| Aug 23, 2012
*1/2 (out of four)
A few years ago, an adaptation of co-writer/co-director Marjane Satrapi’s graphic novel “Persepolis”—a visually creative but simplistic, episodic take on personal and political struggles—received far...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 1:01 PM
If you're a James Bond devotee, you may want to put your life on hold for a month or so. That's about the amount of time it will take to get through this boxed set that commemorates the 50th anniversary of the spy movie franchise by gathering all 22 of...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 9:11 AM
A Miami hotel circa 1959 is the setting of this evocative drama made for the cable channel Starz, with Jeffrey Dean Morgan ("Watchmen") as the owner who owes a lot - much more than he wishes he did - to a local mobster (Danny Huston).
He tries to keep...
| 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,...
| 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...
| 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
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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 13, 2008
Brevity is the soul of Bond. That's a truism producers mercifully remembered for Daniel Craig's second outing as 007. " Quantum of Solace" may have the most cryptic title of a Bond film. It may be so action-packed as to give the "This is more Bourne...
| Nov 12, 2009
| 4:32 PM
The apocalypse will be felt even stronger overseas than in the U.S. '2012,' Sony Pictures' $200-million disaster movie from genre specialist Roland Emmerich, is on track for strong domestic opening weekend ticket sales of about $55 million, according to...