‘Army of spies’: Weinstein hired ex-Mossad agents to silence abuse allegations – report

‘Army of spies’: Weinstein hired ex-Mossad agents to silence abuse allegations – report

From Freedom’s Phoenix An “army of spies” tried to silence actresses and reporters making allegations against Harvey Weinstein, a report claims. Security firm Black Cube, run by former Mossad operatives, is reported to be involved. The New Yorker magazine revealed that the former Miramax producer hired Black Cube as well as Kroll, one of the world’s largest […]

George Clooney, Matt Damon film ‘Suburbicon’ crashes at box office; movie debuts with $2.8M

George Clooney, Matt Damon film ‘Suburbicon’ crashes at box office; movie debuts with $2.8M

Audiences snubbed director George Clooney’s “Suburbicon” over the weekend to give Paramount Pictures one of its biggest financial disasters for a wide-release film. The screenwriting talent of Joel and Ethan Coen, coupled with the star power of actor Matt Damon, was not enough to goad moviegoers into supporting “Suburbicon” on its opening weekend. Paramount’s satire […]

Bob Garver: “Tyler Perry’s Boo 2! A Madea Halloween” movie review

Bob Garver: “Tyler Perry’s Boo 2! A Madea Halloween” movie review

By Bob Garver Tyler Perry has been writing, directing, producing, and starring in movies about his Madea character for over ten years now. So how is it that this movie is so incompetently made? If this were a first-time filmmaker, I could maybe chalk the film’s painfulness up to inexperience or a lack of resources. […]

‘Hollywood is the world’s capital of hypocrisy,’ says screenwriter

‘Hollywood is the world’s capital of hypocrisy,’ says screenwriter

Hollywood is having a rough time getting audiences to theaters. Plagued with scandals surrounding , the industry has been struggling to connect with the average moviegoer. After a , the box office is entering another slump. This last weekend saw low openings for major motion pictures, such as the $120 million “Geostorm” and “The Snowman,” […]

Bob Garver: “Happy Death Day” movie review

Bob Garver: “Happy Death Day” movie review

By Bob Garver Tree (Jessica Rothe) is having an unhappy birthday. She wakes up in the bed of a stranger named Carter (Israel Broussard). Carter’s roommate says something disrespectful. She gets hassled by an environmentalist. She’s being stalked by an ex. She lives in a sorority house run by a judgmental bully. She’s annoyed by […]

21 movies you’ll want to see this fall

21 movies you’ll want to see this fall

Summer blockbuster season is usually prime time for action flicks, but adventure films — including Marvel superheroes and a motley crew of gamers — will hit theaters well into December. Here are the movies you’ll want to see this fall, from flicks that are already out now to dramatic Oscar bait to ridiculous horror movies […]

Bob Garver: “Blade Runner 2049” movie review

Bob Garver: “Blade Runner 2049” movie review

By Bob Garver If I could describe 1982’s “Blade Runner” in one word, it would be “hypnotic.” Director Ridley Scott crafted a world of eerie calm, one where flying cars and public shootouts were so casual that they blended in perfectly with their environment. A “blade runner” detective named Deckard (Harrison Ford) was assigned a […]

Can the Weinstein Co. survive without Harvey Weinstein?

Can the Weinstein Co. survive without Harvey Weinstein?

LOS ANGELES — As the public face and pugnacious spirit behind his company, Harvey Weinstein made himself synonymous with a kind of prestige cinema that was designed to attract discerning audiences and scoop up Oscars by the armful. Weinstein Co.’s decision to fire him Sunday after explosive allegations that he sexually harassed numerous women over […]

Bob Garver: “American Made” movie review

Bob Garver: “American Made” movie review

By Bob Garver “American Made” is the story of a street-smart everyman who does some shady dealings and finds himself rich beyond his wildest dreams, but at the cost of his soul. He engages in fleeting fun and excitement that he finds increasingly unfulfilling. He can’t enjoy the life he’s built for himself because he’s […]

Jared Leto to play Hugh Hefner in upcoming biopic

Jared Leto to play Hugh Hefner in upcoming biopic

Jared Leto is ditching his vile Joker ways to slip into silk pajamas and give life to the late Hugh Hefner in an upcoming biopic. Days after the passing of the Playboy magazine founder, it was revealed that a biopic about the famous businessman is in the works and Leto has been tapped to portray […]