Tuesday, June 30, 2015


Time travel gimmicks alter key aspects of beloved characters in 'Terminator: Genisys,' a dull reboot of the James Cameron franchise
News update: A woman's face will soon appear on the $10 bill, and Channing Tatum is organizing a touring Magic Mike male revue.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The "Guardians of the Galaxy" sequel has gotten a fitting title.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Marvel brings its latest superhero offering to the silver screen in "Ant-Man", with Paul Rudd, known for...
WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) - Jada Pinkett Smith wasn't exactly sure what she was getting into when she signed on for "Magic Mike XXL...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A foul-mouthed Teddy bear is no match for a pack of dinosaurs.
Dwayne "the Rock" Johnson is one of the greatest performers of 2015. Seriously. Few actors can claim to have fought as many diverse foes, or done it with as much credibility and charisma, as Johnson has so far this year. And he's still got six months to go.
John A. Berton teaches at Drexel University. But before he started clocking time at the Westphal College of Media Art and Design as an assistant professor of animation and visual effects, he hung out with dinosaurs and cyborgs.
Inside Out The central characters in Pixar's propulsively inventive animated adventure aren't talking toys or cars. They're emotions: Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust, and Sadness, jockeying for control in the mind of a preteen girl. The first psychological thriller that's fun for the whole family. Really psychological. And really fun. From the director of Up, with the voice talents of Amy Poehler, Phyllis Smith, Lewis Black, Mindy Kaling, and Bill Hader. PG
From slave-era influences to today's runways, Fresh Dressed explores the intertwined art forms of hip hop and fashion, and how the rise of a music genre simultaneously shined a light on the clothes of choice for fans and practitioners alike.
Let me be the first to admit that I did not expect the Ted sequel to address the Dred Scott decision and the issue of personhood.
It looks like Philly is in the spotlight once again now that another movie has been confirmed to be filming here.
The Overnight is a comedy that wonders whether marriage and children mark an end to the crazy all-night misadventures of youth.
Here is the unequivocable winner of Best Way to Waste Time on the Internet: Watch videos of soldiers reuniting with their dogs.
The buzz around Heaven Knows What sounds a bit like a pitch for an organic market: Our heroin-user movie features 100 percent real addicts!
Actor Alan Rickman helms A Little Chaos, his second film as a director, with Kate Winslet as a royal landscaper helping to design the vast gardens of Versailles in the court of King Louis XIV (played by Rickman himself).
There are many ways to consume Jason Schwartzman's new movie, The Overnight, opening Friday at the Ritz Five.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "Soaked in Bleach" gathers together the pile of anecdotal and harder evidence that has long made some fans (or "fanatics," as they're once termed here) suspect that Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain's 1994 death was no suicide, but a murder plot cooked up by spouse Courtney Love.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "I'm old, not obsolete," mutters Arnold Schwarzenegger's aging android in "Terminator Genisys," and his words could be a wishful mantra for this .
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "Empire" star Taraji P. Henson will topline the civil rights drama "The Best of Enemies," set up with "Empire" producer Danny Strong, Tobey Maguire and Matthew Plouffe.
NEW YORK (AP) - From slave-era church outfits and Little Richard to the South Bronx and Dapper Dan the knockoff king of Harlem, the roots of hip-hop culture stretch beyond the music.
Sunday Good folk Husband-and-wife duo Mike + Ruthy play power-pop Americana on a three-band bill at 8 p.m. at Bourbon & Branch, 705 N. Second St. Tickets are $10.
"On Movies" by Steven Rea does not appear this week.
Opening This Week Magic Mike XXL Channing Tatum returns for this sequel in which Mike and his crew put on one last show before permanently retiring. Opens Wednesday
Holland, 19, will play Spider-Man's teenage alter ego Peter Parker as a high-school age student in the upcoming, yet-to-be titled film.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Universal Pictures' "Jurassic World" dinosaur spectacle is set to become the fastest film to gross $1 billion in box office receipts worldwide on Monday, after last week's record-breaking opening.