| Jun 16, 2012
| 1:12 PM
Back in 1994 — long before his modest commercial success with “28 Days Later...” and his Oscar for “Slumdog Millionaire” — director Danny Boyle made the transition from TV to movies with “Shallow Grave.”...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 8:36 PM
Rude, crude and rowdy, "21 Jump Street"purports to be a major Hollywood movie. But it sure looks like the kind of trash TV that Jerry Springer used to promote.
However, this convoluted cop/buddy flick does manage to create some raunchy laughs in spite of...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 12:34 PM
Director Steven Soderbergh ("Traffic," "Ocean's Eleven") gives Mixed Martial Arts star Gina Carano an effective action showcase with this tale of a government operative who seeks revenge after being betrayed on the job.
Determined to expose those...
| Jan 8, 2013
No matter who wins or loses Sunday, the 2013 Golden Globes ceremony obviously will be awesome because Tiny Fey and Amy Poehler are hosting. Really: That should be enough to make even the most awards show-averse movie/TV fans tune in.
Yes, there will...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 5:38 PM
Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow ("The Hurt Locker") has masterfully directed action and actors in "Zero Dark Thirty," a slow-burning re-creation of the hunt for Osama bin Laden.
Like a crime thriller, the story takes us through unsettling...
| Feb 28, 2013
* (out of four)
Anna Faris stars in “Little Bo Peep: Wolf Exploder.” That sounds like a classic tale revision that would pick the right tone and actually deliver some fun.
Until that movie actually exists, we’re left with “Jack...
| Feb 28, 2013
Most modern fantasy adventures are distinguished, if that's the right word, by shot after shot of actors gaping at amazements — beanstalks busting out of the ground, for example, or flaming trees being flung as weapons at the king's castle —...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 10:52 AM
Director Bryan Singer made his mark in Hollywood in 1995 with the offbeat crime drama "The Usual Suspects." That success earned him the director's chair for big-time action flicks like "X-Men" and "Superman Returns." He now enters the world of ancient...
| Sep 12, 2011
Lasse Hallestrom directed the film of “Salmon Fishing in Yemen,“ and Simon “Slumdog” Beaufoy scripted it. Several actors I have talked to over the past year mentioned being happy to star in it — Emily Blunt, Ewan McGregor...
| Sep 9, 2011
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie hit the Toronto International Film Festival on Friday for the premiere of Pitt's "Moneyball."...
| Oct 4, 2011
George Clooney, Bono, Christy Turlington and more have participated in a new PSA to end famine, a campaign for the One organization....