"Man of Steel," "This Is the End," "The Bling Ring" and other new U.S. releases reviewed.
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For the second time, Disney kickstarts the summer box office a week early internationally with a Marvel property — this time, “Iron Man 3.” Last year, Disney gave “The Avengers” an overseas…
The large-scale destructiveness he has previously wreaked upon public and private property (including entire cities), Michael Bay visits on the human body in "Pain & Gain," a pulverizing steroidal…
A pulverizing steroidal farce based on a bizarre-but-true kidnapping-and-murder case
In "Awful Nice," the (nearly) lost art of physical comedy makes a roaring resurgence, courtesy of two belligerent brothers who tussle their way through their father's funeral, argue all the way to…
Aimed squarely at auds seeking family-friendly, holiday-themed entertainment, "When Angels Sing" is an innocuously pleasant trifle that likely would be more at home in the Hallmark Movie Channel…
Unimaginable to most non-residents, the paranoia that is part of living in South Africa is realized with subtle specificity in "Layla Fourie," the third feature from Johannesburg-born helmer Pia…
Hollywood event producers are often creatures of habit when booking award season shindigs
It's fitting that a seventh "Star Wars" movie, a sequel to "The Avengers," and a Pixar toon will unspool in theaters in 2015, the same year that Robert Iger is skedded to step down as chairman-CEO of…
Big Bird is in the crosshairs of this year's presidential campaign, but the bigger victim may be the public's perception of what is "fair use."