| Jan 27, 2011
| 6:31 AM
The tone of director Edward Zwick's ("Legends of the Fall") comedy-drama shifts frequently, but Anne Hathaway - a co-host of this week's Academy Awards - gets kudos for hanging with the changes and faring nicely with a complex character.
She plays a...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 1:13 PM
He was a man in motion — the beautifully controlled fury of a great athlete.
How, though, to convey that energy and grit and grace on the flat page of a graphic novel? How to suggest the up-and-at-'em vigor of a Roberto Clemente in a venue that...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 1:26 PM
Typically giving her role her all, Anne Hathaway ultimately is foiled by the effort to maintain a British accent in this adaptation of David Nicholls' novel about two college acquaintances whose lives are traced over 20 years on the same day ... July 15,...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 11:58 AM
From the big guns to the little guys, E3 is THE PLACE for game companies to show off the newest upcoming releases while beating you over the head with a mallet of pure hype. in these Booth Spotlights, we take a quick look at the standouts we saw at this...
| Sep 27, 2006
Scriptland is a new weekly feature on the work and professional lives of screenwriters.
There are few bets with longer odds than making a living as a screenwriter. And then there's Allan Loeb. A compulsive gambler since age 10, he's currently riding...
| Mar 12, 2009
Soon after its 1987 founding, South by Southwest emerged as one of the nation's top showcases for off-the-beaten-track music. Now the festival has turned into a very different kind of launchpad -- for the often raunchy youth-appeal comedies that have...
| Feb 8, 2009
| 10:08 PM
| Nov 10, 2008
The nominees for the 35th Annual People's Choice Awards were announced on Monday (Nov. 10), providing their usual populist contrast to the Emmys, Oscars and Grammys.
While the Oscars may be prone to honoring things like "No Country For Old Men" and the...
| Mar 28, 2008
In the movie "21," opening in theaters Friday, Jim Sturgess plays an MIT student and math whiz who learns the ways of card-counting and joins an elite gambling club so that he can pay his tuition. The movie is based on a book called "Bringing Down the...
| Oct 21, 2008
I can't say for sure when it happened, but I've always been a fan of scary movies. Maybe it began when I was six-years-old and loved to wake up Saturday mornings to watch Scooby-Doo, Where Are You. Scooby and the gang's forays into spooky old houses and...
| Oct 21, 2008
Have to say, disappointed. Without giving too much away, it wasn't what I expected. Mulder and Scully are an excellent team. We root for them. Given the lapse in time since the last movie and the TV show's first run, you would think the movie would not...