| Aug 28, 2014
| 3:43 PM
In the Hollywood hierarchy of stardom, Cantinflas, the beloved Mexican comic actor, was like a streaking comet — white-hot and short-lived. Though well established in his homeland, he was a relative unknown to most in this country when he burst on...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 4:10 PM
An East Hartford family have volunteered to host a free Outdoor Movie Night Cancer fundraiser on Saturday, Aug. 30, at 3:30 p.m. The event will be held at 1807 Main St. in East Hartford and open to the public. There will be food and refreshments available...
| Sep 12, 2014
Event highlights for the week of Sept. 12-19 in and around the South suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit: http://triblocal.com/events.
Hunger Action Month in...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 12:31 PM
'Dolphin Tale 2'
Rating: PG for some mild thematic elements
Summary: Winter the disabled dolphin faces new crises, and the kids who care for her face big life decisions about what they'll be when they grow up.
Kid attractor: Kids and critters,...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 6:30 PM
The main cast as well as the mammalian star of the 2011 hit family film "Dolphin Tale" return in "Dolphin Tale 2," a pleasant if bland and nonessential sequel.
Like the original movie, the follow-up is based on true events that occurred at the...
| May 12, 2014
Temperatures are finally expected to crack the 80s this week, and it’s Movie in the Park time again in Allentown. The city will kick of its 2014 season at Arts Park with a Friday showing of “Frozen” starring Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 8:05 AM
It's no "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial." (What is?) But on its own modest terms, the alien adventure "Earth to Echo" is a lively and likable knockoff that should divert, if not exactly enthrall, tweens and young teens.
Logic hounds beware, however. The...
| May 1, 2014
| 6:00 PM
By what measure can a showbiz lifer who never had a mainstream hit claim success? That's the unanswered question in Kiki Melendez's "Journey of a Female Comic," which is billed as a "docu-comedy" but is closer to a video scrapbook of an obscure comedian's...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 12:05 AM
Conviction is the word that keeps coming to mind in watching "Heaven Is for Real," the latest faith-based film to debut this Passover-Easter season.
It is there in Todd Burpo's story of his 4-year-old son's near-death experience, which the Nebraska...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 12:03 PM
Imagine if you crossed “Romeo and Juliet” with “Bonnie and Clyde” in a French cartoon starring a penniless bear and a precocious mouse. No, that’s not a kids’ fever dream—that’s an elevator-pitch summary...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Melvin Mar's entrée to Hollywood was far from glamorous. As an unpaid intern for "Platoon" producer Arnold Kopelson, Mar was responsible for fetching his boss' lunch of matzo ball soup every day.
Mar calculated to the minute how long it would take to...