Bill Wine

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 1060–16 hours ago

Will Smith stars in "Focus."

Movie Review: ‘Focus’

It’s a flimflam flick about pros arranging cons.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/27/2015

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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

(Julianne Moore stars in "Still Alice.")

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

Now, let’s handicap the Oscar races for best supporting actress and best actress.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/17/2015

(2013 file photo.  Credit:  Christopher Polk/ Getty Images)

Bill Wine’s Oscar Previews: Best Picture and Best Director

Sunday evening we find out, during a telecast hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, which movie is to be officially declared the best film of 2014, and who will be declared best director.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/17/2015

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

Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Shines In Debut Weekend

With advance ticket sales through the roof, ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ ran away with the box-office crown for Valentine’s Day and Presidents’ Day weekend.

02/16/2015

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

Movie Review: ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

(2½ stars out of 4)The collaborators have taken the slow-build approach and aimed for sensual tension rather than graphic sexuality in the early scenes as they set up what turns out to be a psychosexual mystery.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/13/2015

(Colin Firth, left, stars in "Kingsman: The Secret Service.")

Movie Review: ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’

(2 stars out of 4)Kingsman: The Secret Service falls so short of the mark, it’s not even funny. Literally.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/12/2015

("Song of the Sea.")

Movie Review: ‘Song of the Sea’

Deservedly nominated for an Oscar for best animated feature, “Song of the Sea” is a beautifully hand-drawn supernatural adventure, a fabulous fable for viewers of all ages.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/11/2015

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘The SpongeBob Movie: Fish Out of Water’ Soaks Up The Competition

The new animated comedy sequel, ‘The SpongeBob Movie: Fish Out of Water,’ opened to an estimated weekend total of $56-million.

02/09/2015

(Kevin Costner stars in "McFarland, USA.")

Bill Wine’s Winter-Spring Movies Preview

Here are 25 titles about to open during February, March, and April.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/06/2015

(Mila Kunis stars in "Jupiter Ascending.")

Movie Review: ‘Jupiter Ascending’

With a plot that’s literally all over the universe and redundant action sequences that go on forever, this is a thriller that dares you to stay with it.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/05/2015

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Movie Review: ‘The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water’

‘The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water’ returns to the big screen in the hopes that young viewers who are already fans want to spend additional time with SpongeBob Squarepants in a larger format.

02/05/2015

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