| Dec 6, 2012
*** (out of four)
Hindsight can be awfully depressing and frequently chilling.
You may already know the story of the five people in “The Central Park Five.” On April 19, 1989, a woman jogging in New York’s Central Park was beaten and...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 11:55 AM
"Zero Dark Thirty," Kathryn Bigelow's drama about the hunt for Osama bin Laden, was named the best film of the year Wednesday by the National Board of Review of Motion Pictures.
The movie, set to open in limited release Dec. 19, took home two other...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 8:08 AM
LOS ANGELES -- A death row inmate told relatives and a criminal profiler he killed Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman while O.J. Simpson waited nearby, a new documentary claims.
O.J. Simpson was tried and acquitted in the June 12, 1994, stabbing...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 10:35 AM
Ken Burns is a documentary making machine. His created series like Baseball, The Civil War and Jazz, all of which were immensely popular with the PBS crowd. He'll be at the Avon Theatre Sunday night for a screening of his film The Central Park Five...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 1:05 PM
Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters
Starts Nov. 30, Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org.
The art photographer Gregory Crewdson makes some of the most elaborate and expensive-to-produce pictures in the world....
| Nov 9, 2012
| 1:21 PM
It's not just that Akira Kurosawa's 1950 “Rashomon” brought Japanese film to the west; or that it introduced to us the young, rising Toshiro Mifune; or that its title has become the universal shorthand for the uncertainty of the truth, as seen...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 6:00 AM
The Hubble Space Telescope has captured distant reaches of the universe over the past 22 years, but with the end of the space shuttle program, has not been repaired since 2009. A filmmaker is challenging that decision with the documentary "Saving Hubble"...
| Nov 10, 2012
| 9:50 AM
Next week promises to be a big one for fans of the Rolling Stones, with a new three-CD anthology due out Tuesday and a career-overview documentary set to premiere Thursday night on HBO.
Now listeners can get a deeper (and perhaps less authorized) look at...
| Nov 10, 2012
| 5:13 PM
Corona del Mar High School students and parents filled the Lido theater Wednesday night for the first step in a campus campaign against bullying.
CdMHS's Human Relations Council screened the Lee Hirsch-directed documentary "Bully." The film was...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 2:10 PM
Listening to music couldn't be any easier these days. With an iPhone, a Wi-Fi connection, earbuds and one finger, you can avail yourself of Neil Young's entire catalog, forgotten works by late Hungarian composer György Ligeti or two dozen new releases...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 9:55 AM
Premieres Thurs., Nov. 15 at 9 p.m., on HBO, (also airs on Nov.18, 23 and 26)
Sometimes the Rolling Stones seem less like an actual rock band and more like a cleverly concocted subject for exhaustive books, reissues, and music...