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  • 'Transformers 4' vs. 'Snowpiercer': What Michael Bay and Bong Joon-ho Have in Common

    Two action movies opened in U.S. theaters this past weekend. One of them -- which you may not have heard of, thanks to the Weinstein Co.'s criminally nonexistent marketing campaign -- is "Snowpiercer," Bong Joon-ho's marvelously imaginative dystopian...
  • 'Snowpiercer' director Bong Joon-ho conducts the sci-fi train his way

    'Snowpiercer' director Bong Joon-ho conducts the sci-fi train his way
    He has been referred to as Korea's version of Quentin Tarantino, with Quentin Tarantino himself recently likening him to Steven Spielberg. Now, with the ambitious sci-fi action film "Snowpiercer," Bong Joon-ho makes his English-language debut and a bid...
  • With 'Ender's Game,' YA movies continue to see a widening wealth gap

    "Ender's Game" may not be the best-executed adaptation in the history of moviedom. But it's based on a major bestseller and a longtime fan favorite, so by all rights it should have made a boatload of money instead of eking out $28 million on its first...
  • Omarr's daily astrological forecast

    BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Jake Abel was born in Canton, Ohio, on this day in 1987. This birthday guy starred as Luke in the movies "Percy Jackson and The Lightning Thief" and "Percy Jackson: Sea Of Monsters." His other film work includes "The Host," "I Am...
  • 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' likely to hit big, buck YA film trend

    When the receipts are tallied for "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," heroine Katniss Everdeen and her famed arrows will likely hit a box-office bull's-eye. The film starring Jennifer Lawrence is forecast by some to sell as much as $180 million in...
  • Film Review: 'Oldboy'

    Revenge, like octopus, is a dish best served cold, but Spike Lee's disappointingly straight remake of "Oldboy" is a lukewarm meal at best. Granted, with its hammered heads and severed tongues, Park Chan-wook's gleefully sadistic 2003 thriller was itself...
  • 2013 movies by the numbers

    2013 movies by the numbers
    375: Approximate number of hours I spent watching movies (with about 225 movies times approximately 100 minutes)   8: Number of survival stories in October (“Gravity,” “12 Years a Slave,” “Captain Phillips,” “...
  • 'How I Live Now' review: War gets between kissing cousins

    'How I Live Now' review: War gets between kissing cousins
    ** (out of four) It’s tough to forget Saoirse Ronan’s three 2013 stinkers for long during “How I Live Now,” which in its first 15 minutes features her character blabbering in voiceover (“The Host”), insisting on...
  • 'Ender's Game' is No. 1, 'Last Vegas' has better hand than 'Free Birds'

    This weekend Hollywood was again unable to lure teens to the multiplex in droves, as "Ender's Game" became the latest young adult adaptation to open with modest ticket sales. The pricey sci-fi flick debuted with a so-so $28 million, according to an...
  • Bong Joon-ho's 'Snowpiercer' to open Los Angeles Film Festival

    Bong Joon-ho's 'Snowpiercer' to open Los Angeles Film Festival
    "Snowpiercer," South Korean filmmaker Bong Joon-ho's post-apocalyptic sci-fi film set aboard a speeding train, is to open the 20th annual Los Angeles Film Festival, which runs June 11-19. Starring Chris Evans, Jamie Bell and Tilda Swinton, "Snowpiercer"...
  • 'Snowpiercer' to Open L.A. Film Festival

    The Los Angeles Film Festival has set Bong Joon-ho's "Snowpiercer" as the opening night film on June 11, two weeks before the film's U.S. release from Radius-TWC. The festival, now in its 20th year, is centered in downtown Los Angeles at L.A. Live and...