| Jul 27, 2013
| 8:00 AM
In the astute new road-trip movie "Crystal Fairy," set mostly in Chile's Atacama Desert, Michael Cera plays an archetypal Ugly American.
In fact, Cera plays several versions of the Ugly American popularized through generations of movies, novels and...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 10:37 AM
The communications director for New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner has apologized for using obscenities in an attack on a former campaign intern who dared to write a worm’s-eye view of the campaign that is destined to become a case study...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 2:51 PM
A post has been making the rounds recently on social media sites such as Facebook in which a man asks God a series of questions and God answers.
The man starts off by asking, "Why did you let so much stuff happen to me today?" He goes on to list several...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 3:30 AM
ROME -- The Venice Film Festival's 28th Critics' Week has unveiled its lineup of nine first works, including eight world preems, featuring fresh pics from Europe, Chile and Africa.
Sidebar will open with ambitious Italo animation drama "The Art of...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 12:00 PM
When Hollywood began transitioning from black-and-white films in the early 1960s, the director Vincente Minnelli had a simple, dismissive reply to those who questioned the shift. "Color," he said, "can do anything that black-and-white can."
| Jul 15, 2013
| 5:41 PM
Hey, pro cycling: Move over on that trash heap so there is some room for track and field.
Almost exactly a decade after the BALCO scandal all but destroyed track's credibility, the sport is facing another legitimacy crisis.
Sunday, leading U.S....
| Jul 10, 2013
| 5:42 AM
Art Cinema at the Crest: This new weekly film series at the Crest Theater in downtown Delray Beach opens with the Humphrey Bogart classic "Casablanca," but for a reason you possibly never considered. Brian Ridolfo, a film buff at the Delray...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 7:19 AM
This weekend, we continue to bask in the afterglow of celebratory fireworks and that brat that fell back in the fire, the spirit of independence not just a memory but a way of life in a nation where we have the freedom to worship LeBron James, the...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 5:12 AM
Caroline Breder-Watts, midday anchor on WLRN and host of “Cinematically Speaking” on Arts Radio Network, has been involved with local film series for more than 20 years. But the Art Cinema at the Crest programming that debuts in Delray Beach...
| May 2, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Elvis Presley made 31 movies between 1956-69, and while his celluloid career will never be as celebrated as his musical output, it’s hard not to crack a smile when thinking about good-time movies like Viva Las Vegas, Blue Hawaii and, of course,...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 4:44 PM
Jack Nicholson, Dustin Hoffman and Meryl Streep will present at the Oscars this Sunday, and their inclusion will bring needed oomph to the 85th annual awards. Maybe James Bond will help, too. The Oscars will salute the 50-year-old film franchise and offer...