Friday, October 20, 2017

Amazon Studios

Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017

Amazon Studios says it has accepted the resignation of its top executive, Roy Price, following sexual harassment allegations made by a producer on the Amazon series "Man in the High Castle."

Price was put on leave last week and had not been expected to return. An Amazon spokesman...

Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017

The head of Amazon Studios was put on leave Thursday following sexual harassment allegations from a producer on the Amazon series "Man in the High Castle," adding to Hollywood's crisis over its mistreatment of women.

Studio executive Roy Price is on a leave of absence effective...

Tuesday, Jul. 18, 2017

There's an eye-popping scene in the new film "Landline" when our heroine is walking around New York City and decides to check her phone messages.

So get this: She walks over to some weird curb-side contraption, puts in a quarter and lifts a black plastic receiver to her ear. It gets...

Wednesday, Jul. 5, 2017

So-called heroes sling into action just about every weekend of the summer movie season, but if you want to see the genuine article, you'll have to make your way to "City of Ghosts," Matthew Heineman's documentary about the Syrian citizen journalist collective of Raqqa.

Raqqa, the...

Tuesday, Apr. 11, 2017

Modest and majestic at once, the films of James Gray patiently burrow their way into the souls of their characters and, maybe, into you. Gray is painterly and exacting - some might say to a fault. But his movies' revelations are complex and contradictory - full of life's messiness - and their...

Friday, Mar. 31, 2017

Amazon Studios might have a streaming component, but executives say the company is fully committed to the theatrical experience.

The young studio in its second year at CinemaCon, an annual gathering of theater owners and exhibitors, reiterated its commitment to preserving the theatrical...

Tuesday, Jul. 12, 2016

Woody Allen has outdone himself at age 80. Not only has he kept up his blistering pace of pushing out a movie a year, but this time he's really delivered two films, only loosely connected by jangling neurosis.

"Cafe Society ," starring Jesse Eisenberg as the sweet but awkward Allen stand-...

Tuesday, May. 17, 2016

The party, stocked with pretty people and schmoozing filmmakers, looked like any other at the Cannes Film Festival except for the neon lights on the wall that glowed "Amazon Studios."

Cannes has been a coming-out party for the upstart digital distributor, which feted its big year at a...

Thursday, Apr. 14, 2016

Amazon Studios plans to work together with theaters, not against, says studio exec Bob Berney. The burgeoning movie studio presented to the CinemaCon audience Thursday afternoon in Las Vegas.

Berney and Amazon Studios head Roy Price stressed that their primary goal is to provide...

Wednesday, Jul. 15, 2015

Amazon Studios says it has acquired Spike Lee's new film as its first Amazon Original Movie.

The film, with the working title "Chi-Raq," features a cast including Nick Cannon, Wesley Snipes, Jennifer Hudson and Teyonah Parris, as well as D.B. Sweeney...