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Popcorn Preview: As I Lay Dying

Leslie Sisman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: As I Lay Dying (2013) Cast includes: James Franco (127 Hours), Ahna O'Relly (The Help), Logan Marshall-Green (Brooklyn's Finest), Jim Parrack (B...

The Cinema of Liberty: The Top 10 Pro-Freedom Films of 2011

Govindini Murty | Posted 03.01.2012 | Home
Govindini Murty

It is greatly worthwhile to celebrate the notable movies of 2011 that took the risk of advocating for democratic freedom, the political principle that makes so much film artistry possible.

DVDs: Battle: Los Angeles Old Fashioned War Movie ... With Aliens

Michael Giltz | Posted 08.18.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Like a good drive-in movie, Battle: Los Angeles does a clever job of introducing world-wide attacks via TV news reports that make the story seem epic even if we stay close in on this one group of soldiers.

Actor Aaron Eckhart Gets Militant About Battle: Los Angeles -- Now on DVD

Brad Balfour | Posted 08.14.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

"It took me a long time to get over the movie," Eckhart said. "I'm ready for the sequel. I wear khakis, keep my hair short, and stay by the phone."

Cinefantastique Round Table Podcast: Zemeckis Vanishes Into the Uncanny Valley

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

A fond farewell to actor Michael Gough, a fine character actor who appeared in numerous genre films, ranging from Horror of Dracula (1958) to Sleepy Hollow (1999).

Director Neil Burger Tests His Limits With Limitless

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's a couple of days before his movie, Limitless, opens, and director Neil Burger is nibbling at sashimi in a restaurant, pondering a question of whether he's got more at stake with his latest film.

No Slump Then, No Slump Now! Why Comparing Cumulative Weekend Box Office Makes No Sense

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.26.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

There is a reason I never discuss how well a respective weekend performed compared to the same weekend last year or the year before. It's irrelevant.

Weekend Box Office: Limitless and Lincoln Lawyer Face Off, While Rango Holds Strong and Paul Opens Well

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Limitless was the number one film of the weekend, benefiting from an easily-explained high-concept -- a pill that makes you the smartest man on Earth. This was a real test of Bradley Cooper's star power, and he delivered.

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: Battle: Los Angeles

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Think of it as Black Hawk Down meets Independence Day -- a gritty view of the usual "war of the worlds" scenario. We've seen it all before, but does this film make it worth seeing again?

"Battle: LA" Has Its John Wayne Moments

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

"Battle: LA" has the same basic plot as "Skyline," a movie that played unsuccessfully on screens a few months ago. Once again it is a story about alie...

'Battle: LA' Wins Box Office, 'Red Riding Hood' Flops

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — Hollywood would like to skip spring and head straight to summer. The summer-style blockbuster "Battle: Los Angles" performed like on...

Weekend Box Office: Battle: Los Angeles Hits Hard, Red Riding Hood Lands Softly, While Disney's Mars Needs Moms Crashes

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Battle: Los Angeles topped the box office this weekend, grossing an estimated $36 million. If that number holds, it will be the twelfth-biggest March opening in history.

HuffPost Review: Battle: Los Angeles

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Rare is the movie that loses points for being too realistic. But Jonathan Liebesman's alien invasion picture feels less like an epic and more like a genuinely plausible war picture.

HuffPost Review: Battle Los Angeles

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Maybe the proliferation of computer-generated imagery in contemporary film has so inured us to visual magic that we don't even appreciate what a miracle Jonathan Liebesman's Battle Los Angeles is.

PHOTOS: 'Battle: Los Angeles' Premiere and After Party

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

On Tuesday evening, stars Aaron Eckhart, Bridget Moynahan, and Michelle Rodriguez came out to attend the premiere of Columbia Pictures' Battle: Los An...