| Jun 20, 2013
| 3:55 PM
Birds do it. Bees do it. Even educated fleas do it. And as it turns out, zombies do it as well. They swarm. And when they're done swarming, they swarm all over again.
That unstoppably manic movement is the most unexpected part of "World War Z" as well...
| Nov 10, 2013
The event: Sharon Stone hosted the 8th MOCA Award to Distinguished Women in the Arts luncheon, honoring artists Lita Albuquerque, Helen Pashgian, Nancy Rubins and Betye Saar. An Academy Award nominee for "Casino," Stone recently portrayed Linda Lovelace's...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 12:01 PM
It's Brad Pitt versus zombies in this effective thriller from director Marc Forster ("Quantum of Solace"), based on the novel by Max Brooks. Pitt plays a former United Nations inspector who calls his global expertise back into play while battling a mass...
| Apr 18, 2013
** (out of four)
“Pixar's 'Wall-E' was pretty good. Imagine how great it would be if it were live action, starred Tom Cruise and unfolded kind of like Duncan Jones ('Moon,' 'Source Code') directing Independence Day!”
From that hypothetical,...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Violence isn’t the only problem with violent movies aimed at younger audiences — they also tend to glamorize risky activities you might not want to encourage among kids, according to a new study.
“We know some teenagers imitate what...
| May 10, 2013
| 12:21 PM
Children grow up ... and if they were treated like these two, you don't think revenge would be on their adult agenda?
Jeremy Renner and Gemma Arterton ("Quantum of Solace") play the siblings in this highly revisionist fairy-tale update, which gives them...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 8:28 AM
Speculation has swirled ever since "World War Z", the forthcoming zombie disaster movie starring and co-produced by Brad Pitt, was pushed from last winter to this summer by Paramount Pictures to allow for a wholesale rewrite and a reshoot of its final...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 12:17 PM
Coming from a 90-year-old director, the title "You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet" may seem ironic, but I'd rather think of it as "optimistic" and "cheeky" — given that filmmaker Alain Resnais has already finished shooting his next feature, now in...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 10:12 AM
After months of in-and-out reports on the new James Bond film, “Skyfall” director Sam Mendes is heading back to MI6.
Sony Pictures, MGM and longtime Bond producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael Wilson made the official announcement Thursday...
| Dec 18, 2013
This Central American nation is fast becoming a prime destination for winter travelers looking to trade cold and slush for sun and surf. But this country's riches are found not only in its tropical jungles and white sand beaches; one of Panama's hottest...
| Jun 26, 2013
Luc Besson's 2010 film adaptation of “The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec” is finally crossing the pond. The French film, […]...