Hark! the herald angels sing. • Sorry, that's just a chorus of Hollywood studios trying to grab our attention during the holiday movie season. • This is their last chance to save 2014 from being the worst box office year in a decade. It's also the first chance for high-profile movies to impress awards …
The funniest parts of the Madagascar circus are its sideshows, especially those special ops penguins. They're the looniest "toons" at DreamWorks, and now a frisky spinoff franchise for audiences not taking animation too seriously.
Usually I'd complain about a sequel repeating too much of what made the first movie work. Horrible Bosses 2 is a different sort of disappointing, a sequel that doesn't repeat enough.
When life gives you a corrupt government, form a gang with your buddies and give corruption the finger.
A day before Thanksgiving, Hollywood is bringing the side dishes, one fun and the other tasteless.
By STEVE PERSALL
Times Movie Critic
Birdman (or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) led with six nominations Wednesday when the 30th annual Film Independent Spirit Awards announced its finalists.
Ybor City's cigar industry origins are the subject of A Legacy of Smoke, a documentary short making its Tampa premiere 4 p.m. Sunday at the appropriately historic Tampa Theatre. This one-time-only screening is sponsored by El Centro Español de Tampa, billed as Tampa's oldest ethnic social club, incorporated …
Where have you gone, Mike Nichols? Our nation always turned its lonely eyes to you.
Proving she's deeper than Desperate Housewives, actor Eva Longoria is also an activist for farm workers, and an executive producer of Food Chains, a documentary exposing their abuse by agriculture conglomerates. Food Chains focuses on south Florida's Coalition of Immokalee Workers, tomato farmers …
After being cliff-hung by Catching Fire, the Hunger Games saga could've taken me anywhere. As someone who hasn't read Suzanne Collins' books, it's gratifying to see where Mockingjay - Part 1 goes, where movie franchises with the nerve to split a finale into two paydays typically won't.