Category: Movies

Mike Bloomberg Goes To 1st Base With Lady GaGa

Mike Bloomberg Goes To 1st Base With Lady GaGa
“Start spreading the news, I’m leaving today, I want to be a part of it, New York, New York,” Frank Sinatra must have been talking about being in New York during New Year’s Eve when he began singing that classic song so many many years ago. Tom Murro joined the Manhattan madness Saturday night to... Read more »

Mission Impossible Ghost Protocol Will Leave Your Brain In A Knot

Mission Impossible Ghost Protocol Will Leave Your Brain In A Knot
  Leave it to the Mission: Impossible franchise to pull off an impossible mission – to not only show moviegoers that the fourth installment is as fresh as the first 15 years ago, but that Tom Cruise is too. Judging by the numbers, Mission Impossible – Ghost Protocol is ripe for a record run. In... Read more »

War Horse Is Coming To Town On Christmas Day

War Horse Is Coming To Town On Christmas Day
BY DEANNA CULLEN CELEBRITY MAGNET ‘Tis the season for uninspiring box office results, with audiences unwilling to cozy up to even the most star-studded holiday flicks (a 5.1 million Friday opening for New Year’s Eve? Really?). But when War Horse gallops into theaters on Christmas Day, expect rekindled audience devotion, expect sold-out seating, expect front-line... Read more »
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Sheen and Estevez Show Us 'The Way'

Sheen and Estevez Show Us 'The Way'
BY ALLISON RUPPINO ChicagoNow’s ‘Celebrity Magnet’ Tom Murro recently attended the New York City film premiere after-party for Emilio Estevez and Martin Sheen’s new movie, “The Way”. Sheen, who received a Silver Hugo career achievement award at  the Chicago International Film Festival back in August , hosted the party along with Estevez. The festivities took... Read more »

Quincy Jones making friends at Tribeca Vanity Fair Party

This past week,Celebrity Magnet Tom Murro, while attending many screening afterparties, scored an impossible spot at The 2011 Tribeca Film Festival Vanity Fair party, hosted by the events co-founder Robert DeNiro. “It is basically a party full of friendly billionaires” said Murro. He was supposed to show up for his meet-and-greet that night with P.... Read more »

"Suckerpunch" simply sucks, lacks punch

Some reviews you write to flesh out how you feel about movies. Some reviews you write because you want to talk about what you love about a movie or a director/costume designers/favorite actor. Other times you want to make absolutely sure that everyone knows that “Sucker Punch” sucks and they really need to avoid it.... Read more »
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"Paul" does geekery right

There is really no greater gift to a geek than a “movie you can quote ad nauseum.” In some ways, a “quotable” is even better than a legitimately good movie. It’s the gift that keeps on giving. Well, that and free tee shirts, but I digress. Conversational use of movie quotes is pretty much a... Read more »

101 Movies Worth Watching More than Once

We all have our favorite movies, but there are some in our collections that we keep coming back to time after time. Whether they really made us laugh hard, cry, feel good, required us to think deeply, scared the daylights out of us or just kept us on the edge of our seats, all of... Read more »

Billion-dollar babies: Avatar joins highest grossing films of all time

Congratulations to James Cameron. Avatar just earned the director his return trip to the billion-dollar movie club. After winning as expected at the Golden Globes, the techno-fantasy movie has surpassed a billion dollars at the box office, joining an elite club that Cameron had joined with Titanic. Who else is in this group? And how... Read more »
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Aliens unmasked: The faces behind movie monsters from outer space

Who is the human behind Darth Vader’s mask? What does Neytiri from “Avatar” really look like? Join us for a tour of the people behind the alien costumes. Weird and fun stuff from all over: