December 4, 2006
Movie Pirate Gets Seven Years in Jail
Think it sounds like a good idea to head into your local multiplex and videotape the biggest movies so you can upload them onto the internet and give a bunch of strangers free flicks? Well, you're wrong! And one guy just got the prison sentence to prove it.
June 21, 2006
Brittany Murphy to Give "Tinker Bell" Her Voice
Now that they've made direct-to-video sequels from allllll their classic features, the Disney gang will finally give a voice to a character who's remained mute for over 50 years -- but at least they got a solid gal for the gig: Brittany Murphy will be providing the pipes in "Tinker Bell," Disney's new animated feature that should hit theaters in Fall of 2007.
June 13, 2006
Eminem to Anchor "Have Gun, Will Travel" Remake
We haven't seen a whole lot of M&M since he appeared (as basically himself) in "8 Mile," but now comes word that the rapper will star for Paramount in an adaptation of the old western series "Have Gun, Will Travel" -- only it's being modernized and plunked into Detroit -- which is weird.
November 10, 2005
Critical Consensus: "Zathura"'s Got Game, "Get Rich" Dies Tryin'
This week's wide releases raise a number of questions. Is "Zathura" a game worth playing? Is 50 Cent's movie debut, "Get Rich or Die Tryin'," the cinematic equivalent of a trip to the candy shop? Is "Derailed" a speedy locomotive, or is it true to its name? What do the critics have to say?
October 6, 2005
Critical Consensus: "Curse" Is A Blessing, "Shoes" Fit
This week at the movies brings us stories of camaraderie. We have a man and his dog ("Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit"), sisters ("In Her Shoes"), disgruntled restaurant employees ("Waiting..."), and men who bond over gambling ("Two for the Money"). Which of these films will get some love from the critics?
August 19, 2005
In Other News...Eminem, Courtney Love, Jenny McCarthy and Mini-Me
Today's intelligence round-up brings stories of rehabilitation and heartbreak, as your favorite celeb-watchers break news of drug-addiction and divorce?beginning with rap superstar-cum-actor Eminem, who Tuesday cancelled his entire European tour citing 'exhaustion, complicated by other medical issues' -- drawing ire from one European venue host who complained that greater musicians would have toughed it out.
August 4, 2005
Trailer Bulletin: Get Rich or Die Tryin'
From Jim Sheridan, the director of "In America" and "My Left Foot," comes the big-screen tale of Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson's bitter life on the streets. Previously known as "Locked and Loaded," the film is now titled "Get Rich or Die Tryin'," and you can see the brand-new trailer right here.