| Aug 1, 2013
| 1:55 PM
The only thing simple and direct about "2 Guns" is its title. This self-consciously nihilistic action movie is one slick piece of business as well as something of a double-edged sword.
On one hand, it can be briefly diverting to see Icelandic director...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 6:44 PM
Two guys team up to rob a bank. But first they flirt with the waitress at the diner across the street, argue over pancakes versus hash browns and blow up the place before the toast arrives.
This is the breezy start to "2 Guns," starring Denzel...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 11:55 AM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences invited 276 new members into the organization on Friday -- 100 more than were included in the 2012 invitees -- including a large number of minorities and women, such as Rosario Dawson, Lucy Liu, Sandra Oh,...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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The Hero The season finale...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 4:27 PM
What do Jenny on the Block, a freshly minted studio exec and Machete have in common? They are all new invitees to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
The academy announced Friday that it had invited 276 people to join its ranks, including...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 9:33 AM
Big-budget science-fiction movies are often vehicles for selling toys to kids and merchandise to adult fans. But there was a time when these films offered compelling visions of a strange future far beyond conventional thinking. "Forbidden Planet" in 1956,...
| Apr 11, 2013
**1/2 (out of four)
I'd say I'm of two minds about “Disconnect,” but I think it's more like my mind and my heart don't agree on this one. For starters: IMDB plot summaries don't get much drier than, “A drama centered on a group of...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Movie directors can come across as all sorts of personalities — arrogant, collegial, mercurial, dictatorial. Filmmaker Henry-Alex Rubin arrived on the set of "Disconnect", his first narrative feature, striking an unusual pose: clueless.
"I have no...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 12:05 PM
Fashion designer Marc Jacobs - who has an eponymous label based in New York and designs the Louis Vuitton brand in Paris - is about to make his feature film debut.
Jacobs is in the new dramatic thriller "Disconnect," which hits the big screen April...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 3:08 PM
"Sesame Street" is spoofing its fellow PBS show "Downton Abbey" on Feb. 4 with "Upside Downton Abbey."
As you can see in the clip above, the Dowager Countess and butler Mr. Carson are having some issues with the topsy turvy take on the British series....
| Apr 29, 2012
| 5:54 PM
Little known fact about R&B crooner Robin Thicke: He’s funny.
It’s true. The “Lost Without U” singer frequently makes others around him laugh with his self-deprecating remarks and dirty sense of humor, not to mention his...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 4:32 AM
OK, about that skyscraper scene. The signature moment in Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol, and perhaps of the entire film series up to this point, takes place about an hour into the fourth installment, which finds Tom Cruise’s super spy...