Friday, February 12, 2016

Movies

Documentary filmmaker and progressive activist Michael Moore, 61, has spent his career in a single-minded - some would say mendacious, mean-spirited, and wrongheaded - critique of America's economic and social structure.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A man charged with stalking Gwyneth Paltrow told jurors Thursday that he wanted the actress' forgiveness for bombarding...
Also in Tattle: Futurist Ronald Klatz, Eagle Lane Johnson, “Survivor” Joe Del Campo and “Shooter” Ryan Phillipp...
The biopic about the famed Olympian is an important film to take youngsters to watch.
Zoolander, Ben Stiller's 2001 cult fave, was a one-joke movie that happened to be predicated on a very stupid, but very funny, joke:...
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Amy Schumer is set to join the cast of DreamWorks' PTSD drama "Thank You for Your Service," starring Miles Teller, sources...
Will Smith's next Oscar-bait movie will be "Collateral Beauty," in which he'll star as a depressed Manhattan advertising executive whose colleagues conspire to improve his mood.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - An Ohio man charged with stalking Gwyneth Paltrow testified Wednesday that he sent her dozens of messages in the hope she might want to marry him despite her testifying against him in a previous stalking case.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Johnny Depp is set to star in Universal's reboot of "The Invisible Man," sources tell Variety. The film is currently without...
One thing you can say for How to Be Single: Its heart is in the right place. The execution may not be there, but at least it has good intentions.
By Leo Barraclough LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - LONDON -- Netflix has confirmed that it has taken worldwide rights, excluding several territories, to...
I've fallen in love with so many movie Elizabeth Bennets, I've lost count. The heroine of Jane Austen's perennial book-club favorite, Pride and Prejudice, has been portrayed by more than a dozen actors, including Greer Garson, Jennifer Ehle, and Keira Knightly.
Blaxploitation legend Pam Grier is in Philadelphia today, along with chef Daisy Martinez, Chopped host Ted Allen and Project Runway: All Stars victor...
Ross Katz, a Havertown-raised Temple alum, directed two movies before taking on the newest Nicholas Sparks adaptation, The Choice.
'Star Wars' soars J.J. Abrams' Star Wars: The Force Awakens on Saturday is expected to become the third film ever to make $2 billion worldwide, behind James Cameron's Titanic ($2.18 billion) and Avatar ($2.78 billion).
Jane Austen probably didn't intend for her 1813 novel Pride and Prejudice to serve as a vehicle for the zombie craze. But here we are. Austen's novel is the source material for Seth Grahame-Smith's novel Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (published by Phila
There's something comforting about watching a movie that comes from noted schlock master Nicholas Sparks. Two attractive people will find each other in coastal North Carolina, fall in love, overcome the obstacle that stands in the way of their love, experience tragedy, and, at some point, get drenched in some sort of sexy rainstorm.
"Oddballs and misfits" are Eddie Mannix's stock and trade. He babysits them on a movie studio backlot. Officially, Mannix is the head of physical production at Capitol Pictures, the fabled - and fictitious - dream factory of Joel and Ethan Coen's early-'50s Hollywood lark, Hail, Caesar!
By Dave McNary LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Bold Films will produce and fully finance Jake Gyllenhaal's Boston Marathon bombing project "Stronger." David...
Hail, Caesar! Three stars Josh Brolin is a movie studio fixer, keeping his stars in line and their scandals out of the press in the Coen Brothers’...
By Dave McNary LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Elizabeth Banks has joined Lionsgate's "Power Rangers" movie as the evil alien witch Rita Repulsa. The studio...
There's something comforting about watching a movie that comes from noted schlock master Nicholas Sparks. Two attractive people will find each other in coastal North Carolina, fall in love, overcome the obstacle that stands in the way of their love, experience tragedy, and, at some point, get drenched in some sort of sexy rainstorm.
Opening This Week Deadpool A former Special Forces operative is left disfigured and with special healing powers by an experiment gone wrong.
With real-life South Philly characters "Uncle Joe" Ligambi, "Skinny Joey" Merlino and Angelo "The Gentle Don" Bruno peppering Tigre Hill's new documentary...
The Sundance Film Festival's awards, announced on Saturday, were dominated by Nate Parker's The Birth of a Nation, the story of Nat Turner's slave rebellion that won both the Grand Jury Prize and the audience award. But another, less bloody take on the African American experience made waves in Park City as well: Southside With You, which follows a Chicago lawyer and her summer associate who just happen to be the future Barack and Michelle Obama on the course of their first date.