| May 25, 2012
Gayle Anderson was live in Universal City for the "NEW TRANSFORMERS RIDE" because Universal Studios Hollywood is celebrating the premiere of its new thrill-ride, "TRANSFORMERS: The Ride-3D", its most ambitious ride ever according to the amusement park....
| Oct 8, 2012
| 2:06 PM
I want to start by saying that I wasn't a fan of 2009's "Taken." I found it routine and unengaging. Therefore, it is important to keep in mind that I am not the audience for this past weekend's "Taken 2." Having said that, even if you were a fan of the...
| Oct 11, 2012
*** (out of four)
It’s not easy to make a reality-based, political, action-comedy that stretches from Tinseltown to Tehran and covers everything from Hollywood satire to public hangings.
In his first directorial effort not set in Boston, Ben...
| May 31, 2012
***1/2 (out of four)
A great rainy day movie, “Moonrise Kingdom”—Wes Anderson’s silly, winning take on young adult literature—sees childhood as a storm to weather and adulthood as a confused search for a dwindling spark. The...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 4:00 AM
NEW YORK — Early in "Skyfall," Judi Dench's M pulls aside our embattled hero, played once again with suave ennui by Daniel Craig, and wonders whether the world still needs either of their services. As Bond wraps his head around that idea, he looks...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 1:53 PM
Not so, say experts who've watched Disney's recent acquisition strategy closely. If anything, The Walt Disney Co. has earned credibility with diehard fans by keeping its fingerprints off important film franchises like those produced by its Marvel...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 10:20 AM
Skyfall is the latest James Bond film and number 23 overall in the series. Daniel Craig returns for his third turn as the British secret agent 007 for director Sam Mendes. Aside from Craig, the film boasts an A-list cast with the likes of Judi Dench,...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 9:32 PM
If you’re looking for moonshine, the place to start is in the foothills of south central and southwest Virginia. As the new movie “Lawless” makes clear, ’shine was never a passing fancy among the folk...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 11:23 AM
Almost 30 years ago, Tsui Hark — a young Hong Kong producer/director/writer, who had returned to Asia after graduating from the University of Texas — was the leading force in bringing Hollywood special effects technology to Hong Kong movies....
| Jun 4, 2012
| 1:24 PM
"Snow White and the Huntsman" would actually serve itself well by distancing itself from the familiar story of Snow White.
It's so cheesy these days to do a "dark" version of a beloved children's tale. It would be more interesting to just market an...
| Oct 16, 2012
To bond as married alcoholics for the Sundance hit “Smashed,” co-stars Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Aaron Paul, appropriately, went out and got drunk.
“I don’t know what I really learned about myself from that particular night...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 9:03 AM
Two A-list stars failed to attract moviegoers to the box office this weekend, as a musical featuring Tom Cruise and a comedy starring Adam Sandler lost out to "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted."
The animated 3-D picture centering around a band of zoo...