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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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  • 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 soup├žon 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Sarah Jessica Parker, Matthew Broderick to have twins via surrogate

  • ' The Tale of Despereaux' stars the voices of Matthew Broderick, Robbie Coltrane, Emma Watson

    The chipper cynicism of the "Shrek" movies ($2.2 billion in grosses worldwide) is a popular commodity indeed because so many cultures share the same fairy tale tropes and enjoy seeing them shot at with a peashooter. The success of those films makes it...
  • Parker and the city: HBO pilot films here

    Parker and the city: HBO pilot films here
    First it was drugs, crime and corruption, now it's sex. TV and Baltimore sure make for an interesting mix. A year after The Wire stopped filming here, the pilot for another HBO television series, this one based on a book by D.C. sex blogger Jessica...
  • 'Scrubs' Is Done at NBC

    NBC confirmed on Wednesday that "Scrubs" will end its seven-season run on the network in May. Which doesn't necessarily mean the show is going away for good. It's widely expected that "Scrubs" will end up on ABC next season, given that it's produced by...
  • Helen Hunt calls the shots in 'Then She Found Me'

    Helen Hunt calls the shots in 'Then She Found Me'
    HELEN HUNT didn't know what to expect when she got to the Toronto Film Festival last September. There with "Then She Found Me," her feature directing, co-writing and producing debut -- she also stars, but she's done that before -- she learned that it...