Sunday, Jul. 9, 2023

Indiana Jones' reign atop the box office was short-lived. In its second weekend in theaters, the Disney release was usurped by another franchise fifth – " Insidious: The Red Door." The horror film starring and directed by Patrick Wilson scared up $32.7 million in ticket sales from 3,188 theaters...

Monday, Jul. 3, 2023

Indiana Jones. Karen Allen always knew he'd come walking back through her door.

Since 1981's "Raiders of the Lost Ark," Allen has been only a sporadic presence in the subsequent sequels. But the glow of the freckled, big-eyed actor who so memorably played Marion Ravenwood has only grown...

Sunday, Jul. 2, 2023

Indiana Jones, and executives at the Walt Disney Co. and Lucasfilm, made a somewhat dispiriting discovery this weekend. Moviegoers didn't rush to the theater in significant numbers to see " Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny" and say goodbye to Harrison Ford as the iconic archaeologist....

Wednesday, Jun. 28, 2023

Goodbyes don't tend to mean much in the Hollywood franchise system. Death isn't a reliable end for characters or, lately, even actors. Technology, nostalgia and the often-inflated value of brands and IP have created a nightmarish cycle of resurrection and regurgitation, curdling what we love...

Sunday, May. 21, 2023

When the lights came up after a screening on the Walt Disney lot of "Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny," Steven Spielberg was incredulous.

"Damn!" he said. "I thought I was the only one who knew how to make one of these!"

"Dial of Destiny," which premiered Thursday at the...

Thursday, May. 18, 2023

Indiana Jones and Harrison Ford swung into Cannes on Thursday for the world premiere of "Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny" in one of the most anticipated events of the French Riviera festival.

Fedoras abounded in the throngs of onlookers who watched Ford and company hit the red...

Monday, May. 15, 2023

The Cannes Film Festival, which will kick off Tuesday, is such a colossal extravaganza that taking measure of its ups and downs is notoriously difficult. It's a showcase of the world's best cinema. It's a red-carpet spectacular. It's a French Riviera hive of dealmaking.

But by at least...

Monday, May. 1, 2023

The stakes are always high in the summer movie season.

But even in a schedule that has heavyweights like Indiana Jones, Ariel, Ethan Hunt and Dominic Toretto vying for box office supremacy, the biggest, funniest showdown is happening on July 21. On that fateful Friday, cinephiles will be...

Monday, Apr. 3, 2023

Indiana Jones is swinging into the French Riviera.

"Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny," the fifth film in the Harrison Ford adventure series, will make its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival on May 18, festival organizers announced Monday. Cannes will also pay a tribute to...

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