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Arnold Schwazenegger in 'Terminator Genisys' (Paramount Pictures)

Movie reviews: ‘Terminator Genisys,’ ‘Magic Mike XXL’

By Tim Lammers "Terminator Genisys" (PG-13) 2 1/2 stars (out of four) Arnold Schwarzenegger is bigger, bolder, funnier and ...

Jason Clarke in 'Terminator Genisys' (photo: Paramount Pictures)

Interview: Jason Clarke talks John Connor twist in ‘Terminator Genisys’

By Tim Lammers It's not often that an actor gets an opportunity to take part in the reimagination of one classic movie ...

Carlos the dog and Thomas Haden Church in 'Max' (photo: Warner Bros.)

Interview: ‘Max’ star Thomas Haden Church talks respect of military, war dogs

By Tim Lammers While committing to a movie project is generally a crap shoot for actors, it took little convincing to get ...

'Ted 2' (photo: Universal Pictures)

Movie review: ‘Ted 2,’ ‘Max’

"Ted 2" (R) 2 stars (out of four) Writer-director Seth MacFarlane is toying with his audiences again, quite literally, with "Ted 2," the inevitable sequel to his 2012 smash about the travails of a foul-mouthed stuffed Teddy bear and his longtime owner/friend. Though not revolutionary, "Ted 2" ...

Joy and Sadness in 'Inside Out' (photo Disney-Pixar)

Movie review: ‘Inside Out,’ ‘Me and Earl and the Dying Girl’

By Tim Lammers "Inside Out" (PG) 3 1/2 stars (out of four) There are five main emotions in mind, quite literally, that drive "Inside Out" – fear, sadness, anger and disgust – but it's joy you'll be jumping for at the conclusion of the movie, featuring one of the most original, mind-bending ...

'The Santagelos' Jackie Collins (St. Martin's Press)

Interview: Jackie Collins talks ‘family’ reunion with ‘The Santangelos’

By Tim Lammers It almost goes without saying that when famed author Jackie Collins begins to write a new novel about the Santangelos, it's like visiting with family and old friends. "I like visiting with them because they really exist for me. I see them as real-life characters and so do my ...

Inside Out Docter

Interview: Pete Docter talks complexities of Pixar’s ‘Inside Out’

By Tim Lammers It's amazing to think that as complex as every invention is in this world – including stories that turn into lush, computer-animated feature films -- everything begins in the mind with a single idea. And for Oscar-winning Pixar Animation Studios writer-director Pete Docter, the ...