The dog days of August are upon us. Will any of the month’s upcoming movies kick ass, like The Fugitive or Pineapple Express? Or are they studio also-rans? It can go either way, writes the NYT.

The stars are heading on vacation as August starts to slow things down.Leonardo DiCaprio is in Ibiza, Spain.

Time's Richard Corliss bewails the impact of Netflix on moviegoing. I cancelled my subscription, because I still go out to the movies and have many screeners to watch, to ever keep up with my Netflix queue. But my daughter does.

Here's why the newsweeklies can't hope to emulate the success of The Economist.