The '90s don't get a lot of cinematic respect. Apart from a handful of acknowledged classics, film fans tend to overlook work from the rest of the decade. And that's a shame, because while the '90s might not be on the radar for a lot of cinemaphiles, there are plenty of good, ass-kicking crime and a ... More >>
On February 13, the Harkins theater in Northfield is celebrating the release of the fifth chapter of the Die Hard franchise with a marathon of the entire film series, which gives moviegoers the opportunity to experience decades of death scenes and Bruce Willis' slowly receding hairline all in one da ... More >>
As you've certainly heard by now, the world is ending tomorrow. Thanks to infallible Mayan prophecies and/or calendar design, we know the whole shebang comes to a hard stop on December 21, 2012. What our helpful future-seeing friends didn't see fit to tell us is how the world ends. Sure, you could a ... More >>
Action hero?Fans of radio sports talk host Jim Rome got the scoop on the upcoming Die Hard movie Wednesday when Fox Filmed Entertainment CEO Tom Rothman dished about the film's title (A Good Day to Die Hard) as well as the future of hero John McClane, played by Bruce Willis, and his troubled ... More >>
Only Bruce Willis can save us now.At 11:00 this morning, an asteroid 5-20 meters in diameter came within 7,800 miles of Earth. Asteroids and meteorites (ever wonder the difference?) make close calls with Earth all the time, but no time in the history of the world was so harrowing as 1997 and ... More >>
This is the smug grin you make when you no longer give a shit.Johnny Depp gotta eat. And pay his mortgage. And Disney pays very well. Maybe that explains why he looks so thoroughly bored in the new Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, opening tomorrow. Captain Jack Sparrow was endeari ... More >>
Is there anyone there?In a way, there's nothing sadder than obsolescence, a thing no longer useful left to fall into misuse and disrepair -- and there's maybe no better example of that than the pay phone. That's why, for the past couple of weeks, we've been highlighting one Sad Payphone of th ... More >>
Taking Woodstock is in theaters Friday. Maybe it will be really good, or maybe taking a stand-up comedian and sticking him in a semi-dramatic movie about Woodstock that doesn't feature any -- any! -- musical performances is a terrible idea. Still, rock 'n' roll and Hollywood have been ugly, ... More >>
If his music is half as good as his acting, expect his album to be punishingly bad Here's a round up of all the great content you might have missed this week on Backbeat Online while you were busy digging through your old CDs for Bruce Willis's album from the '80s after hearing that Kevin Costner ... More >>
Hancock squanders potential greatness with lame humor and a half-baked hero.
At 52, Bruce Willis resurrects a die-hard character.
Even with the Mac kid at his side, John McClane is just...old.
Over the Hedge wants you to feel bad about what it's selling, which is everything.
Stuck with Bruce Willis in rush-hour traffic? You could always walk.
What's black and white and red all over? Sin City, pal.
It isn't the movie you may think it is, but Hostage will get your attention.
Bruce Willis plays a noble brute in the African jungle.
Bandits holds out for a hero and gets two: Willis and Thornton.
Billy Bob has a simple plan: to sing about life and lovin' his wife.
How the twist ending left M. Night Shyamalan twisting in the breeze
Bruce Willis goes for broke in Unbreakable.
With an uninspired script and all-too-familiar plot, you'll feel like you already know The Story of Us.