| Jan 3, 2012
| 4:32 AM
In 1973, the made-for-TV film Don’t be Afraid of the Dark terrified filmmaker Guillermo del Toro. “For my generation it was the scariest TV movie we ever saw,” del Toro says of the film. “It creeped out my whole family and it...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 4:32 AM
After their Internet sci-fi sensation Prey Alone caught the attention of Luc Besson and EuropaCorp, Irish directors James Mather and Stephen St. Leger got the leverage they needed to take on a larger-scale project — resulting in the thriller...
| Mar 15, 2012
** (out of four)
Will (Nicolas Cage) clearly has not seen “The Box,” or any number of movies about making deals with the devil. Otherwise, following his wife’s (January Jones) rape, Will might not accept a stranger named Simon’...
| Apr 12, 2012
Deep space isn't big enough to contain Guy Pearce, his impudent lock-jawed smirk and the deliriously cruddy "Lockout," set in 2079, a time when Zippo lighters will still be used with impunity, because who doesn't like that snappy click they make when...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 5:59 AM
Sean Hayes, Chris Diamantopoulos and Will Sasso are Larry, Moe and Curly in this big-screen revival of the antics of the slap-happy idiots. Directed by Bobby and Peter Farrelly. (PG, 92 minutes)
The Cabin in the Woods...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 9:17 AM
The Screen Actors Guild announced its nominees for the 18th annual SAG Awards this morning, and to say there were some surprises would be an understatement.
I was happy to see Patrick J. Adams from USA’s “Suits” earn a berth in the best...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 7:21 AM
The broadcast networks were shut out of the best TV drama category when nominations for the 69th annual Golden Globe Awards were announced Thursday morning.
FX's "American Horror Story" is the only non-pay-cable series to make the cut, joining Starz's...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 9:49 PM
It was hard to pick a list of 10 best movies in 2010, as it was a really bad year. It was a lot easier this year and I liked so many movies, I thought I’d cheat a little. It’s 2011, why not pick the Top 11 of 2011?
I put a few foreign films...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 11:55 AM
FINAL DESTINATION 5
* * * (B)
Directed by Steven Quale
Starring Nicholas D'Agosto, Emma Bell, Miles Fisher, Tony Todd, Jacqueline MacInnes Wood, Arlen Escarpeta, Ellen Wroe, P. J. Byrne, Tony Todd
Warner//Rated R//Horror//92 minutes
| Oct 24, 2012
| 10:19 AM
There aren't many movies made about bootlegging these days, but director John Hillcoat gives this one life through a notable cast and a rather sizable dose of violence.
Shia LaBeouf and Tom Hardy ("The Dark Knight Rises") play members of a Virginia...
| May 18, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Nicolas Cage plays the man doing the title deed in director Roger Donaldson's ("No Way Out") variation on "Strangers on a Train."
After a woman (January Jones, "Mad Men") is assaulted, her husband agrees to let a stranger (Guy Pearce) find the person...