| Aug 2, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Vertical Scratchers, "Daughter of Everything" (Merge Records)
A band named for the method in which guitarist and singer John Schmersal works his instrument, Vertical Scratchers are an L.A. two piece that teams said scraping with catchy songs and the...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 12:47 PM
With all respect to Stefon, the gushy club-hopping, seen-it-all, lives-in-a-trash-can-near-Radio-Shack correspondent that Bill Hader played on "Saturday Night Live," the Bill Hader story has everything: A childhood in Oklahoma, a job in a movie theater,...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Larry David, who is on a break from his series "Curb Your Enthusiasm" — permanent or not, he will let you know — returns to HBO on Saturday with a full-on movie-type movie, "Clear History," in which he plays not his usual fictionalized self...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 7:00 AM
In "The Way, Way Back," which arrives in theaters Friday, much of the action unfolds at the Water Wizz Water Park, where 14-year-old Duncan (Liam James) finds escape from the pains of seeing his mom (Toni Collette) being wooed by a car salesman (Steve...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 2:18 AM
BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Jesse Eisenberg was born in Queens, New York City, on this date in 1983. This birthday guy earned an Oscar nomination for his performance in the lead role in the movie "The Social Network." He's also appeared in "Zombieland,"...
| Oct 27, 2011
Zero stars (out of four)
If you don’t like the word “penis” but crack up at the use of “wang,” “ding dong,” “wenis” and “wiener,” this is your movie.
In “All’s Faire in Love,&...
| May 31, 2012
| 1:04 PM
There probably will be a happily-ever-after ending for "Snow White and the Huntsman"at the box office this weekend.
The adaptation of the classic fairy-tale -- the second take on "Snow White" to hit theaters this year -- is expected to open with a...
| Jun 26, 2009
| 10:57 AM
Ryan Reynolds is going the indie route in his next cinematic venture, "Buried."
Rodrigo Cortes is set to direct the production that begins shooting this summer in Spain.
The funny leading man of "The Proposal" will be playing a civilian contractor...
| Jul 10, 2009
Blessed with a good-size beak -- I have one too, so I can say this -- Paul Rust seems like promising casting in the role of the brainy but socially maladroit geek at the center of " I Love You, Beth Cooper." But a funny thing happened to Larry Doyle's...
| Jul 31, 2009
"(500) Days of Summer" is a movie about obsessions -- gentle, often charming and non-stalkerish obsessions, for the most part, but obsessions all the same. Chief among them -- after romantic love, the subject that stands always at the heart of the story,...
| Aug 17, 2009
| 2:23 PM
An amusement park is the main backdrop for this enjoyable coming-of-age story from "Superbad" director Greg Mottola, casting Jesse Eisenberg as a recent college graduate circa 1987.
Hoping to make enough money for a trip with his pals, he takes a job...