| Jun 3, 2012
| 9:19 AM
"Snow White and the Huntsman" easily made it out of the woods at the box office this weekend, as the film's debut far exceeded industry projections.
The fairy-tale adaptation opened with a surprisingly robust $56.3 million, according to an estimate...
| Jun 7, 2012
***1/2 (out of four)
So beautiful it belongs on the Maxim Hot 100, “Prometheus” arrives in the wake of an awesome-looking trailer to disintegrate the existence of the “Alien vs. Predator” movies and revive the world's excitement...
| Jun 7, 2012
Nearly all the bits and pieces in director Ridley Scott's"Prometheus" come from other movies — either one of Scott's or someone else's. More and more, though, I appreciate Scott's fundamental squareness as a filmmaker. "Prometheus" may be the"...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 8:05 PM
"Dark Shadows" (PG-13). In this comic takeoff from the 1970s daytime drama, vampire Barnabas Collins emerges from a long slumber to 1972 Maine. With Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer and Helena Bonham Carter. TownMall Cinemas (10:20 p.m.)...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 10:41 AM
Ridley, Ridley, Ridley. How much money was spent to make such a visually stunning science fiction thriller, with such fantastic CGI…for all of us that loved Alien to say “Really? Did he just do that again?”
Don’t get me wrong,...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 7:43 PM
"Madagascar 3" continues the Dreamworks' franchise with a full dose of sensory overload. The lovable animal refugees from the New York Zoo are still looking for a way back home. Their wild journey takes many frenetic turns through Europe with dizzying...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 9:47 AM
Noomi Rapace, the screen's original "Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" starring currently in "Prometheus," projects largely psychological terror in this melodrama about a woman who goes on the run from her abusive husband with her young son.
| Jul 2, 2012
| 1:13 PM
There seems to be some confusion as to whether or not the new Ridley Scott“Alien” prequelish spin-off “Prometheus” is any good. I’ll clear this up right now: No. It is not.
[Warning: spoilers galore ahead]
| Dec 29, 2011
| 8:38 PM
Steven Spielberg made his first big splash in the churning waters of action films with "Raiders of the Lost Ark" in 1981.
Thirty years later, he recreates the same high energy and wild escapades in "The Adventures of Tintin." The title character is a...
| Dec 15, 2011
** (out of four)
A convoluted plot. A generic adventure score. A lead performance that’s already played its best hand. What is this, a “Pirates of the Caribbean” sequel?
No, it’s the follow-up to Guy Ritchie’s mildly...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 10:45 AM
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle introduced Sherlock Holmes to the world in the 1800s, and the Guinness World Records has said that Holmes has been the “most portrayed movie character” on the screen, with well over 200 movies.
Buster Keaton had an...