Kenneth Turan hates Beowulf: From his review, we can’t believe we were in the same screening:
What is most troubling about Beowulf, aside from the obvious, is what it says about the career of Robert Zemeckis, who has gone from being a director of stories like Forrest Gump to an orchestrator of eye candy and a willing slave to technological advances.
If you want to understand what the pressure of Hollywood does to talent, if you want to experience where the movie business is heading in a big way, this benighted but likely remunerative film is the place to start.
Lindsay Lohan’s 84-Minute Ride: The actress/cocaine collector is incarcerated long enough to read an entire issue of Us Weekly. Five times.
Studio Bosses: The networks are trying to pressure late-night kings back to work by threatening imminent layoffs of non-writing staff. Given the hell Ellen has faced, it’s not likely to work any time soon.