'Grown Ups 2' leads this year's Razzie nominations

Posted by · 9:31 am · January 15th, 2014

“Grown Ups 2” is the clear “winner” of this year’s Razzie nominations, although the voters saved plenty of vitriol for summer flops “The Lone Ranger” and “After Earth,” and the star-studded comedy anthology “Movie 43.”

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International box office for 'After Earth' proves there's life after America

Posted by · 12:25 pm · June 11th, 2013

Shyamalan’s latest tops the charts in UK and multiple other territories.

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With 'After Earth' bombing at the box office, that old question: Is the clock running out on movie stars?

Posted by · 10:50 am · June 1st, 2013

The concept of movie stardom is evolving. People go to the theaters to see their favorite brands rather than their favorite actors. But is it really as simple as that? Or is the promise of the surprise hit still enough to lend hope to original concepts and creative thinking?

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Tell us what you thought of 'After Earth'

Posted by · 10:34 am · May 31st, 2013

Will Smith and son Jaden (oh, and M. Night) get jiggy with it this weekend.

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Report: Will Smith looking to remake Sam Peckinpah's 'The Wild Bunch'

Posted by · 12:50 pm · May 14th, 2013

Is it a bad idea or is Peckinpah no longer off limits?

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Forest Whitaker steps in to produce the Richard Pryor biopic – but will it actually happen?

Posted by · 11:24 am · March 28th, 2013

Honestly, this project seems cursed…

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Will Smith turned down 'Django Unchained' because he 'needed to be the lead'

Posted by · 9:40 am · March 25th, 2013

I still look back at Will Smith passing on Quentin Tarantino’s “Django Unchained” as a big misstep, especially at this point in his career. No real reason was given and eventually Jamie Foxx took on the role (and nailed it), but in a recent interview with Entertainment Weekly, Smith revealed that it was because the eponymous Django wasn’t central enough to the story.

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Sony sets 'Annie' with Quvenzhané Wallis for Christmas 2014

Posted by · 2:39 pm · February 27th, 2013

You didn’t think you had heard the last of “Beasts of the Southern Wild” star Quvenzhan√© Wallis, I hope. The youngest Best Actress nominee of all time was shrewdly announced on Oscar Sunday as the lead in the Will Smith-produced, Will Gluck-directed adaptation of the musical “Annie,” and today a release date has been announced: Christmas 2014.

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AMPAS honors Pennebaker, Stevens, Needham, Katzenberg at fourth annual Governors Awards

Posted by · 11:36 pm · December 1st, 2012

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences honored its own tonight in the fourth annual Governors Awards. A satellite ceremony dedicated to Honorary Oscar presentations (voted on by the AMPAS Board of Governors), the program was moved off the annual Academy Awards telecast in 2009 and given its own space in the middle of awards season.

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