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I had a lot of fun creating this gallery with nine surprising facts about the story of Ben-Hur, ranging from the youngest Union General in the Civil War to movie stars as extras, the US Supreme Court, and Charlton Heston […]

If you envied my magical visits to LAIKA’s Portland studio, this is your chance to see the spectacular artwork of their characters and sets in person at Universal’s Globe Theater in LA.

Explore this interactive map from “Kubo and the Two Strings,” opening August 19, 2016.

The greatest hat in the history of movies is the one worn by Ingrid Bergman at the end of “Casablanca.” The second greatest hat in the history of movies is the one worn by Bette Davis in “Now Voyager.” Both, […]

Have you ever wanted to own a movie studio? Think you could make better greenlight decisions than the current production executives? This is your chance. An investment opportunity previously limited to the wealthy is now open to regular, ordinary people […]

Documentarian Joe Forte loved the stories his second cousin told about the golden era of Hollywood — so he decided to interview him on film. Now available On Demand.

As some of the fanboys go nuts over the idea of a remake of “Ghostbusters” with an all-female lead cast, it’s a good time to take another look at the original they consider a classic. At Fando, Kevin B. Lee […]

Director Roger Ross Williams says that his new documentary, “Life, Animated,” is “a very universal coming of age tale. It’s really about growing up.” But it is a very specific story as well. It follows Owen Suskind, a young man […]

Three of my favorite performers will star in a new film called “Hidden Figures,” the true story three African- American women who worked for NASA during the 1960s space race.  of Janelle Monae, Octavia Spencer and Taraji P. Henson will star […]

Jenny Slate, Kevin Hart, Louis CK, and Eric Stonestreet star in this week’s release, “The Secret Life of Pets.”