| Oct 10, 2013
| 11:45 AM
Robert Rodriguez's new "Machete Kills" is the strongest example yet of the corner the filmmaker seems to have painted himself into, a sad funhouse of bad movies made in thrall of bad movies. Even the self-sufficiency of Rodriguez having his own production...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 4:40 PM
Oscar Hijuelos, the author best known for his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel "The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love," died Sunday, his publisher Gotham confirmed. Hijuelos was 62 and died in New York.
The 1989 novel "The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love"...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 5:29 AM
El escritor cubano-estadounidense Oscar Hijuelos, quien ganó el Premio Pulitzer por su novela éxito de ventas "The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love", falleció a los 62 años, reportó el domingo el New York Times.
Hijuelos, quien en 1990 se convirtió en...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Robert Rodriguez's "Machete Kills" is a sequel based on an end-credits joke from a film that was itself based on a joke trailer contained within a half-joke grindhouse homage. Exactly how many degrees such an endeavor is removed from anything resembling...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 4:45 PM
I can't remember when, if ever, Pedro Almodóvar has had as much flamboyant fun as he does in the high-flying comedy "I'm So Excited!"
The sex and death, musically infused airline disaster farce is staged at 30,000 feet. Much of the story unfolds in...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 10:14 AM
"Fifty Shades of Grey" novelist E.L. James announced Monday morning on Twitter that Dakota Johnson had won the coveted role as college graduate Anastasia Steele in the adaptation of her bestselling erotic novel.
The role of Anastasia is the biggest to...
| Aug 31, 2013
Maybe the Aberdeen film community isn't as far removed from the big time as some folks think.
Four local film buffs recently took part in a commercial featuring movie star Antonio Banderas.
Shaun O'Connell and Brian Hoesing helped film the...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 7:27 AM
The news that Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger will be starring in a third “Expendables” movie raises a question: Should there be an age limit for action heroes?
Obviously, plenty of actors have had long, distinguished careers....
| Aug 21, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Entertainment One has completed a co-development deal with Avi Lerner and Nu Image to develop and produce a TV series based on action film "Rambo."
Sylvester Stallone, who starred in the "Rambo" film franchise in the '80s, is in negotiations to be...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 3:34 PM
Arnold Schwarzenegger is back -- in Bulgaria.
The action star and former governor of California, who championed filming in the state, is returning to Bulgaria to shoot the third installment in the "Expendables" franchise.
Lionsgate and Millennium...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Robert Rodriguez's "Machete Kills" will have its world premiere on Sept. 19 as the opening night film for Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas.
Danny Trejo, Alexa Vega and Rodriguez will attend. "Fantastic Fest has quickly become the best place for fans to...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Casting for "The Expendables 3" is nearing completion with Glen Powell on board following recent additions Mel Gibson, Antonio Banderas and Harrison Ford.
Filming starts Aug. 19 on the actionfest at Nu Image Studios in Bulgaria. Arnold Schwarzenegger,...