| Aug 12, 2013
On Demand DVD New Releases Aug. 12-18 This week, there's lots of familiar faces gracing the big screen: The Big Wedding alone features Robert De Niro, Diane Keaton, Susan Sarandon, Katherine Heigl, Amanda Seyfried and Robin Williams! In addition to Robert...
| Jan 20, 2014
Lena Headey's Queen Gorgo seeks vengeance for the events of “300″ in a new trailer for “300: Rise of an […]...
| Feb 19, 2011
As the Berlin International Film Festival kicked off last week, the upheaval in Egypt was on everyone's lips here in the German capital. But it was the bitter aftermath of Iran's 2009 populist uprising that truly infused this year's Berlinale.
| May 6, 2011
"There Be Dragons," most of which is set during the Spanish Civil War of the late 1930s, is supposed to be about the intersecting lives of a saint and a sinner. But it is a third man, a revolutionary, who nearly steals the show. Which might have been...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 3:10 PM
While overall on-location film production in the greater Los Angeles area was up last year, Glendale has had a hard time competing with neighboring areas in attracting film shoots.
There were 234 film permits pulled in Glendale last year, down roughly...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 5:44 PM
If any of us wondered if celebrities would still visit Chicago after “The Oprah Winfrey Show” ended in May, we now have our answer.
Chicago is still a popular destination for film projects — which this year included “Man of...
| Feb 2, 2012
*** (out of four)
“Go. Get you home. You fragments.” Ouch. Those are not the words of a guy who respects the people.
In this adaptation of the Shakespeare tragedy, Caius Martius (Ralph Fiennes, who also directed) quickly learns that a leader...
| Jan 27, 2012
* (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...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 10:32 AM
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...
| Jun 27, 2011
Perhaps you've been to the multiplex to see Ryan Reynolds' Green Lantern save the universe from the evil Parallax or to witness Chris Hemsworth's Thor hurl his magical hammer at invading Frost Giants.
Perhaps you've wondered how those actors achieved the...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 10:00 PM
***1/2 (out of four)
The reason Gerard Butler and Katherine Heigl weren’t cast: Dylan (Justin Timberlake) is no arrogant chauvinist, and Jamie (Mila Kunis) is no needy hot mess. They’re sure they can maintain their friendship while...