| Oct 25, 2012
Watch any surfing documentary, from "Whipped!" to "Riding Giants," and you'll hear the dudes speak — in hushed tones — about the treacherous and epic waves that show up off the coast of northern California when the conditions are just right....
| Oct 24, 2012
| 9:35 PM
Maybe if you’re 20 years old and high in your dorm room with your friends, the platitudes presented here might seem profound. Anyone else in his or her right mind should recognize it for what it is: a bloated, pseudo-...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 12:15 PM
A sports drama, a teen comedy, a horror flick and a multi-century epic are all hitting theaters this weekend, but none look like they will be a major draw for moviegoers.
Of the four films debuting, "Silent Hill: Revelation 3D" seems to have the best...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 9:02 AM
Moviegoers had four new films to choose from at the box office this weekend, but "Argo" — the well-reviewed film that has been out for 17 days — still seemed like a better option to most.
Ben Affleck's political thriller claimed the top...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 12:50 AM
The biggest shock of the box-office weekend?
That Ben Affleck went to No.1 with a slightly old movie? That an even-older movie, Hotel Transylvania, moved up to the No. 2 spot?
Or that Cloud Atlas, the nearly three-hour, "exasperating," "sometimes-...
| May 3, 2012
| 1:01 PM
There's more to this drama than the title might indicate ... thanks to the true story it's based on, the solid performance by Gerard Butler and the direction by Marc Forster ("Quantum of Solace").
Butler plays Sam Childers, a drug dealer who altered...
| May 28, 2012
| 11:03 PM
Talk about giving 'til it hurts!
Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay and actor Will Ferrell both paid a heavy price for appearing in a U.K. celebrity soccer match for UNICEF, when both were forced from the game by injury.
They'll reportedly be OK, but which of...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 8:38 AM
Ah, finally. "The Bachelorette" finally left North Carolina behind this week to embark upon her international travels. At last, I sighed, the show's narrative might actually begin to revolve around something other than Emily and her status as a single...
| Jun 11, 2012
Name five actresses you assume participated in sports and other activities in high school, including being president of the student council. Aubrey Plaza’s not on that list, is she?
Despite the 27-year-old’s remarkably convincing, deadpan...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 9:45 PM
After playing Gotham's district attorney, Aaron Eckhart is getting a promotion to commander in chief in Millennium Films' "Olympus Has Fallen." Pic stars Gerard Butler. Antoine Fuqua will helm from a script by first-time scribes Creighton Rothenberger and...
| Jan 27, 2012
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Here’s something to bum you out: Sixty years ago, Debbie Reynolds starred in “Singin’ in the Rain.” Now, she’s playing goofy ol’ granny and firing a gun into a turkey in the pathetic “One For...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 10:32 AM
It's not surprising that Shakespeare remains the most filmed author of all time. (Yes, children, that even includes Stephen King.) In fact, in any given year there are more adaptations of Shakespeare than of anyone else. Public domain status helps, but...