- "12 Years a Slave," "Osage County" top SAG noms
Miami Herald, Wednesday - 12/11/2013 - 09:54 AM
Steve McQueen's historic saga "12 Years a Slave," Jon Wells' dysfunctional family adaptation "August: Osage County," Jean-Marc Vallee's AIDS drama "Dallas Buyers Club" and the sweeping White House servant tale "Lee Daniels' The Butler" topped the list of outstanding performances for the 20th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. "12 Years a Slave" scored four nominations, while "Osage County" and "The Butler" earned three nominations in Wednesday's announcements.
- 2nd man accused of stealing Walker wreckage booked
Kansas City Star, Tuesday - 12/10/2013 - 10:37 PM
A second man charged with stealing a piece of the car in which "Fast & Furious" actor Paul Walker died has surrendered.
- 'Frozen' takes over top spot at box office
Boston Globe, Monday - 12/09/2013 - 04:46 PM
Disney's wintery animated tale "Frozen" took over the top spot at the box office with $31.6 million in its second week of release.
- 'Gravity,' 'Her' tie for LA Film Critics top honor
Kansas City Star, Sunday - 12/08/2013 - 06:27 PM
The Los Angeles Film Critics Association split between the space odyssey "Gravity" and the futuristic romance "Her," lending no more certainty to an awards season that's so far been full of contenders.
- Preserving movie archive presents 'reel' challenge
Kansas City Star, Sunday - 12/08/2013 - 03:32 PM
The beginning of David Bradley's production of "Peer Gynt" finds his young star lying flat on his belly, head face down in a stream or a pond.
- Mandela film breaks box office records in SAfrica
Kansas City Star, Thursday - 12/05/2013 - 09:33 AM
A movie depicting the life of Nelson Mandela has become South Africa's highest grossing picture after its opening last week, its producers said Thursday.
- Universal shuts down 'Fast & Furious 7' production
Kansas City Star, Wednesday - 12/04/2013 - 01:22 PM
Universal Pictures has shut down production "for a period of time" on "Fast & Furious 7" following the death of its star Paul Walker.
- Study finds most US silent films have been lost
Boston Globe, Wednesday - 12/04/2013 - 03:02 AM
A new study says the vast majority of American feature-length silent films have been lost due to decay and neglect over the past 100 years, allowing an original 20th century art form to all but disappear.
- 15 documentaries named as Academy Awards finalists
Kansas City Star, Tuesday - 12/03/2013 - 01:41 PM
The Academy Awards has winnowed the best documentary field down to 15 finalists that include the Indonesian death squad examination "The Act of Killing" and the backup singer tribute "20 Feet From Stardom."
- 'Catching Fire,' 'Frozen' glowing box office hits
Boston Globe, Monday - 12/02/2013 - 06:48 PM
"The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" continues to illuminate the box office after its second weekend in theaters.
- 'Catching Fire,' 'Frozen' holiday record breakers
Boston Globe, Sunday - 12/01/2013 - 01:28 PM
"The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" earned a prodigious $75 million, while 3-D animated musical "Frozen" opened with $67 million, according to studio estimates Sunday.
- Officials: Speed a factor in Paul Walker crash
San Diego Union-Tribune, Sunday - 12/01/2013 - 01:02 PM
Details continue to emerge about the fiery car crash that killed "Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker and one other person.
- Scripts sought for 'Spotlight on RI' competition
Boston Globe, Saturday - 11/30/2013 - 09:37 AM
The Rhode Island International Film Festival is accepting entries for its annual competition of works focusing on the state's spirit and character.