| Sep 20, 2011
| 8:36 AM
The stereotypical Southern rednecks indulging in uncivilized behavior in the remake of "Straw Dogs" seem like they grew up watching the original 1972 movie. They also seem likely to have tossed back a few beers while watching "Deliverance," released...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 8:49 AM
The odds given a cancer patient in "50/50" also reflect the balance struck between comedy and drama in a movie that takes on a difficult subject. Much of the comedy feels forced, but its dramatic underpinnings will have you hoping that this patient...
| Oct 11, 2011
The presidential primaries will be upon us soon, so director, co-writer and star George Clooney scores points for having "The Ides of March" in theaters now. Although this political drama is frustratingly superficial where debate-worthy issues are...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 8:39 AM
The thing about "The Thing" is that even an unnecessary remake can claim your attention. Amonster from outer space attacking scientists at an Antarctic outpost has a way of doing that.
Following in the alien footprints of the 1951 and 1982 versions, this...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 8:57 AM
Halloween open house — Hosted by From the Heart Doggie Daycare, Sat., Oct. 29, noon-5 p.m., 8574 Laureldale Drive. Door prizes, dog costume contest, photographs and nail clinic for dogs. Refreshments served. 301-725-3647, http://www....
| Aug 26, 2012
| 8:13 AM
"The Bourne Legacy" (PG-13). The actions of Jason Bourne have consequences for another man with a similar secret background. With Jeremy Renner, Rachel Weisz, Edward Norton, Joan Allen, Albert Finney. TownMall Cinemas (1:00, 4:00, 7:00 p.m.)...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 3:32 PM
"The Dark Knight Rises" (PG-13). Eight years after taking the fall for murders commited by Harvey Dent, Brue Wayne must come out of a self-imposed retirement as The Batman to help Gotham face Bane, a terrorist who attacks the city, and also a...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 1:41 PM
"The Amazing Spider-Man" (PG-13). A radioactive spider bite gives Peter Parker super powers, and he also embarks on a quest to learn the truth about his parents. With Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Sally Field and Martin Sheen....
| Apr 30, 2012
| 10:24 AM
I had the honor and privilege of hitting the red carpet to talk to the star of the film, “SAFE,” Jason Statham.
#TaniaOnTheScene || #TaniaSuggests you check out the red carpet interview, and then the review of the movie below.
| Dec 25, 2008
Last weekend, Jim Carrey's "Yes Man" hit movie screens nationwide. Thousands of moms and dads let their teens see it because it was rated PG-13. But Carrey's character, in a rather graphic scene, receives oral sex from a willing elderly woman. It's played...
| Dec 18, 2009
A minor ruckus has erupted in Hollywood over the R rating assigned to the Meryl Streep romantic comedy, "It's Complicated," as reported in The Times' Dec. 10 post on the Company Town blog, "It's complicated, but 'It's Complicated' will be released with an...