Thursday, December 8, 2016

The Martian

Monday, Feb. 1, 2016

The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) last night (1/31) announced and honored winners of its 20th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards, in 11 categories of film, television, commercials and music videos during a black-tie ceremony at The Beverly...

Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016

Two star-led tales of frontier survival triumphed at the 73rd annual Golden Globes, where Alejandro Inarritu’s bloody 1820s thriller “The Revenant” swept three of the top honors, and Ridley Scott’s stranded astronaut tale “The Martian” answered with a pair of its...

Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 20 films are in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 88th Academy Awards®.

The films are listed below in alphabetical order:

    “Ant-Man”
    “Avengers:...

Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015

Sandra Bullock's political satire "Our Brand Is Crisis" and Bradley Cooper's chef drama "Burnt" added to a pileup of flops at the box office, where new wide releases have gone a startling 0-for-9 in the last two weeks.

After five movies failed to...

Friday, Oct. 30, 2015

Hollywood came into its fall season buoyed by a near-record summer, the comfort of having three aces up its sleeve (James Bond, "Star Wars" and the final "Hunger Games" film), plus a string of studio spectacles geared more for adults than teenagers.

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Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015

It was a truly outrageous weekend at the box office, and not in a good way.

The pack of new releases proved to be all out duds, some worse than others, leaving room for holdovers "The Martian" and "Goosebumps" to stay in the top spots with $15.9 and...

Monday, Oct. 26, 2015

“Bring Him Home.” That marketing line for The Martian (20th Century Fox) pretty much encapsulates the movie’s plotline as astronaut/botanist Mark Watney (portrayed by Mark Damon) is inadvertently stranded on Mars...

Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015

"Pan" produced no Neverland magic at the box office.

The fantasy, which cost an estimated $150 million to produce, earned $15.5 million in its opening weekend, according to Rentrak estimates Sunday making it one of the worst bombs of the year. Early...

Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015

Opening just days after NASA announced findings showing water on Mars, "The Martian" soaked up moviegoers at the box office.

Ridley Scott's 3-D space epic touched down in theaters with a robust $55 million over the weekend, according to studio...

Tuesday, Sep. 29, 2015

"The Martian" was briefly stranded in Hollywood development when Ridley Scott reached out to Matt Damon, the star attached to the stalled projected.

The script by Drew Goddard ("Cabin in the Woods") from Andy Weir's novel was full of the kind of...