With the dust having settled, the victory in the weekend's close battle for No. 1 goes to the Weinstein Co.'s "Lee Daniels' The Butler," which collected a revised $20 million in four days. Sony's…
A critical digest of the week’s latest U.S. theatrical releases. Where applicable, links to longer reviews have been provided. One Direction: This Is Us Distributor: Sony Once one reaches a certain…
Labor Day weekend box office turned in a nail-biting battle for No. 1, with Sony's music doc "One Direction: This Is Us" taking an early lead estimating $20.5 million in four days, enough to beat…
Despite "Spring Breakers" becoming a surprise indie hit earlier this year, Selena Gomez has yet to convert her Disney cachet into major box office coin. Her Labor Day weekend actioner "Getaway" is…
Director Courtney Solomon has made something like a "Cannonball Run" for the YouTube Generation, with the largely incoherent action cut in a Cuisinart.
With filmgoers busy at barbecues, Labor Day weekend box office is often slow. But in the past few years, Focus has taken advantage of the meager frame by releasing low-risk thrillers that sometimes…
The need for speed dominated the Aug. 26 premiere of Warner Bros. “Getaway” with a black Shelby Cobra parked outside the Regency in Westwood Village. “What is more American than a Shelby Cobra?”…
The L.A. Suitcase Party May 3 will take over Clay Lacy Aviation at Van Nuys Airport, giving partygoers the chance to fly the coop.
Warner Bros. has snapped up action comedy spec "Family Getaway" from the tyro scripting team of Jeremiah Friedman and Nick Palmer.
Writer-director David Twohy is in fine form with a muscularity not seen since 2000's "Pitch Black."
"The Getaway" is a pretty good remake of a pretty good action thriller. Although the attributes and drawbacks of this well-outfitted retelling, the net effect of this tale of innumerable deceptions…