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  • Entertainment

    Wednesday, March 5, 2014

    Note to studios: We want our undead to DO something.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014

    Suncoast's theaters feature this year's crop of Oscar-nominated short films, animated and live-action.

  • Entertainment

    Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014

    He's certainly got the celebrity Rolodex.

  • Entertainment

    Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014

    One word of advice: Use Fred Armisen more!

  • Entertainment

    Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014

    Isn't this guy tired of saving the world by now?

  • Noise

    Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014

    It's heartfelt. It's personal. It's 'Drunk on a Plane.'

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014

    Steve Zahn being irritatingly manic? You don't say.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014

    A whole season of love (and other stuff) in a single night in a Manhattan bar.

  • Film

    Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014

    Writer-director Charlie Stratton sticks close to the events of the novel, but his tone is decidedly skewed, taking a tragic story of guilt and repression and turning it into a campy potboiler.

  • Film

    Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014

    While it is a little hard to believe that the festival has made it to 10 years, it’s also easy to see how co-founder Lee Lanier and director John LaBonney have put together an event that has grown into a Boulder City institution.

  • Film

    Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014

    The film was submitted by the South American country to the Oscars for its Best Foreign Language Film award.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014

    Weak chemistry? Awkwardly written love story? Yup, it's the CW.

  • Film

    Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014

    Jay Baruchel steals the whole movie as a gleefully amoral marketing executive.

  • Entertainment

    Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014

    It's a bit predictable, but you'll still be entertained.

  • Film

    Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014

    For nurse Marilou Aguilar-Galdo and student Ravi Kumar, seeing movies from their home countries maintains important connections and creates new ones.

  • Film

    Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014

    "They’re very concise pieces of art. They’re short and tell a story in a very complex way."

  • A&E

    Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014

    Weekly film critic Josh Bell picks his most anticipated movies.

  • Film

    Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014

    "Neil is a serious filmmaker not in on the joke of how bad his films are."

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014

    The late actor was an infamous scene-stealer.

  • Entertainment

    Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014

    With a cast this good, that's pretty unforgivable.

  • Entertainment

    Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014

    It's surprisingly ... well-constructed.

  • Film

    Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014

    Hoffman talks with Weekly's Josh Bell about Capote, his process and working with Tom Cruise.

  • A&E

    Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014

    The country crooner played 33 songs (!) at his MGM Grand Garden Arena tour stop.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014

    Aside from their performances, the film is a forgettable dude-focused rom-com.

  • Entertainment

    Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014

    Its bar mitzvah edition was very encouraging.

  • A&E

    Friday, Jan. 24, 2014

    First up is the debut of the Cinema Society of Las Vegas series.

  • Entertainment

    Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014

    Finally, Charles Dickens' mistress gets her much-needed due.

  • Entertainment

    Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014

    Another flawed TV character—who would have guessed?

  • Entertainment

    Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014

    But at least it has horrible acting.

  • A&E

    Friday, Jan. 17, 2014

    With much ado about nomination snubs, film editor Josh Bell focuses on the positive.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014

    Like Girls, the show focuses on a group of friends living in a big city and trying to figure out their lives.

  • Entertainment

    Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014

    Six hours of snow and revenge gets a bit stale.

  • Entertainment

    Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014

    Another thriller with lame jokes. Great.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014

    Even with Kristen Wiig and Will Ferrell starring, it's pretty much a one-joke affair.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014

    The drama follows a single criminal investigation over the course of a season.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014

    The story of B-list folkie Llewyn Davis (Oscar Isaac) plays out as a quintessentially Coen-esque fable.

  • Film

    Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014

    The film fest's "bar mitzvah year" offers a diverse selection of independent, foreign and documentary films related to Jewish culture and history.

  • Entertainment

    Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014

    Is there an Academy Award for most annoying?

  • A&E

    Friday, Jan. 3, 2014

    The only intelligent response to this show is to change the channel.

  • A&E

    Friday, Jan. 3, 2014

    The new ABC crime procedural isn't as titillating as its title.

  • A&E

    Friday, Jan. 3, 2014

    A spinoff targeted specifically at the Latino market, this isn't the "official" fifth Paranormal movie.

  • A&E

    Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013

    The people behind the headliner actually made the strongest impression during 'Piece of Me.'

  • Screen

    Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013

    The Wolf of Wall Street ends up seeming as empty as its protagonist’s life

  • Screen

    Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013

    Stars Sylvester Stallone and Robert De Niro trade on their histories of playing iconic boxers.

  • Entertainment

    Monday, Dec. 23, 2013

    Why not just focus on one aspect of his amazing life?

  • Film

    Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013

    An awkward combination of nature documentary and kids’ movie, with dubious educational value.

  • Entertainment

    Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013

    Mary Poppins is a classic. This is not.

  • Film

    Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013

    It took nine years of memes, GIFs and near-constant quoting by an entire generation of fans before Ferrell and co-writer/director Adam McKay were able to get Paramount to green-light a sequel.

  • Entertainment

    Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013

    Some of his least-favorite movies might surprise you.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013

    Come for Benedict Cumberbatch's dragon voice; stay for the Elvish action sequences.