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  • Losing Robin Williams' Light Against The Dark

    Losing Robin Williams' Light Against The Dark
    Twice in 2014, I've come to the end of a pleasant evening, walked upstairs to where my laptop sits and discovered the sudden death of someone who spoke powerfully to me. In February, it was Philip Seymour Hoffman on a Sunday night. Last Monday night, it...
  • Searching for the next King Lear: A critic shares his casting notes

    Searching for the next King Lear: A critic shares his casting notes
    In my recent critic’s notebook on the Shakespeare in the Park production of “King Lear” with John Lithgow, I listed the illustrious actors I’ve seen take on this fearsome role in the last 10 years. Who would I like to see...
  • Reel Critics: A 'Journey' worth taking

    "The Hundred Foot Journey" is a kissing cousin to "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel." It's a very pleasant trip taken by good people with good karma in search of good food. Helen Mirren is outstanding as Madame Mallory, the meticulous proprietor of an...
  • Read On: Robin Williams' end spotlights depression

    Read On: Robin Williams' end spotlights depression
    I don't think I've seen the kind of shock and national mourning — and outpouring of love — for an entertainment figure that's been generated by the suicide this week of Robin Williams since Michael Jackson's death in 2009. This shouldn't...
  • Film Review: 'Into the Storm'

    Back in ye olde summer of 1996, few could have imagined that we would eventually look back fondly on Jan de Bont's "Twister" as the kind of movie "they" don't make like they used to. And yet, a scant two decades later, here comes "Into the Storm" to prime...
  • Review: 'Into the Storm' ★ 1/2

    Review: 'Into the Storm' &#9733 1/2
    Like "The Passion of Joan of Arc," "Ma and Pa Kettle at Waikiki" and "Dude, Where's My Car?" "Into the Storm" is a movie. And like the wind, this particular movie blows tall, unstable columns of hot air willy-nilly. In the spirit of "Sharknado" and...
  • 'Altman' Documentary Captures 'Force of Nature,' Friends and Family Say

    Robert Altman was a legend behind the camera, but the Oscar-nominated icon behind such classics as "Nashville" and "McCabe & Mrs. Miller" dominates the screen in a new documentary devoted to his life and work. Entitled "Altman," the documentary airs...
  • Emmys 2014: Billy Crystal recalls departed friend Robin Williams

    Emmys 2014: Billy Crystal recalls departed friend Robin Williams
    At the 2013 Emmys, Robin Williams paid tribute to his recently departed friend and mentorĀ  Jonathan Winters, lauding Winters for his "comedy at the speed of thought." At this year's ceremony, Williams was tragically on the other end of such an homage,...
  • Why the very rich aren't giving much of their fortunes to their kids

     Why the very rich aren't giving much of their fortunes to their kids
    What do Sting, Bill Gates and Warren Buffett have in common? All three have huge fortunes, and none of them are giving it to their kids. Sting just revealed that most of his $300 million won't end up with his six adult children. "I certainly don't...
  • 'Hercules' Rules the Week in TV Advertising Spend

    In this week's edition of the Variety/iSpot.tv Movie Commercial Tracker, MGM's "Hercules" leads in spending with an estimated outlay of $8.4 million for spots that have aired 1,903 times across 37 networks through July 27. (That's a relatively modest...
  • Robert Pattinson on Kristen Stewart cheating: '... happens'

    Robert Pattinson on Kristen Stewart cheating: '... happens'
    Robert Pattinson seems to be totally over the whole Kristen Stewart-Rupert Sanders cheating scandal that ended his relationship with the actress a couple of years ago. Like totally over it. The former "Twilight" star gave a candid interview to Esquire...