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Stories with person: Emily Blunt
  • Review: Feminism freezes over in 'Huntsman' sequel story has photos
    Updated: Apr-20-16 12:00 pm

    "The Huntsman: Winter's War" is one of the more bizarre sequels in recent memory. If modern movies are going to strip every side story out of every superhero universe and beyond, fairy tales should be fair game, too. But it's more than a little odd that the filmmakers here decided to follow up their feminist reimagining of the Snow White story with one focused on Eric the Huntsman (Chris Hemsworth) and the jilted, hysterical woman (Emily Blunt's Freya), who is trying to keep him apart from his true love (Jessica Chastain's Sara). If this is progress, count me out.

  • Cumberbatch to voice Grinch; 'Bourne' gets a new mission 
    Updated: Apr-13-16 10:44 pm

    LAS VEGAS - The Grinch has a new voice: Benedict Cumberbatch. Universal Pictures announced the collaboration Wednesday night at CinemaCon, an annual gathering of theater owners in Las Vegas.