| Jul 12, 2011
| 8:58 AM
In "Horrible Bosses," murder is justified where the title characters are concerned. These bosses are so bad that no jury in the land would convict the frazzled employees who hatch a scheme to bump them off.
Just as there is nothing subtle about this...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 9:08 PM
The bosses in "Horrible Bosses" truly are horrible, but they manage to keep the audience howling with laughter.
Like "Bridesmaids," this is a well-crafted, crude comedy that touches on something many can relate to. One might be willing to put up with a...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 10:00 PM
**1/2 (out of four)
Jerry (Colin Farrell), the new dude in a Las Vegas neighborhood, might be a vampire. Actually, he definitely is. It’s only a matter of time until his next door neighbor, Charley (Anton Yelchin), accepts the signs and works to...
| Mar 8, 2013
* (out of four)
Following "Stoker" and last year's "Bernie," "Dead Man Down" marks the second time in two weeks and the third time in 10 months that a movie has featured a dead body in a freezer. Criminals need new storage ideas. Perhaps they'd enjoy a...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 11:47 AM
Blockbuster-starved studios rarely reach Hollywood's Emerald City, but Walt Disney Studios appears headed there this weekend.
The studio's $200-million-plus 3-D production is set to open this weekend with a massive gross of about $90 million,...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 9:18 AM
A week after a near $200-million movie debuted with a flop, another big-budget 3-D film proved to be box office magic.
"Oz: The Great and Powerful" enjoyed a far better opening than "Jack the Giant Slayer" did last weekend, launching with a robust $80.3...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 4:47 PM
Director Niels Arden Oplev teamed up with forceful actress Noomi Rapace in the acclaimed original of "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo." They team up again for another tense crime thriller in "Dead Man Down." Colin Farrell joins them in this dark and...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 10:22 AM
As a leading man, Colin Farrell hasn't had a fantastic run at the box office over the last few years.
This summer, his action-hero turn in the "Total Recall" reboot sold a disappointing number of tickets, and things went even more disastrously when he...
| Oct 11, 2012
*** (out of four)
When all else fails in the screenwriting process, write a movie about your struggles to write a movie.
Yet “Seven Psychopaths,” writer-director Martin McDonagh’s follow-up to the Oscar-nominated “In Bruges,&...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 1:14 PM
There will be a tense standoff between two hostage movies at the box office this weekend, as “Taken 2” and “Argo" battle for No. 1.
After a spectacular $49.5-million debut last weekend, the Liam Neeson sequel "Taken 2" will likely...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 12:14 PM
If it's easy to curse Quentin Tarantino for all the bad-to-awful imitations he's inspired, then it's only fair to grant him a degree of absolution for the occasional good-to-brilliant imitation. Case in point: Martin McDonagh's hilarious new "Seven...