| Sep 11, 2011
| 7:00 AM
A film centering on the world of the raw and brutal form of competitive fighting known as mixed martial arts would hardly make this reviewer rush to the cinema. But director Gavin O’Connor’s new film, “Warrior,” much like last...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 8:59 AM
If "Warrior" predictably throws many of the same punches as the many boxing movies that came before it, there are just enough differences to make this movie seem both quirkier and more topical. Although it falls short of delivering a knockout punch, it is...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 9:44 PM
"Contagion" is the latest film about a deadly virus that threatens humankind. It borrows from movies like "Outbreak" and "The Andromeda Strain." But the basic concept goes all the way back to the real Black Death of the Middle Ages.
A healthy person...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 5:52 PM
In August 2001, Dick Butkus was approached with a deal.
If he would record a radio advertisement, he would be given an EBCT heart scan. The scan normally would have cost about $15,000 and insurance didn't cover it.
"What the hell," Butkus said. "I hadn'...
| Sep 19, 2012
Wayne Furbert, Minister of Business Development and Tourism, stopped by to talk about Bermuda.
Bermuda's proximity many people don't realize that it is the closest island destination to NYC at less than a twohour flight with service on American...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 10:23 AM
Despite the top-notch pedigree this racetrack-centered HBO drama had - including creator and executive producer David Milch ("Deadwood") and a cast including Oscar winners Dustin Hoffman and Nick Nolte - the series only would have one season, the result...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Pasadena has the attention of the world during the Rose Parade, but moviegoers often see the city without realizing it as film crews work year round to convert Pasadena into European capitals, the Midwest and Boston.
Pasadena, South Pasadena and San...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 10:01 AM
Legendary producer Aaron Spelling was building his television dynasty (along with then-partner Leonard Goldberg) when he made this early 1970s ABC series about several young policemen (Georg Stanford Brown, Michael Ontkean, Sam Melville) and their...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 10:55 AM
Algunas veces los villanos de las películas inspiran más que los héroes como sucedió en Aurora (Colorado), donde James Holmes, joven que asistía al estreno de The Dark Knight Rises, disparó contra los asistentes, causando 12 muertos y más de 50 heridos....
| Jan 31, 2012
HBO found an immediate victory at the horse track with it’s new series Luck, which debuted this past Sunday logging a gross audience of 3.3 million viewers to date. The network renewed the series for a 10-episode second season slated to debut in...
| Jan 30, 2012
If you’ve spent any time at a racetrack, you’ve seen Marcus, Renzo, Jerry and Lonnie, the four luckiest characters on the premiere episode of HBO’s horse-racing series, "Luck." If you haven’t spent any time at the racetrack, I...