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Melissa McCarthy stole the show at the box office this weekend, proving she has the star power to attract moviegoers to theaters even during a blizzard. "Identity Thief," her comedy co-starring Jason Bateman, easily ran away with the weekend's No. 1...
Rex Reed, the famed film critic of the New York Observer, is no fan of Melissa McCarthy nor her latest flick, "Identity Thief." In his review, Reed trashed the zany comedy that costars Jason Bateman as a victim of McCarthy's felonious identity-...
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They were the swinging, sassy voice of the homefront for U.S. service personnel overseas during World War II, singing catchy hit tunes such as "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy" and "Rum and Coca Cola" that delighted Americans and catapulted the Andrews Sisters to...
24 FramesAcademy Award nomination ballots went out Tuesday, so in the spirit of casting our votes, we take a look at the best picture candidates and see how they're faring....
24 FramesEvery year moviegoers get a full-on assault of Oscar ads. But do any of them work?...
The Big PictureSony bigwigs keep bragging to everyone who'll listen that "Burlesque," the new Christina Aguilera and Cher-starring musical from Screen Gems, is one of the studio's all-time highest testing movies. But the showbiz circuit buzz about the film has been...
The Big PictureRex Reed raised an interesting issue in his hilarious pan of "Burlesque," the new Steven Antin musical that stars Christina Aguilera and Cher. Judging from the print ads and posters for "Burlesque," not to mention her omnipresence on the promotional-...
The Big PictureThe reviews are still flooding in for "Sex and the City 2" and guess what? They're as bad as ever. The film's Rotten Tomatoes fresh rating is now residing at 12, which is higher than 0, which is where it......
No one dreams of being a book reviewer when he grows up. You might dream of writing poems or novels or essays or even, if you are perennially picked last for teams in gym class, literary criticism (“We don't want Robbins, you can have an extra...
Liz Smith"HE LOOKED like my father and he acted like my mother!" said the great actress Anne Bancroft of Mel Brooks, her husband of 41 years. (Miss Bancroft died in 2005 and Mel Brooks has never gotten over his loss.) Channel THIRTEEN will offer a full look at...
Liz Smith"Charm ... If you have it, you don't need to have anything else; and if you don't have it, it doesn't much matter what else you have." -- J.M. Barrie. WELL. New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg has plenty of "else" to fall back on -- his career, his money, an...
RedEyeEveryone seemed to be talking about what Seth MacFarlane would do as host of the Oscars. On Sunday night, MacFarlane kept that dialogue going, making Hollywood's big night all about Seth MacFarlane. The "Family Guy" creator opened the 85th Academy Awards...
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