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Zaki's Review: Godzilla (2014)

Zaki Hasan | Posted 07.16.2014 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

To its credit, the film does its level best to fix some of the Sony version's most egregious flaws. For one, there's no try at reinventing the wheel with how this most iconic of movie monsters looks. This is unmistakably the same Godzilla that several generations of viewers have come of age with over the past 60 (!!) years.

New 'Godzilla' Reboot Is A Chilling Ode To Monster's Legacy

AP | JESSICA HERNDON | Posted 05.14.2014 | Entertainment

No one can blame Gareth Edwards for admittedly feeling nervous when asked to helm a remake of the biggest monster movie of all time. Sure, the only ot...

Why Godzilla Sucks

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.14.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

There are lots of movies that make Gareth Edwards' new Godzilla look like a masterpiece. That, however, is not the same as saying that this movie is actually worth seeing or, more crucially, worth making in the first place.

Wrapping Up: 10th Dubai International Film Festival

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.15.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I came away from DIFF a believer in this as a film festival with a vision of the future of film, from the standpoint of aesthetics, technology and business.

Live from the Dubai International Film Festival: Thursday, Dec. 12

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.11.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

A film festival is one of the few places where you can take a trip around the world in the course of a day, without ever leaving a mall multiplex. ...

Bad Boy! Now Go to Your (Board) Room

Pete Dorogoff | Posted 02.19.2013 | Business
Pete Dorogoff

Like any screaming 3-year-old that doesn't get their way, there is a sense of displaced entitlement among corporate honchos -- will they ever really grow up?

Kim Kardashian, Ken Watanabe & More: Today's Famous Birthdays

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.21.2011 | Celebrity

In a world with nearly 7 billion people, chances are someone famous is celebrating their birthday today. And indeed: Kim Kardashian, Ken Watanabe...

Cinematic Superman: The Astonishing Legacy of Clint Eastwood

John Farr | Posted 06.04.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

This was the not the first title I had in mind for this piece. But when I dug into Clint Eastwood's life and career, it seemed particularly apt -- and not even close to an overstatement.

PHOTOS: Inception Premieres In LA

Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Inception premiered in Los Angeles at Grauman's Chinese Theater last night. The film stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Marion Cotillard, Ellen Page, Ken Watana...

Movie Review: Inception

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Nolan's ingenious film never loses its ability to surprise and contains one of those overwhelming visual moments that become iconic -- like that first shot of Darth Vader's spaceship in the first Star Wars.

Inception's Getting a Lot of Buzz: But as a Conception Doesn't Stand the Test

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

Inception takes us through a meandering morass that had me looking at my watch several times throughout its overlong two hour and twenty minute length.

Inception Review - brace yourselves to be taken to unimaginable heights

Zorianna Kit | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Zorianna Kit

Inception is the most original, visually stunning and intellectually stimulating film to come across the screen in years.

ShoWest Day 4: The Party Ends With Day-Long Celebration

Ellen Sterling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ellen Sterling

At the ShoWest 2010 celebration, filmmakers and theater owners introduced their upcoming releases and stars.