“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1,” the third film in the dystopian action series starring Jennifer Lawrence, collected $56.9 million to hold off advances by animated films “Penguins of Madagascar” and “Big Hero 6” and claim victory at the U.S. holiday weekend box office.
The first teaser for J.J. Abrams’ “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” has hit the web.
Mike Nichols, the Oscar-winning director of “The Graduate” and “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf,” was remembered by friends and colleagues as an artist, a mentor and a constant source of laughter and inspiration.
People magazine has named Chris Hemsworth the “Sexiest Man Alive” of 2014, cheering the Australian actor’s rise as hammer-wielding, bone fide hunk in the “Thor” films.
Chinese audiences propelled “Interstellar” past the $300 million mark at the global box office this weekend.
Hollywood is avoiding the traditional holiday pileups this year by taking more of an advent calendar style approach to doling out its biggest movies.
Disney’s latest is beautiful, full of heart and silly in all the right places. And it may have even taught a young moviegoer how to laugh.