April 10, 2008
Critics Consensus: Street Kings & Smart People Flunk
This week at the movies, we've got crooked cops (Street Kings, starring Keanu Reeves and Forest Whitaker), misanthropic academics (Smart People, starring Dennis Quaid and Ellen Page), and dead dance attendees (Prom Night, starring Brittany Snow and Idris Elba). What do the critics have to say?
April 9, 2008
Total Recall: The 10 Most Corrupt Cops in Movies
In honor of David Ayer's Street Kings we did a little bad-to-worse survey of the boys who soil their blue. Some of them are hot, some of them caustic, but all of them are fascinating. The cops on this list might shame those who loyally "Protect and Serve" but you know what they say, it's hard to look away from a train wreck.
April 7, 2008
Hollywood's James Ellroy enigma
L.A. Confidential was turned into a noir classic, but that was an exception for the author's writing, which has proven a daunting challenge for filmmakers.
March 24, 2008
No More Fantastic Four Sequels?
When the first two installments of a film franchise rack up nearly $300 million in domestic box office receipts, you'd tend to think a third chapter in the series would be inevitable.
February 27, 2008
Common Playing G.I. Joe's Road Block?
He may still be waiting for his chance to protect the galaxy from evil as Green Lantern, but even if Justice League of America languishes in development hell indefinitely, Common has other super comics-related options on the table.