| Oct 11, 2012
| 12:35 AM
As a writer, I am usually hit-and-miss with characters that write on the big screen. The Words got so much wrong. A movie like Adaptation got so much right. Colin Farrell, who has really shown he can act the last five years, is again in writer/director...
| May 4, 2012
| 4:22 PM
What do you get when you take the director (Joss Whedon) best known for Buffy the Vampire Slayer – and you give him $220 million to make a movie? Oh, and he’s seen Transformers, because there’s a lot of stuff that looks like it was taken...
| Feb 15, 2011
| 9:32 PM
Johnny Depp and Isla Fisher walked the red carpet at the "Rango" movie premiere. "Rango" starring Johnny Depp, Isla Fisher and Timothy Olyphant opens in theaters March 4....
| Feb 24, 2010
| 9:20 AM
"Alice in Wonderland" got a big update from Syfy as did "The Wizard of Oz" earlier (in the miniseries "Tin Man," handled by the same writer-director, Nick Willing) in this dazzling fantasy, casting Caterina Scorsone ("Edge of Darkness") as the not-so-...
| Jan 20, 2011
| 3:28 PM
When Walter Hill was flipping through the first 40 pages of the science fiction/horror script that became "Alien," he considered it turgid, a snooze.
"I thought it was just terrible," said Hill, who co-wrote and co-produced the movie with his partner,...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 9:39 AM
All sorts of Old West conventions and cliches get sent up in this often clever animated parody that reteams Johnny Depp - as the voice of the title character - with Gore Verbinski, his director on the first three "Pirates of the Caribbean" movies....
| Oct 29, 2003
"Alien: The Director's Cut" is an old nightmare, made shiny new. It's a scream from another era that still echoes around us. Director Ridley Scott's new, digitally refurbished and re-edited version of his 1979 pop science-fiction hit -- the subzero tale...