| Jan 30, 2008
OK, so Angelina, Denzel and Keira didn't get asked to the Oscar prom. They shouldn't shed too many tears over their absence from this year's nominations.
After all, they're in very good company. From Humphrey Bogart ("The Maltese Falcon") and Marilyn...
| May 1, 2011
A once-successful toy executive and family man suffering from depression begins communicating through a beaver hand puppet. With Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster and Anton Yelchin. Written by Kyle Killen. Directed by Foster. Summit...
| May 6, 2011
"There Be Dragons," most of which is set during the Spanish Civil War of the late 1930s, is supposed to be about the intersecting lives of a saint and a sinner. But it is a third man, a revolutionary, who nearly steals the show. Which might have been...
| Mar 21, 2012
When you're talking about "The Hunger Games," it all comes down to Katniss.
Like other strong-minded women who have driven book sales into the stratosphere — think Lisbeth Salander of the "Dragon Tattoo" triology and even Bella Swan of the...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 12:41 AM
The film versions of the popular books from Harry Potter and Twilight have worked. That is to say, they made lots of money and the fan base was happy.
I thought of the classic novel Lord of the Flies, which this reminded me of. The film versions of...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 6:02 PM
Every dollar Disney won't get at the box office for the $250-million “John Carter” will probably end up in the pockets of Lionsgate and the other entities behind “The Hunger Games” (which allegedly cost less than half as much). The...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 2:32 PM
There are hits, there are blockbusters, and there are Event Movies. “The Hunger Games” is an Event Movie.
It is such an Event Movie that it was playing on 10 screens at midnight at my favorite theater and six were sold out when I bought my...
| Oct 12, 2012
Each week we tell viewers what they can get for free. This week's free list: 1) Lindt Chocolate giveaway 2) Free Movie Weekend
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Tue, Oct 09 at 9:30PM - Sat, Oct 20 at 11:50PM
| Jul 9, 2012
| 12:11 PM
Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman has joined the cast of "The Hunger Games" sequel "Catching Fire" as head gamemaker Plutarch Heavensbee, according to Lionsgate, the studio behind the movies.
Hoffman will play the sly orchestrator of the 75th...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 11:37 AM
Known to have had emotional problems, a young woman (Amanda Seyfried) tries to convince others that the person who once kidnapped her has taken her sister (Emily Wickersham) in this suspense tale.
Wes Bentley ("American Beauty") plays the one police...