| Sep 20, 2012
Writer-director David Ayer has described his new film "End of Watch" as akin to "watching YouTube — where something in your mind tells you this is real. This film is like YouTube meets 'Training Day' in a lot of ways." (Ayer wrote "Training Day,"...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 2:18 PM
If "End of Watch" had been just "another predictable cop movie," Jake Gyllenhaal says, he would not have done it.
"I chose this because it had heart," Gyllenhaal said. He and Chicago native Michael Pena star as two LAPD police officers that spend half...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 7:40 AM
Michael Pena wanted to sit closer to the floor-to-ceiling windows at NoMI during a recent lunch — and who wouldn't? The trendy restaurant on the seventh floor of the Park Hyatt hotel offers customers a scenic view of Michigan Avenue and the Water...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 10:51 AM
"2016 Obama's America" (PG). Documentary based on Dinesh D'Souza's book, "The Roots of Obama's Rage." TownMall Cinemas (12:45 p.m.)
"Dredd" (R). In the future, a tough cop serves as judge, jury and executioner. With Karl Urban, Olivia...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 9:16 AM
Despite the arrival of four new films in theaters this weekend, moviegoers weren't interested in heading to the box office.
For the fourth consecutive weekend, ticket sales were down compared with the same period in 2011, as none of the fresh arrivals at...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 12:52 PM
In the weekend's box-office face-off between two young Hollywood stars, Jake Gyllenhaal reigned victorious.
On Sunday, studio estimates indicated that the 31-year-old's police drama "End of Watch" tied Jennifer Lawrence's "House at the End of the Street"...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 8:27 PM
David Ayers wrote and directed "End of Watch." He also wrote the gritty cop drama "Training Day," which earned Denzel Washington an Oscar for best actor. This new film careens across the screen with all the non-stop action you expect from a serious film...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 4:07 PM
"End of Watch" (R). Police partners form a close bond, and also share a challenging life on the street. With Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Peña. TownMall Cinemas (7:00 p.m.)
"Killing Them Softly" (R). A mob enforcer goes after a pair of low-...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 9:12 AM
Hollywood may be giving Gerard Butler a red card after his soccer film's dismal performance at the box office this weekend.
The actor suffered yet another flop with "Playing for Keeps," his romantic comedy that debuted with only $6 million, according to...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 1:08 PM
After Gerard Butler's latest film flops at the box office this weekend, the actor could be benched from Hollywood's A team.
Butler's cold streak at the multiplex is set to continue with "Playing for Keeps," a soccer-themed romantic comedy that may debut...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 4:00 PM
"Dredd" (R). In the future, a tough cop serves as judge, jury and executioner. With Karl Urban, Olivia Thirlby and Lena Headeya. TownMall Cinemas (1:50,4:50* p.m.)
"End of Watch" (R). Police partners form a close bond, and also share a...