| Oct 30, 2014
| 9:07 PM
Gangsters from Russia are the new default mafia in recent crime thrillers. Denzel Washington in "The Equalizer" and James Gandolfini in "The Drop" battled vicious mobsters transplanted from the old Soviet Union. Keanu Reeves now joins the fray as the...
| May 8, 2014
| 1:19 PM
"The Amazing Spider-Man 2" is jam-packed with all the razzle-dazzle special effects possible. The noisy action scenes are louder, stronger and longer than ever. The quiet moments between CGI circus acts show the softer side of Spidey's life.
| Jan 12, 2013
| 6:27 PM
By the time Kief Davidson got his Oscar nomination last week, he had gone through all the highs and lows of a Hollywood career: heartbreak, success, hopelessness and out-of-the-blue comebacks.
And that was just between 3 and 5 a.m.
The director, whose...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 3:52 PM
Director Ruben Fleischer served up a campy blood-fest in "Zombieland." Wisecracking shooters eliminated disposable members of the walking dead by the dozen. In "Gangster Squad," disposable gangsters line up to be shot to pieces by a more serious team of...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 7:48 PM
"Cowboys & Aliens" go together like chocolate and pinot noir. It may sound strange until you try it. And then you love it.
This is a mix of all that is holy about our favorite Western and sci-fi movies. It succeeds on the strength of a cast with humor as...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 9:22 PM
Nearly 100 years after Lincoln freed the slaves, proper Southern ladies entrusted the raising of their children to women of color, but wouldn't let them use their toilets.
This is the story of "The Help," the highly watchable movie of the bestselling...