| Apr 23, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Paramount's releasing the M. Knight Shyamalan film based on the hit TV series Avatar: The Last Airbender (titled simply The Last Airbender in cinemas, for obvious reasons) in 3D.Â As with Clash of the Titans, they'll be converting it to 3D. The much-...
| Sep 3, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Summit is getting into the Sam Worthington business, but not without the co-star of their Oscar-winning “Hurt Locker” along for good luck. Worthington stars in “Man on a Ledge,” with Anthony Mackie and now Jamie Bell (“...
| Dec 16, 2009
| 6:53 AM
For all of the talk about how Avatar is going to revolutionize moviemaking and change films forever, the finished product is nothing more than just another movie with lots of stuff going boom, but longer and more costly to make. And, with lots of half-...
| Dec 17, 2009
Blue is the new green, if the billion-or-more box-office predictions come true for James Cameron's first feature since "Titanic" 12 years ago. So. How is it? Does it look like a billion?
It does, yes. But folks, I haven't experienced such a clear...
| Jun 25, 2010
| 1:01 PM
Though it was shown in 3-D in some theaters, that process was added after the movie had been completed, so this remake of the sandals-and-sorcery epic doesn't lose much visually on video.
It also doesn't have Ray Harryhausen's special-effects wizardry,...
| Oct 15, 2010
| 10:42 AM
The most successful movie of all time gets a home-video relaunch in a version sure to satisfy any fan, since it includes director James Cameron's original edition and the recent theatrical rerelease that added eight minutes ... plus an extended cut that...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 7:03 AM
"Apollo 18" (PG-13). Supposed "lost footage"-style movie details the mission of Apollo 18. Two American astronauts are sent on a secret mission to the moon, funded by the U.S. Department of Defense. TownMall Cinemas (1:10, 3:20, 5:30, 7:40,...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 10:00 PM
**1/2 (out of four)
Sure, in 1997 Rachel (Helen Mirren) celebrates the release of her daughter’s book about when Rachel and other Israeli agents took down a Nazi war criminal. However, let’s go to some 30-year-old flashbacks in Berlin...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 10:18 AM
Three characters are split among six actors - Helen Mirren, Tom Wilkinson and Ciaran Hinds in the present day, and Jessica Chastain, Marton Csokas and Sam Worthington in flashbacks - in director John Madden's ("Shakespeare in Love") cleverly constructed...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 7:30 AM
COWBOYS & ALIENS (Out Dec. 6)
* *1/2 (B-)
Directed by Jon Favreau
Starring Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford, Olivia Wilde, Sam Rockwell, Adam Beach, Paul Dano, Clancy Brown, Keith Carradine, Noah Ringer
| Dec 8, 2011
| 3:30 PM
If you purchased a cassette tape with your allowance, you probably remember a time when the phrase “gone viral” wasn’t synonymous with Internet sensation.
In 2011, the phrase has become so embedded in our vocabulary that it is...