Daily Archives: October 25, 2013

Movie Review: “The Counselor”

It’s hard to get past Cameron Diaz’s sex-with-a-sports-car scene in “The Counselor.” Not “IN” the car, but “with” it. The twisted Cormac McCarthy wrote it, the visually indulgent Ridley Scott directed it and Diaz acted the heck out of it. … Continue reading

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Jamie Dornan (Who?) is the new star of “Fifty Shades of Grey”

I get the distinct impression that all the buzz about this no-name movie, “Fifty Shades of Grey,” which plainly no actor, writer or director of great repute wants much to do with, is built around trolling for traffic among the … Continue reading

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Have questions for Kristen Bell? Send’em my way.

Kristen Bell is Disney’s newest princess, the vocal star of “Frozen.” And she inspired that “Veronica Mars” Kickstarter phenomenon. She’s been a reliable co-star in comedies such as “Forgetting Sarah Marshall” and “Stuck in Love” (very good in that, playing … Continue reading

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Next screening, Disney’s “Frozen”

It’s got a cute moose and a talking snow man. And a Disney princess. Sounds like a mid-winter hit. “Frozen” opens Nov. 27.

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Box Office: Can “Bad Grandpa” take out “Gravity”?

The last “Jackass” movie opened at over $50 million. But then, it was in 3D. This has been a banner year for R-rated comedies. Even mediocre ones like “The Heat” and “We’re the Millers” have cleaned up, clearing $100 million. … Continue reading

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