| Jan 6, 2011
| 1:26 PM
Noted earlier for her roles in such movies as "Quantum of Solace" and "The Disappearance of Alice Creed," British actress Gemma Arterton came into her own with many critics for her title performance in director Stephen Frears' comedy - adapted from a...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 11:10 PM
As patrons sipped their chilled martinis — shaken, not stirred — fortunes of funny money were won and lost.
Red or black, odd or even, all was good fun at the roulette tables set up Thursday night for the Pacific Symphony's "The Music of...
| Oct 21, 2010
| 1:00 PM
Currently getting strong notices for "Tamara Drewe," Gemma Arterton ( "Quantum of Solace") spends lots of time restrained as the disappeared Alice in writer-director J. Blakeson's melodrama.
The character belongs to a rich British family targeted for a...
| May 3, 2012
| 1:01 PM
There's more to this drama than the title might indicate ... thanks to the true story it's based on, the solid performance by Gerard Butler and the direction by Marc Forster ("Quantum of Solace").
Butler plays Sam Childers, a drug dealer who altered...
| Jun 24, 2012
| 11:35 AM
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| Nov 16, 2008
Forty-six years ago, when Sean Connery played his first hand of chemin de fer clad in a shawl-collar tuxedo as James Bond in "Dr. No," the world was a much different place. Dressing up for dinner was de rigueur, and high-tech meant a shortwave radio...
| Jun 29, 2008
When Tom Ford announced he'll be dressing Daniel Craig in November's James Bond flick, "Quantum of Solace," it made sense to anyone who has watched the fashion rock star's meteoric rise in the menswear arena. Ford went from launching his eponymous line to...
| Nov 24, 2008
A wildly popular vampire love story took a big bite out of the box office, helping deliver a banner weekend for the industry as Hollywood brushed off one of the most tumultuous weeks ever on Wall Street.
"Twilight," the film that drew legions of fans...
| Oct 8, 2008
| 5:31 PM
| Dec 17, 2008
Rumor has it that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences may actually honor some movies at this year's Oscar ceremony. Movies, as opposed to, you know, filmsfilms.
Movies are those big, loud, colorful things that play on many cineplex big...
| Jan 24, 2008
| 8:36 AM
"Quantum of Solace" is the title of the new James Bond film, the 22nd Bond adventure.
The title was revealed to reporters Thursday at Pinewood Studios outside of London, where the movie is being filmed.
Producer Michael G. Wilson said the title,...