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  • TV Review: 'Mob City'

    Great-looking but dramatically flaccid, "Mob City" mines the same territory as "L.A. Confidential" and James Ellroy's noir thrillers, with hollow results. Loosely adapted by writer-director Frank Darabont from the nonfiction book "L.A. Noir," this...
  • Lake Bell's 'In a World ...' Should Figure in Awards Race

    The business of voice-over is so fascinating and ripe for expose, it's surprising no one has tackled it before -- it seems like prime material for a Christopher Guest parody. So it was up to first-time feature writer-director Lake Bell, best known as an...
  • VOD Spotlight: “The World’s End” brings Pegg and Frost together again

     
    Actors Simon Pegg and Nick Frost and director Edgar Wright worked together on the films Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz. Their newest project, The World’s End, follows five middle-aged friends looking to redeem their honor by completing (some...
  • On Demand DVD New Releases Nov. 18-24

     
    On Demand DVD New Releases Nov. 18-24 Planes(3-D) Set in the same world of sentient machines as Cars, this Disney animated adventure follows a crop-dusting plane with a fear of heights that gets to live his dream of competing in a famous around-the-world...
  • 'The World's End'

    'The World's End'
    Yes, humanity at large faces a crisis in the latest satirical teaming from British humorists Simon Pegg and Nick Frost ("Shaun of the Dead," "Hot Fuzz"), along with returning director Edgar Wright ... but The World's End also is a name of a bar at the end...
  • Lake Bell Will 'Man Up' Opposite Simon Pegg

    Lake Bell will star in the indie romantic comedy "Man Up," opposite Simon Pegg, with filming set to start in January. Pegg's Big Talk Prods. and Studio Canal are the production companies, with Pegg and Nira Park on board to produce. British helmer Ben...
  • 'Stone Roses' looks at legendary British band you may not know

    'Stone Roses' looks at legendary British band you may not know
    The formula for a successful British band is simple: Grow up together in an industrial town (in this case, Manchester), wow 'em in London, win over Europe and Asia and then shred the music charts in America for the really big money. After getting...
  • 'Big Chill' meets 'Body Snatchers' in hilarious 'World's End'

    The World's End Universal, $29.98; Blu-ray, $34.98 Available on VOD beginning Nov. 19 After giving zombie flicks and cop movies a British accent with the send-ups/homages "Shaun of the Dead" and "Hot Fuzz," director Edgar Wright and his co-...
  • 'Mission: Impossible 5′ Set for Christmas Day 2015 Release

    It looks like Christmas 2015 is going to be a very busy time for J.J. Abrams. "Mission: Impossible 5," which he's producing along with star Tom Cruise and Skydance Productions head David Ellison, is set for a Paramount release on Christmas Day 2015 --...
  • Review: Hulu's 'The Wrong Mans'

    Cut from the same comedic cloth as Simon Pegg and Nick Frost's collaborations with director Edgar Wright, "The Wrong Mans" places a pair of nerdy British leads in a high-concept action scenario. This six-episode co-production between BBC and Hulu could...
  • New Releases: Kirk and crew are tested in 'Star Trek Into Darkness'

    New Releases: Kirk and crew are tested in 'Star Trek Into Darkness'
    Star Trek Into Darkness Paramount, $29.99; Blu-ray, $39.99/$54.99 Available on VOD beginning Sept. 10 Although it's not as much fun as the 2009 "Star Trek" reboot, J.J. Abrams' sequel has the same major asset as its predecessor: a winning cast...