| Jun 11, 2013
| 7:14 PM
Guess who's going to be in the upcoming movie version of "The Little Prince"?
You're right, it's James Franco. It's obvious because that's his picture up there. But Franco is the obvious guess: At this point, he seems to be involved in practically every...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 12:00 PM
It won't be only Disney executives who are watching the box office returns for "The Lone Ranger" this weekend. Lots of people are wondering whether Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer can ride to the rescue of a genre that was once a staple of American cinema...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Feb. 9, 10:15 p.m., Spotlight Theatres Front Street, 39 Front St., Hartford, (860) 422-7713, spotlighttheatres.com
As a glorious paradox:
There are plenty of reasons for the enduring success of Joel and Ethan Coen's The Big Lebowski,...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Martyn Donaldson leans hard against the hulking 1948 Tucker 48 and rolls it out of his small restoration shop in Pacoima.
Although the color on its build sheet is listed as maroon, the midafternoon sun reveals a metallic luster in the showroom quality...
| Feb 21, 2013
* (out of four)
If I know ruthless drug dealers (which I don't, but still), I really don't think you can just approach their operation and say you want in. When trust is paramount, a new face, particularly one attached to a body the size of human anvil...
| Feb 28, 2013
*** (out of four)
Sometimes Rosie, a Colorado fifth grader, imagines her teacher is a banana and her classmates are apples. It’s a cute fantasy until you put it in context.
Rosie does this because she’s one of 50 million Americans who are...
| Feb 28, 2013
America's twin ills, the swollen ranks of hungry people and the national obesity epidemic are explained, in blunt and poignant terms, in "A Place at the Table," a new documentary about food politics and the forces that let hunger make a comeback....
| Nov 6, 2012
| 12:30 PM
One of the great benefits of being your "Green Wheels" columnist is that I get to drive multiple test cars and compare and contrast their performance. They can be wildly disparate—one week a Hyundai Elantra Coupe and the next a Suzuki Kizashi...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 11:30 AM
Daft Punk failed to make a scheduled appearance on “The Colbert Report” on Tuesday night, causing host Stephen Colbert to complain to his audience that he, and they, had been “daft punk’d.”
The French duo reportedly...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 4:05 PM
Stephen Colbert became the talk of the Internet on Wednesday after a star-studded dance party to the Daft Punk hit “Get Lucky” went viral. Given the level of attention generated by the clip — and the last-minute cancellation and...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 4:20 PM
Last week, Stephen Colbert spun a last-minute cancellation by Daft Punk attributed to a conflicted appearance on the MTV VMAs into comedy gold. The well-publicized debacle sparked at least one giant viral hit and even a few conspiracy theories.