Monday, May 4, 2015

Movies

The Mafia Only Kills in Summer milks considerable comedy out of the real-life (and real-death) history of crime syndicates operating in Italy in the 1970s, '80s, and '90s. A first film from Italian TV personality Pierfrancesco "Pif" Diliberto, this flashbacking farce is punctuated by reenactments of infamous mob hits, with bodies of prominent officials sprawled on sidewalks, slumped in cars, dead, dead, dead.
'Who is this man?" demands the angry husband, an Orthodox Jew with the fur hat and the side curls and the unhappy wife. He is holding the sketchbook she had hidden away, open to a page where she drew a portrait.
VARIETY-ENTERTAINMENT-FILM/NEWS:'Avengers: Age of Ultron': Did Major Sports Events Hurt the Box Office?
What if they made an Avengers movie and nobody got punched, pummeled, blown up - or even bothered to put on their tights?
'I think this is the best costume for the day." "Little Edie" Bouvier Beale, cousin of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and a subject of the Maysles brothers' classic 1975 documentary, Grey Gardens, was describing her outfit. She was wearing pantyhose, a skirt she had pinned together, and a head scarf, peculiar fashions she sported throughout the film. Little Edie liked this look because, if need be, the skirt could be made into a cape.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - In light of the Nepal earthquake, Warner Bros. will evaluate the worldwide marketing campaign for its upcoming disaster film "San Andreas," the studio said Wednesday.
Josh Trank will no longer direct the "Star Wars" spinoff for Disney and Lucasfilm.
She shows serious acting chops in her new pic, The Age of Adaline, and she's devoted to her hub, Ryan Reynolds, and their 5-month-old daughter, James. Now Blake Lively has set her eyes on college.
COMING THIS WEEK By Steven Rea 5 Flights Up Diane Keaton and Morgan Freeman are a longtime Brooklyn couple trying to decide whether to sell their apartment - and what their future holds if they do. Adapted from the Jill Ciment novel, Heroic Measures. PG-13
 
Female '21 Jump Street' Spinoff in the Works