| Aug 12, 2013
In "Prince Avalanche," an artsy loner (Paul Rudd) and an immature doofus (Emile Hirsch) work together to repair roads in the middle of nowhere. Adapted from an Icelandic film, it's a slow and funny drama that director David Gordon Green says splits the...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 6:37 PM
Filmmaker David Gordon Green saw his "Prince Avalanche" premiere at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year and hit theaters in early August. So it may seem sudden for him to also being unveiling "Joe" with star Nicolas Cage at the Venice Film...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 11:10 AM
Warner Bros. invested a ton of money to revitalize the aging Superman franchise. Their new effort begins with great casting. British actor Henry Cavill has the buffed body and squared-jaw good looks to be the "Man of Steel." He also projects a genuine...
| Jun 6, 2013
** (out of four)
Even without James Franco and Danny McBride threatening to ejaculate all over each other, “This is the End” would be an aggressive, misguided demonstration of self-love.
A comedy in which Franco, McBride, Seth Rogen, Jay...
| Oct 6, 2011
| 6:42 PM
The Chicago International Film Festival didn’t have to look far when choosing a movie to kick off its 47th annual edition. “The Last Rites of Joe May” — starring Dennis Farina as an aging con man with little to his name besides...
| Nov 3, 2010
| 2:11 PM
Judd Apatow and his wife, Leslie Mann, have sold their Pacific Palisades home for $5.26 million, the Multiple Listing Service shows.
The traditional house sits behind gates on nearly an acre at the end of a cul-de-sac. Built in 1997, the 6,000-square-...
| Nov 18, 2010
When they first met, Danny Boyle thought James Franco was stoned. When they next saw each other and Boyle had Franco memorize and read a scene from the "127 Hours" script, Boyle realized that Franco's half-baked demeanor had been a ruse, a combination...
| Sep 10, 2010
| 4:37 PM
James Franco says, 'I'm not gay': The "Howl" and "Milk" star told The Advocate he's not a stoner, either, which brings his "Pineapple Express" performance up to Oscar caliber. [The Advocate] Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi calls Lindsay Lohan comparison "harsh":...
| Sep 22, 2010
| 4:34 PM
David Gordon Green, of Pineapple Express fame, is behind the camera. And Jonah Hill and newcomer Landry Bender (a little girl) are in front of it for “The Sitter,” a new comedy that Fox is backing which starts filming Monday in New York. The...
| Nov 29, 2010
| 4:35 PM
Young film stars Anne Hathaway and James Franco will host the Academy Awards....
| Dec 6, 2010
| 4:35 PM
Amber Heard comes out: The 24-year-old "Pineapple Express" actress brought girlfriend Tasya Van Ree to the GLAAD 25th anniversary party, telling reporters she doesn't want "millions of hard-working, tax-paying Americans" denied equal rights. [Us Weekly]...