'Need for Speed' director Scott Waugh pays tribute to dad with eye-popping stunts
Published 3/14/2014 at 8:01 a.m. 0 comments
Filmmaker Scott Waugh, whose action-packed street-racing thriller “Need for Speed” opens today, knows a little something about action movies. A second generation stunt man — his father, Fred Waugh, was the man behind the mask on “The Amazing Spider-Man” TV ...
Review: 'The Single Moms Club' is pleasurable Tyler Perry
Published 3/14/2014 at 8:00 a.m. 0 comments
It’s understandable why director / writer / actor Tyler Perry has continually gone back to his female comedy persona of Madea. Put that loud and brash character in a film and it makes big money.
Tyler Perry says his aunt inspired 'The Single Moms Club'
Published 3/13/2014 at 3:43 p.m. 1 comment
LOS ANGELES — At 5 years old, Tyler Perry knew that he wanted to be so successful when he grew up that he could take care of his mother. His determination never wavered and he’s now one of the most ...
Thrilling stunt fest: 'Need for Speed' brings non-stop action fast and furious
Published 3/13/2014 at 1:37 p.m. 0 comments
It takes a lot for a film based on a video game to impress a crowd these days, given the dazzling advancements in gaming technology. But “Need for Speed,” based on the hit EA Entertainment racing game that’s sold 150 ...
Knoxville.com's guide to movies at local theaters
Published 3/13/2014 at 1:29 p.m. 0 comments
Two new movies open in Knoxville this week including the car-chase thriller “Need for Speed” and Tyler Perry’s “The Single Moms Club.”
Longtime 'car guy' Aaron Paul gladly gets his lead foot on in 'Need for Speed'
Published 3/12/2014 at 3:25 p.m. 0 comments
Aaron Paul took home two Emmys when TV’s “Breaking Bad” made him a star. But his favorite trophy from that series was something he could purchase with his “Jesse Pinkman” money. Paul bought himself a “weekend car,” a classic 1965 ...
Report: Just 15 percent of lead characters in major movies are female
Published 3/11/2014 at 9:05 p.m. 0 comments
A report released this week shows that top grossing films of 2013 were overwhelmingly loaded with male characters.
'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' scorches home video market
Updated 3/11/2014 at 4:30 p.m. 0 comments
"Hunger Games: Catching Fire" is lighting up the sales in its first week of release on the DVD/Blu-ray market.
‘300: Rise of an Empire’ tops ‘Mr. Peabody’ at box office
Published 3/10/2014 at 2:15 p.m. 0 comments
The bloodthirsty forces of “300: Rise of an Empire” proved victorious at the box office on its opening weekend, easily surpassing the family-friendly animated movie “Mr. Peabody and Sherman.”
Movie review: Every dog has his day in 'Mr. Peabody & Sherman'
Published 3/7/2014 at 9:00 a.m. 0 comments
Nostalgic parents and kids alike should enjoy the big-screen version of the old "Rocky & Bullwinkle Show" feature.
Eva Green, Lena Headey are rival women warriors in '300: Rise of an Empire'
Published 3/7/2014 at 8:00 a.m. 0 comments
HOLLYWOOD — Though the follow up to the hit 2007 swords-and-sandals epic “300” is a stylish, hyper-realistic war movie with lots of men wielding swords, decapitating their enemy most gruesomely in meager uniforms that show off their sweaty pecs, it’s ...
Movie review: Feminine fury fires up '300: Rise of an Empire'
Published 3/6/2014 at 2:20 p.m. 0 comments
A fierce she-warrior bent on revenge leads the Persian army on an invasion of the Greek states in this continuation of the original "300" story.
Review: Chilean drama 'Gloria' embraces growing older
Published 3/6/2014 at 2:13 p.m. 0 comments
Here’s something you’d never learn from watching contemporary Hollywood movies: Life doesn’t end at 50, even for women. The eponymous heroine of “Gloria,” played with indefatigable energy and a tender vulnerability by Paulina García, has been divorced for 13 years ...
Knoxville.com's guide to movies at local theaters
Published 3/6/2014 at 10:50 a.m. 0 comments
Three new movies open in Knoxville this week, including the Chilean drama “Gloria,” animated kids’ flick “Mr. Peabody and Sherman” and action thriller “300: Rise of an Empire.” Also, the musical movie "Chicago" will be screened at Downtown West, and ...
'Mr. Peabody and Sherman' cast talks on bringing beloved characters into modern times
Published 3/5/2014 at 7:11 p.m. 0 comments
HOLLYWOOD — As the Simpsons characters were introduced in short segments on “The Tracey Ullman Show,” Mr. Peabody and Sherman were characters introduced on the animated series “Rocky and his Friends” and “The Bullwinkle Show,” produced by Jay Ward in ...
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