| Feb 12, 2014
Hollywood has spent some time in Connecticut over the years. Some big box-office hits have been filmed here. Some flops have, too. But what has Connecticut looked like to movie goers?
Some movies shot and set here take a jaundiced look at Connecticut....
| Jan 30, 2014
| 6:30 AM
When the Academy Award nominations are announced, there are often surprises, sometimes including an underdog or two that may have burrowed their way into a finalist slot. It's rare, however, to find nominees who haven't been significantly promoted to...
| May 23, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Just before midnight, as 25-year-old JP Erickson was getting ready to go to bed, his phone buzzed.
"Are you available tomorrow at 5:30 a.m.?"
The text was from the production coordinator of a low-budget movie offering a day's work as an unpaid...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Occasionally for better but often for worse, Michael Bay has been a trailblazer for this generation of studio filmmakers, whose films bear the mark of his dizzying editing and grandiose compositions.
Bay's films generally feast at the box office but...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 3:10 PM
Invitations were sent to 271 individuals to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Thursday. They gain entry to the academy by earning an Oscar nomination, by getting two members to pen recommendations or by receiving an endorsement...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 12:41 PM
Steven Spielberg tends to have a distinct pattern in his moviemaking--He’ll take a hiatus of as much as two years, then come back with a few movies in quick succession.
Early last decade he didn’t have a movie for a couple years when “...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 5:30 AM
James Spader pauses when asked the question anyone who's followed his long career has contemplated: Why does he so often play inscrutable oddballs?
"Maybe it's that I like reading something on the page that allows you to fill in the blanks as an...
| Aug 1, 2013
In Zack Snyder's upcoming Superman/Batman movie, Henry Cavill is reprising his “Man of Steel” role. But who will play the […]...
| Nov 19, 2013
Nov. 19, 2013, marks the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln's famous Gettysburg Address. Though Lincoln stated during his speech that “The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here” his brief, approximately 270-...
| Aug 30, 2013
This morning's news that James Spader will play the titular villain in Marvel's “Avengers: Age of Ultron” has the Internet […]...
| Jan 31, 2014
An Allentown native who has become a fast-rising star will be on view during one of the high profile commercials during the Super Bowl Sunday. Dane Dehaan will be seen in the trailer for "The Amazing Spiderman 2" which will......