| Jul 23, 2014
If you're planning to spend any time in downtown San Diego this weekend, keep an eye out for Homer Simpson's […]...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Until recently, the Vera Wang bridal shop in Singapore imposed a non-refundable $482 fee to try on dresses. And last month a health food retailer in Australia posted this notice on its door: “As of the first of February, this store will be...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 10:55 AM
You might have to watch this trailer twice. It’s a lot to process.
“Jupiter Ascending” revolves around Jupiter Jones (played by Mila Kunis), a janitor who unknowingly is a threat to the Queen of the Universe because of her perfect...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Netflix Inc. surpassed rival HBO in domestic subscribers in the third quarter, a milestone it credits to buzz surrounding original series such as "Orange Is the New Black," the Emmy nominations for the political drama "House of Cards" and other...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 12:17 PM
Why the long face, Mr. Depp?
Perhaps because there’s no question “The Lone Ranger” is a catastrophe.
Produced for close to $250 million, the Johnny Depp-starring update of the old radio and television serial grossed a measly $29.4...
| Dec 10, 2013
The first trailer has arrived for “Jupiter Ascending,” Andy and Lana Wachowski's newest sci-fi venture, and the clip offers some […]...
| Dec 11, 2013
Tom Cruise finds himself in a life-and-death situation — over and over again — in the new trailer for “Edge […]...
| May 13, 2013
Cloud Atlas is certainly the most ambitious of this week's titles. With a budget of over $100,000,000, the film is one of the most expensive independent films made to date. Nominated for a Golden Globe award, the film involves cast members playing...
| Jan 3, 2014
2013 might have been a superb year for fans of genre entertainment, but 2014 doesn't look too shabby when it […]...
| Oct 25, 2012
* (out of four)
Hokum of monumental proportions is still hokum. Watch the 6-minute “Cloud Atlas” trailer about 30 times and you’ll have an idea of what it’s like to sit through this epic disaster, which never bores but never...
| Oct 25, 2012
A big-budget film's marketing mission is simple: Eliminate the idea of an unsuspecting audience. Did people know what they were getting when they got "Transformers: Dark of the Moon"? Yes. They got what they were shown in the 30-second ads, over and...