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  • 'Snow White' at it again, with fewer laughs, more gore ✭✭✭

    'Snow White' at it again, with fewer laughs, more gore ✭✭✭
    Better and more darkly imaginative than its headache of a coming-attractions trailer suggests, "Snow White and the Huntsman"follows another Snow White re-do,"Mirror Mirror," into theaters by two months and two days. That's not much time for audiences to...
  • Movie Preview: Pirates of the Caribbean, On Stranger Tides

     
    Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Keith Richards and a couple of smaller supporting players return. And Oscar winner Penelope Cruz gives Capt. Jack a love interest, Ian McShane a nasty foe — Blackbeard. Fountain of youth and all that. Is the director of...
  • The films of 2011 — a pretty complete list

     
    Dates are changing, studios are firming up release plans, figuring out what will actually be finished in time for this or that target date, in some cases. Films will be picked up at Sundance and find their way into theaters. Documentaries will find a...
  • Gervais: He went too far, then again, not far enough

     
    The silence in the room gave away that Ricky Gervais was going a little too far, hitting a little too close to home in swinging for the fences at last night's Golden Globes. Nervous titters over his rehab and jail jokes to introducer Robert Downey Jr.,...
  • McShane joins Tucci, Hoult, Ewan M. and Bill Nighy in ‘Jack the Giant Killer’

     
    Such a strange project for Bryan Singer to be doing, but at least he's populating his take on the fairytale of Jack and the Beanstalk (“Jack the Giant Killer”) with interesting faces. Jack will be played by Nicholas Hoult (?), with Eleanor...
  • Summer cinema roundup — release dates through Labor Day

     
    We keep a running in-house tally of what's opening and when on the cinema scene, and a few times a year, I just dump the dates I have out on the blog here to give you an idea of what's opening, what it's about, and when. As May 6 is the more or less &#...
  • 'Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides' premieres outdoors at Disneyland with Johnny Depp, Penelope Cruz

     
    "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides," starring Johnny Depp, Penelope Cruz and Geoffrey Rush, premiered at Disneyland, outdoors in 3-D. A grown man cried after failing to nab Johnny Depp's autograph along the 2,700-foot-long black carpet that...
  • Movie Review: Pirates the Caribbean, On Stranger Tides

     
    Repetitious, tedious, and pretty much joyless, “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides” strains to reboot what was up until now a generally fun and always profitable cinematic enterprise. It's a competent, energetic action romp, played...
  • Weekend movie review roundup — ‘Pirates?’ Yo ho Noooooooo

     
    It's the fourth film in a series that I have been inclined to adore, even in its weaker installments. But with “On Stranger Tides,” I think I'm over Johnny Depp's Captain Jack Sparrow. He's done what he can do with the character and changing...
  • First Look: Kristen Stewart in 'Snow White and the Huntsman'

     
    Kristen Stewart is rocking armor and a shield to battle the evil Charlize Theron in "Snow White and The Huntsman." A Comic-Con panel for the fantasy retelling of the classic story revealed Stewart in character, as well as her co-stars Charlize Theron,...
  • L.A. Opera celebrates Verdi at 'Simon Boccanegra' party

     
    At the "Simon Boccanegra" opening night party, Los Angeles Opera celebrates first-ever teaming of general director Placido Domingo and music director James Conlon for a Giuseppe Verdi opera....