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Matthew Broderick

Matthew Broderick
Matthew Broderick, born March 21, 1962, is a film actor most notable for playing the lead role in the 1986 film Ferris Bueller's Day Off. (Photo AP)
Matthew Broderick, born March 21, 1962, is a film actor most notable for playing the lead role in the 1986 film Ferris Bueller's Day Off. (Photo AP) « Show less

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  • Top ads of 2012: Old Spice, Ferris Bueller, Snoop Dogg...er, Lion

    Top ads of 2012: Old Spice, Ferris Bueller, Snoop Dogg...er, Lion
    The most popular ads of 2012, according to YouTube, include a jab at the Apple iPhone, a choir of dogs barking the "Star Wars" theme, a time machine baby and the Old Spice guy losing his mind. Actually, Old Spice is all over the YouTube Ads Leaderboard,...
  • Film Review: 'New Year's Eve'

    Film Review: 'New Year's Eve'
    It was only last year that director Garry Marshall's “Valentine's Day” raked in enough moolah to reach 23 on Box Office Mojo's highest-grossing “romantic comedy” list. That was apparently enough to trigger a follow-up — not,...
  • 'New Year's Eve' drops the ball on good storytelling

    'New Year's Eve' drops the ball on good storytelling
    Let's hope your New Year's Eve is better than the movie titled "New Year's Eve." This hectic ensemble comedy has so many interwoven story lines and exudes so much synthetic good cheer that it leaves you feeling exhausted long before midnight strikes....
  • Broadway's "Nice Work" Rings a Goodspeed Bell

    Broadway's "Nice Work" Rings a Goodspeed Bell
    The upcoming Broadway musical “Nice Work if You Can Get It” may have a familiar whiff to Connecticut audiences. This new-old Gershwin show bears a striking resemblance to “They All Laughed” which was also marketed as a new-old...
  • The Directors: Brett Ratner, 'Tower Heist'

    The Directors: Brett Ratner, 'Tower Heist'
    It didn't take long for Arthur Shaw (Alan Alda) to fleece investors out of countless millions. Transforming Shaw's Ponzi scheme into "Tower Heist" proved a bit more time-consuming. Envisioned six years ago by Eddie Murphy as an all-black take on "Ocean's...
  • Fall Sneaks list

    Fall Sneaks list
    SEPT. 9 All's Faire in Love A college football star has to make up for his many absences by working at a Renaissance fair, where he falls for an aspiring actress. With Christina Ricci, Owen Benjamin, Cedric the Entertainer and Matthew Lillard. Written...
  • Cast and filmmakers recall making 'Lion King' 3-D

    Cast and filmmakers recall making 'Lion King' 3-D
    Walt Disney's 1994 animated blockbuster "The Lion King" certainly hasn't been an endangered species for the studio. Not with an international gross of $788.2 million. Though it hasn't been out on DVD or VHS since 2004, Disney reports it is the most...
  • On the set of Bravo's 'Watch What Happens Live'

    On the set of Bravo's 'Watch What Happens Live'
    I wasn't sure what to expect when I stepped into the Bravo Clubhouse, home of the “Real Housewives” franchise, but I knew there would be cocktails. The clubhouse, near Greenwich Village in New York City, is where host Andy Cohen typically...
  • 'Tower Heist'

    'Tower Heist'
    Recent economic news is applied to an action-comedy approach in director Brett Ratner's ("Rush Hour") entertaining caper set in a posh New York condo. The building manager (Ben Stiller) organizes some of his fellow employees, who lost significant money in...
  • Review: Matthew Broderick returns as Ferris Bueller for Honda Super Bowl ad

    Review: Matthew Broderick returns as Ferris Bueller for Honda Super Bowl ad
    For the record, I love “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.” Not every scene--does anyone really watch the Principal Rooney shenanigans without impatiently waiting to return to the Ferris stuff?--but as a whole, the 1986 John Hughes classic is...
  • Oscar nominees take a look back with 'New Nostalgia'

    Oscar nominees take a look back with 'New Nostalgia'
    A couple of years ago, Bruce Sheridan, chair of the film program at Columbia College, noticed a curious thing happening. A few of the film majors who interned on the Chicago production of "The Dark Knight" had started making their student films and, as...