| May 15, 2012
| 1:13 AM
You know you’re in for an offensive and funny film when it starts off stating “in loving memory of Kim Jong-il.”
I think Socha Baron Cohen does funny work. I enjoyed Borat and Bruno, although this movie isn’t as funny as those,...
| May 15, 2012
Wadiyan dictator General Aladeen (Sacha Baron Cohen) has more patience than you'd expect--he won't launch a nuclear weapon until it has a pointy top--but that doesn't mean you have to be patient to see "The Dictator."
Head to AMC River East tonight for...
| May 18, 2012
5 - 5:30 a.m. The Great Outdoors with Charlie Potter
5:30 - 6 a.m. Love Changes Life
6 - 6:30 a.m. The Lutheran Hour
6:30 - 9 a.m. The Sunday Papers with Rick Kogan
9 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Dean Richards
11:35 a.m. In addition to updates on the...
| May 18, 2012
| 1:49 PM
Sacha Baron Cohen's central shtick — semi-documentary episodes in which he entraps real people — has always, by its nature, had a built-in self-destruct mechanism. The more famous he becomes, the less likely that anyone will fall for his...
| May 19, 2012
| 4:33 PM
"Battleship" (PG-13). This sci-fi action movie pits a fleet of naval ships against an alien force that's attacking Earth. Taylor Kitsch, Alexander Skarsgard, Liam Neeson, Rihanna, Brooklyn Decker and Tadanobu Asano. TownMall Cinemas (12:50,...
| May 24, 2012
| 9:22 PM
Sacha Baron Cohen is the king of bizarre, vulgar and shameless comedy.
He loves to roast every aspect of human decency on a skewer of nasty sarcasm. He used his incendiary formula as the audacious "Borat" and won the Golden Globe for Best Comedy in 2007....
| May 27, 2012
| 11:29 AM
LOS ANGELES -- As of Sunday, "Men in Black 3" had raked in $55 million in box office sales domestically, putting the big-budget Will Smith-led action/comedy flick on pace to snag at least $70 million for the full four-day holiday weekend, reports Box...
| Jun 3, 2012
| 9:19 AM
"Snow White and the Huntsman" easily made it out of the woods at the box office this weekend, as the film's debut far exceeded industry projections.
The fairy-tale adaptation opened with a surprisingly robust $56.3 million, according to an estimate...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 10:26 PM
It would’ve been a better movie if Jane Fonda, who doesn’t do a lot of films these days, was cast as a political activist and hippie that wasn’t just a caricature. The tie-dye shirts and painting nude portraits of Iggy Pop (that cameo...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 9:16 AM
Two new 3-D films each debuted with $50 million or more at the box office this weekend, jumpstarting ticket sales at the multiplex after weeks of lackluster business.
The weekend's winner was the animated "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted,"which opened...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 6:58 AM
Sacha Baron Cohen is back at it -- though his similarly satirical turns as Borat and Bruno, also done with director Larry Charles, had more bite -- in this comedy about a tyrannical foreign leader who comes to America and finds himself swept up in a...