| Apr 23, 2015
| 6:45 AM
Thursday is William Shakespeare's 451st birthday and the 399th anniversary of his passing -- April 23 being the generally accepted date of the Bard's birth in 1564 and his death in 1616. Thus does 2015 fall between the cracks in the Shakespearean...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 9:53 AM
Does someone in your home know the difference between a “Divergent” faction and a “Hunger Games” district? Did your kids watch the “Harry Potter” movies and discuss all the changes (for better or worse) between the...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 10:00 PM
The parallels between “Jupiter Ascending” and “Seventh Son” are almost eerie. Both movies open this week and:
>> Star current Oscar nominees (Eddie Redmayne, Julianne Moore) hamming it up as villains
>> Include normally likable...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 10:06 AM
The 2015 Academy Award nominees in the costume design category are heavy on the fantastical fashion -- and the familiar faces -- with all but one film on the list also up for a Costume Designers Guild award.
Costume designer Milena Canonero, nominated...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Peter Pan is having a moment. With a little more than a week to go till NBC's staging of "Peter Pan Live," Warner Bros. has released a teaser trailer for "Pan," the Joe Wright-directed origin tale about the Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up.
Judging by the 2½-...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Director Mike Leigh's "Mr. Turner" has won high praise for its portrayal of Britain's early 19th century master "painter of light" J.M.W. Turner, played by Timothy Spall. Working within England's Romantic period, Oscar-winning costume designer...
| Sep 26, 2014
Printers Row Journal invited kids ages 5-16 to write reviews of their favorite summer reads as part of our Children's Read & Write program. We were so overwhelmed with submissions — we received more than 85 submissions this summer — that...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 4:34 PM
Simmering passions boil and bubble underneath the ennui of the manufacturing of Cuban cigars at the Newport Theatre Arts Center, where the Pulitzer Prize-winning play "Anna in the Tropics" has taken up residence.
This steamy chronicle by Nilo Cruz takes...
| Nov 25, 2014
Hugh Jackman channels his inner pirate in the new trailer for “Pan,” the latest fairy tale retelling headed for the […]...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 2:30 PM
In a pre-Toronto Film Festival move, British actress Sophie Cookson has come on board opposite Adrien Brody in historical action-adventure "Emperor."
Other cast members in "Emperor," directed by Lee Tamahori, include Paz Vega ("Talk to Her"), Gotz Otto...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Keira Knightley was tired of being depressed and ill. On screen, at least.
The Oscar-nominated actress spent five years playing a series of heavy roles -- from a young woman harvested for her organs in "Never Let Me Go" to a love-struck Russian...