While Tom Cruise’s involvement is the only reason “Jack Reacher: Never Go Back” exists, the sequel quickly turns into “The Cobie Smulders Show.” And, in a delightful surprise, the actress proves feisty, flirty and extremely skilled with both her fists and her feet.
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Before she portrayed murdered “Fantasy” dancer Debbie Flores Narvaez in a new Lifetime movie, Roselyn Sanchez spent several hours speaking with the victim’s sister, Celeste. The actress says she also heard from Flores Narvaez herself.
Caesars Palace hosted a special Friday screening of the documentary “Unchained: The Untold Story of Freestyle Motocross,” where the man of the hour was Mike Metzger. The 40-year-old was back at the hotel where in 2006, he completed a backflip over the Caesars Palace fountains.
As a die-hard Red Sox fan, Ben Affleck may resent the comparison to Yankees great Reggie Jackson, but the actor has become Hollywood’s version of Mr. October.
Take away its racially and politically charged overtones and “Desierto” really isn’t all that different from this summer’s surprise hit “The Shallows.” That is, once you swap out the shark for a racist, psychopathic Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Blake Lively in a barely there bikini for a fully clothed Gael Garcia Bernal.
You can live the majority of your professional life assuming you’re a movie star. And then — Boom! — one day you wake up, and it turns out you were meant for TV all along, in the absolute best way possible.
There’s nothing comfortable about “The Birth of a Nation,” the story of Nat Turner (writer-director Nate Parker) and the 1831 slave rebellion he led in Virginia.
On Sunday, HBO will unveil what just may be its HBO-iest lineup yet. There’s the expensive, nudity-riddled big swing, the return of an acclaimed alumnus, and what I’ve come to call the HBO Endowment for the Arts series.
If “The Girl on the Train” were a beer, it would be “Gone Girl Lite.” Sure, it’s less filling and watered down. But it will get the job done if you’re in a pinch and it’s the only thing available.
Tim Burton was a natural to direct “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children.” Heck, it’s easy to imagine him growing up there. So why does the resulting movie feel so bland?
The new drama about the 2010 tragedy spends its first half doing its best to explain what’s about to go wrong and its second half covering a bunch of actors in mud and oil as they run around in cramped quarters while things blow up all around them. Despite its best intentions, neither half makes much sense.
No other series I can think of has dealt with such serious topics as clinical depression and PTSD in ways that are heartbreaking and hilarious, sometimes simultaneously. Deep down, there’s a surprising amount of heart for a show about people so very badly damaged.
Before you go getting your hide chapped that Hollywood remade “The Magnificent Seven,” remember one thing: “The Magnificent Seven” itself was a remake.
A 500-foot-long section of Cheyenne Avenue in North Las Vegas has sunk up to 2 feet in some sections, prompting the Nevada Department of Transportation to start making repairs Thursday night.
After a promising start, “Bridget Jones’s Baby” gets more nonsensical as it goes, culminating in a ridiculous race to the hospital that should have embarrassed everyone involved.
Louis C.K. would have to open a vein to spread any more of his DNA across some of the fall’s best new shows.
Put Tom Hanks in charge of pretty much any vessel — be it the container ship from “Captain Phillips,” the lunar module from “Apollo 13,” even the school bus from “Bachelor Party” — and something is bound to go wrong.
So how are the networks trying to get viewers excited about the new fall season? The same way Hollywood studios court moviegoers: remakes.
Rutina Wesley’s career has come full circle, with that circle represented by an “O.” As in Oprah.
Summer’s over. The kids are in school. It’s safe for grown-ups to come out of hiding.
Roberto Duran was famously known for having hands of stone. But in the hands of writer-director Jonathan Jakubowicz, the legendary Panamanian boxer also has all the charisma of a bag of wet sand.
You know you’ve made it as a female impersonator when you get recognized in public. Even when you aren’t in character. Martin Cooper’s visibility will be raised even further when he competes on “RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars.”
With its “Home Alone”-style house of horrors, “Don’t Breathe” almost never goes where you’d expect. And it’s exhilarating in the way it manages to keep topping itself with new levels of twistedness.
“War Dogs” isn’t your typical comedy from Todd Phillips. In many ways, it feels like his version of “The Big Short.”
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