As you know, 2009's Whip It marked Drew Barrymore's directorial debut and has an 84 percent rating from Rotten Tomatoes. OK, you probably did not know that second fact, although you could have guessed that high because the picture did draw decent critical reviews (but, alas, not much box-office love ... More >>
The director finds life in the Texas rubble
Truth be told, last week was a bitch because it seemed everything happened at once in O to the C when it came to crime, convictions and other assorted mayhem. Consequently, the idea of untangling a tangled web got shoved aside when it came to the conviction of an Orange County B- (D-?) movie produce ... More >>
UPDATE, NOV. 12, 9:37 A.M.: Introducing a new 3D version of his 2006 South Korean smash hit The Host to Friday's opening night Busan West Asian Film Festival audience at Chapman University's Knott Studios, director Bong Joon-ho said, "I don't like 3D."Cue nervous audience laughter and a smatteri ... More >>
When it comes to hip indie film theaters, OC is no LA—but LA is no NYC. Why not?
Protests greeted last night's opening of The Last Airbender as folks in Seattle, Los Angeles and perhaps elsewhere publicly complained M. Night Shyamalan's new movie discriminates based on race. This is based on the production's selection of white lead actors to play characters widely acknowledg ... More >>
After generating about $15.5 million at the box office in its opening weekend, The Fourth Kind starring Milla Jovovich only took in a disappointing $4.6 million in its second, this past weekend. Adding insult to insult, Universal has been stung with criticism for fabricating news ... More >>
RAMBO. I wish I had been watching it last night instead of MEET THE SPARTANS (see review here), but duty called, and my assignment took precedence. I knew what I was getting into. And I also think I know what I'm getting into with RAMBO. I do have a problem with the title. The second Rambo movie w ... More >>