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Remembering Leonard Nimoy
Will Smith and Margot Robbie in 'Focus'

Movie reviews: ‘Focus,’ ‘The Lazarus Effect’

"Focus" (R) 2 1/2 stars (out of four) It's not a full recovery, but Will Smith is definitely looking sharp again following his ...

Michael Keaton in 'Birdman'

2015 Oscars: Tim Lammers predicts who will win, should win

By Tim Lammers The 87th annual Oscars are Sunday night, bringing to an end another controversial awards season. At this point with ...

Fifty Shades of Grey

Movie reviews: ‘Fifty Shades of Grey,’ ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’

"Fifty Shades of Grey" (R) 1 1/2 stars (out of four) For those skeptical of the hype surrounding the film version of "Fifty ...

Sponge out of Water

Movie reviews: ‘Jupiter Ascending,’ ‘Sponge Out of Water,’ ‘Seventh Son’

"Jupiter Ascending" (PG-13) 1 1/2 stars (out of four) The Wachowski siblings are shooting for the stars, quite literally, with the new sci-fi epic "Jupiter Ascending," but 15 years after the glory of the first film in their "Matrix" trilogy, the writer-director siblings have misfired again in ...

Sean Bean in 'Jupiter Ascending'

Interview: Sean Bean talks Wachowskis, ‘Jupiter Ascending’

Even though his character dies in nearly every film and television project in which he stars, there's no doubt that Sean Bean considers himself a very lucky actor, given that he's been able to play so many memorable roles in the first place. Whether it's fantasy ("The Lord of the Rings," "Game of ...

Project Almanac

Movie reviews: ‘Project Almanac,’ ‘Black Sea,’ ‘Black or White’

"Project Almanac" (PG-13) 2 1/2 stars (out of four) Get ready to be all shook up by producer Michael Bay's manic movie "Project Almanac," the latest offering from MTV Films that puts the shaky in shaky cam. A first-person camera movie (a la "Cloverfield" and "Chronicle") that's clearly aimed at ...

Octavia Spencer and Kevin Costner in 'Black or White'

Interview: Kevin Costner tackles race relations with ‘Black or White’

The last time I talked with Oscar-winning filmmaker and actor Kevin Costner was for the political satire "Swing Vote," which was easily one of the most underrated movies in 2008. Costner not only brought heart and passion to the role of a regular Joe who was about to cast the one vote that could decide ...