| Jun 29, 2012
| 8:42 PM
If the 2012 class of Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences invitees seemed a tad more diverse than in past years, you weren't imagining things. Academy officials say 14% of the 176 new invitees are people of color, an increase over 2011, when the...
| Jul 5, 2012
**1/2 (out of four)
In the first few minutes of “Savages,” Blake Lively’s character, O, says via superfluous voiceover, “Dope’s supposed to be bad, but in a bad, bad world, it’s good.” In reference to military...
| Jul 5, 2012
Taken from Don Winslow's novel, the Oliver Stone fulminator"Savages" proves that marijuana cultivation, sales and distribution are the right way to live large and menage a trois it through endless summer days and nights with your bromantic best pal and...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 11:31 AM
NEW YORK — While promoting a film, most actors wax poetic about how fantastic their costars were to work with on set. Few, however, actually mean it — and even the ones who do rarely form the type of bond that "The Heat" stars Melissa McCarthy...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 4:26 PM
"The Heat," starring Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy, is the latest entry in a long-running and much-loved movie joke: the buddy-cop comedy. In this case, a bosom-buddy cop comedy.
The movie follows a well-beaten path. They're cops, they're enemies,...
| May 15, 2013
| 3:11 PM
After teasing viewers with several short video teases, FX finally released a full-on trailer for its latest drama, "The Bridge," which will debut at 9 p.m. CT July 10.
Based on a successful Scandinavian drama by the same name (but, you know, "Broen" in...
| May 23, 2013
| 12:57 PM
The Juarez-to-El Paso passage by way of FX is within sight. The cable network announced its crime thriller "The Bridge" will make its debut July 10.
The present-day drama sets its focus on U.S.-Mexico border tensions. After an American judge known for...
| May 25, 2013
| 12:09 PM
Charlie Sheen is changing his name to Carlos Estevez in the upcoming film "Machete Kills," according to reports.
The actor is going back to his birth name and Latino roots, using the moniker Carlos Estevez in the trailer for action film "Machete Kills,"...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 6:43 PM
Director Roland Emmerich is the master of action movies high in calories but low in nutritional value. "Independence Day," "The Day After Tomorrow" and "2012" are among his previous credits. Great production values and cinematography are utilized only...
| Nov 17, 2011
Demian Bichir from 'A Better Life' is deserving of Oscar best actor glory...
| Nov 21, 2011
Mickey Cohen's raucous old nightclub, Slapsy Maxie's, is long gone. But on a recent Friday night, I found myself roaming around a stylish replica of the legendary gangster's old club where Warner Bros. is filming "The Gangster Squad," which chronicles the...