| May 12, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Case in point: Universal's "Neighbors," the dirty-minded comedy starring Seth Rogen and Zac Efron that debuted to a glittering $49 million domestically this past weekend.
"It's escapism, and when it works -- and 'Neighbors' worked --...
| Feb 7, 2013
Debilitatingly witless, "Identity Thief" strands Melissa McCarthy and Jason Bateman on the shoulder of its own road-trip premise, an artificial construct reminiscent of "Due Date." Remember "Due Date," that sour thing with Robert Downey Jr. and Zach...
| Mar 14, 2013
Steve Carell. Steve Buscemi. Jim Carrey. Alan Arkin. James Gandolfini. Olivia Wilde.
Good start, right? But the more you like the performers featured in "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone," the harder it is to sit back, relax and enjoy. The comedy about...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 6:00 AM
NEW YORK — When Jennifer Aniston heard last month that Jason Sudeikis was exiting "Saturday Night Live," she sent the comic actor a text. "So sad you're leaving — selfishly — but good for you. An enormous life awaits," she wrote.
| Aug 6, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Let's start with the story behind "We're the Millers," the new comedy starring Jennifer Aniston and Jason Sudeikis.
The writers of the very funny "Wedding Crashers," Bob Fisher and Steve Faber, came up with the idea and wrote the first drafts of "The...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Only a couple of months before cameras are set to roll on the sequel to "Horrible Bosses," director Seth Gordon has left the project.
According to New Line Cinema, which made the first hit comedy with Gordon, the director had "scheduling conflicts"...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 2:53 PM
NEW YORK -- Jennifer Aniston gets back to one of her trademark comedy roles in "We're The Millers," the fake-family road-trip movie with Jason Sudeikis that opened Wednesday.
But ask her what challenge she'd like to take on in the near future, and she'...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 9:22 AM
Matt Damon rose above the competition at the box office this weekend, where his sci-fi film "Elysium" was No. 1 as four new films hit theaters.
The pricey movie about a man desperate to get to a plush man-made space station hovering above Earth opened...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 10:59 AM
Ancient Greeks believed Elysium to be "a dwelling place for those who lived a righteous life."
Writer-director Neill Blomkamp depicts his "Elysium" as a pristine space station, where the elite have escaped from the hellhole that is Earth. In this serene...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Many moons after the "Rachel" haircut hysteria, much ado is still being made about Jennifer Aniston's hair. The 44-year-old "Friends" and "Horrible Bosses" star recently cut her long tresses into a bob, and it made headlines across the planet. We went...
| May 25, 2013
| 7:00 AM
You might think that Mitchell Hurwitz, the creative mastermind behind the oddball cult comedy "Arrested Development," would be overjoyed to hear about the crowds thronging the Bluth's Original Frozen Banana Stands popping up across the country.