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Despite Its Star Power, 'Serena' Has No Spark

In this image released by Magnolia Pictures, Bradley Cooper appears in a scene from "Serena." (AP Photo/Magnolia Pictures, Larry D. Horricks)

The arithmetic on "Serena" is fascinating. Two of the biggest movie stars in the world plus an Oscar-winning director and a best-selling novel somehow add up to a forgettable, under-the-radar video-on-demand release. But movies work by strange, illogical mathematics. Despite its prestigious pedigree, "Serena," starring Bradley Co... more

Vin Diesel Says Oscars Weighted Against Action Films

n this April 29, 2011, file photo, Actor Vin Diesel poses during the photo call of the movie "Fast and Furious 5", in Rome.

BEIJING (AP) — Vin Diesel said Friday that the latest "Fast & Furious" film deserves a best picture Oscar but has two strikes against it when it comes to the Academy — it's an action flick and it's a sequel. "Do I shy away from aiming high? No, I don't," said the 47-year-old actor, who has appeared in virtually all of the "Fast ... more

Animated Alien Adventure 'Home' Lands With a Thud

In this image released by DreamWorks Animation, characters Oh, voiced by Jim Parsons, left, and Tip, voiced by Rihanna appear in a scene from the animated film "Home." (AP Photo/DreamWorks Animation)

In "Home," the latest adventure from DreamWorks Animation, the misfit alien protagonist is called Oh ("The Big Bang Theory's" Jim Parsons ) simply because that's the resigned reaction everyone has when he's around. "Oh," his brethren say with deep indifference at his desperate, over-the-top attempts to fit in and make friends. It... more

'Get Hard' Plays With Stereotypes With Mixed Success

In this image released by Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., Kevin Hart, left, and Will Ferrell appear in a scene from "Get Hard." (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., Patti Perret)

While the stereotypes in "Get Hard" may be gross exaggerations, its characters live in the real world: A place where the chasm between rich and poor is vast and growing; where black men are disproportionately jailed and white-collar criminals often evade punishment. In this comedy from first-time director Etan Cohen... more

Schwarzenegger's Back for High-Octane 'Terminator: Genisys'

2015 photo, Arnold Schwarzenegger smokes a cigar during press day for "Terminator Genisys" at The London Hotel in Los Angeles. It’s a rare case when a film’s most iconic line practically preordains a franchise.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As promised, the Terminator and the man who originated the steely machine — Arnold Schwarzenegger — are back this summer for another go in "Terminator: Genisys," and Paramount Pictures, eager for a blockbuster, has already fired up a machine of its own — the publicity kind. With four films, over ... more

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