| Jun 3, 2011
| 3:40 PM
When Karen Rose enrolled at the University of Maryland, the one thing she knew was that she "didn't want to dissect."
It's a funny confession for an author who has written a 494-page novel about a killer who tortures victims with a filleting knife.
| Oct 9, 2012
| 1:27 PM
The Disney studio added another member to its collection of animated princesses with a story that seems to have taken a cue from "The Hunger Games," since its heroine (voiced by Kelly Macdonald) is proficient with a crossbow.
She seems destined for a...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 9:54 AM
It was a long break between the two sequels, but this third installment of the comedy-fantasy series proves there's still fun to be mined from the franchise.
Much of that is provided by Josh Brolin, in a spot-on imitation of Tommy Lee Jones as they...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 4:51 PM
EMERYVILLE, Calif. — It takes a fearless sort of man to wear a skirt to the office — even when the office is a den of art school grads, the boss is an avuncular guy with a Hawaiian shirt fetish and the skirt is a stylish plaid number...
| May 24, 2012
| 11:44 PM
I had a weird thing happen when attempting to review this movie. The studios did a screening that was at a time late in the afternoon. I couldn’t attend on time. So I caught the last 40 minutes and had mixed feelings. I then did my review on TV,...
| May 25, 2012
| 12:40 AM
Review in a Hurry: When his partner K is erased from history, Agent J must time travel to 1960s New York to save him and prevent an alien invasion. The series returns with great eye candy, good 3-D and more sci-fi comedy hijinks. Will Smith is funny,...
| Jun 2, 2012
| 2:19 PM
"Battleship" (PG-13). This sci-fi action movie pits a fleet of naval ships against an alien force that's attacking Earth. Taylor Kitsch, Alexander Skarsgard, Liam Neeson, Rihanna, Brooklyn Decker and Tadanobu Asano. TownMall Cinemas (1:10, 7:...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 12:30 AM
Finally, a fairy tale Ted Nugent can appreciate. A heroine that is more interested in archery than becoming a princess, with a father who likes to kill bears.
Pixar disappointed us with Cars 2 last year and this will be considered a disappointment by...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 1:08 PM
Longtime readers know that I'm a huge fan of the Disney computer animation division known as Pixar. I love their whimsy, their attention to detail, and their ability to pull on my heartstrings. I'll put in a good word for all of their films, from the...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 8:12 PM
"Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter" (R). Lincoln vows to save America from the walking dead in this horror suspense thriller. With Benjamin Walker, Dominic Cooper, Anthony Mackie, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Rufus Sewell and Marton Csokas....
| Jul 12, 2012
| 1:05 AM
OPENING FRIDAYIce Age:
You have to say this for the fourth film in this animated franchise: At least it's not afraid of being wedged between "The Amazing Spider-Man" and "The Dark Knight Rises" on the summer release schedule....
| Jul 20, 2012
| 5:11 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Stop us if you've heard this one before: HBO dominated the Emmy nominations announced Thursday morning, picking up 81 nods for viewer favorites such as "Boardwalk Empire" and "Game of Thrones" as well as comedy newcomers "Girls" and "Veep."...