Bill Wine

(Shailene Woodley stars in "Insurgent.")

Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Insurgent’ Takes Over Top Spot

The second installment in the science fiction franchise, Divergent, Insurgent, starring Shailene Woodley and Kate Winslet, earned an estimated $54-million on its opening weekend to take the box office crown.

03/23/2015

(Shailene Woodley stars in "Insurgent.")

Movie Review: ‘Insurgent’

“Insurgent,” the sequel to “Divergent,” entertains at about the same level of quality as its predecessor.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/21/2015

("The Gunman" stars Sean Penn.)

Movie Review: ‘The Gunman’

As convoluted conspiracy tales go, it’s pretty much standard issue, but it’s unnecessarily humorless, takes itself much too seriously.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/20/2015

(Ziggy Gruber, right, is among the restaurant owners and patrons spotlighted in the documentary "Deli Man.")

Movie Review: ‘Deli Man’

(2½ stars out of 4)“Deli Man” is a documentary about the delicatessen tradition in the US and Canada, specifically the Jewish deli that crops up in most big cities.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/19/2015

(Lily James stars as "Cinderella.")

Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Cinderella’ Has A Ball At The Box Office

The new live-action version of the classic fairytale, Cinderella, starring Lily James and Cate Blanchett, earned an estimated $70-million to run away with the box-office crown.

03/16/2015

(Liam Neeson and Joel Kinnaman star in "Run All Night.")

Movie Review: ‘Run All Night’

Let’s face it: you’ll be hard-pressed finding anyone to root for.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/14/2015

(Lily James stars as "Cinderella.")

Movie Review: ‘Cinderella’

(2½ stars out of 4)The filmmakers take a straightforward, faithful approach to the material, retaining its essential sweetness, allowing the silliness quotient to rise but not fly away, and letting the lavish sets, costumes, and special effects do the heavy lifting.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/10/2015

(Credit: Columbia Pictures)

Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Focus’ Shifts To ‘Chappie’

After one weekend in first place at the box office, the Will Smith con-artist thriller, Focus, dropped to the runner-up spot, taking in an estimated $10-million in its second weekend.

03/09/2015

("Unfinished Business" stars, L-R, Vince Vaughn, Dav e Franco, and Tom Wilkinson.)

Movie Review: ‘Unfinished Business’

(2½ stars out of 4)This is a mixed bag, to be sure, and could have used a rewrite or two.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/06/2015

(Richard Gere is among the stars of "The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel.")

Movie Review: ‘The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’

(2½ stars out of 4)Its predecessor offered freshness and originality, while this sequel trades in familiarity and contrivance.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/05/2015

The Lazarus Effect

Movie Review: ‘The Lazarus Effect’

It’s a slapdash horror thriller that squanders a decent premise and gives up on itself by the third reel.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/28/2015

Will Smith stars in "Focus."

Movie Review: ‘Focus’

It’s a flimflam flick about pros arranging cons.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/27/2015

(credit: Sony Pictures Classics)

Movie Review: ‘Red Army’

(2½ stars out of 4)Perhaps the most successful dynasty in sports history wasn’t a football team or a baseball team or a basketball team. It was a hockey team and not one in the National Hockey League.

02/26/2015

(Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan star in "Fifty Shades of Grey.")

Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Remains Dominant

On this Oscar weekend, the erotic drama earned an estimated $23-million, giving it another first-place win at multiplexes.

02/23/2015

(Michael Keaton stars in "Birdman.")

Bill Wine’s Oscar Previews: Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor

Here’s how the Academy of “Me, Myself, and I” sees the Oscar races for best supporting actor and best actor.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/17/2015

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