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Playing a reformed cargo smuggler sucked back into the game, Mark Wahlberg is the star of "Contraband," a fairly entertaining remake of the 2008 Icelandic thriller "Reykjavik-Rotterdam." And a reliable star he is. Audiences develop relationships with...
Zap2ItPretty much "Freedom Writers" crossed with "A Beautiful Mind," this drama provides Jessica Alba an atypical role as a woman obsessed with math and numbers. She gets an opportunity to use that knowledge as a teacher, but she has fear of entering a world...
Tags: DVDs, Sonia Braga, Chris Messina, Blu-ray Discs, Movies
Ministry of GossipPeek inside Variety's Power of Women, Macy's Passport's Glamorama event, Teen Vogue's Young Hollywood celebration and UCLA Rape Treatment Center's fundraiser brunch with the "Mad Men" cast. The Ministry has your updated star sightings, with glimpses of...
RedEye movie critic**1/2 (out of four) Nearly 20 years after losing touch, Henry (J.K. Simmons) and Helen Sawyer (Cara Seymour) reunite with their son Gabriel (Lou Taylor Pucci) after he’s diagnosed with a brain tumor that prevents him from forming new memories....
Zap2ItAs the TNT drama series heads toward its final round - at least in its current incarnation, with Kyra Sedgwick as its award-winning star - its previous season makes its home-video debut. Interrogator extraordinaire Brenda Leigh Johnson (Sedgwick)...
Frankly My Dear - Orlando SentinelOne of my favorite character actors, J.K. Simmons, played newspaper editor Jonah Jameson to great and hilarious effect in the Tobey Maguire/Sam Raimi “Spider-Man” movies. But with the whole shooting match being recast/re-launched, who will...
The April 28 to May 5 Newport Beach Film Festival promises to be the biggest in the event's 12-year history, drawing some 400 films from 47 countries. And because of construction in Newport Beach, Costa Mesa will for the first time play a leading role....
NEWPORT BEACH — The 2011 Newport Beach Film Festival concludes Thursday night with "A Beginner's Guide to Endings," a dark comedy about making the most of the time you have left in life, at the Regency Lido Theatre. The closing night gala, hosted...
Times Staff WriterThe brothers Polish, Michael and Mark, make a credible leap to big-budget studio features with the feel-good, dreamer drama, "The Astronaut Farmer." Though they relinquish some of their trademark quirkiness and visual flair, the sibling filmmakers...
Tags: PG Rated Movies, NASA, Entertainment, Bruce Dern, Bruce Willis
MetromixAn inspirational story about a simple man with big dreams, "The Astronaut Farmer" wouldn't have been out of place in movie theaters in the 1950s. But rather than coming off as corny or contrived, the film's retro charm feels refreshing. Quirky moments,...
Zap2It.comMaybe it's the drawl and the J.C. Penney wardrobe. Or the steel magnolia combination of toughness, Southern-belle politeness and blond beauty. Or is it that the character of Deputy Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson of the LAPD is so well-written and acted...
Zap2It.comIt's a Wednesday afternoon on the Hollywood sets of TNT's hit crime drama "The Closer," premiering its second season with a commercial-free episode on Monday, June 12, and LAPD Deputy Police Chief Brenda Johnson (Kyra Sedgwick) is questioning a suspect....
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