BELLEAIR BLUFFS — On an ordinary cul-de-sac Friday in Harbor Bluffs, director Tim Burton was doing the extraordinary.
ORLANDO — The people making Sharknado 3 have come to celebrate Universal Orlando and to bury it.
For Will Smith, there is life after After Earth, his most embarrassing failure in an otherwise charmed career.
Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks spent six days filming locally in 2013, mostly exterior shots to disguise the fact that the "St. Pete Beach" where it's set is really Budapest, Hungary, where principal filming occurred.
One of these Oscars, someone will arrive on the red carpet in a gown to top them all.
Anyone feeling giddy after last year's Academy Awards predictions should take a sobering look at this year's choices.
Filming begins Saturday around Tampa Bay on director Tim Burton's next feat of movie magic, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.
Meryl Streep makes it seem so easy.
Win an Academy Award for acting and immediately you're expected to do it again, or at least be in the discussion from time to time. Streep has three statuettes on her shelf, and a record 19 nominations overall.
The makers of Sharknado 3 and swarms of B-list celebrities are in the Sunshine State this week because apparently we can't get enough of these logic-defying disaster movies about a swirling cloud of killer sharks that are so bad they're gold.
This year's acting nominations set one record and extended another. Robert Duvall (The Judge) passed Hal Holbrook to become the oldest nominee ever at age 84, and Meryl Streep (Into the Woods) earned her 19th nomination.
Give John Cusack credit for putting his art before money and skipping Hot Tub Time Machine 2 (R). Of course, if Cusack was that concerned about his art he wouldn't have starred in the first one.
Be on the lookout for a Gothic-looking auteur toting a camera around Tampa Bay.
Happy endings are a staple in Bollywood, but unhappy beginnings foretell another staple: the revenge tale.
Before Sunday's Academy Awards, take time to see Marion Cotillard's worthily nominated performance in Two Days, One Night, a sliver of working class life from the Dardenne brothers, Belgium's gift to filmmaking.
Watching Kingsman: The Secret Service made me think of Casino Royale. Both of them. The silly first one with David Niven playing 007, and Daniel Craig's rebooted, bare-knuckle Bond. One spy romp nothing like the other, nor a particularly good match.