“Fast & Furious 6,” from Comcast Corp.’s Universal Pictures, was the top film at theaters in the U.S. and Canada in the first three days of the U.S. Memorial Day weekend, taking in $98.5 million, the biggest-ever debut for the studio.
At this point in the puzzlingly durable film careers of Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston , the title of their latest unfunny romantic comedy -- “ Just Go With It ” -- seems a fittingly desperate plea.
Unnecessary cancer screenings, risky procedures and an estimated $800 billion in annual “overtreatment” costs take a thrashing in filmmaker Roger Weisberg’s provoking new PBS documentary “Money & Medicine.”
The highlight of Terrence Malick ’s “ The Tree of Life ” is an 18-minute montage of galloping dinosaurs, exploding volcanoes, floating amoebas, majestic rainbows, wriggling jellyfish and a giant meteor hurtling through space. Not a single person or human voice interrupts the kaleidoscopic flow.