| Aug 21, 2011
| 8:05 PM
Why isn't "Entourage" pulling out all of the stops in its final season? The stakes have felt small each episode (with the exception being the quickly brushed aside suicide). Last season's arc of Vince and his drug use gave the show an emotional weight...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 6:50 AM
The special effects are sharper, less blurred, and the robots far more defined in "Transformers: Age of Extinction." Four films into this series and the giant thinking, wise-cracking, lecturing alien robots have a look that finally suggests weight and...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 3:04 PM
The art of sculpting huge blocks of fat is the focus of a strange-but-true competitive event at the Iowa State Fair. Wielding trowels with the utmost precision, carvers ply their craft in temperature-controlled booths.
In contrast, "Butter," which uses a...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 10:52 AM
The macabre works of Edgar Allan Poe get revisionist twists - as does legendary novelist Poe himself, as played by John Cusack - in director James McTeigue's ("V for Vendetta") crafty thriller.
A killer is using Poe's stories as his modus operandi,...
| Sep 10, 2010
| 11:06 AM
With so many animated features released these days, it takes a lot for one to stand out for originality ... and this one does, even without the 3-D effects it had in theaters. In the adaptation of the same-named Cressida Cowell book, Jay Baruchel ( "She's...
| Sep 16, 2010
| 5:43 PM
"Heaven's Rain" is a delicate, frequently profound drama based on the 1979 home invasion murders of an Oklahoma minister and his wife, whose two children were brutally shot and terrorized in the process. Unfortunately, the resulting film needed a more...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 12:58 PM
Strange things happen in a Montreal neighborhood, circa 1995, in this 2010 melodrama. A serial killer has apartment building residents on edge, especially once the tenants start suspecting one another of having very active roles in the murders.
| Oct 27, 2010
| 12:54 PM
The title has a big link to the Disney studio's history, given the same-named segment of "Fantasia" that starred Mickey Mouse, but Disney's live-action take on the theme has plentiful differences.
Reteamed with "National Treasure" producer Jerry...
| Jun 11, 2008
They're the parts they were born to play: Seth Rogen and Jay Baruchel are set to set to star in "Jay and Seth vs. the Apocalypse."
According to Variety, Mandate Pictures is going to produce the comedy, which reunites the "Undeclared" and "Knocked Up" co-...
| Jul 8, 2008
Matt Czuchry, Jesse Bradford and Geoff Stults have signed on to star in "I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell," based on the Tucker Max memoir.
Max, who turned a brief period of fame for his booze-and-sex-filled blogging into a book deal and several film...
| May 23, 2010
| 8:36 AM
A raunchy comedy from the Judd Apatow and Farrelly brothers playbook, this amusing tale casts Jay Baruchel ("Tropic Thunder") as a rather ordinary airport security worker who can't believe he's landed a seemingly perfect beauty (Alice Eve) as his...
| Mar 1, 2010
| 10:54 AM
Alice Eve and Krysten Ritter, stars of the new movie, "She's Out of My League," were in Foggy Bottom handing out free cupcakes courtesy of Curbside Cupcakes. Willie Waffle was on hand to interview the stars. He also finds out which of those in...