| Dec 28, 2009
| 6:56 AM
NEW YORK -- It was a memorable and merry Christmas in Hollywood as moviegoers shattered box-office records, responding in droves to a diverse array of high-profile releases over the holiday weekend.
The estimated $278 million in weekend box-office...
| Jan 18, 2010
| 11:32 AM
In accepting his best director Golden Globe for ``Avatar,'' which also was named the best dramatic film of 2009, James Cameron expressed surprise that the honor did not go to his ex-wife, Kathryn Bigelow, who helmed the critically acclaimed ``The Hurt...
| Jan 26, 2010
Even with the whole of the 20th century and a decade of the 21st separating us from the Victorians, that era continues to fascinate, as the success of director Guy Ritchie's recent Sherlock Holmes movie shows. No wonder, for few other periods offer such a...
| Feb 5, 2010
In the space of just a few weeks, we have movies starring Harrison Ford, Mel Gibson and John Travolta. It's like the early '90s all over again.
Nostalgia is on Travolta's mind, too. In "From Paris with Love," he plays a violent but chatty CIA agent who,...
| Nov 6, 2011
This much is clear: It's 1891, a year after their first adventure, and the great English detective and Dr. Watson are facing off with Professor Moriarty, a mysterious, peripheral character from their initial blockbuster.
Ask the creative forces behind...
| Apr 27, 2011
| 2:08 PM
Soon-to-be princess Kate Middleton has a few prominent Marylanders — and American celebrities — in her family tree.
Middleton, a commoner who marries Prince William on Friday, is a distant cousin of "The Star-Spangled Banner" author Francis...
| Nov 27, 2011
One Thanksgiving lesson most school kids probably don't receive has to do with the horn of plenty adorning festive paintings. For me it always seemed like a weird choice for carrying harvested food — what about a simple, flat-bottomed basket? But...
| Dec 8, 2011
Guy Ritchie touched upon the life of bare-knuckle fighting Irish travellers in "Snatch." Now a new documentary takes you inside this wild world, following the generations-long feud between three Irish traveller clans.
PIX11's Lisa Mateo sat down with...
| Sep 24, 2011
| 8:24 AM
The Loxahatchee Sinners Union will perform at tonight's Steampunk Extravaganza
Sure, going out on Saturday night is always fun – well, almost always, depending on whether you overdo it and wind up sick on the bathroom floor. But for the...
| Dec 15, 2011
** (out of four)
A convoluted plot. A generic adventure score. A lead performance that’s already played its best hand. What is this, a “Pirates of the Caribbean” sequel?
No, it’s the follow-up to Guy Ritchie’s mildly...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 10:45 AM
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle introduced Sherlock Holmes to the world in the 1800s, and the Guinness World Records has said that Holmes has been the “most portrayed movie character” on the screen, with well over 200 movies.
Buster Keaton had an...