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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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  • ABC Family to air weekend of classic animated Disney movies

     
    Easter weekend will be a special treat for fans of beloved, classic animated Disney movies, as ABC Family will be showing Alice in Wonderland (1951), Mulan (1998), The Lion King (1994) and Beauty and the Beast (1991) Saturday, March 30, and Sunday,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Crimes committed by Ferris Bueller during his "day off"

    Crimes committed by Ferris Bueller during his "day off"
    Since 1986, Ferris Bueller has been the poster child of what can happen when playing hooky from school. He made it on national television, managed to wreck an expensive car, and even became the center of attention in a massive parade. It's all fun and...
  • Day trips: Gallery reopens, orchids bloom and King of Pop makes an appearance

    Day trips: Gallery reopens, orchids bloom and King of Pop makes an appearance
    Philadelphia Showy orchids In advance of the famed Philadelphia Flower Show, the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is featuring "Enchanting Orchids," an exhibit featuring plants grown by experts from the Pinelands Orchid Society. In addition to these...
  • 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...