| Dec 19, 2011
| 1:21 PM
By Bob Garver
Special to The Herald-Mail
Did you know the title character of the television show "House" is based on Sherlock Holmes?
Played by Hugh Laurie, Dr. Gregory House is a brilliant solver of mysteries who has an antisocial personality, a drug...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 8:16 AM
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
To put it bluntly, this movie kicks butt. Director David Fincher orchestrates a stark but enthralling adaptation of the first novel in late author Stieg Larsson’s trilogy. Its harsh emotional...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 8:38 PM
Steven Spielberg made his first big splash in the churning waters of action films with "Raiders of the Lost Ark" in 1981.
Thirty years later, he recreates the same high energy and wild escapades in "The Adventures of Tintin." The title character is a...
| May 11, 2012
| 11:32 AM
Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law are back as Holmes and Dr. Watson, again directed by Guy Ritchie, in this enjoyable sequel that pits the sleuths against their ultimate nemesis: Professor Moriarty (Jared Harris).
He has his hand in a bunch of tragedies...
| Jun 1, 2012
PIX11's Tamsen Fadal talked to the stars and director of the highly anticipated movie "Prometheus," from its London premiere.
Ridley Scott, director of 'Alien' and 'Blade Runner,' returns to the genre he helped define.
With "Prometheus," he creates a...
| Jun 3, 2012
| 9:19 AM
"Snow White and the Huntsman" easily made it out of the woods at the box office this weekend, as the film's debut far exceeded industry projections.
The fairy-tale adaptation opened with a surprisingly robust $56.3 million, according to an estimate...
| Jun 7, 2012
***1/2 (out of four)
So beautiful it belongs on the Maxim Hot 100, “Prometheus” arrives in the wake of an awesome-looking trailer to disintegrate the existence of the “Alien vs. Predator” movies and revive the world's excitement...
| Jun 7, 2012
Nearly all the bits and pieces in director Ridley Scott's"Prometheus" come from other movies — either one of Scott's or someone else's. More and more, though, I appreciate Scott's fundamental squareness as a filmmaker. "Prometheus" may be the"...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 8:05 PM
"Dark Shadows" (PG-13). In this comic takeoff from the 1970s daytime drama, vampire Barnabas Collins emerges from a long slumber to 1972 Maine. With Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer and Helena Bonham Carter. TownMall Cinemas (10:20 p.m.)...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 10:41 AM
Ridley, Ridley, Ridley. How much money was spent to make such a visually stunning science fiction thriller, with such fantastic CGI…for all of us that loved Alien to say “Really? Did he just do that again?”
Don’t get me wrong,...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 7:43 PM
"Madagascar 3" continues the Dreamworks' franchise with a full dose of sensory overload. The lovable animal refugees from the New York Zoo are still looking for a way back home. Their wild journey takes many frenetic turns through Europe with dizzying...