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Review: ‘Bad Boys for Life’ refreshing tribute to ’90s action cinema

Martin Lawrence walks away with “Bad Boys for Life,” reminding audiences what a crucial element he is to the unique mix of action and comedy that makes the “Bad Boys” …

Entertaining but ephemeral ‘Spies in Disguise’ takes aim at spy film tropes

There’s a warm message of companionship and teamwork at the center of “Spies in Disguise,” but what makes it subversive is its emphasis on gentler methods of conflict resolution, or …

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 14, 2019

Braves bolster shaky bullpen, sign free agent LHP Will Smith

The Atlanta Braves made another move to bolster their shaky bullpen Thursday, signing left-hander reliever Will Smith to a three-year, $40 million contract.

Jada Pinkett Smith says she never wanted to marry Will Smith

Jada Pinkett Smith says that she never wanted to marry.

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 25, 2018

Will Smith to make birthday bungee jump near Grand Canyon

Will Smith is diving head first into turning 50.

Netflix greenlights ‘Bright’ sequel, Smith to return as star

Despite scathing reviews from critics, Netflix has greenlit a sequel to “Bright,” with star Will Smith and director David Ayer expected to return.

Widow of Saints star Will Smith upset at killer’s 25 years

The man who killed retired New Orleans Saints star Will Smith during a traffic dispute has been sentenced to 25 years for manslaughter. Cardell Smith also received a 15-year sentence …

Movie review: ‘Collateral Beauty’ is shallow nonsense

“Collateral Beauty” should win some kind of award for Best Execution of a Truly Dreadful Concept. Chock-a-block with magnetic movie stars, and shot beautifully by talented cinematographer Maryse Alberti, all …

Manslaughter conviction in death of ex-NFL star Will Smith

The man who fatally shot retired New Orleans Saints defensive leader Will Smith was convicted of manslaughter on Sunday night, ending a week-long trial in which the defendant insisted he …

In Brief: Hawks beat Celtics, roll on to 2nd round

Paul Millsap had 17 points and eight rebounds, and the Atlanta Hawks advanced to the second round of the NBA playoffs with a 104-92 Game 6 victory over the Boston …

Bryce Miller: Will Smith death illustrates our ‘moving on’ culture

The initial details of a car crash that turned deadly late Saturday night in the Lower Garden District of New Orleans seemed so random and run-of-the-mill routine.

Ex-Saint Will Smith had loaded gun in SUV when slain

Police found a fully loaded gun inside the vehicle former New Orleans Saints star Will Smith was driving the night he was shot, but there was no evidence that it …

Police: Ex-Saints player Will Smith gunned down in case of road rage

Former New Orleans Saints player Will Smith was shot and killed in a case of road rage by a man who had rear-ended his car, police said Sunday.

Brewers reliever Will Smith tears knee ligament while taking shoe off

The Milwaukee Brewers will start the season without reliever Will Smith, who tore a ligament in his right knee while taking his spikes off after a game.

Dr. Bennet Omalu, who identified CTE, has 6-figure book deal

The forensic pathologist who identified the brain disease CTE afflicting numerous football players and was played by Will Smith in the movie “Concussion” is working on a memoir.

Movie review: ‘Concussion’ doesn’t hit quite as hard as it could

“Concussion,” written and directed by Peter Landesman, establishes two things right away – the extreme reverence that people have for football, through a Hall of Fame acceptance speech by Pittsburgh …

Sparks don’t fly in ‘Focus’

The trouble with movies about “The Big Con” is that they condition us not to believe anything we see up on screen – relationships, who is conning whom, deaths, etc. …

Good actors can survive only so many bad roles

If you’re a huge Hollywood actor and you’ve just poured your heart out in an emotionally exhausting dramatic role, taking a job in a dumb thriller in which most of …

People: Cruise clears air this time around

Image management is important to big-time movie stars. Tom Cruise knows his image took a hit during a sometimes-heated interview that he gave to “Today” host Matt Lauer a couple …