| Sep 9, 2011
| 9:20 AM
"Throw Momma From the Train" was a comedic tale on the Alfred Hitchcock classic "Strangers on a Train," and in its own way, this also is ... with a definite dose of the crass humor so typical of many movie comedies today.
Jason Bateman, Charlie Day ("It'...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 9:56 AM
I have a bad feeling about the remake of "Total Recall," the sci-fi thriller that was adapted from Philip K. Dick's 1966 short story "We Can Remember It for You Wholesale." The1990 movie, which starred Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sharon Stone, was a...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 10:42 AM
Some 400 people, including many famous friends, gathered in a theater at the Warner Bros. studio lot in Burbank to remember the illustrious life and career of Elizabeth Taylor.
Actors Colin Farrell and Michael Caine and singer Elton John joined family...
| Nov 11, 2011
"London Boulevard," starring Colin Farrell and Keira Knightley, is a pitch-black thriller with ruthless drug bosses and relentless paparazzi sharing bad guy billing. Would that the movie were pitch perfect as well.
It's clear that writer-director William...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 10:36 AM
In the remake of the '80s horror tale, a youth (Anton Yelchin) believes his neighbor (Colin Farrell) is a vampire. Naturally, hardly anyone else is willing to buy into that, including the teen's mother (Toni Collette).
A friend (Christopher Mintz-Plasse,...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 10:14 AM
One psychopath usually is enough for any movie, and it's actually a budding screenplay within the film that inspires the title of this offbeat action-comedy. Along with two friends (Sam Rockwell, Christopher Walken), the aspiring writer (Colin Farrell)...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 11:22 AM
The Toronto International Film Festival will debut genre movies from Barry Levinson, Rob Zombie and Martin McDonagh, among others, for the Midnight Madness portion of its festival, which runs from Sept. 6-16.
Programmed by TIFF's resident genre expert...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 1:06 PM
Sony Pictures says its reboot of the 1990 Arnold Schwarzenegger hit "Total Recall" is far different from the original, but it may have one unfortunate thing in common with its predecessor: its opening weekend box-office gross.
Over two decades ago,...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 11:15 AM
I had low expectations for the remake of"Total Recall,"one of my favorite movies. And it appears that they have been met.
The movies are based on the great Philip K. Dick's 1966 short story "We Can Remember It For You Wholesale." Dick was asci-fi master,...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 1:41 PM
"The Amazing Spider-Man" (PG-13). A radioactive spider bite gives Peter Parker super powers, and he also embarks on a quest to learn the truth about his parents. With Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Sally Field and Martin Sheen....
| Aug 5, 2012
| 9:00 AM
"Total Recall" didn't prove memorable enough to beat "The Dark Knight Rises" at the box office, as the Batman flick claimed the No. 1 position for the third consecutive weekend.
The final entry in Christopher Nolan's superhero trilogy took in an...