| Mar 28, 2013
0.5 stars (out of four)
Congratulations, Stephenie Meyer. You made something worse than “Twilight.”
Adapted by suddenly terrible writer/director Andrew Niccol (“The Truman Show,” “In Time”) from Meyer’s...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 8:07 AM
"The Host" is for people who couldn't handle the whirlwind pace of events in the "Twilight" trilogy and who prefer a love triangle unafraid to redefine, for a new generation, the word "lollygag."
It features several shots of Diane Kruger (as a capital-S...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 10:17 AM
Max Irons romances Saoirse Ronan this weekend in the movie "The Host," and if this teaser is any indication, the British actor will be steaming up TV screens this summer as King Edward IV.
Irons, son of "The Borgias" star Jeremy Irons, plays King...
| Jun 27, 2013
*1/2 (out of four)
Saoirse Ronan already starred in the horrendous Stephenie Meyer adaptation “The Host.” The Irish actress now stars in the Ireland-set “Byzantium,” which at times feels like a knockoff of Meyer’s “...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 4:55 PM
"Byzantium" is a very different sort of vampire drama for director Neil Jordan, whose undead were so fabulously rich and fashion-forward in "Interview With the Vampire" so many years ago.
This vision of the immortal has more of an Irish fable quality,...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 6:33 PM
Starz will present an advance screening of its new period drama "The White Queen” at 9 p.m. Aug. 9, just after the Season 2 finale of its mob drama "Magic City.”
"The White Queen," adapted from Philippa Gregory's best-selling "The Cousins'...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 2:34 PM
The science fiction movie "Oblivion," starring Tom Cruise, soared to the top of the DVD and Blu-ray disc sales chart in its first week in release. The dystopian drama, directed by Joseph Kosinski, had a strong box-office showing in April despite mixed...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Director Harald Zwart was in a forest outside of Toronto on Friday, looking for a possible home for fairies to live. After finding a proper wooded locale, he would have to quickly shower and change into a suit and tie for the Canadian premiere his new...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 12:36 PM
"The Butler" is on its way to making a tidy profit for the Weinstein Co.
Starring Forest Whitaker as a White House employee who served eight presidents, "Butler" got off to a robust start last weekend, debuting at No. 1 with $24.6 million. The Lee...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 9:03 AM
"The Butler" polished off the competition at the box office this weekend, scoring its second consecutive No. 1 win.
In its second weekend in theaters, the civil-rights drama starring Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey saw its ticket sales fall only 31%...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 9:38 AM
"Admission" (PG-13). An admissions officer for Princeton University takes a surprising detour on the road to happiness. With Tina Fey, Paul Rudd and Michael Sheen. TownMall Cinemas (12:00, 2:35, 5:10, 7:40, 10:15 p.m.)
"The Call" (R). A...