| Jan 9, 2015
| 2:48 PM
Liam Neeson is back in action in "Taken 3," reprising his role as a former black-ops agent who's settled down as a lethally protective dad. According to film critics, however, neither a plot shakeup nor Neeson's "very particular set of skills" are...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 10:00 PM
As Oscar Season winds up, it's time to consider the weighty films that have strategically timed their release to keep them fresh in mind as ballots are cast.
"Unbroken"? Yes, a historical epic directed by Angelina Jolie would fall into that category....
| Jan 22, 2015
| 2:50 PM
The life of wiry, gifted pugilist Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao is serious rags-to-the-ring-to-riches fare, a life that's climbed from war-afflicted poverty to sports history — with 10 world championship titles. He's even a congressman in his native...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 10:41 AM
In what’s appearing to be true Johnny Depp fashion, his lead role in the newly released “Mortdecai” couldn’t muster the numbers to take over Friday’s box office. In fact, it barely cracked the Top 10 while “American...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 11:34 AM
Clint Eastwood's "American Sniper" shattered several box office records and surpassed tracking expectations over the busy four-day Martin Luther King Jr. weekend.
The war drama pulled in a whopping $105.3 million through Monday, making its total $108....
| Jan 18, 2015
| 10:43 AM
Clint Eastwood's "American Sniper" has already surpassed tracking expectations for the holiday weekend, pulling in a projected $90.2 million in the U.S. and Canada from Friday through Sunday.
The war drama is poised to add about $15 million Monday,...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 8:40 AM
"You've got to be taught/ To be afraid/ Of people whose eyes/ Are oddly made/ And people whose skin is a different shade./ You've got to be carefully taught."
— Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, from "South Pacific"
Long before anyone ever...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 9:12 AM
In French, the phrase "force majeure" literally means "a greater force." The title of Eddie Izzard's latest and grandest comedy tour is thus well chosen. Few people can impersonate an angry turtle like Eddie Izzard.
To lawyers, "force majeure" can...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 8:47 AM
Fresh off several Oscar nominations, Clint Eastwood’s “American Sniper” will likely rise to the top of the box office over the busy Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday weekend.
The war drama, starring Bradley Cooper and Sienna Miller,...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 9:25 AM
Liam Neeson delivered an early box-office punch Thursday night.
The action star's "Taken 3" grossed $1.6 million from pre-weekend evening showings at about 2,500 locations. That's slightly better than the $1.5 million "Taken 2" snatched on its Thursday...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 12:00 PM
"Taken 3" is so unintentionally hilarious I couldn't help but wonder — do movie contracts carry a humiliation bonus clause these days?
The high-octane action thriller once again features Liam Neeson as the former black ops guy with all those...