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  • 'One For the Money' review: Not even worth the change you find in your couch

    'One For the Money' review: Not even worth the change you find in your couch
    * (out of four) Here’s something to bum you out: Sixty years ago, Debbie Reynolds starred in “Singin’ in the Rain.” Now, she’s playing goofy ol’ granny and firing a gun into a turkey in the pathetic “One For...
  • Film review: Ralph Fiennes' 'Coriolanus' is an unsympathetic look at Shakespeare

    Film review: Ralph Fiennes' 'Coriolanus' is an unsympathetic look at Shakespeare
    It's not surprising that Shakespeare remains the most filmed author of all time. (Yes, children, that even includes Stephen King.) In fact, in any given year there are more adaptations of Shakespeare than of anyone else. Public domain status helps, but...
  • Q&A: 'Machine Gun Preacher' star Gerard Butler doesn't want to kick your ass

    Q&A: 'Machine Gun Preacher' star Gerard Butler doesn't want to kick your ass
    “Machine Gun Preacher” star Gerard Butler won’t name specific movies, but he recognizes that he’s made some stinkers. “There without a doubt have been movies that I’ve watched and went, ‘What a waste of time that...
  • Q&A: Real-life 'Machine Gun Preacher' Sam Childers and writer Jason Keller

    Q&A: Real-life 'Machine Gun Preacher' Sam Childers and writer Jason Keller
    Compared to Sam Childers, the man he plays in the film “Machine Gun Preacher,” Gerard Butler calls himself, “a little puppy Laborador.” It’s not hard to see why. Childers—a former drug dealer who has saved thousands of...
  • 'Machine Gun Preacher' review: Hard truths compensate for storytelling issues

    'Machine Gun Preacher' review: Hard truths compensate for storytelling issues
    **1/2 (out of four) After “The Bounty Hunter,” “Law Abiding Citizen,” “The Ugly Truth,” and “P.S. I Love You” (to name just a few), I anticipate a new Gerard Butler movie like a kick in the face....
  • Movie brings new scrutiny to the real 'Machine Gun Preacher'

    Movie brings new scrutiny to the real 'Machine Gun Preacher'
    Marc Forster was fresh from directing a James Bond film when he first heard the story of "Machine Gun Preacher" Sam Childers. Here was a tale of a biker and drug dealer turned rescuer of African orphans, battling Sudanese guerrilla groups. Even a guy used...
  • Video/Q&A: 'Shame' star Michael Fassbender and director/co-writer Steve McQueen

    Video/Q&A: 'Shame' star Michael Fassbender and director/co-writer Steve McQueen
    After the year “Shame” star Michael Fassbender has had, the GQ Breakout Man for 2011 should be in a good mood. Still, anyone who has seen Fassbender (“X-Men: First Class,” “Jane Eyre”) in British director Steve...
  • 'Skyfall' reclaims No. 1 as Gerard Butler suffers another flop

    'Skyfall' reclaims No. 1 as Gerard Butler suffers another flop
    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...
  • Reel Critics: This 'Playing' is no keeper

    Reel Critics: This 'Playing' is no keeper
    "Playing for Keeps" employs every cliché in the PG-13 romantic comedy playbook. But the comedy is in short supply as the laughs prove to be few and far between. The end result is a big, steaming bowl of romantic mush with little connection to the...
  • Q&A: 'This is 40' star Leslie Mann and writer/director Judd Apatow

    Q&A: 'This is 40' star Leslie Mann and writer/director Judd Apatow
    ¬†Ridiculously, unjustly, few Oscar prognosticators include “This is 40” star Leslie Mann or her husband, writer-director Judd Apatow, on lists of likely nominees. Thing is, Apatow’s a member of the Academy—will he vote for himself?...
  • 'Heaven' on Earth

    'Heaven' on Earth
    The Art of Elysium's "Heaven," the charity's sixth annual gala, is January's hot ticket on the Los Angeles social scene. Consider the host committee of Hollywood stars, among them Kristen Bell, Rachel Bilson, Sophia Bush, Gerard Butler, Finola Hughes....