Gold in "Indy's" future?

Box-office analysts are already predicting that the new Indiana Jones movie, “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull,” could have a record-breaking Memorial Day weekend. The film is already tracking well (based on early polling of audience interest), … Continue reading»

Seen and reviewed (May 23)

New in theaters this week: — “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull” (rated PG-13), the return of the fearless, take-action archeologist character played by Harrison Ford.— “Son of Rambow” (rated PG-13), a coming-of-age tale about the friendship … Continue reading»

Weekend box office

The weekend’s top-10 movies, figures courtesy of Box Office Mojo: 1. The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian$55 million(Total to date: $55 million)2. Iron Man$31.8 million(Total to date: $223.1 million)3. What Happens in Vegas$13.9 million(Total to date: $40.3 million)4. Speed Racer$8.1 … Continue reading»

A good week for the "independents"

Seen and reviewed this week: — “Speed Racer” (rated PG), the Wachowski brothers’ live-action adaptation of the popular cartoon series.— “The Visitor” (rated PG-13), an immigration issues-centric, comedy-drama from the makers of “The Station Agent.”— “What Happens in Vegas” (rated … Continue reading»