| Jul 7, 2012
| 8:12 PM
"Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter" (R). Lincoln vows to save America from the walking dead in this horror suspense thriller. With Benjamin Walker, Dominic Cooper, Anthony Mackie, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Rufus Sewell and Marton Csokas....
| Aug 12, 2013
| 6:30 AM
LONDON - Superstar Indian composer A.R. Rahman, winner of two Oscars, a brace of Grammys, a BAFTA and a Golden Globe for Danny Boyle's "Slumdog Millionaire," is turning multihyphenate.
Rahman has struck a deal with distributor and financier Eros...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 9:00 AM
Often seen in action-driven fare ("Star Trek," "Unstoppable"), Chris Pine does a nice job in this comedy-drama about a salesman who gets lots of surprises when his father dies. Not the least of them is the sister (Elizabeth Banks) he never knew he had....
| Jun 1, 2012
Stay tuned in a few weeks for my full Q&A from today's interview with Chris Pine (and director/co-writer Alex Kurtzman) about the family drama "People Like Us," which opens June 29. For now, enjoy the full story behind an audition Pine previously...
| Jun 12, 2012
In a few weeks I'll post my full Q&A with Elizabeth Banks, star of "People Like Us," opening June 29. We covered a ton of topics, so here is a taste with just a few: How the actress' husband felt about her cozying up to the "Magic Mike" cast at the MTV...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 1:49 PM
Though "People Like Us" star Chris Pine got his start in intimate theater productions, the actor broke out in Hollywood when he starred in 2009's action-laden, big-budget reboot of "Star Trek."
These days, Pine is still learning how to balance his...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 12:51 PM
"Every summer, one movie comes along that moves you unlike any other."
So goes the most recent television advertisement for "People Like Us," the family drama aimed at an adult audience that hits theaters later this month. As the TV spot indicates, the...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 7:51 PM
Elizabeth Banks se viene abriendo paso en Hollywood por su talento, pero sobre todo gracias a su persistencia. Después de aguantar una década encarnando personajes estereotipados y papeles secundarios, la actriz parece estar gozando del reconocimiento que...
| Jun 25, 2012
Even in small roles, Elizabeth Banks often has a major impact on her movies. Consider her memorable, unbridled scene in “The 40-Year-Old Virgin,” in which she teaches Steve Carell’s character about the, uh, talents of a handheld...
| Jun 25, 2012
You may or may not know that “People Like Us” star Chris Pine auditioned for “Avatar.” It did not go well.
“Sometimes you can leave your car in Burbank, Los Angeles, and walk into a conference room and your back is...
| Jun 28, 2012
** (out of four)
Close the nominations. Contest over. The worst musical score of 2012 goes to “People Like Us,” which delivers such manipulative twinkle-twinkle-jangle-string-section compositions that even the few moments of this melodrama...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 2:05 PM
Let's just get this out of the way: With "People Like Us," actor Chris Pine and writer-director Alex Kurtzman have made the type of movie that their previous features have had a tendency to crush.
Pine became a star three years ago while commanding...