Comic actor Dax Shepard isn't the kind of guy who comes to mind when trying to cast a Hollywood action movie. After putting himself in the driver's seat with "Hit & Run," however, the goofy-acting…
Well, that didn't take long. No sooner had producer Albert R. Broccoli decided to rein in the Bond franchise's more unrealistic elements than the series goes spiraling back off into the world of…
A sweet, modestly budgeted family offering that reminds what Disney stood for before adopting its franchise-driven strategy.
After the excesses of "Moonraker," producer Albert R. Broccoli made a surprising but welcome decision: He brought James Bond back down to earth.
In the world of animation, stop-motion still feels like the most old-fashioned of techniques, and yet, in the hands of Laika, the studio behind "Coraline" and "ParaNorman," which bows Aug. 17 via…
Subbing character actor Jeremy Renner into a franchise that requires Matt Damon-caliber magnetism, series scribe Tony Gilroy takes over the helming duties with an overlong sequel that features too…
Before the 2012 presidential election has a chance to get really nasty, "The Campaign" vigorously swoops in to satirize how low things can go between a pair of rival Congressional candidates.
When it comes to Bond, maybe the world I>is/I> enough. In "Moonraker," a madman named Hugo Drax hatches an elaborate plan to launch into space, poison every living thing on earth and then return with…
Diversity is the star of Ernesto M. Foronda and Silas Howard's "Sunset Stories," a deliberately nontraditional romantic comedy that embraces the sort of actors -- and characters -- typically…
A Latino tranny bar tells its own story, courtesy of the performance crew who transformed the space into a once-a-week hipster hangout, in "Wildness," named after the outre art/fashion/music night…