| Aug 9, 2012
| 5:53 AM
Save half-off a popcorn and soda combo at AMC Theatres with a coupon good beginning Friday.
The offer is good on two combos: A large popcorn and drink or a large popcorn and two drinks.
Click here for the deal. The offer expires on Aug. 16.
| Mar 9, 2012
| 5:10 PM
Martin Scorsese's "Hugo" — one of last year's best films — hits home video, straight off its ups and downs at the Oscars: five wins out of 11 nominations isn't anything to complain about, except the other six included all the biggest...
| Oct 9, 2012
Longtime celebrity publicist
Lois Smith, 85, a longtime New York City publicist who worked with celebrities including Marilyn Monroe, Robert Redford and Martin Scorsese, died Sunday from a brain hemorrhage after taking a fall during a trip to...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 2:25 PM
In "Gimme the Loot," a loose, disarming bit of larceny — and one of the bright offerings of the 48th Chicago International Film Festival — director Adam Leon's Bronx-bred characters live to tag. Teenage graffiti artists on the run, the friends...
| Oct 12, 2012
Harris Savides, who was widely considered one of the most influential contemporary cinematographers, earning acclaim for his canny visual sensibility on such films as "Zodiac" and "Milk," died Wednesday. He was 55.
The Skouras Agency confirmed the New...
| Oct 18, 2012
** (out of four)
Please rent the phenomenal 2009 French crime epic “A Prophet.” It contains all the memorable style and character not achieved in “Easy Money,” a Swedish thriller from 2010 that charts the escalating problems of...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 12:26 PM
Someday, someone's going to make a film called "Easy Money" or its equivalent and its characters will encounter zero trouble en route to massive wealth and endless sunshine on a beach somewhere.
Meantime we have this "Easy Money," from Sweden and based...
| May 3, 2012
| 10:58 AM
This year marks The Rolling Stones' 50th anniversary.
While the Stones themselves aren't touring (rumor has it they are holding off until next year), the tribute band Satisfaction is giving fans what could be considered the next best thing.
| Nov 2, 2012
| 8:08 AM
Leaping ahead to 2013, we see that the Newport News Main Street Library will present a six-week movie series focusing on American music.
“America’s Music: A Film History of Our Popular Music from Blues to Bluegrass to Broadway” is the...
| Sep 2, 2012
| 5:15 PM
As far back as Louis Lumière's 1895 "Workers Leaving the Lumiere Factory in Lyon" 46-second short, work has been a central theme in motion pictures.¶There have been stark dramas about officer workers as drones (King Vidor's 1928 "The Crowd"), satires...
| Sep 13, 2012
*** (out of four)
Tasking Keanu Reeves with narrating and conducting interviews for a documentary almost seems like a challenge to audiences predisposed to questioning the actor's intelligence. As if “Side by Side” director Christopher...