| Jun 28, 2013
| 7:43 AM
It's brawn-plus as the elite military unit battles the latest scheme by the evil organization COBRA in this latest live-action adventure inspired by the long-popular toy line. Channing Tatum returns as one of the operatives mystified by some decisions...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 8:19 PM
The gig: Todd Tucker, 38, is co-founder and president of Illusion Industries Inc., a special effects makeup company in Los Angeles. He helped create the Brad Pitt baby in "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" and the pirates in the "Pirates of the...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 2:15 PM
"The Croods" could club its way to box-office success this weekend, as the animated caveman movie looks certain to end up No. 1.
The 3-D DreamWorks Animation film is likely to open with a solid $40 million, according to those who have seen pre-release...
| Mar 27, 2013
*1/2 (out of four)
At least once as kids, we all gave an action figure's head the ol' 360-degree spin. Watching the confusing 3-D sequel "G.I. Joe: Retaliation," you know how that toy felt.
I get that a bad guy posing as the president (Jonathan...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 9:45 AM
Right in the middle of "G.I. Joe: Retaliation," which is one sort of action movie, there's another, better one that lasts five or six very good minutes.
We're in the Himalayas, where the fancy ninjas such as Storm Shadow (Byung-hun Lee) and Snake Eyes...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 7:05 AM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Movie reviewer Aaron Dicer gives plenty of compliments to Dreamworks' new prehistoric animated comedy, The Croods.
But he says newly released sci-fi action film "G.I. Joe: Retaliation" is the opposite of good.
Watch the video for...
| Mar 31, 2013
To summarize the economics behind "G.I. Joe: Retaliation": the 2009 "G.I. Joe: Rise of the Cobra" made enough moolah ($150 million domestic, $150 million elsewhere) to justify — nay, demand — a sequel. As for the aesthetics of the film, "G.I....
| Dec 27, 2013
| 2:35 PM
If Justin Bieber is retiring, as he tweeted rather dubiously on Christmas Eve, does that make "Justin Bieber's Believe" his version of "The Last Waltz"?
The teen-pop superstar (and his handlers) probably wouldn't reject the idea.
A brisk 90 minutes of...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 10:33 AM
"G.I. Joe: Retaliation," starring Dwayne Johnson, Bruce Willis and Channing Tatum, is dominating in home entertainment. The big-budget action film from Paramount is the top-selling DVD and Blu-ray disc title, as well as the top rental.
| Aug 13, 2013
| 6:13 PM
Major Hollywood studios have resolved a tax dispute in China that has held up hundreds of millions of box-office dollars since 2012.
The months-long dispute centered on a 2% value-added tax that state-owned distributor China Film Group insisted...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 2:34 PM
The science fiction movie "Oblivion," starring Tom Cruise, soared to the top of the DVD and Blu-ray disc sales chart in its first week in release. The dystopian drama, directed by Joseph Kosinski, had a strong box-office showing in April despite mixed...