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Movie Reviews That's My Boy

Critics have never figured out the box-office appeal of Adam Sandler. But if they've been critical of his performances in the past, they are reviling his latest one in That's My Boy . Consider some...

Movie Reviews Rock Of Ages

Over rock and roll's "ages" since the 1950s -- and especially since the 1980s -- pop music lovers have split into separate in-groups, each one becoming a veritable religion unto itself, each one scorning the...

Tv Reviews Dallas

The much-anticipated return of Dallas to television tonight (Wednesday) after more than 20 years has left most television critics disappointed and downright irritated. "This version is palely faithful to the original without any of its...

Most Pirated Tv Show Game Of Thrones

HBO's Game of Thrones may be the first television series whose illegal audience -- those who watched without paying -- exceeded its legitimate one, the Los Angeles Times observed today (Tuesday). The newspaper took note...

Movie Reviews Madagascar

Critics pretty much roared their disapproval at the first two Madagascar movies, but several are fairly beating the drums for the latest one, Madagascar 3 Europe's Most Wanted. Typical is Andy Webster's review in the...

New York Post Cnn's Jim Walton Likely To Be Ousted

CNN may finally be preparing to take direct action to deal with its hemorrhaging ratings, although it is unlikely to make any significant moves before the Nov. 6 elections, the New York Post reported today...

Movie Reviews For Greater Glory

For Greater Glory, which tells the story of the Christero War, the Mexican government's purported effort to stamp out the Catholic Church in 1926, has been nearly stamped out by the critics. Mick LaSalle in...

Movie Reviews Snow White And The Huntsman

Somewhat surprisingly, given what several critics regarded as a put-offish title, there are only a handful of negative reviews for Snow White and the Huntsman , starring Kristen Stewart and Chris Hemsworth in the title...

Looking For An Hbo Go Password?

Some fans of HBO series like Girls, Game of Thrones, and Boardwalk Empire have been watching those shows on mobile devices via the HBO Go app by obtaining the password from relatives, friends, and Facebook...

Movie Reviews The Avengers

One thing that the critics all agree on about Men in Black 3 It's a significant improvement over the first sequel 10 years ago. Indeed, Roger Ebert in the Chicago Sun-Times argues that it's better...

Ailes Reportedly Regrets Comments About New York Times

Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes regrets his choice of words at Ohio University last Monday when he referred to New York Times reporters as "a bunch of lying scum," media reporter Howard Kurtz wrote today...

Chinese Company Buys Amc Theater Chain

China's flirtation with Hollywood took on the aspects of a full-scale marriage as one of its biggest exhibitors, Dalian Wanda Group, agreed to buy AMC Entertainment, America's second largest theater chain after Regal Entertainment, for...

Movie Reviews Battle Ship

Stupid. That's the general consensus of critics reviewing the big-budget, board-game-based, sci-fi epic Battleship, about aliens bent on destroying the world . Take Amy Biancolli's review in the San Francisco Chronicle "It's loud, it's large,...

Dish Clashes With Networks Over Ad-skipping Dvr

Satellite-TV operator DISH appears unfazed by angry comments from TV network executives about its plans to roll out a new DVR, dubbed the Hopper, from Echostar that allows users to skip commercials automatically. DISH CEO...

Movie Reviews The Dictator

Sacha Baron Cohen's The Dictator is arriving today (Wednesday), in an apparent effort to avoid the fate of several fellow dictators of late. The relatively low-budget comedy is arriving at a time when the box...

Movie Reviews Dark Shadows

The critics appear equally divided over Dark Shadows , and we're referring not just to how they line up for or against the movie but also, in many cases, to how they render their individual...

Ny Times Gay Tv Characters No Longer Controversial

Producers of scripted television shows featuring gay characters have told the New York Times that they have been surprised by how little criticism has emerged as a result. In reporting their views, the newspaper commented,...

James Cameron Only Interested In Avatar Movies

James Cameron plans to only make 'Avatar' movies for the rest of his career. The director - who was Oscar-nominated for the first film, which tells the tale of humans exploiting the natural resources of...

Movie Reviews The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

It has been said that older women are more "review sensitive" when it comes to selecting a film than, say, most of the moviegoers who will be massing to see The Avengers this weekend. If...

Movie Reviews The Avengers

Even many of the critics who had long ago grown weary of the typical superhero movie appear delighted by The Avengers. Roger Ebert in the Chicago Sun-Times says that the difference between this superhero movie...

Will The Avengers Steal Harry Potter's Magic?

There is only one question for box office pundits to wrestle with this weekend -- not which film will wind up as No. 1 -- it goes without saying that The Avengers is a shoo-in...

Study Young People Watching Tv Less

In a study that could affect the rates that broadcast and cable outlets can charge advertisers, Nielsen Media Research has concluded that the number of hours young people watch television declined significantly in 2011. As...

Parliamentary Panel Murdoch Not Fit To Run News Corp

After a months-long probe of the hacking scandal that rocked Rupert Murdoch's media empire, a British parliamentary panel today (Tuesday) issued its final report, which included the unforeseen conclusion that Rupert Murdoch is "not a...

Good Morning America Beats Today Again

ABC's Good Morning America has beaten NBC's Today show for a second week this month. And, unlike its win two weeks earlier when Today 's Matt Lauer was on vacation, the latest victory comes with...

Cissy Houston Confirms Whitney Book Plans

Whitney Houston's mother has confirmed she plans to write a book about the late singer. Cissy Houston, 78, wants to set the record straight about her daughter - who was found dead in a bath...

Movie Reviews The Pirates! Band Of Misfits

The unlikely winner of the award for best-reviewed movie of the weekend is Aardman Animation's The Pirates! Band of Misfits . Of the major critics, only Roger Moore of the Orlando Sentinel sends it to...

Cissy Houston Planning Whitney Book?

Whitney Houston's mother Cissy is reportedly planning to write a book about her daughter. The family matriarch met with publishers in New York this week to discuss the possibility of creating a tome about the...

Lawyer Says Murdoch Told "A Shameful Lie"

Saying that Rupert Murdoch's reference on Thursday to a lawyer at the now defunct News of the World taking charge of a cover-up of the newspaper's telephone hacking "can only refer to me," Tom Crone...

Movie Reviews The Five-year Engagement

In 2012 a movie with a title like The Five-Year Engagement hardly seems as provocative as one with a title like The 40-Year-Old Virgin but, despite the innocuous title, the movie is picking up some...

Olivia Wilde Won't Pluck Her Eyebrows

Olivia Wilde refuses to pluck her eyebrows.The 28-year-old 'In Time' actress - who is a global ambassador for cosmetics brand Revlon - says that when it comes to her face-framing brows, she prefers the natural...

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