| Oct 2, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Just when Americans were finally getting over their inferiority complex regarding British television, here's "Gracepoint," a remake of the haunting British murder-drama "Broadchurch," to ensure a relapse. The series premieres Thursday.
The success of...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 6:58 PM
One of the fall’s big mysteries starts Thursday night. Can “Gracepoint,” the Fox version of the British drama “Broadchurch,” connect with viewers?
Debut: 9 p.m. Thursday on Fox
Premise: The death...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 7:11 PM
Allentown native Fred Galle is a busy man. With roles in more than a half-dozen new films, including the now-playing "Let's Be Cops," the actor never seems to stop working.
"If a movie was shot on the East Coast, I'm probably in it," Galle says.
| Aug 12, 2014
| 1:09 PM
The 48-Hour Film Festival comes to the Naro Expanded Cinema in Norfolk this week - and, no, it's not a bunch of films with Nick Nolte as a hard-bitten cop and Eddie Murphy as his wise-ass convict sidekick. (Moviegoers of a certain age will get that...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 10:00 PM
*1/2 (out of four)
For anyone who didn’t read Lois Lowry’s novel “The Giver” in junior high (that includes me), the big-screen adaptation will make you much more upset with “Divergent.” What a freakin’ ripoff...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 6:15 AM
Fall comes. Not such a big deal as it was back before there were 27 TV seasons in a year and a thousand new shows starting every week, but there are still something like a million series premiering on 6 billion channels between now and the end of the...
| Aug 29, 2014
Here are the synopses, time slots and premiere dates, where available, for new series and programs from the broadcast networks, cable channels and PBS. Schedules can change. TV critic Hal Boedeker assesses the programs.
SELFIE, 8 p.m. Tuesday:...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 4:30 AM
LONDON -- Top Bollywood actor, Akshay Kumar will headline "Brothers", the Hindi-language remake of Gavin O'Connor's 2011 contact sports drama "Warrior" that starred Nick Nolte, Tom Hardy and Joel Edgerton.
Indian powerhouse Dharma Productions, one of the...
| May 5, 2014
| 11:51 AM
"A Walk in the Woods" has taken a big step forward.
The long-planned adaptation of Bill Bryson's 1998 memoir has begun production with director Ken Kwapis ("He's Just Not That Into You") at the helm, the film's backers, Wildwood Enterprises and Route...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 5:26 PM
On Monday morning, Bree Walker opened the door of her home in Venice and ushered me in. Her very blond, slightly messy hair was tumbling out of a bun on top of her head. Her face was bare, as were her feet. She wore a loose-fitting pair of polka dot...
| May 5, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Emma Thompson, Nick Offerman and Kristen Schaal have joined Robert Redford in the independent drama "A Walk in the Woods."
Wildwood Enterprises and Route One Films started production Monday on the film, an adaptation of travel writer Bill Bryson's...