| Feb 21, 2013
How to hold the Oscar audience to the end? The ABC telecast will feature Tony-winner Kristin Chenoweth and host Seth MacFarlane in a show-closing musical performance. The performance will be in keeping with the telecast's theme of saluting music in...
| Mar 6, 2013
Last night, MTV announced the categories and nominees for the 2013 MTV Movie Awards, which will be given at a ceremony airing live on MTV April 14 at 9pm ET/PT (moving to spring from its previous summertime slot). Django Unchained, which recently won a...
| Dec 13, 2011
I always preferred Jen to Joey. “Hmm,” I observed as I watched “Dawson's Creek” like the angsty 90′s teen I was. “The blonde girl's way more interesting a character than the brunette who's always scowling and whining....
| Feb 10, 2012
| 10:29 AM
Michelle Williams has come a long way from TV's "Dawson's Creek," as she proves with her accomplished portrayal of Marilyn Monroe - which earned her a Golden Globe Award and an Oscar nomination - in this Simon Curtis-directed tale of screen icon Monroe...
| Sep 4, 2011
All's Faire in Love
A college football star has to make up for his many absences by working at a Renaissance fair, where he falls for an aspiring actress. With Christina Ricci, Owen Benjamin, Cedric the Entertainer and Matthew Lillard. Written...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 1:37 PM
Of all the sacred monsters of the art world, surely none was as discomfited by a flat, still canvas as Mark Rothko. If you were to distill this formidable abstract-expressionist painter down to two words — folly, I know — you could do worse...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 8:25 AM
My Week with Marilyn
Rated R. 101 mins.
Michelle Williams gives an Oscar-worthy performance as Marilyn Monroe in director Simon Curtis's thoughtful adaptation of diaries by Colin Clark. Eddie Redmayne movingly portrays Colin, the star-struck young...
| Nov 22, 2011
***1/2 (out of four)
Imagine skinny dipping with Marilyn Monroe. You’d probably have a silly, disbelieving grin on your face, too.
The based-on-a-true-story heart of “My Week with Marilyn” echoes “Notting Hill”: Lowly...
| Aug 14, 2012
As imagined by John Logan in his Tony-winning drama "Red" and portrayed by the galvanizing Alfred Molina, painter Mark Rothko is a man of fierce convictions and fiery words. His opinions about art are delivered like biblical proclamations, spoken in the...
| May 24, 2012
Directed by Derick Martini from a screenplay adapted by Andrea Portes from her own novel,"Hick" is part road movie and part coming-of-age story but mostly plays like some creepy-perv fantasia looking for mileage from the mature-beyond-her-years presence...
| May 30, 2012
| 8:18 AM
The poor souls of "Les Misérables" belt out songs of poverty and despair. In melodious voices, they dream a dream of a better life and happier days. But perhaps what they're really dreaming about is Oscar night.
Starring Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe,...