| Feb 11, 2014
| 11:40 AM
Maggie Gyllenhaal will play the role originated by Glenn Close on Broadway in Tom Stoppard's "The Real Thing," which is set to open Oct. 30 in a production by the Roundabout Theatre in New York.
The revival production, which also will feature Ewan...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 12:48 PM
Tom Hiddleston is currently starring on the London stage in Shakespeare’s political tragedy “Coriolanus,” and reviews of the production, which opened Dec. 17, have been glowing.
Critics have praised Hiddleston's performance -- the...
| Jan 13, 2013
| 9:49 AM
Golden Globes, "Argo" won for best dramatic film and best director Ben Affleck, while the musical "Les Miserables" took home three Golden Globes -- for best musical or comedy, lead actor for Hugh Jackman and supporting actress for Anne Hathaway. "Lincoln"...
| Jun 6, 2011
| 11:56 AM
Robert Lawrenson was supposed to be in just one episode of "Sanctuary," then director/producer Martin Wood learned he could ride a motorcycle.
"Halfway through I think my first day Martin said to me, 'Do you ride a motorbike?'" said Lawrenson, who...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 10:00 PM
*** (out of four)
"Beginners" constantly jumps back and forth between the present and different moments in the past. If it were linear, however, the movie would be: Oliver (Ewan McGregor) grows up, his mom dies, his dad (Christopher Plummer) comes out...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 8:12 AM
When it came time to for writer-director Mike Mills to cast an actor to play him in the independent film "Beginners” — which is based on Mills' real-life relationship with his father, who came out at the age of 75 — he went with...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 4:41 PM
The latest superhero film is "Green Lantern." Played by Ryan Reynolds, the hero draws his powers from a glowing green ring. Ancient guardians of the universe choose him to replace his dying predecessor. He becomes much more of a space cowboy on...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 3:23 PM
Nearly half of Steven Soderbergh's films could be characterized as thrillers or crime films. Within the Soderbergh spectrum, the new “Haywire” falls a lot closer to “The Limey” in terms of tone and focus than to the “Ocean's&...
| Jan 29, 2012
| 10:37 AM
"Beauty and the Beast 3D" (G). Re-release of this Disney story in 3D. An prince (Robby Benson) must remain a hideous Beast until he learns to love someone, in particular village girl Belle (Paige O'Hara). TownMall Cinemas (12:30, 3:30, 6:30,...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 11:36 AM
While "The Artist" is expected to do well at the Feb. 26 Oscars, the film has some new hardware for the mantle courtesy of its four-legged cast member. Uggie won a Pawscar.
The Jack Russell terrier took home the prize on Thursday (Feb. 9) for "Best Scene...
| Feb 12, 2012
| 3:51 PM
"Big Miracle" (PG). A newsman in Alaska (John Krasinski) lands a story that could give him the big break he needs to advance his career. With Drew Barrymore, Kristen Bell and Dermot Mulroney. TownMall Cinemas (2, 4:40, 7:10 p.m.)...