| Aug 13, 2013
| 9:16 AM
Amid the big-budget blockbusters of summer, this well-cast and well-played tale of magician thieves made its mark, if briefly. Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Isla Fisher and Dave Franco play the so-called "Four Horsemen," a team of illusionists who use...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 10:30 AM
| Jan 15, 2013
| 4:32 AM
Like most Woody Allen movies, To Rome With Love features an all-star cast: heavy hitters Alec Baldwin, Jesse Eisenberg, Penélope Cruz and Roberto Benigni join familiar faces Carol Alt, Alison Pill, Judy Davis, Greta Gerwig, Ellen Page and, of course,...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Tony Awards 2013 Sunday, June 9 CBS, 8pm ET As has been the case in years past, there is a definite Hollywood feeling to the Tony Awards 2013, which honors the year's best in theater. There's A-list talent on display (Tom Hanks for Lucky Guy), as well...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 3:35 PM
Amazon is getting into the TV business in a big way. Amazon Studios on Monday said it is moving forward with a pilot based on the cult comedy film "Zombieland."
The show, like the movie, will follow four survivors as they try to outwit zombies and...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 2:33 PM
Let us consider for a moment the Hollywood performance that never gets nominated for awards but can be just as indelible as any Oscar-winning role. I'm referring to the celebrity interview that goes viral.
Typically interviews that are done during a...
| May 31, 2013
| 10:30 PM
| Jun 3, 2013
| 7:28 AM
The trouble with “Now You See Me” — or any other movie about magic — is that you know there's going to be a huge twist at the end.
These movies make you wait until the last minute to find out who was really in control, how...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Will Smith is a one-man Hollywood blockbuster. His huge financial success has earned him the right to create a vanity film project. He has taken that opportunity to create "After Earth," a sci-fi adventure that functions primarily as a star-making vehicle...
| May 30, 2013
**1/2 (out of four)
With a good magic trick, you feel just as tickled during the illusion’s setup as you do after the big finish. In the magician heist-thriller “Now You See Me,” giddy mind games just give way to indifference.
| May 30, 2013
The razzle dazzles, but the smoke never quite hides the mirrors in "Now You See Me," a super-slick new magicians' heist picture that demonstrates, once again, how tough it is to make "magic" work as a movie subject.
A medium that is, by definition, a...