ANAHEIM, Calif. — The force won't officially awaken until December, but Star Wars fans got an early glimpse Thursday with the debut of a spooky new teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
True Story is stranger than fiction, which is what got Michael Finkel fired in the first place. As a New York Times reporter, Finkel was entrusted to write the truth. He blew it in 2001, passing off a composite character as one real victim.
NEW YORK — If the Church of Scientology was hoping that HBO's withering documentary on the religion's practices would pass by with little notice, that turned out to be a miscalculation.
By his count, John Travolta visits Clearwater five days a week when possible yet hasn't entered the revitalized Capitol Theatre.
This weekend, the Furious 7 gang gets pulled over by a mall cop, while a barrel of monkeys is more fun than Tina Fey, and Mad Max is only slightly irritated. • Welcome to potluck weekend at Tampa Bay theaters, when Hollywood serves six new dishes kept covered from critics. Not a single new release …
LOS ANGELES — The emotional teen drama "The Fault in Our Stars" picked up the best movie of the year award at the MTV Movie Awards Sunday, adding to a big night for star Shailene Woodley.
TAMPA — Pastels. Leg warmers. Big earrings. Loud silk shirts. Jelly sandals.
The world's worst soccer team scored the opening night spotlight for the tenth annual Sunscreen Film Festival, with a familiar face coaching.
Any movie opening this week is road kill under the still-squealing tires of Furious 7. Please welcome The Longest Ride (PG-13), a weeper set in the rodeo world, so it's probably an armadillo.
Youth isn't only wasted on the young; it can be misspent by middle-agers catching up on what they missed. People like Josh and Cornelia, rat racers seduced into hipsterism in Noah Baumbach's paper-cut comedy While We're Young.
John Travolta said Monday he hasn't viewed the HBO documentary Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief, currently shining an accusatory light on his church.
Here's the news that Tampa Bay residents with stars in their eyes have awaited: An open casting call for extras 18 and older to appear in The Infiltrator, starring Bryan Cranston, will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Tampa Convention Center, 333 S Franklin St.
Writer-director Kirby Dick, whose new documentary examining campus sexual assaults is getting national attention, says Erica Kinsman "wanted her side told."
Vin Diesel has a point in a recent, ridiculed prediction about his new movie. Not about Furious 7 winning the best picture Oscar — fat chance — but that the Academy would become relevant by making it so.
What a pleasure to see Al Pacino cut loose in Danny Collins, having fun acting again. Not that he hasn't enjoyed performing, but sitting through much of his past decade of movie work has been a chore.