| Feb 5, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Sure, "Vampire Academy" is an adaptation of a wildly successful YA series chronicling the lives of teenage vampires, but the similarities to "Twilight" stop there.
Aside from dealing with a different vampire mythology, director Mark Waters said the...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Fifty years ago next Sunday, on Feb. 9, 1964, via "The Ed Sullivan Show," America met the Beatles.
It was not the group's first appearance on American television. CBS News had reported, dismissively, on British "Beatlemania," and Jack Paar had aired...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 8:15 PM
BOSTON — The first video tribute arrived at 6:59 p.m. Sunday, with 2:25 remaining in the first quarter of a regular-season game that would be anything but regular. With Kevin Garnett, yelping, screaming, spraying chalk, doing push-ups on his...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 6:05 AM
Cary Grant is generally considered the best screen actor of all time. But he was nominated just twice in his long career, and he never won.
Oscar nominators saluted him for the dramas "Penny Serenade" and "None But the Lonely Heart." Those are hardly...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 1:16 PM
James M. Cain's 1934 novel of passion, murder, and (just maybe) love — one of the progenitors of the noir attitude — has been filmed roughly a dozen times, often without attribution, in France, Italy, Japan, Germany, Hungary, and — I kid...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Bruce Dern, shirt untucked, white hair mussed ("I have always been a fan of attractive disarray," he says, chuckling), is between bites of his grilled cheese sandwich, holding court inside Paramount Pictures' executive dining room. Everyone knows him...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"Don't even try to put it down!" wrote New York Times critic Janet Maslin when movie wunderkind Robert Evans produced a memoir that Entertainment Weekly called "One of the greatest Hollywood Tell-alls!"
If you've been keeping up, you know that this hit...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 9:32 PM
Wednesday's print column The term "bucket list" gained currency six years ago with the release of a movie by that name. Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicholson starred as terminally ill men out to check items off an aspirational list of......
| Jan 20, 2014
| 4:32 PM
The term "bucket list" gained currency in 2008 with the release (at the very end of 2007) of a movie by that name in which Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman. played terminally ill men out to check items off a......
| Jan 18, 2014
| 11:29 AM
Referring to a movie or filmmaker as “genre” is often a subtle way to undermine them, placing them in a specific, confined box and leaving them there. This, of course, overlooks the ways in which many of the greatest filmmakers, from Howard...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Amy Poehler landed a joke about slavery, Bono paid moving tribute to Nelson Mandela, Leonardo DiCaprio launched the term "Philomania," and Jacqueline Bisset, well, one doesn't like to conjecture but, in the end, she did leave the stage under her own...