Film / Television

Chinese TV casts actors to join Marky Mark and the clunky bunch in 'Transformers 4'

Ability to turn into a laser-fighting robot race car is neither required, nor encouraged.

Movie ratings to come with more prominent descriptions

The MPAA launches campaign to encourage parents to 'check the box' below a movie's rating for more prominent descriptions of its content.

Cooper, Jackson each win twice at MTV Movie Awards

The MTV Movie Awards Sunday night were as much about the anticipated movies of the upcoming summer season as they are about the winning films of last year.

'42' director Brian Helgeland on telling Jackie Robinson's story

'42' opens nationwide today. The film chronicles how Dodgers general manager Branch Rickey, played by Harrison Ford, found, signed and delivered Jackie Robinson to the majors.

'Nosotros Los Nobles': A riches to rags movie hits home in Mexico (Video)

The comedy 'Nosotros Los Nobles' (We Are the Nobles) has grossed more than $110 million and viewed by more than 2 million Mexicans and may become Mexico's top grossing film.

9 unexpected reasons to love Annette Funicello even more

Did you know she co-starred in a film that includes a yodeling polar bear and James Brown singing "I Feel Good" while wearing a ski sweater? Truth.

VIDEO: Geffen drops $25 million for Mid-Wilshire film museum

Music and movie mogul David Geffen has kicked in $25 million for a film museum planned by Academy Awards overseers.

Interview: director Werner Herzog on Roger Ebert's passing

Herzog — the director behind films like Fitzcarraldo, Nosferatu the Vampyre and Grizzly Man — was also close friends with the film critic.

King of the film critics Roger Ebert dies (videos, photos)

Ebert was known for his thumbs-up, thumbs-down TV reviews that influenced moviegoers across the nation.

Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, 'A Room With a View' screenwriter, dies

Her scripts gave the sprawling Merchant-Ivory films substance. She won her first screenwriting Oscar for "A Room With a View" and her second for "Howard's End."

Pixar's 'Nemo' sequel 'Finding Dory' is box office bait

Disney and Pixar Animation announced Tuesday that a sequel to "Finding Nemo" will be released into the wild on Nov. 25, 2015. See who's signed on for another swim.

Filmmaker who rescued Romanian orphans killed in Encinitas

John Charles Upton, known for bringing the plight of children from squalid Romanian orphanages to light was fatally shot following a dispute at his home.

'Harry Potter' actor Richard Griffiths dies at 65

British actor Richard Griffiths, who played Uncle Vernon Dursley in the "Harry Potter" movies, has died at age 65. He was to bring "The Sunshine Boys" to LA's Ahmanson Theatre this fall.

'Babylon 5,' 'Matrix' masterminds team up for Netflix sci-fi series 'Sense8'

Andy and Lana Wachowski are teaming with J. Michael Straczynski to create a new 10-episode sci-fi series for the video-streaming service.

David Mamet on stretching the 'truth' in HBO's 'Phil Spector'

Writer and Producer David Mamet joins AirTalk to talk about the inspiration for "Phil Spector," why he chose to depict Spector’s personal side in such a way, and the relationship between Spector and his lawyer that drives the movie.

'Deep Throat' porn star Harry Reems dies, 65

"Harry went from living a bizarre lifestyle, through a 180 degree, almost miraculous change to find a Higher Power he called God, and become a truly nice guy who cared for others."