UPDATED: The sequel, however, couldn't prevent summer domestic box office revenue from continuing to tumble year over year; Richard Linklater's "Boyhood" wows at the specialty box office, while "Begin Again" lands in the top 10.
THR's awards analyst Scott Feinberg provides a helpful list of this summer's best movies that aren't big-budget remakes, sequels or adaptations aimed at teens, but rather smart films made for mature moviegoers who appreciate a good story. Read More
THR's awards analyst recaps the standouts from Sundance, Cannes and everything in between and ponders which movies might have the staying power to contend for nominations more than six months from now. Read more
What THR's critics are saying about the Michael Bay sequel and Bong Joon-ho's train-set thriller, plus Mark Ruffalo's "Begin Again," the Paul Rudd-Amy Poehler starrer "They Came Together" and biopic "Yves Saint Laurent."Read more
The Tom Cruise starrer, originally called "All You Need Is Kill" is just the latest high-profile film to alter its title. THR takes a look back at some of the best-known revisions and why they were made.Read more
Hot off the Cannes premiere of the critically adored "Foxcatcher" and with "Begin Again" about to open, Likely Story president and CEO Anthony Bregman talks to THR about the secret to indie-film producing, his new financing deal and what he looks for before getting involved in a movie.Read more
Mark Ruffalo stars as a failing music executive who forms a bond with an up-and-coming singer songwriter (Keira Knightly) in John Carney's comedy. The film, co-starring Hailee Steinfeld, Catherine Keener and Adam Levine is set to hit theaters on July 4.Read more
Behind the Screen explores the impact of technology on movies and TV shows, specifically content producers, cinematographers, editors, VFX shops and artists, sound mixers and editors, technical (including R&D) roles and the post-production community. This includes products from companies like Red, Canon, Dolby and Avid to new hires in key below-the-line positions on movies or at below the line post/VFX shops