| Nov 5, 2012
| 11:04 AM
When animation director Rich Moore was growing up in Oxnard, he spent so much time in video arcades that his parents worried that their young son was wasting his time. “They would always tell me that I should be concentrating on the real world,&...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 2:03 PM
Despite faithfully doing his job well for 30 years, he gets no respect at work, so he escapes through the wires of Litwak's Family Fun Center searching for another game where he might prove his worth.
Along the way, Ralph takes viewers on a nostalgic...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 9:43 PM
OPENING TONIGHT AT MIDNIGHT
‘‘Skyfall’’ — To borrow a line from Depeche Mode, death is everywhere. James Bond’s mortality has never been in such prominent focus, but the demise of the entire British spy...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 9:59 PM
OK, this has to be a first. A video game is being made out of a movie about a video game.
“Wreck-It Ralph” is a future Disney animated flick set for a fall release, and already this week comes news that a “Wreck-It Ralph” video...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 1:03 AM
The cast of this movie has four Oscars, and a lot more nominations; so does director Roman Polanski…a person I wish these types of talented actors would boycott. That’s another argument for another day.
The cast of the Broadway play this was...
| Jan 26, 2012
** (out of four)
Just to be clear: The full title isn’t “We Need To Talk About Kevin … Because His Grades Are Wonderful!”
At all times—as a baby, an elementary schooler and a teenager—Kevin (played in his teen...
| Jan 26, 2012
Or do we? "We Need to Talk About Kevin" is artfully visualized but, at heart, little more than "The Bad Seed and How!" Director and co-writer Lynne Ramsay's adaptation of the Lionel Shriver novel complicates Shriver's story structure while simplifying...
| Sep 21, 2012
It's a press day for Keith Morris, frontman for the punk supergroup Off!, and the interviews are bumping against each other like elbows to rib cages in the pit at one of his shows.
"I'm doing, like, three interviews today. And the guy that set up the...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 6:58 AM
Sacha Baron Cohen is back at it -- though his similarly satirical turns as Borat and Bruno, also done with director Larry Charles, had more bite -- in this comedy about a tyrannical foreign leader who comes to America and finds himself swept up in a...
| Feb 29, 2012
Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim previously starred in the Cartoon Network series “Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!” Viewers who walked out of the Sundance screening of the pair’s first movie, “Tim and Eric’s Billion...
| Mar 1, 2012
**1/2 (out of four)
When “Tim and Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie” isn’t funny, it’s really not funny. Like, Eric-sitting-in-a-tub-while-boys-fill-it-with-poop not funny.
When it’s funny, it’s terrifically deranged&...