March 13, 2014 |
Art thief-turned-daredevil rider Crunch (Kurt Russell) - fresh from prison, having been burned by his weaselly partner-in-crime half-brother Nicky (Matt Dillon) - wants nothing more to do with heists. Yeah, right. "The Art of the Steal" is another Last Big Job concoction, albeit one in which writer-director Jonathan Sobol doubles down against staleness by stuffing his cast with appealing character actors who know their way around a profane quip (Terence Stamp, Jay Baruchel, Chris Diamantopoulos, Kenneth Welsh, Jason Jones)
March 1, 2012
CBS This Morning Israeli President Shimon Peres; David Chang; Peter Melman. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Lindsay Lohan; Zac Efron; chef Curtis Stone; Kelsey Nixon. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC KTLA Morning News (N) 7 a.m. KTLA Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC Live With Kelly Don Cheadle; Ben McKenzie; co-host Dan Abrams. (N) 9 a.m. KABC The View Zac Efron; Quanitta Underwood and her sister Hazzauna; Nancy Grace. (N) 10 a.m. KABC The Talk Food myths: Lisa Lillien; Jane Leeves.
September 25, 2001 |
Fox unveils a series about college kids tonight that is one of the cum laude comedies of the new season, majoring in laughs. "Undeclared" is a sneaky, funny hoot with endearingly offbeat characters, its huggable protagonist striding confidently into his freshman year at Northeastern Carolina U. after growing 7 inches during the summer. Goodbye, Mr. Nerd; hello, Mr. Cool. Oh, sure. All hair, lips and elbows, Steven Karp (Jay Baruchel) remains a zit about to pop.
June 5, 2011
SUNDAY "If you guys were the inventors of Facebook, you'd have invented Facebook" from "The Social Network" is our pick in the newly minted best-line-from-a-movie category at the "2011 MTV Movie Awards. " "SNL's" Jason Sudeikis hosts. (MTV, VH1, 9 p.m.) Would-be cryptozoologists traipse through America's backwoods and bayous in hopes of "Finding Bigfoot" — the mythic man-beast also known as Sasquatch — in this new reality series. Do us a favor: Ask him where he buys his shoes.
December 15, 2010
SERIES Hell's Kitchen: The slicing and dicing and the sweating and swearing all come to an end in the season finale of the unscripted cooking competition as the final two contestants must create a five-course meal to be judged by distinguished figures in the Los Angeles food community (9 p.m. Fox). MythBusters: In "Green Hornet Special," Seth Rogen joins the team for two myths (9 p.m. Discovery). Third Reich: Rare, amateur films recount the downfall of the Third Reich through the eyes of the people who lived it in the conclusion of this two-part documentary (9 p.m. History)
January 17, 2013 |
Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 13 - 19, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies SERIES Last Man Standing: When Vanessa hires a new housekeeper, the topic of immigration comes up, leading to Ed checking the green cards of Outdoor Man employees in this new episode (8 p.m. ABC). Malibu Country: Lillie Mae and Kim (Lily Tomlin, Sara Rue) see dollar signs when they find out Cash (Justin Prentice) has a knack for picking winners in horse races in this new episode (8:30 p.m. ABC)
June 5, 2013 |
When Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg submitted “This Is the End” to the ratings board of the Motion Picture Assn. of America, the co-directors didn't just expect their raunchy Judgment Day comedy to be slapped with an NC-17 rating -- they secretly planned on receiving the adults-only rating. Opening June 12, “This Is the End” features an array of actors playing themselves. James Franco is hosting a party at his home when the apocalypse starts. Many celebrities perish, but Franco, Rogen, Jay Baruchel, Jonah Hill, Danny McBride and Craig Robinson survive and try to make it through the end of days.
March 17, 2004 |
Having cooled its heels since fall, "The Stones" premieres tonight on CBS. It stars Robert Klein, the comedian; Judith Light, who played opposite Tony Danza on "Who's the Boss?" for a thousand years (and did we ever find out who the boss was?
May 17, 2009 |
Valkyrie United Artists, $29.98/$34.98; Blu-ray, $39.99 Despite all the controversy surrounding the Tom Cruise vehicle "Valkyrie," the movie itself is a solid entertainment, turning the real-life story of a 1944 plot to kill Adolf Hitler into a thriller so compelling that audiences might wonder whether it'll have a surprise ending. Cruise is a steady presence as coup-plotter Claus von Stauffenberg and is well supported by director Bryan Singer, who gives the movie a crisp, vivid look.