| Dec 5, 2013
| 6:00 AM
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.
| Dec 2, 2013
| 4:07 PM
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"...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 10:58 AM
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...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 7:00 AM
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-...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 7:00 AM
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...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 4:12 PM
Tom Hiddleston, best known for his performance as the villainous Loki in the Marvel superhero movies, is appealing to the […]...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Natural and supernatural forces go haywire in the male midlife hysteria of "The World's End," starring Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Paddy Considine and others of the fab and fabled "Hot Fuzz" and "Shaun of the Dead" crews. The comic blast follows five fortyish...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 12:36 PM
"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...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 8:52 AM
"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...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 12:10 PM
"Lee Daniels' The Butler" continued its strong showing at the box office on Friday, taking in an estimated $4.7 million on its way to an expected second weekend atop the chart.
Starring Forest Whitaker as a White House employee who served under eight U....
| Aug 24, 2013
| 1:19 PM
There's no dispute that "Despicable Me 2" is a runaway smash.
On Saturday, the animated sequel eclipsed $800 million at the global box office, more than $250 million better than the 2010 original.
That total puts "Despicable Me 2" in the top 40 of...