Standing Ovation for Oprah-Produced MLK Movie 'Selma'

Selma, the new Oprah Winfrey-produced film about a year in the life of Martin Luther King Jr., received “two thunderous standing ovations” at its first screening in New York Monday night, film critic Roger Friedman wrote on his website, Showbiz 411.

Standing Ovation for Oprah-Produced MLK Movie 'Selma'

Spirits Move ‘Ouija’ to No. 1 at the Box Office

NEW YORK (AP) — The spirits moved “Ouija” to No. 1 at the box office, with the board-game adaption leading the weekend with a $20 million debut, according to studio estimates Sunday. The horror movie release, timed to Halloween, attracted

Spirits Move ‘Ouija’ to No. 1 at the Box Office

Queen Elizabeth Honors Angelina Jolie at Palace

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II has honored campaigning actress Angelina Jolie in a Buckingham Palace ceremony. The queen made Jolie an honorary dame for her work against sexual violence in war zones and her services to British foreign policy.

Queen Elizabeth Honors Angelina Jolie at Palace

Brad Pitt Red Carpet Prankster Put on No-Fly List

Ukranian red-carpet prankster Vitalii Sediuk has been placed on the no-fly list by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, according to the Hollywood Reporter. On Sept. 12, Sediuk was denied entry onto an airplane traveling from Instanbul to Los Angeles. The former

Brad Pitt Red Carpet Prankster Put on No-Fly List

Box Office Blues: Worst Weekend Tix Sales in 13 Years

Box office observers probably thought things couldn’t get worse than the recently wrapped summer movie season. They were wrong. The weekend’s box office results are in, and the numbers were bad even by the most modest of expectations. The weekend

Box Office Blues: Worst Weekend Tix Sales in 13 Years

Jolie, Pitt Wed Privately at Chateau in France

NEW YORK (AP) — Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were married Saturday in the French hamlet of Correns, a spokesman for the couple says. Jolie and Pitt wed in a small chapel in a private ceremony attended by family and

Jolie, Pitt Wed Privately at Chateau in France

Brad Pitt Attacked at 'Maleficent' Premiere

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man was jailed on suspicion of battery after rushing up and touching Brad Pitt on the red carpet at the Hollywood premiere of the movie “Maleficent,” witnesses and police said, though Pitt was apparently unhurt

Brad Pitt Attacked at 'Maleficent' Premiere

Did Ellen Degeneres Stiff the Pizza Delivery Guy?

At last night’s Oscars, Ellen DeGeneres surprised the delivery guy from Big Mama’s & Papa’s Pizzeria in Hollywood by having him delivery his pies to some of Hollywood’s biggest stars right on the air during the big show. DeGeneres passed

Did Ellen Degeneres Stiff the Pizza Delivery Guy?

Hollywood Playbook: Today's Top 5 News Items

1. Jack Ryan Flops A disastrous opening for “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit” could mean that the franchise will lay dormant for another dozen years, or more. “The Sum of All Fears” (2002) was itself an attempted reboot of the franchise

Hollywood Playbook: Today's Top 5 News Items

Oprah Winfrey to Co-Produce MLK Drama 'Selma'

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 19 (UPI)–Oprah Winfrey is joining the crew of the Martin Luther King Jr. Drama, “Selma,” as a producer, director Ava DuVernay said. Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner are already on board as producers as part

Oprah Winfrey to Co-Produce MLK Drama 'Selma'

'World War Z' Review: Brad Pitt's Zombie Epic Hits Homerun

The back story of director Marc Forster’s “World War Z” should have been the recipe for a calamity of the kind that would replace “Heaven’s Gate” as the shorthand for bloated, way-over-budget, star-driven box office disaster. But moviegoers didn’t watch

Brad Pitt's 'World War Z' Earned $500M at Global Box Office

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 12 (UPI)–Hollywood’s Paramount Pictures says Brad Pitt’s zombie apocalypse film “World War Z” has passed the $500 million worldwide gross milestone. The figure surpasses the $497.3 million of “Troy” to become Pitt’s highest grossing film ever, Deadline.com

Brad Pitt's 'World War Z' Earned $500M at Global Box Office