| Aug 4, 2013
| 9:14 AM
"2 Guns" had the ammunition to hit No. 1 at the box office this weekend, leaving "The Smurfs 2" feeling wounded.
The action flick starring Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg shot to the top of the charts with a healthy debut of $27.4 million, according...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 7:07 AM
After the coffee. Before preparing for a Monday without "Under the Dome."
The Skinny: I guess if you force yourself to watch something long enough sooner or later you'll start to like it a little. That appears to be happening to me with HBO's...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 9:29 AM
With the notable exception of 2012's "Flight" — a character piece that earned him fresh plaudits and an Academy Award nomination -- Denzel Washington has had a remarkably consistent career over the last five years. Every one of the five lead roles...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 9:20 AM
"The Lone Ranger" actor Johnny Depp, who stars in one of the summer's biggest bombs, thinks critics are partly to blame for the film's failure. "2 Guns" actor Mark Wahlberg, who stars in one of the season's modest hits, has his own journalism-centric...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 1:55 PM
The only thing simple and direct about "2 Guns" is its title. This self-consciously nihilistic action movie is one slick piece of business as well as something of a double-edged sword.
On one hand, it can be briefly diverting to see Icelandic director...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 10:30 AM
"Rush," the high-octane car racing film about the public rivalry between legendary Formula One drivers Niki Lauda and James Hunt during the 1970s, has all the markings of tinseltown's latest flashy biopic, with Ron Howard at the wheel, Chris Hemsworth...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 11:49 AM
The Wahlberg family is busy. Wahlburgers, the burger restaurant launched by "Ted" and "2 Guns" star Mark Wahlberg and his brothers Paul and Donnie, is expanding, starting with a location in Canada.
The new restaurant, at Toronto's SoHo Metropolitan...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 10:30 PM
Randall Emmett and George Furla have come a long way since they met rather inauspiciously 15 years ago.
Emmett (above, right) had worked for Jerry Bruckheimer, ICM and Mark Wahlberg. At that point he was on his own, looking to get financing for "Speedway...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 10:30 AM
1998 -- Emmett/Furla founded
October -- Release first film, Nickolas Perry's "Speedway Junky"
April -- 10-pic distribution and financing deal with Avi Lerner's Nu Image/Millennium Films
January -- Joe Carnahan's "Narc" (1) earns $10.5...