| Jun 11, 2014
| 10:00 PM
** (out of four)
Kelly Reichardt making a thriller is like Quentin Tarantino making a silent film. To do so, the filmmakers seemingly would have to adjust so much of what makes them work. In Reichardt’s case, the woman behind the wonderful “...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 12:45 PM
Early in Kelly Reichardt's "Night Moves" there's a scene where Josh and Dena, the furtive young eco-terrorists played by Jesse Eisenberg and Dakota Fanning, attend a screening of an earnest environmental documentary introduced by its director. Dena asks...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Tesla Motors may put the skids on Nevada's fledgling film program.
At least that's the fear among film industry supporters who are unhappy about a plan to finance a generous tax package for Tesla, partly at the expense of funds for film and TV...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 8:04 AM
As the eye-popping blockbusters of summer gradually give way to the prestige pictures and awards-season hopefuls of fall and winter, there comes an annual fallow period at the multiplex. Last week saw only two new movies in wide release ("As Above, So...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 5:54 PM
In the wonderful comedy “My Favorite Year,” Peter O'Toole played Alan Swann, a character plainly based on screen icon Errol Flynn. Confronted with the realization that his upcoming TV appearance is going out live — ergo, no retakes...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 8:11 AM
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting their second child, Clarence House announced. The baby is due next spring. [Los Angeles Times]
Hundreds of people gathered outside Temple Emanu-El in Manhattan on Sunday while comedian Joan Rivers' funeral...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Lionsgate, $29.95; Blu-ray, $39.99
A sort of "Moneyball" for people who distrust statisticians, "Draft Day" stars Kevin Costner as an NFL general manager (for the Cleveland Browns) who risks the ire of his owner, his coach and his fan base...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Veteran playwright Israel Horovitz believes no actor is capable of doing it all. Except for perhaps Kevin Kline, who, Horovitz observed, "can do really a lot more than most actors can do."
Kline has won an Oscar for supporting actor for his comedic turn...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Aging star with sagging ego, pliable young beauty eager to please, obsessive stage mother willing to facilitate — the tale in "The Last of Robin Hood" is as old as Hollywood itself.
In Errol Flynn's not-so-grand finale, the spotlight that had...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 10:00 PM
* (out of four)
All swash and no buckle, “The Last of Robin Hood” has not one clearly defined character or relationship. That’s a problem in any movie, but it’s especially troubling when chronicling a real-life union between a...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Eric Bana, Theo James and Jack Reynor are in talks to co-star with Rooney Mara in Jim Sheridan's adaptation of Sebastian Barry's "The Secret Scripture."
Pic also stars Vanessa Redgrave and Jeremy Irons and revolves around a woman's extended stay at a...