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  • 'Big Chill' meets 'Body Snatchers' in hilarious 'World's End'

     'Big Chill' meets 'Body Snatchers' in hilarious 'World's End'
    The World's End Universal, $29.98; Blu-ray, $34.98 Available on VOD beginning Nov. 19 After giving zombie flicks and cop movies a British accent with the send-ups/homages "Shaun of the Dead" and "Hot Fuzz," director Edgar Wright and his co-...
  • 'Stone Roses' looks at legendary British band you may not know

    'Stone Roses' looks at legendary British band you may not know
    The formula for a successful British band is simple: Grow up together in an industrial town (in this case, Manchester), wow 'em in London, win over Europe and Asia and then shred the music charts in America for the really big money. After getting...
  • Disney's 'Planes' takes flight as best-selling DVD and Blu-ray title

    Disney's 'Planes' takes flight as best-selling DVD and Blu-ray title
    Disney's 3-D animated summer movie "Planes" appears to have some lift as a home entertainment title, soaring to the top of Rentrak's DVD and Blu-ray sales chart in its first week in release. Featuring the voice of comedian Dane Cook, the "Cars"...
  • 'Mob City' on TNT fills a TV noir niche nicely

     'Mob City' on TNT fills a TV noir niche nicely
    Frank Darabont, whose last stab at television brought forth AMC's "The Walking Dead," from which he later departed under still-murky circumstances, has created a new series, "Mob City," for TNT. It is also, in its way, about the living dead, reviving as...
  • 'Mob City' recap: LAPD detective kills for love, not money

    'Mob City' recap: LAPD detective kills for love, not money
    There are many reasons to kill a man, such as for money or revenge, observes L.A. police Det. Joe Teague (Jon Bernthal). But Joe kills for love -- love for his sexy ex-wife Jasmine Fontaine (Alexa Davales), a good girl apparently gone bad. Killing for...
  • New Releases: Kirk and crew are tested in 'Star Trek Into Darkness'

    New Releases: Kirk and crew are tested in 'Star Trek Into Darkness'
    Star Trek Into Darkness Paramount, $29.99; Blu-ray, $39.99/$54.99 Available on VOD beginning Sept. 10 Although it's not as much fun as the 2009 "Star Trek" reboot, J.J. Abrams' sequel has the same major asset as its predecessor: a winning cast...
  • ‘World’s End’: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Edgar Wright on comedy, Ant-Man

     
    There’s a pub in North London called the World’s End that sits across from the Camden Town tube station. Luminaries, […]...
  • 'The Butler' serves the competition once more at box office

    'The Butler' serves the competition once more at box office
    "The Butler" polished off the competition at the box office this weekend, scoring its second consecutive No. 1 win. In its second weekend in theaters, the civil-rights drama starring Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey saw its ticket sales fall only 31%...
  • 'The Butler' continues to dominate box office

    'The Butler' continues to dominate box office
    Sony Pictures decided to abandon "Lee Daniels' The Butler," placing its 2013 summer bets on "White House Down" and "After Earth." Think the studio wishes it now had made a different decision? "The Butler," whose financing was cobbled together by...
  • 'Butler' likely to be No. 1 again as 'Mortal Instruments' disappoints

    'Butler' likely to be No. 1 again as 'Mortal Instruments' disappoints
    "The Butler" is on its way to making a tidy profit for the Weinstein Co. Starring Forest Whitaker as a White House employee who served eight presidents, "Butler" got off to a robust start last weekend, debuting at No. 1 with $24.6 million. The Lee...
  • 'The World's End' a refreshing late-summer comedy, critics say

    'The World's End' a refreshing late-summer comedy, critics say
    "The World's End," the latest film from director Edgar Wright and actors Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, marks the third installment in their Cornetto Trilogy, along with the zombie farce "Shaun of the Dead" and the cop comedy "Hot Fuzz." The trilogy takes its...