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Tonight’s episode of The Good Wife, “Hitting the Fan,” delivered on the promise established in its title. Everything has officially hit the fan, and, boy, did things get messy.

A full recap is in the works, but as it has been teased, this was the episode where Alicia and Cary’s plans to form their own firm were revealed to their now-former colleagues. And the news was as welcomed… Continue reading ‘Good Wife’ postmortem: EPs Robert and Michelle King break down ‘Hitting the Fan’

Farewell, Miramar Playa. We, unfortunately, barely knew ye.

And even after two seasons, Magic City star Jeffrey Dean Morgan sort of feels the same way about Ike Evans, the man at the center of the period drama. Despite spending 16 hours of television in the (very nice) shoes of the family man/hotel owner, he feels they’d only begun to scratch the surface of the character and the world of Magic

two guns41f Box Office Report: Denzel & Wahlberg Gun Down Smurfs, While George Clooney Takes a Few Shots at SonyHere’s your 3-day box office returns (new releases bolded):

1. 2 Guns – $ 27.3 million

2. The Wolverine – $ 21.7 million

3. The Smurfs 2 – $ 18.2 million

4. The Conjuring – $ 13.6 million

5. Despicable Me 2 – $ 10.3 million

6. Grown Ups 2 – $ 8.1 million

7. Turbo – $ 6.4 million

8. Red 2 – $ 5.6 million

9. The Heat – $ 4.7 million

10. Pacific

Features, Reviews and Interviews

die hard hanging Best of the Week: Die Hard and White House Down Face off, Remembering Independence Day and More

Film Face-off: ‘Die Hard’ vs. ‘White House Down’ by Jeff Bayer

The Best Cinematic Bad Guys Who Are Also Good Guys by Evan Saathoff

The Good, the Bad, the Bogus: Movie Sidekicks by Peter Martin

Watch: The Schmoes Review ‘The Lone Ranger’ and ‘Despicable Me 2′ by Movies.com

Why Are We So Obsessed with the ‘Despicable Me’ Minions? by Perri Nemiroff

The 5 Most Memorable Movie Scenes with Fireworks by Christopher Campbell

The… Continue reading Best of the Week: 'Die Hard' and 'White House Down' Face-off, Remembering 'Independence Day' and More

white house downoriginal 1 Box Office: Why Did Moviegoers Vote Against White House Down?Sony

The action showdown this weekend was supposed to be a dead heat, so to speak. “The Heat” and “White House Down” were both supposed to open around $ 35 million. Both earned very good word-of-mouth, as measured by equal A- grades at CinemaScore. If anything, the Channing Tatum-Jamie Foxx action thriller had a slight edge over the Sandra Bullock-Melissa McCarthy action comedy.

And yet, when… Continue reading Box Office: Why Did Moviegoers Vote Against 'White House Down'?