10 Worst Films of 2013

Ah, the assembly of the annual worst-films list. One of my Twitter followers asked me why I felt the need to engage in this torturous exercise. Trust me, I love movies and feel hugely privileged to be able to write about them for a living. But reflecting on the worst movies of the year along […]

Studio 11 LA — Johnny Depp on The Lone Ranger critics

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Lauren Sivan and I discuss the alleged secret cabal of critics who had it in for “The Lone Ranger,” as well as new releases “Elysium,” “We’re the Millers” and “Planes,” on Studio 11 LA. Watch the video

On Johnny Depp, Armie Hammer and an Army of Critics

You may have read an article in the last day or so in which “The Lone Ranger” stars Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer and producer Jerry Bruckheimer blamed critics for the film’s abysmal showing at the box office, at least in the United States. The action comedy opened July 3 with a paltry $29 million, […]