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  • Why 'Pompeii' Doesn't Blow

    History suggests that it took about six hours for Mt. Vesuvius to bury Pompeii in a thick coat of lava and ash. It took most critics even less time to bury "Pompeii" the movie in volcanic invective, resulting in a woeful 28% "fresh" rating on Rotten...
  • 'Riddick'

    'Riddick'
    A movie with this title only can mean Vin Diesel is back for another round as the brawny antihero he first played more than a decade ago in "Pitch Black." With writer-director David Twohy in charge again, Riddick is in another nightmare scenario,...
  • 'Riddick,' 'Butler' and 'Carrie' debut high on DVD sales chart

    'Riddick,' 'Butler' and 'Carrie' debut high on DVD sales chart
    A trio of new releases have ended the reign of "Despicable Me 2" over the home video market, according to rankings from Rentrak.  The Vin Diesel sci-fi sequel "Riddick" was the best-selling DVD and Blu-ray title in its first week in release, coming in...
  • Vin Diesel Draws From Indie Past With 'Riddick' and Upcoming 'Hannibal'

    Just over a decade ago, Vin Diesel shot from near-obscurity to earning a $10 million payday in what seemed like record time, racing from an ensemble role in "Saving Private Ryan" to headlining "XXX" in nearly four years. But those who think of Diesel as...
  • Vin Diesel Revives 'Riddick' in Westwood

    It's been nine years since the "Pitch Black" sequel, but Vin Diesel brought "Riddick" back in style with the world premiere at Westwood's New Regency Aug. 28. In a sharp gray suit and shades, Diesel introduced the third installment of the series as...
  • Film Review: 'Riddick'

    Having been left for dead in more ways than one after the critical and commercial failure of 2004's "The Chronicles of Riddick," Vin Diesel's futuristic fugitive Richard B. Riddick gets his lean, mean, R-rated mojo back for "Riddick," an improbable but...
  • 2013 Fall movie preview

    2013 Fall movie preview
    The 2013 Fall Movie Preview is a broad snapshot of films opening through Nov. 1. Release dates and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change. SEPT. 6 36 Saints Two New York City detectives hunt for a serial killer targeting...
  • 'Riddick': Diesel-powered cheesy fun ★★★

    'Riddick': Diesel-powered cheesy fun ★★&#9733
    From the dusty annals of a science-fiction franchise belonging to another age, that of "Pitch Black" (2000) and "The Chronicles of Riddick" (2004) and several video game variations, here's a modestly scaled summer picture continuing the legend that time...
  • Vin Diesel's 'Riddick' to shine on slow moviegoing weekend

    Vin Diesel's 'Riddick' to shine on slow moviegoing weekend
    Vin Diesel helped steer "Fast & Furious 6" toward the top of the box-office chart this summer, but can his new film, "Riddick," get the fall season started on the right track? "Riddick," the third entry in writer-director David Twohy's sci-fi series, is...
  • Film Reviews: Opening This Week (Sept. 2-6, 2013)

    A critical digest of the week's latest U.S. theatrical releases. Where applicable, links to longer reviews have been provided. Riddick Distributor: Universal Having been left for dead in more ways than one after the critical and commercial failure of...
  • Review: Vin Diesel and 'Riddick' are killer sci-fi fun

    Review: Vin Diesel and 'Riddick' are killer sci-fi fun
    From the dusty annals of a science-fiction franchise belonging to another age — that of "Pitch Black" (2000) and "The Chronicles of Riddick" (2004) and several video-game variations — comes a modestly scaled summer picture continuing a...
  • 'Riddick' review: Neither fast nor deserving of fury

    'Riddick' review: Neither fast nor deserving of fury
    ** (out of four) It’s been nine years since the “Pitch Black” sequel “The Chronicles of Riddick,” probably because that’s how long it takes to recover from the sight of Vin Diesel holding a knife to Judi Dench’...