Kirstie Alley is one of those celebrities who is brutally candid on Twitter, sometimes to the point of sounding like an elitist jerk.
She tweeted her derision at the idea that “poor people” can’t afford healthy food, saying that rice and beans were “two of the cheapest foods in the market.” Read More
Hampered by its cliched story but buoyed by Steven Soderbergh’s breezy direction, the male-stripper dramedy “Magic Mike” squeaks by as a bawdy pleaser. With its blast of beefcake and a sprinkle of economic themes, the film should satisfy those who like their summer movies serio-tinged and want their supermen to originate outside of comic books. Read More
“The Eagle” takes us into the Scottish highlands with two armored young questers who seek to recover a lost golden emblem for Rome and provide hearty derring-do, in impressive 2-D, along the way.
Loaded with pulse and ambition, the movie is formulaic and fractured in focus, aiming to be both a serious human adventure and an entertaining action flick and achieving neither. Read More
Unlike Jamie Bell, his co-star in “The Eagle,” a new adventure inspired by the legend of Rome’s Ninth Legion — which, around the year 117, is said to have vanished north of Hadrian’s Wall — Channing Tatum is no stranger to playing the hard guy. In 2009 alone, he starred as a bare-knuckles brawler in “Fighting,” a military hotshot in “G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra” and as the notorious Pretty Boy Floyd in Michael Mann’s “Public Enemies.” Read More
After starring with Amanda Seyfried in the romantic drama “Dear John,” Channing Tatum says he could get used to portraying vulnerable yet strong leading men.
“The ‘G.I. Joe’- and ‘Fighting’-type movies are fun and all, but they’re not as in depth as a movie like ‘Dear John,’” Tatum said in recent interview to promote the movie, which opens Friday. Read More