| Feb 16, 2015
| 12:46 PM
The movie "Fifty Shades of Grey" is rated R, but in Sacramento, some kids were getting a gee-whiz gander of the film in its graphic-nudity glory.
Drive-in-movie screens, thousands of square feet in area, over the weekend were showing the film, which...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 6:00 AM
Talk about 50 shades of bombardment. This weekend, the highly anticipated movie “Fifty Shades of Grey,” based on the bestselling erotic novel, opens in theaters.
The risque story line has already fueled some odd pop culture moments,...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 11:11 AM
The January-released action-comedy sub-genre gets another shameful entry with "Mortdecai." It's one of Johnny Depp's most bizarre and outlandish roles, and for an actor as eccentric as he is, that's really saying something.
Based on the novel "Don't...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 5:05 PM
These are some highlights of events this weekend and beyond around the Western suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit: triblocal.com/events.
'The Memory of Water'...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 7:26 PM
Peter Jackson’s "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies," injected a bit of pre-holiday merriment at the box office this weekend, grossing $16.6 million in the U.S. on Friday, and $51 million to date for Warner Brothers since the film's Wednesday...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Like the lead character she portrays in the widely anticipated movie version of "Gone Girl," Rosamund Pike fell off nearly everyone's radar.
At the tender age of 21, the British actress was cast as the sultry Miranda Frost, a sword-wielding vixen in...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 1:34 PM
Funded by the studios and lousy with hypocrisy, the Motion Picture Association of America's rating system routinely leads to head-scratchers that defy logic and, in their small way, promulgate our image as a bloodthirsty yet prudish nation — crazy...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Depending on when she wrote and talked about her life, Linda Lovelace had two very different perspectives about her work on "Deep Throat" and in adult cinema. She initially said she performed willingly and embraced becoming an icon of sexual freedom, then...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 9:41 AM
A new film premiering in the Baltimore region on Friday features the actor Wendell Pierce, a familiar face to many here, as a conflicted husband and father who has an affair with a teenage boy he meets online.
Pierce, best known for his portrayal of...
| May 17, 2013
| 3:27 PM
No one dreams of being a book reviewer when he grows up. You might dream of writing poems or novels or essays or even, if you are perennially picked last for teams in gym class, literary criticism (“We don't want Robbins, you can have an extra...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 10:39 AM
Maggie Carey envisioned her feature directorial debut as a dirty “Sixteen Candles." Think Molly Ringwald's Samantha Baker looking to lose her virginity rather than get the guy.
What she ended up with is “The To Do List,” a low-budget...