Rock of Ages (review)

The story is almost beside the point, because Tom Cruise’s nude torso that I could be running my hands all over and because the young kittenish leads in this story cobbled together around awesome 80s hair-band stadium anthems are the weakest part of it.

trailer break: ‘The Rebound’

Take a break from work: watch a trailer… Gonna have to call bullshit on this. A 40-year-old man is romantically partnered with a 30-year-old woman in a movie, and Hollywood doesn’t utter a peep of acknowledgement about the age difference, never mind make it the purpose of the entire movie. Hell, movies don’t acknowledge age … more…

Catherine Zeta-Jones on the TARDIS?

More from via IMDB: Welsh actress Catherine Zeta-Jones has been tipped to star in a movie version of cult sci-fi series Doctor Who – by the man credited with reviving the show. Writer Russell T Davies brought the British programme back to TV screens in 2005 after a nine-year absence. BBC bosses were recently … more…

Chicago (review)

Their *Chicago* — based on the stage musical by John Kander, Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse — is utterly singable, danceable, cheerable, with musical numbers that straddle the unwillingness of today’s movie audiences to suspend our disbelief about movie characters breaking into song unless they’re Disney lions or talking candelabra.