In "The Hunger Games," wealthy Capitol citizens of all races and ethnicities come together to watch the 74th annual bloodbath of the same name. It seems some present-day moviegoers, however, are a bit less "post-racial."
Julianne Moore's children aren't allowed to see her movies -- and they probably wouldn't want to, anyway. The 49-year-old actress told CNN that her movies are too grown-up for her 8- and 12-year-old children. Plus, Moore said it's not really interesting to see your mother do anything.
Summer is just around the corner, which means that we should brace ourselves for the usual drought at the movie house. Why does it seem like summer movies are always just a bunch of cheesy blockbusters, packed with comic book characters and explosions? Maybe it's because the film industry assumes that we're outside soaking up the sun and have lost some brain cells as a result. But for those of us who are allergic to the beach or are staging a "sit-in" against wrinkles, is it too much to ask that we have a few good summer film options? No, I say. I've searched far and wide for the top 10 summer movies that shouldn't suck. You're welcome.
Yes, yes, James Franco is going to Yale, the third stop on his tour of schools in the tri-state area -- before graduating from Columbia and going all Ivy League business, Franco had a brief fling with New York University. Amongst those precious days he spent at the latter, I was fortunate enough to share an elevator with him on the way to one of my classes.
Valentine's Day is coming! And with it the usual traditions that include an outrageous price hike in roses, an outrageous price hike in restaurant dining, and the well-timed rom-com. The role of the latter belongs to a flick to be released on Feb. 12, "Valentine's Day." (What a clever title, eh?)
Some of us may think of movie stars and musicians as heroes. But as we continue our CNN Heroes series, we'd like to introduce you to the people they think of as heroes. We've asked some very familiar faces to share the spotlight.
"Snakes on a Plane" sounds like a title that "Entourage's" Ari Gold might pitch to his favorite client (''snakes on a plane -- BOOM!''). It acknowledges, with a bluntness that passes for a wink, what the vast majority of Hollywood titles do not: that the movie it's adorning is a concept, nothing more, one that wears its brain-deadness on both lapels.
They may not be on any Walk of Fame, but without them, stars wouldn't be either. A look at the folks who find the jobs, make the deals, and handle the media exposure so those they represent stand out from the crowd.
"The Forgotten" is just clever enough to be a worthy showcase for the immense skills of one of America's most gifted actresses, Julianne Moore. From the moment she signs on, her presence automatically increases interest in any project while lifting the artistic stakes.