| Oct 27, 2011
| 1:21 PM
A hostage having a presumed bomb strapped to him isn't typically the stuff of comedy ... and it isn't in the case of this tale that wants to be funny, but the premise works against it.
In his follow-up to "The Social Network," Jesse Eisenberg -...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 5:39 PM
Daniel Ewald says he's ready when and if zombies ever take over.
His Hampden home is fitted with solar panels to provide power in case he needs to be locked away. His partner is a former Eagle Scout with survival skills galore. And the two have honed...
| Jan 8, 2010
"Youth in Revolt" isn't bad -- the cast is too good for it to be bad -- but archly comic coming-of-age fables are tricky things, and this adaptation of the first three C.D. Payne stories about an Oakland teenager's improbable life, times, fantasies and...
| Sep 29, 2009
He's had his ups, his downs, his ins and outs. But it's all coming back, now. Seriously, is there a cooler guy in the movies this minute than Woody Harrelson?
"Hang on. Let me tape that. My kids have GOT to hear that one!"
The cocky, funny-but-doomed...
| Oct 2, 2009
In the months after the zombie apocalypse, brought on by a virulent mutation of Mad Cow Disease, America has ceased to be.
The few survivors don't use names but hometowns as their monikers. They travel the Interstates in sturdy GM SUVs, loaded with...
| Oct 4, 2009
It was a big weekend at the box office for the ultra-mainstream and the ultra-indie.
Universal's romantic comedy "Couples Retreat" grossed a studio-estimated $35.3 million in the U.S. and Canada, surpassing expectations and becoming the studio's first...
| Apr 10, 2009
One of Spider-Man's greatest enemies may get the spotlight to itself.
Sources say writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick, late of the upcoming horror/comedy "Zombieland," have been hired by Sony to write a movie centered on Marvel Comics villain Venom....
| Nov 6, 2009
Even before the undead yet live-wire comedy-horror hit "Zombieland," Jesse Eisenberg had established a beachhead as the thinking man's Michael Cera: slender and sensitive but also emotionally tough and sinewy.
In "The Squid and the Whale," playing the...
| Nov 19, 2010
| 6:56 AM
Emma Stone has appeared in such movies as "Superbad" and "Zombieland," but she really comes into her own in this enjoyable, Will Gluck-directed comedy about a high-school student who gets a shocking new reputation.
Her lie about a supposed romantic...
| Aug 13, 2010
| 8:42 AM
Michael Douglas has engaged in a number of image-busting roles in recent years, and though this movie didn't get remotely as much attention as some of his others, it offers him as another such character. He plays a businessman whose tendency to play...
| Oct 22, 2009
| 2:43 PM
BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Emma Stone was born in Scottsdale, Ariz., on this date in 1988. This birthday gal has made a name for herself in films such as "Zombieland," "Paper Man," and her Golden Globe nominated performance in "Easy A." She starred in the...