| Feb 28, 2013
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Anna Faris stars in “Little Bo Peep: Wolf Exploder.” That sounds like a classic tale revision that would pick the right tone and actually deliver some fun.
Until that movie actually exists, we’re left with “Jack...
| Jun 9, 2011
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Tom Cruise takes a moment to be a regular guy at 'Super 8' premiere...
| Jun 14, 2011
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Lee Childs' “One Shot” is the ninth novel featuring former Army MP turned drifter-investigator Jack Reacher, and it's about Reacher's struggle to solve a mass sniper shooting. The Wrap is reporting that Tom Cruise is in negotiations to star...
| Dec 28, 2011
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Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol star Tom Cruise has a major hit, while Matt Damon has struggled with We Bought a Zoo...
| Mar 22, 2012
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Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer has bought back full control of its historic film label United Artists, the independent studio revealed in financial results reported this week. It also disclosed for the first time that television industry veteran Peter Liguori has...
| May 11, 2012
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When a TV series crams horse beheadings, frozen zombies, dragons, sword fighting and naked prostitutes into nearly every episode, it’s hard for a single actor to make a grand impact. But actress Carice van Houten has done precisely that in the...
| Nov 3, 2010
| 4:47 PM
LOS ANGELES -- Hollywood mega-studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection on Wednesday.
MGM's bankruptcy plan has the backing of its lenders, so the proceedings are expected to go quickly.
MGM is to restructure and be managed by...
| Dec 23, 2011
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“Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol” gallops into theaters almost exactly on schedule — its predecessors came out in 1996, 2000 and 2006 — and (more importantly) just in time to rescue Tom Cruise's flagging box-office...
| Feb 15, 2009
A female voice floats from a loudspeaker, sounding preternaturally calm amid the morning chaos inside Los Angeles Opera's costume shop on South Alameda Street downtown.
"We're ready for a dwarf in Fitting Room 2," the voice intones.
In recent days,...
| May 16, 2010
It goes by many names: Armageddon, the apocalypse, Ragnarok, the End of the World. In show business, it's sometimes referred to as the money shot — the climactic scene in which directors unleash a tidal wave of visual effects to conjure the mother...
| Jun 1, 2007
THE poster for Judd Apatow's first feature, "The 40Year-Old Virgin," gave us Steve Carell gazing beatifically into the middle distance above the encouraging tagline, "Better late than never." The poster for his second feature, "Knocked Up," gives us...
| Jan 15, 2009
Heading into the 1989 Sundance Film Festival -- back then known as the Utah/U.S. Film Festival -- Steven Soderbergh harbored no illusions about setting the film world on fire with his debut feature, "sex, lies, and videotape." Upon arrival in Park City,...