| Jul 5, 2012
| 3:24 PM
"It's that kind of a story where things got so out of control," says O, the narrator of"Savages."She's talking about the plot, but she might be talking about the filmmaking as well.
Adapted from the bestselling Don Winslow novel, "Savages" has a lot...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 2:54 PM
The Christian Bale era of Batman is closing strong, but the Andrew Garfield era ofSpider-Man has opened bigger.
The Amazing Spider-Man added a $65 million Friday-Sunday haul to its mid-week launch for an estimated six-day total of $140 million, miles...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 2:25 PM
Here's how excited I was to see "Savages": My favorite pizza place is located next to a subway entrance. Above the entrance is a prominently-displayed ad for "Savages."
One night while I was picking up some garlic knots, I pointed to the sign just...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 6:49 PM
I was going to review of Woody Allen's "To Rome with Love," but why waste your time? Except for the scenery, it's a major disappointment. Oliver Stone's pulpy, ferocious thriller"Savages" makes greed good and exciting.
Set in Laguna Beach, two best...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 9:39 PM
This movie is all over the map (literally and figuratively). It was fun hearing all the San Diego locations mentioned and in that regard, I thought of the other movie like this I didn’t care for – Traffic. That film also dealt with a woman...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 1:05 AM
OPENING FRIDAYIce Age:
You have to say this for the fourth film in this animated franchise: At least it's not afraid of being wedged between "The Amazing Spider-Man" and "The Dark Knight Rises" on the summer release schedule....
| Aug 27, 2012
| 1:36 PM
The long-popular board game loudly comes to life in director Peter Berg's action-packed adventure, sending naval forces into a fierce fight against alien invaders. Taylor Kitsch, who also worked for Berg in television's "Friday Night Lights," and...
| Mar 6, 2012
WGN's Dean Richards talks to Taylor Kitsch about switching jobs, Kitsch's need of a nap and of course his upcoming movie"John Carter."
Canadian born Kitsch is best known as troubled high-school football player Tim Riggins in the Emmy-nominated TV show...
| Mar 8, 2012
**1/2 (out of four)
Like that other long-haired, bare-chested hero with the initials J.C., John Carter (Taylor Kitsch) arrives just in time to calm heated alien tempers and save Mars from laser-powered destruction.
OK, maybe the biblical allegory only...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 1:33 AM
It’s strange that over the last week I’ve been hearing from friends that bought their Comic Con tickets or ones that got shut out while trying. It’s that crowd that has been waiting for the adaptation of the Edgar Rice Burroughs...
| Apr 29, 2012
A team of superheroes including Iron Man, Captain America, the Hulk and Thor unite to save the world. With Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo and Chris Hemsworth. Written and directed by Joss Whedon. In Imax 3-D. Walt Disney...
| Aug 12, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Full hearts, teary eyes: DirecTV announced Thursday that the fifth season of "Friday Night Lights" will be the acclaimed show's last. The fifth and final season will air starting Oct. 27 on DirecTV; that season will then air at some point in 2011 on NBC....