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May 29, 2013

10 Movies About Magicians

To prepare you for this weekend's "Now You See Me." More…

September 18, 2006

"Crash" Producer's Magic Turns "Illusionist" Into Gold

Thanks to Bob Yari's crafty marketing, the self-released indie pic has transformed from a middling Sundance selection to a profit-turning surprise success. More…

July 27, 2006

Kevin Smith Moonlights as a Film Critic, Sitting in for Ebert

Richard Roeper will have a few guest hosts to work with while good ol' Roger Ebert recovers from recent surgery, and it looks like he'll have a fun time with episode #1. Writer/director/movie-geek Kevin Smith will be stopping by to share his thoughts on some new releases. (No, not "Clerks 2.") More…

July 27, 2006

Box Office Preview: Miami Vice Turns Up B.O. Heat

With cops, drug dealers, and lots of bullets flying, the action film Miami Vice hits theaters across North America this weekend with its aim squarely on the number one spot. Young kids, meanwhile, will be offered another animated film in the form of The Ant Bully while teens get a new high school comedy in John Tucker Must Die. The overall box office should continue to be much healthier than last year as the Jack Sparrow-dominated month of July comes to a close. More…

July 27, 2006

Critical Consensus: "Vice," "Ant Bully" Are OK; "Tucker," "Scoop" Lack Laughs; "Little Miss" Shines

This week at the movies, Crockett and Tubbs are back on the beat ("Miami Vice," starring Colin Farrell and Jamie Foxx); an ant bully gets cut down to size ("The Ant Bully"); John Tucker must die ("John Tucker Must Die"); Woody Allen's got a hot new scoop ("Scoop"); and a Sundance crowd-pleaser ("Little Miss Sunshine") hits theaters. What do the critics have to say? More…

June 16, 2006

Trailer Bulletin: Woody Allen's "Scoop" Starring Hugh Jackman and Scarlett Johansson

Those who prefer Woody Allen's lighter, frothier stuff over his more stone-faced and austere creations should find a lot to like in the upcoming "Scoop," in which the veteran filmmaker co-stars with Scarlett Johansson, Hugh Jackman, and Ian McShane. Either way, here's the trailer, which looks kinda kooky. More…