Wes Anderson to take 'Grand Budapest Hotel' on transatlantic cruise

Passengers might already be expecting the glamor of the "Grand Budapest Hotel" when they set sail aboard the "Queen Mary 2." This June they'll also get movie director Wes Anderson.
Netflix: New members will pay $1 more

Netflix: New members will pay $1 more

-- Netflix bumped up the price of streaming movies and TV shows for new members by $1, but vowed that existing members will not see a price increase for two years.
 No more blackjack for Ben Affleck at Las Vegas casino

No more blackjack for Ben Affleck at Las Vegas casino

 It's a bust for actor Ben Affleck at one Las Vegas casino. The actor was "banned from playing blackjack at the Hard Rock casino in Las Vegas," a source close to Affleck told CNN on Friday.
It's May Fourth; may the 'Star Wars' puns begin

It's May Fourth; may the 'Star Wars' puns begin

Let's just say you're at a stoplight Sunday and you look in the car next to you and you see a stormtrooper.
Third Hobbit movie get new title

Third Hobbit movie get new title

The third Hobbit movie has a new name. Director Peter Jackson announced on Facebook, the film would be called "The Battle of the Five Armies." From Facebook:
'Game of Thrones': George R.R. Martin on controversial rape scene

'Game of Thrones': George R.R. Martin on controversial rape scene

"Game of Thrones" has never strictly followed the book series it's based on, but that fan frustration turned disturbing on Sunday's episode.
Quentin Tarantino loses first round of script lawsuit with Gawker

Quentin Tarantino loses first round of script lawsuit with Gawker

A lawsuit filed by Academy Award winning screenwriter and celebrated director Quentin Tarantino against the Gawker website for linking to a script for a future movie project was dismissed Tuesday by a federal judge.