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Weekend Movies & TV: 'The Imitation Game,' 'Penguins of Madagascar,' & More

Posted By Jonny Black on Nov 24th 2014 7:15PM
This weekend, Benedict Cumberbatch stars as English mathematician and WWII hero Alan Turing in "The Imitation Game," your favorite "Madagascar" minions try to stop an evil doctor and save the world in "Penguins of Madagascar," Aubrey Plaza voices the sour feline in the Lifetime TV movie "Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever" on Saturday night, and the seventh and final season of "The Mentalist" kicks... read more

Weekend Movies & TV: 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay,' 'The Theory of Everything,' 'Lilyhammer,' & More (VIDEO)

Posted By Jonny Black on November 11, 2014
This weekend, Jennifer Lawrence is back as Katniss Everdeen and the symbol of revolution in "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1," Eddie Redmayne stars as renowned physicist Stephen Hawking opposite Felicity Jones in "The Theory of Everything," the mob series "Lilyhammer" starring Steven Van Zandt returns for a third season on Netflix this Friday, and Pitbull hosts the 42nd Annual American Music...

Weekend Movies & TV: 'Dumb and Dumber To,' 'Foxcatcher,' 'Beyond the Lights,' & More (VIDEO)

Posted By Jonny Black on November 11, 2014
This weekend, Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels return as your favorite buffoons in the long-awaited "Dumb and Dumber To," a nearly unrecognizable Steve Carell coaches Channing Tatum in the heavy sports drama "Foxcatcher," a talented young musician struggles with her new-found success in "Beyond the Lights," and an obsessed father searches for his abducted son in the new Starz series, "The Missing," thi...

Weekend Movies & TV: 'Interstellar,' 'Big Hero 6,' 'The Newsroom,' & More (VIDEO)

Posted By Jonny Black on November 11, 2014
This weekend, Matthew McConaughey attempts to save the human race in Christopher Nolan's space epic "Interstellar," a young prodigy and his robot friend, Baymax, become crime fighters in Disney's "Big Hero 6," and three shows return to HBO, back to back, on Sunday night: "The Newsroom," "The Comeback," and "Getting On." Also in theaters this weekend: "The Theory of Everything" tells the ex...

Weekend Movies & TV: 'Nightcrawler,' 'Saw,' 'Olive Kitteridge,' & More (VIDEO)

Posted By Jonny Black on October 10, 2014
This weekend, Jake Gyllenhaal stars as an obsessive crime journalist in the Dan Gilroy thriller "Nightcrawler," the gruesome horror favorite "Saw" is getting re-released in theaters for its 10th anniversary, and Frances McDormand, Bill Murray, and Richard Jenkins star in HBO's new miniseries "Olive Kitteridge" about a placid New England town that is actually wrought with illicit affairs, crime, an...

What to Watch This Weekend

Posted By Jonny Black on November 11, 2014
This weekend, Keanu Reeves plays a retired legendary assassin out for revenge in the bloody action movie "John Wick," "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" is now streaming on Netflix, while Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" will be available on October 25, and the new CW dramedy "Jane the Virgin" airs its third episode Monday night at 9 p.m. with its first two episodes available now on Hulu. ...

Weekend Movies & TV: 'Fury,' 'Birdman,' 'Real Housewives of New Jersey,' & More (VIDEO)

Posted By Jonny Black on October 10, 2014
This weekend, Brad Pitt and his battle-hardened platoon attempt a deadly mission in the WWII drama "Fury," Michael Keaton plays a washed up actor in the critically acclaimed off-beat comedy "Birdman (or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)," the popular IFC show "Comedy Bang! Bang!" returns for a new season late Friday night, and "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" wraps up its sixth season Sunday ...

Weekend Movies & TV: 'Alexander and the Terrible...,' 'Whiplash,' 'The Walking Dead,' & More (VIDEO)

Posted By Jonny Black on October 10, 2014
This weekend, Steve Carell, Jennifer Garner, and the entire family have a hilariously rough time in "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day," Miles Teller stars as a promising young drummer mentored by a brutal and brilliant J.K. Simmons in "Whiplash," and "The Walking Dead" returns for a highly-anticipated fifth season this Sunday evening on AMC. Also in theaters this...

The Only TV Shows and Movies You Should Watch This Weekend

Posted By Jonny Black on October 10, 2014
This weekend, David Fincher directs Ben Affleck in the film adaptation of the best-selling novel "Gone Girl," Netflix is streaming the first season of "The Originals" just in time for its Season 2 premiere October 6, and "Homeland" returns for its fourth season this Sunday night on Showtime. Also in theaters this weekend: Directed by Jason Reitman, "Men, Women & Children" follows a...

Weekend Movies & TV: 'The Equalizer,' 'The Boxtrolls,' 'Once Upon a Time,' & More (VIDEO)

Posted By Jonny Black on September 09, 2014
This weekend, Denzel Washington will stop at nothing to save Chloë Grace Moretz in the bloody action thriller "The Equalizer," a young boy tries to save his underground friends from an evil exterminator in the stop-motion animation movie "The Boxtrolls," the fourth season of "Once Upon a Time" premieres Sunday night on ABC, and the Golden Globe-winning comedy "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" returns for ...

Weekend Movies & TV: 'The Maze Runner,' 'The Guest,' 'Gotham,' & More (VIDEO)

Posted By Jonny Black on September 09, 2014
This weekend, a group of teenage boys are trapped in a maze in the big-screen adaptation of the best-selling young adult novel "The Maze Runner," a soldier shows up at the doorstep of a fallen comrade's grieving family in the psychological thriller "The Guest," the Julianna Margulies-starring "The Good Wife" kicks off Season 6 Sunday night on CBS, and the new comic-book series "Gotham" premieres M...

Weekend Movies & TV: 'The Drop,' 'No Good Deed,' 'Arrow,' 'Dancing With the Stars,' & More (VIDEO)

Posted By Jonny Black on September 09, 2014
This weekend, a charming but dangerous Idris Elba wreaks havoc on Taraji P. Henson and her family in "No Good Deed," Tom Hardy stars alongside James Gandolfini (in his last role) in the crime film "The Drop," Season 2 of the CW's smart, action-packed "Arrow" comes to Netflix, and "Dancing With the Stars" returns on ABC Monday night at 8 p.m. Also in theaters this weekend: In "Dolphin T...

Weekend Movies & TV: 'Forrest Gump' in IMAX, 'Utopia,' 'The Blacklist,' & More

Posted By Jonny Black on September 09, 2014
This weekend, the Tom Hanks classic "Forrest Gump" gets a special one week IMAX release to mark its 20th anniversary, contestants work together to create the perfect society on the new reality series "Utopia," airing Sunday night on Fox; meanwhile, both the hit NBC series "The Blacklist," starring James Spader, and "All Is Lost," the critically-acclaimed, Oscar-nominated Robert Redford drama, arri...

Weekend Movies & TV: 'Belle,' 'Houdini,' 'Sons of Anarchy,' & More (VIDEO)

Posted By Jonny Black on August 08, 2014
This weekend, period drama "Belle" is out on DVD; the film follows a mixed-raced illegitimate daughter raised by her aristocratic uncle in 18th century England. Meanwhile, on TV, "The Leftovers" Season 1 finale airs Sunday on HBO, Adrien Brody stars in History Channel's miniseries "Houdini" as the famous escape artist on Monday night, and "Sons of Anarchy" season 6 is on DVD just in time for its f...

Weekend Movies & TV: 'Sin City 2,' 'True Blood,' 'Emmys,' 'VMAs' & More (VIDEO)

Posted By Jonny Black on September 09, 2014
This weekend, Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez throw another punch in "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For," the hard-boiled sequel starring Jessica Alba, Eva Green, Josh Brolin, and many more; HBO's "True Blood" wraps up its final season Sunday night after a seven-year run; the 31st MTV Video Music Awards airs live Sunday, with performances by Iggy Azalea, Taylor Swift, and others; and Seth Meyers host...

Weekend Movies & TV: 'The Expendables 3,' 'Frank,' 'Dallas,' & More (VIDEO)

Posted By Jonny Black on August 08, 2014
This weekend, Sylvester Stallone and his A-list team of mercenaries return for "The Expendables 3" (check out the hilarious Unscripted below!), Michael Fassbender goes headless in the eccentric indie comedy "Frank," the TNT TV drama "Dallas" returns for its season-three mid-season premiere on Monday, and "A Young Doctor's Notebook & Other Stories" makes its season-two premiere on Ovation Monda...

Weekend Movies & TV: 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,' 'The Approval Matrix,' 'Shark Week,' & More (VIDEO)

Posted By Jonny Black on August 08, 2014
This weekend, Megan Fox stars alongside your favorite talking amphibians in the Michael Bay reboot of "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," Lars Von Trier's controversial double feature "Nymphomaniac" arrives August 7 on Netflix, Discovery Channel's annual Shark Week kicks off Sunday night, and Neal Brennan ("Chappelle's Show") brings "The Approval Matrix," inspired by New York magazine's iconic style g...

Weekend Movies & TV: 'Guardians of the Galaxy,' 'Get on Up,' 'The Killing,' & More (VIDEO)

Posted By Jonny Black on August 08, 2014
This weekend, Peter Quill joins forces with a quartet of misfits to battle Ronan in "Guardians of the Galaxy," Chadwick Boseman stars as James Brown in the biopic "Get on Up," the final 6 episodes of the crime-thriller "The Killing" arrive on Netflix Friday morning, and the new dating series "Bachelor in Paradise" premieres on ABC Monday, August 4. Also in theaters this weekend: "Calva...

Weekend Movies & TV: 'Hercules,' 'A Most Wanted Man,' 'The Bachelorette,' & More (VIDEO)

Posted By Jonny Black on July 07, 2014
This weekend, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson brings a mythical hero to life in "Hercules," Philip Seymour Hoffman stars in the John le Carré-penned spy thriller "A Most Wanted Man," the season finale of "The Bachelorette" airs Monday night on ABC, and "Running Wild With Bear Grylls" premieres on NBC with guest star Zac Efron. Also in theaters this weekend: Written and directed by Luc B...

Weekend Movies & TV: 'Sex Tape,' 'Planes: Fire & Rescue,' 'Hell on Wheels,' & More (VIDEO)

Posted By Jonny Black on July 07, 2014
This weekend, Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel heat up the screen in the raunchy comedy "Sex Tape," Dusty Crophopper (Dane Cook) takes flight once again in "Planes: Fire & Rescue," Season 3 of "Hell on Wheels" hits Netflix on Saturday, in time for its Season 4 premiere August 2, and women have stopped bearing children in the dystopian drama series "The Lottery," premiering this Sunday on Lifetime....

Weekend Movies & TV: 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,' 'Boyhood,' 'The Strain,' & More (VIDEO)

Posted By Jonny Black on July 07, 2014
This weekend, Gary Oldman leads a band of human survivors against an army of genetically evolved apes in "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," a young man's adolescence, from the ages of 5 to 18, is chronicled in Richard Linklater's "Boyhood," a doctor and his team investigate a mysterious viral outbreak in Guillermo del Toro's "The Strain," premiering on FX Sunday at 10 p.m., and "Masters of Sex" ret...

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