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  • Review: Despite Matt Damon, 'Elysium' disappoints

    Despite its title, "Elysium" is no promised land. Expectations were high that the film starring Matt Damon would carry the flag for thoughtful, big-budget films that care about more than profits. But it has ended up as something of a disappointment,...
  • 'Elysium' launches to No. 1; 'We're the Millers' is surprise runner-up

    Matt Damon rose above the competition at the box office this weekend, where his sci-fi film "Elysium" was No. 1 as four new films hit theaters. The pricey movie about a man desperate to get to a plush man-made space station hovering above Earth opened...
  • Box office: Matt Damon's 'Elysium' latest sign of a surreal summer

    This past weekend, Neill Blomkamp's sci-fi pic "Elysium" opened to $30.5 million. Though it won the weekend, it was an unremarkable number -- and that's what made it so remarkable. "Elysium" might have been expected to jump up a lot closer to $40...
  • 'Elysium' director: 'Chappie' will be 'like RoboCop but hilarious'

    'Elysium' director: 'Chappie' will be 'like RoboCop but hilarious'
    Four days after "Elysium" hit theaters, the science fiction movie's backers announced Tuesday that they have greenlighted director Neill Blomkamp's next film, "Chappie." Sony Pictures Entertainment and MRC will once again co-produce and co-finance the...
  • 'Elysium'

    Writer-director Neill Blomkamp ("District 9") continues his vision of a bleak future Earth with a bigger budget and more star power in this effective sci-fi tale. Matt Damon plays a worker drone on the ravaged, overcrowded terra firma, which sits...
  • 'Oldboy': Spike Lee's remake lacks a plausible motive ★ 1/2

    'Oldboy': Spike Lee's remake lacks a plausible motive &#9733 1/2
    Consider "Oldboy" Spike Lee's cover version of "If I Had a Hammer." This new American remake of the 2003 Korean revenge drama, also titled "Oldboy," stars Josh Brolin as the victim of a bizarre kidnapping and 20-year imprisonment. Upon his release, as...
  • Review: Spike Lee reveals a new side in 'Oldboy'

     Review: Spike Lee reveals a new side in 'Oldboy'
    Brace yourself. Spike Lee has gone all Quentin Tarantino on us. In re-imagining Park Chan-wook's mysterious thriller "Oldboy," Lee embraces the extremes of Japanese manga tradition with a vengeance. The graphic brutality, the warped sexuality, the...
  • Sony partners with Wal-Mart video service on new release feature

    Sony partners with Wal-Mart video service on new release feature
    In a bid to spur digital movie purchases, Sony Pictures has struck a deal with Wal-Mart's Vudu video streaming service to add video sharing and other features to new releases including "This Is the End" and "After Earth" as well as forthcoming titles such...
  • Movie review: 'Trollhunter'

    Movie review: 'Trollhunter'
    From Norwegian writer-director André Ovredal comes the spry, amusing and pulse-pounding "Trollhunter," a monster movie with a love for mountainous, tree-lined Scandinavian scenery and an even greater love for setting memorably ugly, hulking and...
  • Disney starts production of "Maleficent" in London

    Disney starts production of "Maleficent" in London
    Walt Disney Studios has begun filming its live-action fairy tale "Maleficent," starring Angelina Jolie, in London. Disney said Tuesday that production began last week on the movie, billed as the untold story of the villainess from the 1959 Disney classic...
  • Drew Roy: Hal finds love--again--on 'Falling Skies'

    Drew Roy: Hal finds love--again--on 'Falling Skies'
    Drew Roy can't complain about playing teen-turned-alien fighter Hal Mason in "Falling Skies." Despite a constant alien threat, Hal seems to find time for romance. "I'll agree with you there," Roy said, laughing. "You know, being Hal, they throw a new...