| May 7, 2012
| 2:44 PM
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...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 3:23 AM
President Barack Obama was in New York City Thursday doing things he can only do here: acknowledge a milestone at the World Trade Center and pick up more and larger checks than he gets anywhere else. Because the former part of his trip was official,...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 9:45 AM
Brighton Beach Memoires is a Neil Simon comedy that tells the story of Eugene Jerome's coming of age in Brooklyn in 1937. He has a sexual awakening and needs to find his identity, despite the fact that there's always a family member underfoot. It's...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 1:32 PM
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...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 1:16 PM
A bathrobe-clad Matthew Broderick shuffles to the window, flinging open the curtains and dead panning simply, "How can I handle work on a day like today?"
It's impossible to tell what's grayer about the "Ferris Bueller"-esque clip that hit the Web...
| Jan 30, 2012
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...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 2:35 PM
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...
| Jan 31, 2012
The excitement around the annual Super Bowl commercials is always huge around this time and this year is not an exception.
The old saying "time is money" is very true when it comes to Super Bowl ads. NBC sold out the Super Bowl's commercial airtime...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 8:47 AM
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...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 12:57 PM
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...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 1:05 AM
The Descendants, one of the best picture nominees at Sunday's Academy Awards, continues for another week at the Capitol Theatre, 415 S. Main St. George Clooney and Shailene Woodley star in the family drama. Showings are at 7:30 each night. Admission...