Critics loved all over McFarland, USA but it opened at just No. 4 last weekend. So, maybe the critics aren't good enough.


As part of the Academy Award punditry for nearly a decade, something has occurred. Not only do I analyze the way the Academy might vote, I overanalyze it.


Three of the young actors who play members of Coach White’s cross country team are from the McFarland area, Michael Aguero ("Damacio Diaz") who is a runner from Bakersfield, Ramiro Rodriguez ("Danny Diaz") who played soccer fo


Co-authored by Jack Rico, founder and Editor-in-Chief of, Entertainment Contributor for TODAY show, VH1 Morning Buzz, Telemundo NY, VarietyLatino, Univision Radio, Viva Broadway With today’s opening of McFarlan

's teen and tween voters found no fault with The Fault in Our Stars.

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When it comes to movies, this generation has grown up in the Superhero Era, the Animation Era, and the Special Effects Era. What they’ve been missing, though, is a generation-defining comedy. Until now.

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As "Saturday Night Live" celebrates 40 years on television, SNL films have a reputation for being box office stinkers. That's mostly true – except for two big exceptions.


For Valentine’s Day, my husband and I surprised our kids, ages 13 and 4, with “brunch and a movie.” We adapted the recipe for Moose Poops into "Penguin Eggs" and loaded Penguins of Madagascar, newly released on iTunes and Amaz


Co-authored by Andy Stabile, husband extraordinaire. This year, Valentine’s Day at the Cineplex is a win-win for guys.


“#‎fiftyshadesofgrey may turn me ‪#‎fiftyshadesofred" was the tweet I sent 20 minutes before the start of Fifty Shades of Grey.  Let’s just say I had my reservations for what I anticipated to be 100 minutes of uncomfortable aw