Gringos in Third World prisons never fare particularly well, and "186 Dollars to Freedom," helmer Camilo Vila's politically conscious thriller about an American surfer framed for drug trafficking, is…
The Miraculous Year
Writer-director Don Handfield fails to score with "Touchback," a lightweight and overlong feel-good drama that plays like a mashup of "It's a Wonderful Life" and "Friday Night Lights."
An account of a girl soldier struggling to survive in a conflict-torn central African state, "War Witch" offers the sort of harrowing experience one would expect given its abominable subject matter.
It will be a year before audiences see "Men in Black 3," "The Amazing Spider-Man" and other summer tent-poles scheduled for 2012, but production dailies are already being screened at trailer shops…
Whether the criteria is ratings, Emmys or buzz, HBO has had a big year.
When Sly Stallone talks, people listen.
Lee Daniels has set his sights on a new family drama, this time for HBO with author Amy Bloom.
Diehard fans will find things in which to rollick; for others, the show is tough sledding.
National pubcaster RAI has scored near-record ratings with its two-part telefilm, "Padre Pio: Between Heaven and Earth," proving once again that piety, devotion and spirituality have as much of a…
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Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Weekend:$17.6M Disney
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Weekend:$16.8M Paramount Pictures
If I Stay
If I Stay3Weekend:$16.4M Warner Brothers / New Line