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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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  • 'Once' sees stronger box-office sales after Tony nominations

    'Once' sees stronger box-office sales after Tony nominations
    The announcement of the Tony Award nominations last Tuesday gave a box-office boost to "Once," the new musical whose 11 nominations make it the early Tony frontrunner this year. "Once," which is playing at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre in New York, saw...
  • John Hughes dies at 59; writer-director of '80s teen films

    John Hughes dies at 59; writer-director of '80s teen films
    John Hughes, the influential writer-director who captured the humor and angst of the teen experience, 1980s style, in hit movies such as "Sixteen Candles," "The Breakfast Club" and "Ferris Bueller's Day Off," died Thursday. He was 59. Hughes, who...
  • 'The Tale of Despereaux'

    'The Tale of Despereaux'
    Lovable rodents and a fussy French chef -- there's a soupçon of "Ratatouille" in "The Tale of Despereaux," but this old-fashioned fable cares not a whit about culinary competition or entrepreneurial triumph. It revolves around matters as elemental as...
  • New on DVD: 'The Day the Earth Stood Still'

    New on DVD: 'The Day the Earth Stood Still'
    Doubt Miramax, $29.99; Blu-ray, $34.99 John Patrick Shanley's Tony-winning stage play "Doubt" tells the story of a brittle nun and the likable priest she accuses of child sexual abuse, and on stage at least, "Doubt's" measured, troubling inquiry into...
  • Classic and rare films at Cinecon

    Classic and rare films at Cinecon
    Movie buffs, prepare to feast upon a banquet of classic and rare films, celebrity guests and memorabilia marts at the 45th annual Cinecon film festival, which kicks off tonight and runs through Monday at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood. Among the...
  • John Hughes High School reunion

    John Hughes High School reunion
    John Hughes' film message is simple: The kids are all right. His young heroes were certainly confused, frustrated and angry, but they ultimately proved steely enough to triumph over the often cruel peer pressure and stifling confinement of suburban life....
  • Hughes was a master of light, right notes

    Hughes was a master of light, right notes
    Filmmaker John Hughes burned brightest in the '80s, when he defined teen angst in terms of the caste system of the suburban high school experience, a thread that others would pick up again and again. His films were talky, in a good way. Like the kids...
  • Movie review: The Tale of Despereaux -- 2 out of 5 stars

    Movie review: The Tale of Despereaux -- 2 out of 5 stars
    The Tale of Despereaux talks a good game. It talks and talks and talks. This fairy tale cartoon, based on Kate DiCamillo's Newbery Medal-winning novel, makes for a cluttered, static film with images so vivid that the nose of the hero mouse named...
  • Michelle Obama v. Cindy McCain: Ratings

     
    by Mark Silva Michelle Obama, wife of the Democratic Party's presumptive presidential nominee, has a higher public profile - though people say they have heard a lot of negative things about her. Cindy McCain, wife of the Republicans' presumptive nominee,....
  • A starry evening with Hugh Jackman and Daniel Craig

     
    When "A Steady Rain" opened last night on Broadway, you could almost feel the heat from New York all the way in California. Keith Huff's drama features the sparest of sets and only two characters who play lifelong friends and......
  • Daniel Radcliffe reportedly prepping for stage musical 'How to Succeed in Business'

     
    As fans of the "Harry Potter" films will surely attest, Daniel Radcliffe, who created the on-screen role of the young wizard, has those "cool, clear eyes of a seeker of wisdom and truth." That's also a refrain from "I Believe......