| Jan 10, 2011
| 4:36 PM
I think you know who should get the British film academy (BAFTA) Oranage Rising Star award for best screen newcomer this year. Emma Stone broke out with “Easy A.” Gemma Arterton didn't quite with “Tamara Drew” or “Prince of...
| Jun 6, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Oliver Stone's coming film adaptation of "Savages" has led author Don Winslow to write a prequel....
| Jul 26, 2011
| 9:33 PM
Local production around the Los Angeles area in film, commercials and television increased 25% last week compared with the same period a year ago, according to the latest numbers from FilmL.A., Inc. Production was also up 15% last week from......
| Dec 23, 2010
| 6:50 AM
Shortly after the 30th anniversary of his death, this drama recalls the younger years of John Lennon, who was destined to become one of modern music's genuine icons.
As played here by Aaron Johnson, the Liverpool lad is at the crux of an emotional tug of...
| Jul 5, 2012
**1/2 (out of four)
In the first few minutes of “Savages,” Blake Lively’s character, O, says via superfluous voiceover, “Dope’s supposed to be bad, but in a bad, bad world, it’s good.” In reference to military...
| Jul 5, 2012
Taken from Don Winslow's novel, the Oliver Stone fulminator"Savages" proves that marijuana cultivation, sales and distribution are the right way to live large and menage a trois it through endless summer days and nights with your bromantic best pal and...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 11:47 AM
Nearly a year after filming took over Main Beach, Laguna residents will soon be able to see their city on the big screen: “Savages” opens Friday at Laguna South Coast Cinemas.
The Oliver Stone film, based off of Don Winslow’s novel of...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 3:24 PM
"It's that kind of a story where things got so out of control," says O, the narrator of"Savages."She's talking about the plot, but she might be talking about the filmmaking as well.
Adapted from the bestselling Don Winslow novel, "Savages" has a lot...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 6:49 PM
I was going to review of Woody Allen's "To Rome with Love," but why waste your time? Except for the scenery, it's a major disappointment. Oliver Stone's pulpy, ferocious thriller"Savages" makes greed good and exciting.
Set in Laguna Beach, two best...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 1:42 AM
I tried thinking of clever puns like “Close, but no cigar.” The problem with that one is the movie wasn’t even close. It was so far from close to being remotely interesting. At the screening I attended with 20 other critics, I had...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 10:51 AM
The movie poster and full trailer for the Laguna Beach-set movie "Savages" was released this week.
The trailer premiered exclusively on MTV.com on Thursday.
"Savages," directed by Oliver Stone, is based off the Don Winslow novel of the same name.
| Dec 1, 2011
| 5:11 AM
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