The Ides of March stars George Clooney and Ryan Gosling; George Clooney directs. The Setup: George Clooney just took home a Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Drama for his performance in The Descendants, so expect to see lots of coverage of him as the Oscars approach. This review, just to be clear ... More >>
Intrigue drowns out argument in political thriller.
Note: Pop Rocks will return next week. Labor Day has come and gone, which means the official start of the fall movie season is just around the corner. In fact, two of the more anticipated releases of latter 2011 -- Warrior and Contagion -- come out tomorrow. After what has been widely rega ... More >>
We are only less than three hours out from bringing you live-blogging coverage, right here, of this year's Academy Awards, and we are more than excited to take you through the night for every win, loss, awful dress, awesome dress, foible, and foul-up Hollywood throws our way.
2010 is old news. Here are ten to watch out for in 2011.
Peter Pan complexes collide in Cyrus.
Face of a cop, apparentlyCyrus is a quirky comedy starring Jonah Hill, Marisa Tomei and John C. Reilly.Reilly plays a guy whose romance with Tomei gets complicated by her relationship with Hill, a son who's kind of challenging.Reilly does not play a cop. Actually, he hasn't in a while, but starti ... More >>
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If he was only a honky-tonk legend before last week, today Billy Joe Shaver is a true Texas immortal. His testimony at his own aggravated assault trial in Waco saw to that.Three years ago, Shaver shot a fellow drinker in the face in the parking lot of a Waco bar. That much is beyond dispute. Whether ... More >>
The hip-hop world is a less than sensible place -lots of times, you're even required to clarify when bad means bad and when bad means good- so once a week we're going to get with a rapper and ask them to explain things. Have something you always wanted to ask a rapper? Email it to introducingliston@ ... More >>
TO: President, Universal Pictures FROM: Script Department RE: Slap Shot Remake We received a copy of Peter Steinfeld's (21) first draft for the planned Slap Shot remake. Before we pass it on to the director currently attached to this project (Dean Parisot, Fun With Dick and Jane), we though ... More >>
TO: President, Universal Pictures FROM: Script Department RE: Slap Shot Remake We received a copy of Peter Steinfeld's (21) first draft for the planned Slap Shot remake. Before we pass it on to the director currently attached to this project (Dean Parisot, Fun With Dick and Jane), we thought ... More >>
Judd Apatow's pretty good year and much more
Sibling rivalry. Daddy issues. Infidelity. Sidney Lumet crafts one hell of a melodrama
Venerable director returns with a devilish thriller.
Cast of old men in leather pants on the road to nowhere good
Getting to know South Korea through music videos
Jude Law's Alfie puts a pretty face on what was an ugly story
Sunil Thakkar's a plenty cool Indian-American. But he wants his socially pathetic Fresh-Off-the-Boat past to work mainstream cinema magic.
Sandler and Nicholson yell at each other, and it's unpleasant
Pay no attention to the bad romantic comedy with the cool cast and the a-ha animation
In the Bedroom, a couple's anguish turns to rage and then rational madness
Vincent D'Onofrio is believably back from the future in Happy Accidents
Motion to dismiss: Legally Blonde doesn't even have a case
Despite its animal instincts, Someone Like You is nothing but a lap kitten
She's finally been invited to the Oscar party, but what will she do after the ball?
Or: Why winning an Oscar sometimes means losing sight of a career
Apparently What Women Want is a feature-length commercial
Slums tries to please but plays it too safe