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July 7, 2015

Now Streaming: The Water Diviner, The Terminator, Rocky I-V, and More

This week on streaming video, we've got a handful of new releases -- including Russell Crowe's directorial debut -- and a wealth of additions to online services like Netflix, Crackle, and Hulu. There was so much new stuff, in fact, that we did our best to pare down the selections to the most interesting and noteworthy films. Read on for the full list.More…

March 2, 2011

50 Great Music Scenes

From Elisabeth Shue belting the blues to Young Frankenstein puttin' on the ritz, Moviefone has compiled a list of its 50 favorite music scenes.More…

May 17, 2009

Cannes 2009: The Tomato Report ? Critics Cool on Ang Lee?s Taking Woodstock

As Ang Lee's latest, Taking Woodstock, received its premiere last night at the Cannes Film Festival, critics were intrigued to point out a number of similarities between it and Cameron Crowe's Almost Famous. They both involve young men on the cusp of adulthood finding themselves through seminal rock music while trying to piece together a relationship with their difficult parents. No surprise that Almost Famous has become the film used as a yardstick to Ang Lee's latest, as critics struggle to wonder what it is Lee brings to the table. Taking Woodstock is the tale of Elliot Tiber, president of the Bethel Chamber of Commerce, who held the only permit for a music festival in the area and invited Woodstock's organisers to the town when they were denied a permit in the nearby town of Wallkill. More…

October 13, 2005

Critical Consensus: "Domino" Topples, "Elizabethtown" Disappoints

This week, the wide releases regale us with tales of beautiful bounty hunters ("Domino"), existential romance ("Elizabethtown"), and masses of deadly condensed water vapor ("The Fog"). Which films will connect with the critics?More…

June 24, 2005

Get Comfy and Settle Down with "Elizabethtown"

Click here to enjoy a long and lovely sneak peek of "Elizabethtown," which is the new film by writer/director Cameron Crowe. Starring Orlando Bloom ("The Lord of the Rings"), Kirsten Dunst ("Spider-Man"), Susan Sarandon ("Bull Durham"), Alec Baldwin ("The Cooler"), Judy Greer ("Cursed"), and Jessica Biel ("Stealth"), "Elizabethtown" tells the story of an outrageous memorial for a Southern patriarch, in which an unexpected romance blooms between a young woman and man.More…

April 15, 2005

Zooey Prepares for "Launch"

The Hollywood Reporter gets with the reporting by informing us of "Failure to Launch," an upcoming romantic comedy from Paramount. The blue-eyed Zooey Deschanel ("Mumford," "Almost Famous") will join Matthew McConaughey ("Sahara," "A Time to Kill") and Sarah Jessica Parker ("Miami Rhapsody," "Footloose") for the comedy, which focuses on "a thirtysomething guy whose parents are desperate to get him to move out.More…