Actress Angelina Jolie was made an honorary dame and actor Daniel Day-Lewis given a knighthood in U.K. honors announced late yesterday to mark Queen Elizabeth II’s birthday.
Inspired by a true story and a century of wise guys, flatfoots and better movies, Ruben Fleischer’s garish, hardboiled “Gangster Squad” rat-a-tats its way from one misfire to the next.
Shirley MacLaine reinvigorates “Downton Abbey” with a brash performance and some grand Norma Desmond-in-training finery.
“Private Lives” has Kim Cattrall as the tempestuous bride who discovers her ex-husband honeymooning at the same French hotel.
As an Anglophile, I’m as pathetic as the next chap.
The romantic comedy “Just Go With It” opened in first place in U.S. and Canadian theaters, taking in ticket sales of $30.5 million for Sony Corp.
“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2” opens with Harry kneeling at the beachside grave of house elf Dobby. Death is ever-present in the thrilling finale of the top-grossing franchise in movie history.
The action film “Unknown,” from Time Warner Inc. , finished as the top film in U.S. and Canadian theaters over the Presidents Day weekend with $21.8 million in sales.