| Oct 6, 2011
| 11:44 AM
Oh, theater owners are going to love this.
Universal will release "Tower Heist" on video-on-demand some three weeks after it hits theaters for a hefty fee.
The studio, which confirmed the test after the L.A. Times reported it on Wednesday, is...
| Nov 3, 2011
** (out of four)
I support liking brie on your burger, but snooty businessman Arthur Shaw’s (Alan Alda) extravagance catches up to him when the FBI snags him for securities fraud. Since the stolen money includes the pensions of all the staff in...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 4:14 PM
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Billy Crystal will be hosting the Oscars for the ninth time.
Crystal made the announcement this afternoon via twitter saying, "Am doing the Oscars so the young woman in the pharmacy will stop asking my name when I pick up my...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 5:35 PM
| Nov 9, 2011
| 7:32 AM
According to New York Magazine's Vulture, Tower Heist director Brett Ratner has apologized for remarking that "rehearsal is for fags" at a premiere over the weekend.
Ratner told The Wrap, "I apologize for any offense my remarks caused. It was a dumb...
| Aug 10, 2007
In terms of creative content, "Rush Hour 3" may be one of the most conservation-minded movies ever made. Hardly a joke, stunt, musical interlude or special effect is deployed that doesn't seem to directly reference one or both of the earlier "Rush Hour"...
| Jul 7, 2009
| 1:07 PM
Music legends, sports figures, and civil rights leaders paid tribute to Michael Jackson today during an emotional, song-filled service at Staples Center that was part polished entertainment, part revival meeting.
Jackson was praised as a music pioneer...
| Apr 30, 2009
A chaotic headbanger, "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" is saved from pure flat-footed blockbuster franchise adequacy by six things, three of them on Hugh Jackman's left hand, three on his right.
Don't those retractable metal alloy blades look like a blast? The...
| Nov 17, 2008
In the Indian feature "Dostana," two straight men pretend to be a gay couple to live in a luxurious Miami apartment. When they realize their new roommate will be a gorgeous (straight) woman, the charade immediately becomes more complicated. The film...
| Apr 18, 2008
Brett Ratner is negotiating to direct "The Incredible Shrinking Man" for Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment.
Eddie Murphy has long been attached to the updated take on the 1957 sci-fi favorite.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Ratner is...
| May 29, 2008
Cue up your recording of "Axel F" -- Crazy Frog or otherwise -- and resurrected Judge Reinhold, because Eddie Murphy's Axel Foley is ready to return to the beat.
According to Variety, Murphy and Paramount Pictures are anxious to have "Beverly Hills Cop...