Roger Ebert bringing “Movies” back, replacing Elvis Mitchell

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Months after the movie-review show he created was yanked off the air, Roger Ebert announced he will be returning to television early next year. The longtime film critic, together with his wife Chaz, will back “Roger Ebert Presents At the Movies,” which is set to begin airing on[...]

Will Ferrell knocks Brad Pitt, analyzes ‘Megamind’

HollywoodNews.com: One can always count on Will Ferrell for some wonderful sarcasm in his interviews. During his press tour for “The Other Guys,” he had no problem ribbing Mark Wahlberg over his displeasure for Lady Gaga. During his tubthumping for “Megamind,” his new animated feature, Ferrell took time to[...]

Twilight: Kristen Stewart stalker buzz intensifies

By Kim Palacios HollywoodNews.com: When, on June 2nd, I first wrote about Kristen Stewart‘s stalker confession in Elle UK magazine, few other outlets seemed to care about the story. Yet, recent speculation that Stewart isn’t taking her stalker seriously has pushed the issue farther into to the spotlight. “I have one[...]

Hollywood Movie Roundup: “Hood” — #2 with an Arrow, not a Bullet

BY KEVIN CRUST Hollywoodnews.com: A return to Sherwood Forest doesn’t herald any type of rich-to-poor stimulus package so the Man in the Iron Suit will continue to control the box-office lucre. In more modest offerings, the new princess of romance is back and the Queen indulges in some romantic comedy hoop[...]

Hollywood Movie Roundup: The New Iron Age

BY KEVIN CRUST Stand clear everyone, the big guy has landed and the only ones brave enough to share the same weekend are a bunch of babies. Hollywood’s Summer season has officially arrived in the form of one of the most highly anticipated sequels ever. IRON MAN 2 Director Jon Favreau returns with[...]

Hollywood Movie Roundup: J-Lo, comic book action and lots of water

BY KEVIN CRUST How lackluster a week is this for new movies? A movie in its fourth week of release is likely to trump the trio of new films opening. Consider it the calm before the coming Summer storm of blockbusters, sequels and remakes. THE BACK-UP PLAN Jennifer Lopez returns to the romantic[...]

Hollywood Movie Roundup: Give me “Kick-Ass” or give me “Death”

BY Kevin Crust You can put your 3D glasses away because for the first time in weeks a 2D movie should rule the box-office roost. Two modestly budgeted genre movies will duke it out for the top spot with “How to Train Your Dragon” a threat to slip back into second[...]

Steve Carrell and Tina Fey in “Date Night” – Hollywood Movie Roundup

BY KEVIN CRUST Following last week’s three-for-all, a David-vs.-Goliath match-up takes shape at the box office as NBC’s Thursday night comedy stars go a little screwy on the big screen and could go to #1. DATE NIGHT The only major studio release pairs Steve Carrell and Tina Fey as a married couple whose[...]

Hollywood Movie Roundup: Will anyone remember these “Titans”?

BY KEVIN CRUST If you measure Summer by big budget, effects-driven movies, then Summer has arrived. We have a Greek mythology remake that fits the bill and some counter-programming in the form of Hannah Montana-meets-Nicholas Sparks and a semi-annual offering from Tyler Perry. If you’re looking for something with good reviews,[...]