posted: 05/24/2013 3:12 a.m.
Like a shaky sitcom still trying to find its footing, the first few Fast flicks, starting in 2001, hadn’t yet settled on a winning formula.
posted: 05/24/2013 3:08 a.m.
Unlike a lot of people who will read this review, I didn’t know Levon Helm.
posted: 05/24/2013 3:06 a.m.
You wouldn’t think the producers of a hit comedy franchise that has already grossed more than $1 billion worldwide would take their third and final film and use it as an opportunity to refute those critical of the second one, but don’t go underestimating the wounded pride of Hollywood bigwigs.
posted: 05/24/2013 3:04 a.m.
The Rolling Stones: Crossfire Hurricane Directed by Brett Morgen (unrated, 118 minutes) Settle in with snacks and refreshments of choice, because you won’t want to go anywhere for a while.
posted: 05/24/2013 3:03 a.m.
Star Trek Into Darkness, the second film in J.J. Abrams’ reboot of the venerable film franchise, was the top movie at U.S. and Canadian theaters last weekend, taking in $70.2 million for Paramount Pictures.
posted: 05/24/2013 2:58 a.m.
At area theaters 67 THE BIG WEDDING, R Robert De Niro and Diane Keaton, long divorced, must play the happy couple for their adopted son’s wedding once they discover that his ultraconservative biological mother is flying halfway across the world to attend. (90 minutes)
posted: 05/24/2013 2:55 a.m.
Chris O’Dowd is an unlikely movie star. With his droopy features, scruffy beard and his thick Oirish accent, he hardly seems like leading man material.
posted: 05/24/2013 2:53 a.m.
Another Little Rock Film Festival has come and gone. Lots of films were screened, parties had, and awards won.
posted: 05/24/2013 2:52 a.m.
(opening dates are tentative) After Earth, PG-13 A teenager (Jaden Smith) embarks on a perilous journey to bring help to his critically injured father (Will Smith) after a crash landing strands them on Earth 1,000 years after cataclysmic events forced humanity’s escape.
posted: 05/24/2013 2:50 a.m.
New this week 3 Geezers!
posted: 05/24/2013 2:49 a.m.
Happy birthday. Show off, even if you have to create your own opportunity to do so. People need to see you. June and July are the most romantic months.
posted: 05/24/2013 2:48 a.m.
DEAR READERS: Women should have a mammogram. When you go for the exam, here are some hints from the American Cancer Society: Have the dates of your previous mammograms and locations where they were done (if going to a different facility).
posted: 05/24/2013 2:47 a.m.
DEAR REV. GRAHAM: Is it true that God cursed one of Noah’s sons, who became the founder of the black race? My uncle is very prejudiced against people of other races, and he uses this to defend his position. — P.L.
posted: 05/24/2013 2:46 a.m.
1. What is the last planet alphabetically in our solar system? 2. What would be classified as cumulonimbus? 3. What word is derived from the Greek for “magnesium stone” ?
posted: 05/23/2013 11:20 a.m.
This week we’ve got your franchises in MovieStyle — the vroom, vroom, vroom of the Fast and the Furious franchise continues with this sixth entry, returning director Justin Lin and all the usual suspects (Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Michelle Rodriguez), with at least some of the action set in London.