| Jun 13, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Vera Farmiga remembers vividly how she came to see Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho" for the first time.
Had she known she would someday play Norman Bates' mother in A&E's prequel series "Bates Motel," she might have paid the picture closer attention. At...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 11:08 AM
LOS ANGELES (AP) — However riotous the Eddie Murphy stories from Arsenio Hall, Tracy Morgan, Adam Sandler and Russell Brand, the highlight of Spike TV's tribute to Murphy was the comedian's duet with Stevie Wonder.
Murphy joined the subject of...
| Apr 29, 2012
A team of superheroes including Iron Man, Captain America, the Hulk and Thor unite to save the world. With Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo and Chris Hemsworth. Written and directed by Joss Whedon. In Imax 3-D. Walt Disney...
| May 1, 2011
A once-successful toy executive and family man suffering from depression begins communicating through a beaver hand puppet. With Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster and Anton Yelchin. Written by Kyle Killen. Directed by Foster. Summit...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 8:07 AM
Boy, if I had a dollar for every celebrity interview that discussed the size of God’s penis.
Actually, that’s a first—but “Higher Ground” star/director Vera Farmiga had more to say about genitalia. The actress is probably...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 10:00 PM
*** (out of four)
Are penises and clitoral stimulation really part of God’s plan? Should women avoid preaching so as not to seem like they’re teaching men? Corinne (Vera Farmiga) considers these and other questions as her commitment to...
| Sep 2, 2011
Lyricist and songwriter
George Green, 59, who wrote lyrics for some of John Mellencamp's biggest hits, as well as songs for Barbra Streisand and others, died Sunday in Albuquerque of a rapid-forming lung cancer, his wife, Kathryn, told...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 1:14 PM
Friday's movie reviews run the quality gamut, with "Higher Ground" receiving three-and-a-half stars and "A Good Old-Fashioned Orgy" getting zero stars. So I trucked over to Movies Critic Michael Phillips' cubicle to ask him about it.
First, about the...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 10:38 AM
"Up in the Air" and "The Departed" co-star Vera Farmiga turned director with this deep-thinking drama, inspired by the memoir "This Dark World" by Carolyn S. Briggs (who also co-wrote the screenplay). Farmiga also plays the central character, a woman...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Editor's note: The Artist, the recipient of 10 Oscar nominations, opens Friday at the Capitol Theatre, 415 S. Main St. Showings are at 7:30 each night. Admission is $8. The film is rated PG-13 and runs 100 minutes. The odds are good that it will run two...