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  • Michael Moore out as Michigan film board member
    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Michael Moore no longer will serve on the Michigan Film Office Advisory Council.

  • 'Maze Runner' races past 'Tombstones' with $32.5 M

    In this image released by 20th Century Fox, Dylan O'Brien appears in a scene from the film, "The Maze Runner." (AP Photo/20th Century Fox, Ben Rothstein)NEW YORK (AP) — The young-adult adaptation "The Maze Runner" raced to the top of the box-office with $32.5 million, giving a budding franchise a quick start out of the gate.

  • 'Maze Runner' speeds past Neeson's 'Tombstones' at box office

    Director Ball poses at a press line for "The Maze Runner" during the 2014 Comic-Con International Convention in San DiegoLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Dystopian young adult movie "The Maze Runner" won the weekend box office race in the United States and Canada, collecting $32.5 million in ticket sales to outpace the Liam Neeson action flick, "A Walk Among the Tombstones." Neeson's film earned $13.1 million from Friday through Sunday and finished in second place, according to estimates from tracking firm Rentrak. Comedy "This is Where I Leave You" landed in the No. 3 slot with $11.9 million at domestic theaters. "Maze Runner" fell slightly short projections for a start of $34 million, the forecast of Box Office Mojo. ...

  • 'The Maze Runner' weaves way to top of box office

    Still of 'The Maze Runner' (Le Labyrinthe) 2014Science-fiction action film "The Maze Runner" weaved its way to the top of the North American box office this weekend, earning $32.

  • 'Gone Girl': NIN's Trent Reznor Previews Eerie Soundtrack

    Ben Affleck in 'Gone Girl' -- Twentieth Century FoxTrent Reznor has given fans a sneak preview of the "Gone Girl" soundtrack – and it's just as creepy as the highly anticipated movie's plot. The Nine Inch Nails frontman premiered a new clip from the David Fincher-directed film's soundtrack on the NIN website on Friday. Reznor teamed up with Atticus Ross for the film's score. The duo composed the score for 2010's "The Social Network" (for which they earned an Academy Award), and 2011's "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo," which nabbed a Golden Globe nomination and won a Grammy.

  • 'Paper Towns' given June 2015 date

    Cover art for John Green's "Paper Towns"Jake Schreier's adaptation of John Green novel "Paper Towns" benefits from a 20th Century Fox reshuffle, vacating its end of July window in favor of a June 19 debut, while "Fantastic Four," "Deadpool" and "Assassin's Creed" form part of the shuffle.

  • Jennifer Lawrence Joins Chris Martin At iHeartRadio Fest

    Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Martin -- Getty Images

  • Keith Urban Supports Nicole Kidman As Her Father Is Laid To Rest In Sydney

    Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban attend the 2014 CMT Music awards at the Bridgestone Arena on June 4, 2014 in Nashville -- FilmMagicNicole Kidman laid her father, Antony, to rest at a funeral at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Sydney, Australia on Friday. The actress' husband, Keith Urban, was by her side as she said her goodbyes, and also acted as a pallbearer. Nicole delivered an emotional eulogy about her dad, a psychologist, who passed away on September 12 after falling during a trip to Singapore.

  • Japan's controversial Miike to get Rome film award

    Japanese director Takashi MiikeJapanese director Takashi Miike, whose violent and often controversial films boast a huge cult following, will be awarded the 2014 Maverick Director Award at the Rome film festival, organisers said Saturday.

  • Angelina Jolie to direct Richard Leakey biopic 'Africa'

    Angelina Jolie arrives at a summit to end sexual violence in conflict, at the Excel centre in LondonLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actress and filmmaker Angelina Jolie has been hired to direct "Africa," a feature film about paleoanthropologist and conservationist Richard Leakey and his campaign against ivory poachers that threaten Africa's elephants. The film, Jolie's fourth directorial effort, is from Skydance Productions, the company behind recent "Terminator" and "Mission: Impossible" films. The screenplay is from Eric Roth, who won an Oscar for "Forrest Gump." "I've felt a deep connection to Africa and its culture for much of my life," said Jolie in a statement. ...