| Jan 21, 2015
| 2:30 AM
"POLITICS HAVE no relation to morals." -- Niccolo Machiavelli
I'D LIKE to say politics have no relation to movies, but of course, they do, especially when it comes to "war" movies.
If you don't see much point in any war, you are likely not to be swept...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 6:55 PM
When Neil Patrick Harris rose to a podium at the Beverly Hilton on Monday afternoon, the Oscar host promised the assembled group of Academy Award nominees, including Clint Eastwood, Oprah Winfrey, Bradley Cooper, Emma Stone and Common, that at this year's...
| Jan 21, 2015
I've got to admit that it has been a barrel of fun watching the political left get its "Je suis Charlie" all tied up in knots over the movie "American Sniper."
They're tweeting and making angry faces, insisting that the movie is not appropriate history....
| Jan 20, 2015
| 7:45 AM
Jeremy Roenick is furious with actor Seth Rogen for comparing Clint Eastwood’s “American Sniper” to the fake propaganda film that glorified a Nazi sniper in Quentin Tarantino’s “Inglorious Basterds.”
The NBC hockey...
| Jan 31, 2015
| 9:56 AM
There is no stopping “American Sniper,” as the film took the top spot in the Friday box office for the third week in a row. The Clint Eastwood-directed war drama pulled in another $10 million and is expected to reign the entire Super Bowl...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 1:52 PM
I finally went to see Clint Eastwood's Iraq War movie, "American Sniper," after a partisan culture war broke out around it. If we had debated with this much gusto before we invaded Iraq, there might not have been a war to make a movie about.
| Jan 29, 2015
| 1:41 PM
Clint Eastwood's "American Sniper" is expected to tackle three box office newcomers over the Super Bowl Weekend.
The war drama could be No. 1 for the third weekend in a row and add $35 million to $40 million, according to people familiar with pre-...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 7:30 AM
The high desert wind at the edge of Joshua Tree was fierce and frigid, but the sculptures were gritty, weird and wonderful at Noah Purifoy's Outdoor Museum — which more than made up for my frozen fingertips.
We arrived by bus Monday, a crew of art...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 1:54 PM
Producers Guild of America members broke bread (mostly Danish, to be precise) Saturday morning at a breakfast honoring the teams behind the 10 movies nominated this year for the guild's best picture award.
At a panel discussion immediately afterward,...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 6:03 AM
Connecticut and its people and its places continue to get some good press and some great exposure.
By now just about everyone has heard about the Oscar-nominated blockbuster movie “American Sniper,” a drama based on the memoirs of the late...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 9:11 AM
Seth Rogen responded to the outrage incited by a series of tweets he wrote regarding the film "American Sniper" in a statement issued exclusively to the Associated Press on Thursday, saying it wasn't his intent to offend anyone or to say anything with...