| Apr 5, 2014
| 1:59 PM
Despite OK visual effects, a few chills and some newfangled movie monsters, writer-director Ajmal Zaheer Ahmad’s supernatural thriller “Jinn” often feels like one-half of an old grindhouse double bill. It’s a watchable if rather...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Despite OK visual effects, a few chills and some newfangled movie monsters, writer-director Ajmal Zaheer Ahmad's supernatural thriller "Jinn" often feels like half of an old grindhouse double bill. It's a watchable if rather convoluted effort.
| Apr 7, 2014
| 10:30 AM
As an attention-grabbing opening installment for what's obviously intended as an ongoing horror franchise, "Jinn" fizzles. This ponderously paced, needlessly convoluted and altogether unexceptional thriller will be fortunate to reach beyond a thin...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The 2014 winter-spring movie preview is a broad overview of films opening through late April. Release dates and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change.
FOR THE RECORD:
Movie previews: A listing in the...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 6:00 AM
It's hard not to feel, well, torn about "Torn," a post-post-9/11 melodrama that only occasionally lives up to its noble ambitions.
The film sets out to follow the dynamic that develops between very different mothers whose teenage sons are killed,...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 9:35 PM
Friday's Highlights: 'Nikita' on KTLA...
| Feb 9, 2010
| 2:50 PM
BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Faran Tahir was born in Los Angeles on this day in 1963. This birthday guy is a prolific TV actor, most notably with recurring roles on"Warehouse 13,""24" and "JAG." On the big screen, he's appeared in "Star Trek," "Iron Man" and...