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  • DVD Review: 'The Raid 2' is ultraviolent

    DVD Review: 'The Raid 2' is ultraviolent
    Gareth Evans — writer/director of the 2012 Indonesian action film “The Raid: Redemption,” a surprising art-house hit — reunites with star Iko Uwais for this sequel. The team gets points for not simply aping the first film: Evans...
  • Panna Rittikrai, Muay Thai Action Maestro, Dead at 53

    SEOUL - Panna Rittikrai, Thailand's leading martial arts stuntman, choreographer and film director, died Sunday (July 20, 2014) age 53. Rittikrai was mentor to Thailand's contemporary martial arts stars Tony Jaa and Jeeja Janin, among others. His...
  • Six North Korea-themed movies that beat Rogen and Franco to the punch

    Six North Korea-themed movies that beat Rogen and Franco to the punch
    North Korea is rattling its saber over Seth Rogen and James Franco's upcoming comedy, "The Interview," about a plot to assassinate the country's real-life leader, Kim Jong Un. A spokesperson for the nation's Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemned the...
  • Delightful 'El Henry' is a multicultural mash-up

     Delightful 'El Henry' is a multicultural mash-up
    Location, location, location. The old real estate dictum apparently applies to the theater — at least to judge by the perfectly placed "El Henry," the latest in La Jolla Playhouse's site-specific Without Walls series. This lively, Chicano-...
  • Film Review: 'Drones'

    "Drones" is a middling real-time thriller that chronicles a fictive crisis for two Air Force personnel, who find themselves at loggerheads when they spot an apparent terrorist thousands of miles away on surveillance video. Should they annihilate him...
  • Film Review: 'Kite'

    When it was first announced that Samuel L. Jackson would star in a live-action remake of "Kite," it sounded as if the new version might meet a wider audience than Yasuomi Umetsu's cult straight-to-video anime. The super-controversial, often-censored story...
  • Good Bad Taste: 10 Godzilla films to check out next

    Good Bad Taste: 10 Godzilla films to check out next
    With a new Godzilla film hitting theaters this weekend, it can be tempting to seek out some of the classic films to catch up on all the monster action you've missed. But with 28 films -- 29 if you count Roland Emmerich’s 1998 American remake -- it...
  • Box office: 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' thrives in $100M debut

    “Transformers: Age of Extinction” is in no need of WD-40 for its box-office joints. Paramount’s 3-D tent pole, the fourth in the Michael Bay-directed franchise, simultaneously topped the domestic box office over the weekend and took top...
  • Review: 'Earth to Echo' ★★ 1/2

    Review: 'Earth to Echo' ★&#9733 1/2
    "Earth to Echo" is an engagingly unassuming "E.T." knockoff, a kids movie that serves up a similar alien-with-kids story in a "Blair Witch"/ "Paranormal" shaky-cam package. Disney produced it, but then sold it to Relativity. Cast with cute, likable...
  • 'Transformers 4' vs. 'Snowpiercer': What Michael Bay and Bong Joon-ho Have in Common

    Two action movies opened in U.S. theaters this past weekend. One of them -- which you may not have heard of, thanks to the Weinstein Co.'s criminally nonexistent marketing campaign -- is "Snowpiercer," Bong Joon-ho's marvelously imaginative dystopian...
  • Batman 75: Warner Bros. VIP Studio Tour unveils ‘The Batman Exhibit’

     
    What does it feel like to flip on the Bat-signal? Or stand toe-to-toe with Christian Bale's Batsuit? And what does […]...
  • Saturn Awards: ‘Gravity,’ ‘Iron Man 3,’ ‘Her,’ ‘Walking Dead’ win big

     
    Accepting “The Walking Dead's” prize for best syndicated/cable television series, executive producer Scott Gimple, surrounded by cast members past and […]...