| Jul 2, 2012
Go ahead and call me crazy. Don’t be surprised, though, if 8-year-old Quvenzhane Wallis receives a Best Actress nomination for “Beasts of the Southern Wild,” her first-ever acting job. Which she filmed when she was 6. And auditioned...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 1:18 PM
The potty-mouthed “Ted” will heckle the male strippers off the box-office stage, as the Seth MacFarlane comedy will take down “Magic Mike” and all other new movies hitting theaters this weekend.
"Ted," starring Mark Wahlberg as...
| Jul 1, 2012
| 9:21 AM
"Magic Mike" was stripped of the top spot at the box office by a debaucherous teddy bear, as "Ted" dominated ticket sales at the multiplex this weekend.
"Ted," an R-rated raunchfest from "Family Guy" creator Seth MacFarlane, debuted with a strong $54.1...
| Jul 5, 2012
***1/2 (out of four)
A young boy runs down the road, ringing a bell. “The storm is coming!” he shouts.
This adolescent Paul Revere in jeans does not foretell the global end of days but something more real and localized. The southern Delta-...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 11:43 AM
Already "Beasts of the Southern Wild"is the most divisive film of 2012, which is a testament to its co-writer and director, Benh Zeitlin, making his feature film debut with a picture that killed at Sundance, won the Camera d'Or (best first film) at Cannes...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 8:30 PM
"Ice Age: Continental Drift" is the fourth installment of this franchise, and it's starting to wear thin. The formula is predictable and consists of interchangeable parts that have all been assembled before. If you saw any of the other "Ice Age" movies,...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 11:55 AM
"Zero Dark Thirty," Kathryn Bigelow's drama about the hunt for Osama bin Laden, was named the best film of the year Wednesday by the National Board of Review of Motion Pictures.
The movie, set to open in limited release Dec. 19, took home two other...
| Jan 20, 2012
"Beasts of the Southern Wild" makes waves at Sundance Film Festival 2012....
| Jun 15, 2012
After wowing audiences at the Sundance Film Festival in January and Cannes in May, "Beasts of the Southern Wild" will have its first Southern California screening tonight at the L.A. Film Festival. "Beasts," as much a love letter to a dying part of...
| Jan 10, 2013
Spielberg, Day-Lewis, Washington … Quvenzhané? The nominations for the 85th Academy Awards, which were announced Thursday morning in Hollywood, contained some longtime favorites, as well as some surprising newcomers. Director Steven Spielberg's...
| Jan 24, 2013
Who is Quvenzhane Wallis and why is everyone saying nice things about her? If you've seen “Beasts of the Southern Wild,” you know. If you haven't, she is the wondrous 9-year-old who is a best-actress Oscar nominee. She talks to Ann Curry on ...