| Dec 9, 2013
| 2:14 PM
Legendary Entertainment is expanding its television production repertoire by acquiring Asylum Entertainment, the firm behind the biographical miniseries "The Kennedys."
Legendary, the entertainment company controlled by film producer and financier...
| Jul 3, 2013
Not that Johnny Depp did them for free, but Disney Enterprises Inc. owes Depp and his mock-heroic portrayal of the knave Jack Sparrow a great deal for the financial success of the four "Pirates of the Caribbean" pictures. You know how it is with four...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 1:17 PM
It was dubbed one of the longest red carpets ever by revelers at Saturday’s world premiere of “The Lone Ranger.” One passerby said it made the Academy Awards carpet feel short.
Rolled out at Disney’s California Adventure, it...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 10:33 AM
Disney trotted out a brief 20 seconds of its new 90-second spot for “The Lone Ranger” on Tuesday morning, hoping ......
| Feb 27, 2013
| 11:11 PM
Jack the Giant Slayer
One thing this current run of blockbuster fairytales inspired by Tim Burton’s "Alice in Wonderland" has taught us is how very hard it is to be Tim Burton. Multiple versions of "Snow White," a comic splatter...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Though few American laws are more unforgiving than drug-related mandatory minimum sentences, "Snitch" finds a loophole big enough to drive a semi-trailer through. Designed to make empathetic citizens question the system, this strangely compelling issue...
| Feb 21, 2013
* (out of four)
If I know ruthless drug dealers (which I don't, but still), I really don't think you can just approach their operation and say you want in. When trust is paramount, a new face, particularly one attached to a body the size of human anvil...
| Feb 21, 2013
Large, in charge and nobody's little Margie: Dwayne Johnson takes on the drug kingpins in "Snitch." Place your bets!
"Snitch" comes from a story told in a "Frontline" documentary about the post-Reagan-era injustice of mandatory minimum sentencing for...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 10:40 PM
Starring Dwayne Johnson, Susan Sarandon, Benjamin Bratt and Barry Pepper, "Snitch" is a fast-paced action thriller. Johnson stars as a father whose teenage son is wrongly accused of a drug distribution crime and is looking at...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 9:57 PM
Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters in 3-D
This version of the fairy tale recasts brother and sister (Jeremy Renner, Gemma Arterton) as bounty hunters. Surely it’s only a matter of time before the release of "Sleeping Beauty:...
| Jan 17, 2013
** (out of four)
There’s no need to compare other corruption stories to “Broken City” because the new movie from director Allen Hughes (his first without brother and fellow “Menace II Society” director Albert) nods to all of...