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  • Jason Sudeikis is an everyman for the early 21st century

    Jason Sudeikis is an everyman for the early 21st century

    When Jason Sudeikis was making the Farrelly brothers' 2011 comedy "Hall Pass," writer-director Peter Farrelly told the comic actor he reminded him of Jack Lemmon, the everyman Oscar winner who was equally adept at comedy and drama. "I'm flattered by the comparison, especially given the breath of...

  • Pals rally behind the '4th Man Out,' but the jokes are stale

    Pals rally behind the '4th Man Out,' but the jokes are stale

    Seriously stale humor marks the coming out story "4th Man Out," in which a bunch of boorish straight guys help their newly out-of-the-closet friend Adam (Evan Todd) learn how to date in their small town. Their initial homophobic gay panic serves as the hurdle that Adam has to overcome in order...

  • Swimming troupe Aqualillies is making a splash in Hollywood with Coen brothers' 'Hail, Caesar!'

    Swimming troupe Aqualillies is making a splash in Hollywood with Coen brothers' 'Hail, Caesar!'

    When a team of bikini-clad Aqualillies filed into the humid, chlorinated confines of a Woodland Hills indoor pool, even the been-there, done-that stagehands couldn't help but stare. But when they got into the water, all prurient curiosity gave way to naked awe. The swimmers moved like some kind...

  • 'Kung Fu Panda 3' directors made sure every word translated into English and Mandarin -- 'Skidoosh!'

    'Kung Fu Panda 3' directors made sure every word translated into English and Mandarin -- 'Skidoosh!'

    The idea for one of the most ambitious collaborations to date between China and Hollywood didn't come from an embassy office in Washington or Beijing, or from a power lunch in Beverly Hills, but from a bunch of Bruce Lee fans brainstorming in the San Fernando Valley over a decade ago. "We were...

  • Black films matter at the Pan African Film & Arts Festival

    Black films matter at the Pan African Film & Arts Festival

    When Hollywood studio executives say there aren't a lot of black-led films for them to produce and distribute, Ayuko Babu laughs. He then picks up the event booklet for the upcoming Pan African Film & Arts Festival at which over 100 largely made by black filmmakers will be shown. Babu, who co-founded...

  • Homage to skiing siblings goes largely downhill

    Homage to skiing siblings goes largely downhill

    Olympic-medalist skiers from snow-deprived Croatia, siblings Janica and Ivica Kostelic spent their formative years living variously out of tents and cars and training relentlessly under their former-handball-player father and coach, Ante. In the documentary "Gnothi Seauton" (roughly "Know Thyself"),...

  • 'Monday at 11:01 A.M.': Perhaps it's best to jump one minute ahead

    'Monday at 11:01 A.M.': Perhaps it's best to jump one minute ahead

    After a hazily violent opening sequence that foreshadows the conclusion of "Monday at 11:01 A.M.," Michael (Charles Agron, who also wrote and co-produced) and Jenny (Lauren Shaw) pull into a sleepy town that's a twilight zone where time actually stands still at the aforementioned hour. One can...

  • There's talk about bringing back the Black Oscars

    There's talk about bringing back the Black Oscars

    They gathered at the Beverly Wilshire, the men in tuxes, the women draped in evening gowns. The finest black talent in Hollywood was there that night in 2002, Quincy Jones, Samuel L. Jackson, Morgan Freeman, James Lassiter, Doug McHenry and Sean "P. Diddy" Combs among them. It was an annual gathering...

  • Chris Hemsworth does his best Janine Melnitz in new crop of 'Ghostbusters' pictures

    Chris Hemsworth does his best Janine Melnitz in new crop of 'Ghostbusters' pictures

    If there is any justice in the world of supernatural moviemaking, Chris Hemsworth — who appears to be playing the new "Ghostbusters" version of secretary Janine Melnitz — will take a call for the new "Ghostbusters" crew and scream, "We got one!"  Hemsworth is but a small part of Paul Feig's new...

  • Relativity Media is approved to exit bankruptcy but must meet judge's conditions

    Relativity Media is approved to exit bankruptcy but must meet judge's conditions

    A U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge has signaled he will approve Relativity Media's plan to exit bankruptcy, but not before Ryan Kavanaugh’s embattled studio meets certain conditions to demonstrate that it can continue its business.The conditional confirmation by Judge Michael Wiles marks an important...

  • 'Harry Potter' expands with a 'Fantastic Beasts' featurette, and wizarding schools

    'Harry Potter' expands with a 'Fantastic Beasts' featurette, and wizarding schools

    In a new featurette for "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them," Eddie Redmayne exclaims that the film is "imagination taken to the extreme." J.K. Rowling further stirs that pot with a reveal of heretofore unknown international wizarding schools.The new video for "Fantastic Beasts" introduces...

  • Sundance: From buzzy to under-the-radar, a festival for every film fan

    Sundance: From buzzy to under-the-radar, a festival for every film fan

    The Cannes Film Festival, a wise man once said, is not only impossible to describe to someone who's never been there but also "nearly impossible to describe to someone who has been there." And what's true of Cannes is becoming increasingly true of Sundance. That's because the annual extravaganza...

  • Climate-change Sundance documentary seeks to make a difference

    Climate-change Sundance documentary seeks to make a difference

    Josh Fox has gotten bad news. And it's not that he, like, got a parking ticket or forgot to pay a bill. This is dire stuff: The major cities on the East Coast will likely be underwater in the next few decades. Roughly 40% of the planet's species are on track to go extinct. Ravaging fires and droughts...

  • 'Bridge of Spies' is a hugely entertaining Cold War tale

    'Bridge of Spies' is a hugely entertaining Cold War tale

    Bridge of Spies Walt Disney, $29.99; Blu-ray, $39.99 Available on VOD on Tuesday With this low-key, gripping best picture nominee, Steven Spielberg joins the ranks of veteran Hollywood directors who favor a quieter, craftier kind of filmmaking as they get older. Based on a true story of an early...

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