| Feb 24, 2013
| 2:52 PM
It’s a rough time for science fiction and fantasy films at the 2013 Academy Awards. “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” ......
| Jul 8, 2013
| 4:32 PM
On Demand DVD New Releases July 8-14 Admission Tina Fey stars as a college-admissions officer at Princeton whose seemingly orderly life is thrown into chaos when she meets an alternative-school kid who just might be the son she gave up for adoption...
| Apr 28, 2013
The 2013 Summer Movie Preview is a snapshot of films opening through the end of August. Release dates (for Los Angeles) and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change.
FOR THE RECORD:
Sneaks list: In the...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Available on VOD on Thursday.
Writer-director Brian De Palma's erotic thriller is an English-language remake of Alain Corneau's "Love Crime," a film about what happens when the war of wits between a female executive and her protégée turns...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 6:30 PM
A critical digest of the week's latest U.S. theatrical releases. Where applicable, links to longer reviews have been provided.
One Direction: This Is Us
Once one reaches a certain age, the procession of teen pop idols becomes a cruel...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 11:56 AM
Brian De Palma has had a long and checkered career and his new “Passion” ranks somewhere in the middle of that checkerboard — better than “Raising Cain” and well below “The Untouchables.” “Passion”...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 12:03 PM
Director Paul Feig, hot off the box-office success of “The Heat,” is going to stick with women with guns. But in his next movie, his lead will be a spy — a female James Bond.
The planned 20th Century Fox project is in the early...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 8:19 PM
There’s no tribute more fitting — or eerie — than a well-known actor who dies, then materializes months or years later on the movie screen. It happened to James Dean in “Rebel Without a Cause.” Ditto for Heath Ledger in...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 10:00 AM
James Gandolfini described himself as a “300-lb. Woody Allen," when I met him at the end of November, just about six months before he passed away at 51 from a heart attack while on vacation in Italy.
Appearing a lot more vulnerable than his heft...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 9:18 AM
A week after a near $200-million movie debuted with a flop, another big-budget 3-D film proved to be box office magic.
"Oz: The Great and Powerful" enjoyed a far better opening than "Jack the Giant Slayer" did last weekend, launching with a robust $80.3...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 4:47 PM
Director Niels Arden Oplev teamed up with forceful actress Noomi Rapace in the acclaimed original of "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo." They team up again for another tense crime thriller in "Dead Man Down." Colin Farrell joins them in this dark and...