Saturday, June 30, 2012
Find out what's playing and when this weekend at theaters near you.
Temperatures are soaring above 100 this weekend. Thousands around the region are without power following overnight storms, and many may not have power back for days. Why not use someone else's air conditioning while yours is out? Or give your AC unit a rest for three hours. Enter your zip code in the Moviefone widget with this post, and find a movie near home. TELL US: Did you catch a good flick? Give others a review. Or—let us know what you're doing to beat the heat this weekend. Leave a comment.
Friday, June 15, 2012
'Rock of Ages' is either a silly extravagant waste of celluloid or a silly piece of celebrity karaoke corn.
Plot: Girl. Guy. Love. Gig hair. Jeans with holes. Arena rock. Mix together. Repeat. As A-list larks go, these are game guys and gals, to be sure. The scenery-chewing Catherine Zeta Jones, fists pumping and pink heels kicking to "Hit me with Your Best Shot," looks like she's teaching a kickboxing class. Alec Baldwin and Russell Brand have wonderful chemistry as management of the struggling Bourbon Club, perpetually, somewhat shabbily, and at much cost, "living the rock 'n roll dream." Baldwin can't sing and he knows it, so he pulls a Rex Harrison in "My Fair Lady" and talks instead. Too bad Pierce Brosnan didn't use similar wisdom for his disastrous singing role in "Mamma Mia." Ingenue stars Julianne Hough (of "Footloose" and "Dancing …
Saturday, April 28, 2012
Hollywood rolls out its list of blockbusters with The Avengers.
A few sequels, one or two reboots, and Johnny Depp in weird costumes — the summer movie season is about to start. MTV is calling 2012 a nerdy movie summer, and also one of the biggest. Says MTV: It's a crowded landscape to be sure; you'll want to spend your hard-earned theatergoing cash wisely if you want to weed out the fantastic, can't-miss movies from the [ugly], must-miss ones. Here's a few of the movies planned for the summer. Which ones excite you the most? Did we miss any? Tell us in the comments.