| Mar 19, 2015
| 7:10 PM
"Zombeavers" is the mutant love child of horror specialist Troma, early Peter Jackson, Japanese kaiju flicks and Canadian television sketch comedies — a film that disgusts, terrifies and tickles in equal measure with grotesque creatures and a...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 12:28 PM
There's no shortage of ways that Neill Blomkamp’s science-fiction robot story “Chappie” goes off the rails. The movie is a retread of so many bots-gone-wild/bots-still-cute movies, and the way Blomkamp and longtime screenwriting...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 1:20 PM
We approach New Zealand's capital by ferry from that country's South Island. At first all we can see is mountains and sea. Wellington is around the corner in a sheltered bay and is revealed to us glimmering in sunshine only as we pass the headland. No...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 8:02 AM
“The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies” stayed atop the mainland Chinese box office last week, adding $43.5 million to its haul and bringing the Warner Bros. film’s cumulative gross to $95 million after 10 days in release.
| Jan 20, 2015
| 7:01 AM
Taiwanese director Cheng Zhengdao’s comedy “Miss Granny” outpaced the Hollywood competition at the mainland China box office last week, knocking Ben Stiller’s “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb” from the No. 1...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 9:20 AM
Moviegoers were “Taken” again at the box office by Liam Neeson, as his “Taken 3” opened to an estimated $40.4 million in the U.S. and Canada this weekend and pushed the third installment of the “Hobbit” out of first...
| Jan 5, 2015
For those who enjoy the spine-breaking, disemboweling fun of the “Mortal Kombat” franchise, the new “MKX” game from NetherRealm Studios […]...
| Dec 26, 2014
Chris Taylor headed to San Francisco's AMC Metreon 15 on Black Friday for a 10 a.m. screening of “Fury,” but […]...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 10:05 AM
Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" dominated the box office Friday with an estimated $8.4 million. The third installment in "The Hobbit" franchise, grossed $207 million in its first 17 days, according to Box Office Mojo.
| Jan 2, 2015
| 10:19 AM
The final installment of the "Hobbit" trilogy held off fellow holdovers "Into the Woods" and "Unbroken" to top the box office on New Year's Day.
Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" pulled in a robust $9.3 million in U.S. and...
| Dec 22, 2014
English actor Richard Armitage shares some interesting traits with his “Hobbit” alter ego, valiant dwarf Thorin Oakenshield. “I had to […]...