| Mar 26, 2012
After a career spent playing what he calls “jackasses,” Seann William Scott has no idea why he was the filmmakers' choice to star as a nice guy in “Goon.” Even if that nice guy, based on real-life minor league hockey player Doug...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 1:17 AM
As a kid in the ‘70s and early ‘80s, I’d go ice skating at the House of Ice in Mira Mesa. One day I saw a poster for an upcoming hockey game there. My brother and I went, and had a blast. Mostly because a guy with a name like “...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 12:39 AM
I remember seeing the first American Pie back in 1999. It was an okay comedy. I was amazed when 30 seconds before doing the on-air review for this movie, the cameramen were telling me about how many of these films have been released (I believe a few...
| Jun 1, 2008
Here's a sampling of our panel's opinions on some of the films that opened recently:
' Tropic Thunder' 2 1/2 stars (fair-good)
Momgreenbem: This movie was terrible. I don't know how it ever got three stars. I do not know how anyone as talented as Ben...
| Sep 4, 2008
| 12:29 PM
Writer/director David S. Goyer liked Chicago so much while on set for "Batman Begins" and "The Dark Knight" he returned to direct his horror movie "The Unborn."
He got more than he bargained for."We had an earthquake while we were filming an exorcism...
| Jun 6, 2008
Screenwriter Steve Conrad likes his protagonists to suffer a little en route to finding a better place and not in the usual sitcomic ways. He writes distinctive dialogue -- tart, off-kilter, full of odd little details (as in his offbeat script for the...