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The Quest (Thursday, July 30, ABC), series debut: The biggest fantasy of The Quest is that the producers think they’ve invented a whole new genre by combining reality TV and scripted storytelling—that’s Every! Reality! Show! Ever! Made! Still, a Dungeons and Dragons/Big Brother mashup is a shift from the...
Writer-director Joe Swanberg has followed up his terrific Drinking Buddies with Happy Christmas , a fun vehicle for Anna Kendrick and Melanie Lynskey.
Kendrick plays Jenny, a woman who has recently broken up with her boyfriend and goes to live with her brother and his wife (played by Swanberg and Lynskey...
1. Sabotage * (Universal)
2. Heaven Is for Real (Sony)
3. Transcendence * (Warner Bros.)
4. Rio 2 * (20th Century Fox)
5. 300: Rise of an Empire (Warner Bros.)
6. Tyler Perry's Single Moms Club (Lionsgate)
7. Cesar Chavez (Lionsgate)
8. Non-Stop (Universal)
9. A Night in Old Mexico (Phase 4)
10. Road to Paloma (Anchor Bay)
Last year’s The Purge was a boring slog of a movie that wasted a good premise. The Purge: Anarchy , the sequel, is a better movie. But I’m not saying it’s good: While it’s better, it still has a lot of problems.
The film starts mere hours before the annual Purge, a one-day holiday during which citizens o...
Once upon a time, there was a new director who seemed to have a very promising career ahead of him. In 1998, Jake Kasdan made his directorial debut with the excellent Zero Effect , one of that year’s best movies. It still stands as one of Ben Stiller’s best efforts—and Kasdan even wrote the thing.
The Only TV Column That Matters™ has seen the glory of Syfy’s Sharknado 2: The Second One (premiering Wednesday, July 30) in advance and can definitively report that it’s even more ridiculous than 2013’s surprise … hit? … Sharknado .
This time around, the chompy tsunami hits New York City, and it’s up to...