| Jan 27, 2011
| 10:01 AM
Lisa Kudrow may be an Emmy-winning funny lady, but she's serious about helping stars trace their ancestry.
The actress who became iconic as lovably ditsy Phoebe Buffay on the long-running sitcom "Friends" decided to bring a British show to the U.S. as...
| 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,...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 9:33 AM
The thieves in "Tower Heist" may have a skyscraper-dwelling rich guy as their target, but the movie itself is reaching into your wallet. It's such a crassly commercial action-comedy that you won't be surprised to learn that its towering aspirations only...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 9:28 PM
Anyone who's ever been in love will smile at the young lovers in "Like Crazy," even while they find them annoying.
Anna (Felicity Jones) is an aspiring writer and Jacob (Anton Yelchin) a shy furniture designer, both attending a Los Angeles university....
| Dec 9, 2011
| 12:20 PM
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,...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 12:57 PM
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....
| 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...