The randy action-comedy “CHIPS” is pitched right to that 18-24 demographic, but that audience is probably wondering what this whole California Highway Patrol movie is about. Two words, teens: Erik Estrada. He was the ultimate late ‘70s small-screen sex symbol and people were really into his hair – at least according to what we’ve been able to glean from the “CHiPS” detritus that always seems to be in the pop cultural ether.
Universal Pictures has debuted footage from its upcoming adventure film "The Mummy," which opens a monster universe drawing on Universal's vault of classic properties like "Bride of Frankenstein," "Invisible Man" and "Creature from the Black Lagoon.".
Danny Boyle had played for years with the idea of making a sequel to his 1996 film "Trainspotting." The only way he would tackle it was if he had the right story and he could get the old gang back together.
"The Boss Baby" derives its premise from the notion that when new babies show up in the household, they render parents into slavishly devoted employees with their demands and fits. Babies are like bosses, but more satirically, bosses are like babies, right?
In the opening moments of "Frantz," the latest intricately layered mystery from the French writer-director Francois Ozon, a German woman named Anna (Paula Beer) visits the grave of her fiance, a soldier recently slain in the trenches of World War I. You can sense the war's immense reach in a few fleeting details - a man who whistles in Anna's direction is missing an arm - but also in the eerie quiet that has descended on the town's cobbled streets and in the somber cast of the movie's black-and-white images.
Ratings by the Motion Picture Association of America are: (G) for general audiences; (PG) parental guidance urged because of material possibly unsuitable for children; (PG-13) parents are strongly cautioned to give guidance for attendance of children younger than 13; (R) restricted, younger than 17 admitted only with parent or adult guardian; (NC-17) no one 17 and younger admitted.
The former head of Thailand's tourism promotion board has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for accepting $1.8 million in bribes from two Hollywood producers to let them organize the Bangkok International Film Festival a decade ago.
When a wounded Christian Grey tries to entice a cautious Ana Steele back into his life, she demands a new arrangement before she will give him another chance. As the two begin to build trust and find stability, shadowy figures from Christian’s past start to circle the couple, determined to destroy their hopes for a future together.