| Mar 19, 2012
| 6:02 AM
Josh Hutcherson would like nothing more than to watch the No. 1-ranked Kentucky Wildcats pursue their eighth men’s basketball national championship in this month’s NCAA tournament, but the 19-year-old Kentucky native and Wildcats season ticket...
| May 3, 2012
| 12:53 PM
The success of the 2008 remake of "Journey to the Center of the Earth" yielded this sequel, which fans of another Jules Verne story - "The Mysterious Island" - will recognize many elements from.
Young Sean (returnee Josh Hutcherson) is joined by his...
| Feb 9, 2012
*1/2 (out of four)
FYI: When punching a lizard in the face, it’s called giving him “the thunder cookie.”
At least, that’s what Hank (Dwayne Johnson) calls it when protecting his stepson Sean (Josh Hutcherson, reprising his role...
| Feb 9, 2012
In its own sweetly bombastic way, the 2008 remake of "Journey to the Center of the Earth" did the job, the job being a 21st-century 3-D bash starring Brendan Fraser — an actor who gives his all to the green screen, every time — and loosely...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 11:33 AM
The title of this sequel to the 2008 “Journey to the Center of the Earth” gets points as marginally clever. Since the center of the earth doesn't figure into the new film, the filmmakers have retained the word “journey” and branded...
| May 31, 2010
| 4:32 PM
When I had lunch with New Line President Toby Emmerich the other day at a hip industry eatery in Hollywood, he advised me that the next time I went to the restaurant I could save money by parking my car......
| Dec 16, 2010
Over about two decades in movies, primarily as an Oscar-winning visual effects supervisor on films such as "Men in Black," "Total Recall" and "Pearl Harbor," Eric Brevig has worked with many big names in Hollywood. But his latest film gave him a unique...
| Nov 20, 2009
| 4:34 AM
Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 15 - 21 in PDF format This week's TV Movies COERCION: Detectives Bernard and Lupo (Anthony Anderson, Jeremy Sisto) suspect a violent armed robbery is part of a shakedown......
| Jan 21, 2009
It's become a tradition at this time of year, first in my column, and now in my blog, to grade the major movie studios on their performance over the course of the year. The Studio Report Card started as a way to get a handle on how the business works, but...
| May 1, 2009
Looking back at 125 years of family entertainment...
1) THE SAGA OF HERCULES
In 1988, Dorney Park announced it was building the world's largest wooden roller coaster. The record-breaking coaster to be named "Hercules" would make good use of the park's...
| Jun 15, 2008
RODENT lovers and rat rights activists, consider yourselves warned.
In the surrealistically violent action blockbuster "Wanted" -- which premieres at the Los Angeles Film Festival on Thursday and arrives in theaters June 27 -- several thousand rats are...