| Apr 5, 2009
If "Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History" (thank you, Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, for the title that made your scholarly book famous), well-behaved girls seldom make literature, either. The drama in female characters usually comes from their rebelliousness,...
| Nov 20, 2009
| 11:35 AM
LOS ANGELES -- There's a new moon out and it's shining bright inside movie theaters.
Twilight fans, or "Twihards" as they're called, flocked to theaters across the country at midnight Friday to view "New Moon."
Summit Entertainment's official estimate...
| Mar 28, 2009
"High School Music 3: Senior Year" graduated with honors Saturday at the Kids' Choice Awards.
The Disney musical was selected as the favorite movie by audience votes at the 22nd annual slime-filled Nickelodeon spectacle held inside UCLA's Pauley...
| Mar 19, 2010
The problem with "The Runaways," a street-level snapshot of the creation of the groundbreaking '70s all-girl rock band, is that they went with the wrong girl.
Instead of training the lens on the Runaways' artistic rebel who hung around and became legend,...
| Nov 24, 2008
A wildly popular vampire love story took a big bite out of the box office, helping deliver a banner weekend for the industry as Hollywood brushed off one of the most tumultuous weeks ever on Wall Street.
"Twilight," the film that drew legions of fans...
| Oct 28, 2009
When I was a young boxing writer, I once was invited to watch historic fight films with a small group that included Sugar Ray Robinson, by then long retired from the ring.
Suffice to say, I was -- by several orders of magnitude -- the most ignorant...
| Nov 26, 2009
If you've ever watched a child open the same toy twice during a holiday party because everyone got the same list it can be disappointing for both the gift giver and receiver. To avoid repeat gifts and to find alternatives to the video game systems for...
| Nov 19, 2008
There's a playfulness that seems just so right in Catherine Hardwicke's Twilight. The director of thirteen gives the hit Stephenie Meyer teen vampire novel a little edge, a little sexual heat. But she makes it fun, too.
The irresistible force that...
| Nov 19, 2008
The love-after-death movie "Twilight" is going to be so huge it would take a stake through the heart to stop it. And the reasons seem so obvious they make you say, "D'oh!": a heavily computer-generated, blood-flecked, teenage soap opera set in the...
| Nov 24, 2008
It took only one high-grossing day for Summit Entertainment to decide to move forward on a sequel to the vampire drama "Twilight."
Fresh on the heals of the $35 million opening day for "Twilight," Summit formally announced that the company would go...
| Nov 26, 2008
"Transporter 3" -- the latest installment of cinema's extended meditation on the hidden perils of overnight delivery -- stars bullet-headed Jason Statham, who bears the Mark of the Modern Bond, which is to say his veins are pumped with ice water and his...
| Dec 16, 2008
Just a day after naming its director, the "Twilight" sequel "New Moon" has a release date.
The second film based on Stephanie Meyer's teen-vampire series will hit theaters Nov. 20, 2009, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Yesterday, Chris Weitz was...