In 1962, New York lawyer James B. Donovan was given an unlikely mission: Facilitate the exchange of convicted Soviet spy Rudolf Abel for captured U.S. pilot Francis Gary Powers in hostile East Berlin. The situation was, in fact, one that Donovan had predicted. Just five years earlier, the 46-year-old married father of four was assigned […]
The tragic former child star narrative is an all-too-familiar one in Hollywood, but it’s a headline actor Sean Astin has successfully avoided for 30 years. Best known around the world as Mikey in Steven Spielberg’s 1985 adventure hit “The Goonies,” Astin maintained a steady career through the ’90s with memorable roles in films such as […]
Did that really happen? Hollywood is one of the world’s most exciting and mysterious places, so it is natural that urban legends about actors, movies, and more are passed around from generation to generation. But did these famed events actually occur, or is it all made up? We decided to dig deep to get the verdict on […]
In 1988, director Robert Zemeckis and producer Steven Spielberg stunned Hollywood with “Who Framed Roger Rabbit,” a seemingly un-makeable movie that married animated and live-action characters in the same interactive world. For the uninitiated, “Roger Rabbit” stars Bob Hoskins as private detective Eddie Valiant, a former champion of downtrodden cartoons living in the Tinseltown-adjacent Toontown, […]
XFINITY Entertainment Editor David Onda recaps the big winners from the Independent Spirit Awards, and takes a look at the Oscar nominees for Best Director.
Actress Dee Wallace, who played single mom Mary in the 1982 classic “E.T.,” talks about the iconic film, her famous movie kids and Reese’s Pieces.
This weekend, “The Three Stooges” return to theaters in eye-poking style. Are their harebrained schemes your best movie bet? Find out after the jump.
This weekend, one of 2011’s biggest movies goes head-to-head with one of 2012’s biggest movies. Which film is your best bet? Find out after the jump.
Ten of the year’s best films are in theaters or on XFINITY On Demand this weekend. Which should you see? Check out the reviews after the jump.