| May 16, 2009
| 10:17 AM
Daniel Craig demonstrates James Bond isn't the be-all and end-all for him, as he delivers a stirring performance in director Edward Zwick's fine, fact-based drama about several Russian brothers with Liev Schreiber and Jamie Bell cast as the others who...
| Mar 5, 2010
Kim Harper started a career before starting a family. After graduating from Michigan State University in 1990, she traveled, earned a law degree and began working as an attorney. When Harper married in 2006, she and her husband, Jeff, hoped a baby would...
| May 1, 2009
The second coolest thing about the Wolverine of the X-Men movies -- after Hugh Jackman's epic sideburns -- was his mystery. So naturally that's what Marvel set out to delete with its first X-Men sequel.
X-Men Origins: Wolverine, may be a perfectly...
| Apr 30, 2009
A chaotic headbanger, "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" is saved from pure flat-footed blockbuster franchise adequacy by six things, three of them on Hugh Jackman's left hand, three on his right.
Don't those retractable metal alloy blades look like a blast? The...
| Apr 30, 2009
If you look up the word "typecasting" in the dictionary, you'll find Matthew McConaughey's smirk affixed to the title " Ghosts of Girlfriends Past." Nonetheless, director Mark Waters' Lothario-learns-a-lesson comedy is better than its already sour...
| Jan 31, 2010
Scarlett Johansson started acting early -- although she's just 25 years old, her performing career already spans 16 years -- and knows the usual drill. "I'm really used to a camera following me," she says.
Yet for all of her movie work -- "Lost in...
| Aug 28, 2009
This is the way we should remember Woodstock -- a sea of people, a river of mud, a mountain of garbage and a whole lotta love.
And that sound echoing from off in the acid-warped distance? It's the music, man.
Ang Lee's Taking Woodstock is a coming-of-...
| Feb 24, 2009
Chiwetel Ejiofor is out to get Angelina Jolie.
The English actor has agreed to co-star in "Salt," according to Variety. The film follows Jolie as Evelyn Salt, a CIA agent accused of being a Russian spy. As you might expect, that means she needs to work...
| Apr 11, 2009
Smokin' Joe is on the phone and upside my head, joking, singing and jawing once again about the fight of the decade, of the century, some would say of all time: the so-called "Thrilla in Manila."
Justifiable or not, hyperbole was the order of the day...
| Dec 14, 2009
| 8:31 AM
Director Ang Lee ('Brokeback Mountain') dramatizes the background of arguably the most legendary rock concert ever staged. Comedian Demetri Martin plays a young man caught up in the efforts to secure a site for the event after the initial plans fall...
| Dec 27, 2009
Scarlett Johansson is set to step before a Broadway audience for the first time Monday night in Arthur Miller's waterfront tragedy, "A View From the Bridge," in the role of the 17-year-old niece of a tough New York longshoreman whose feelings for her...