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Romantic comedies are far from my favorite genre. The cream of the crop are passable at best, and for the rest, well, just take a look at Kate Hudson’s filmography sometime. Perhaps it’s because the bar is set so low that Going the Distance finds a way to be a halfway decent, and at times [...]

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In the new 1970s-set rock biopic “The Runaways,” Kristen Stewart and Dakota Fanning tap into major reservoirs of their own angst from being thrust into the spotlight at an early age. And it’s eerily effective. Respectively, as 16-year old leather-clad guitarist Joan Jett and 15-year old Bowie-obsessed lead singer Cherie Curie, they project just the [...]

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Eric Melin and guest host Ryan Magnuson (Sports Buddaye) review the remake of the 1941 Universal horror classic “The Wolf Man.” This 2010 version stars Benicio del Toro as the man-turned-wolf, Anthony Hopkins as his father, and Emily Blunt as the romantic interest. “The Wolfman” was delayed several times and switched directors at the last [...]

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