| Apr 16, 2015
| 6:18 PM
"Child 44" is involving despite itself. At times awkward and self-conscious, this despairing police tale starring Tom Hardy and set in the USSR during the last days of dictator Josef Stalin manages to muster enough punch to hold our interest.
| Apr 16, 2015
| 11:48 AM
Part serial-killer thriller, part old-school anti-Soviet propaganda, "Child 44" plays like a curious relic of an earlier Cold War mindset, when Western audiences took comfort that they were living on the right side of the Iron Curtain and relied on movies...
| Apr 16, 2015
| 9:31 AM
"Child 44" has been 86'd in Russia.
Just a day before the Hollywood thriller about a Soviet policeman investigating a string of gruesome child murders was set to open, the Ministry of Culture in Moscow blocked the release of the film on Wednesday for...
| Apr 15, 2015
| 3:39 PM
Russia on Wednesday scrapped the release of a new Hollywood movie, just a day before it was to open, with the culture minister saying it insulted the nation by describing it as "a sort of Mordor."
"Child 44," directed by Daniel Espinosa, is a mystery...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 5:20 AM
True Story (R): Jonah Hill stars as a disgraced journalist interviewing a murder suspect (James Franco) for the purpose of a book in this fact-based drama.
Child 44 (R): Tom Hardy, Gary Oldman and Noomi Rapace star in this adaptation of Tom Rob Smith's...
| Mar 21, 2015
Today is Saturday, March 21, the 80th day of 2015. There are 285 days left in the year.
Today's Highlights in History:
On March 21, 1965, civil rights demonstrators led by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. began their third, successful march from...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 8:42 AM
From Shailene Woodley and Vin Diesel to Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart, the stars of March and April movies run the gamut. Sean Penn will play a former special ops agent his very dramatic way — just what you'd expect from a two-time Oscar winner....
| Feb 19, 2015
| 12:12 AM
Let me make my position clear: “Vampire's Kiss” is a great film... profoundly great and one of the dozen best films of the ’80s. It appears now on Blu-ray, sharing an inexpensive twofer with “High Spirits,” which is kind of a...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 7:55 PM
Robert Kinoshita, an art director for television and movies who is best known for his creation of the "Lost in Space" robot that yelled "Danger, Will Robinson!" on the 1960s show, has died, a family friend confirmed to the Los Angeles Times.
| Jan 12, 2015
| 3:03 PM
Veteran actor Gary Oldman is getting divorced for the fourth time, adding to his resume as a veteran of the dissolution of marriage.
Alexandra Edenborough, "The Dark Knight Rises" star's wife of six years, filed a divorce petition in Los Angeles...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 7:29 AM
You know that feeling of jealousy in the pit of your stomach when you see a woman that is seemingly so unattainable suddenly melts and flirts with someone who is obviously better than you?
Yeah that’s the feeling 99 percent of us had watching host...