| Jan 4, 2014
| 11:23 AM
It would be hard to find someone who worked with three-time Oscar-winning movie and music producer Saul Zaentz and came out of it feeling neutral about him.
Some admired him, including director Milos Forman, who won Oscars for two Zaentz films, "One...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 1:47 PM
From its inception, the MTV Movie Awards sounded like a strange hybrid.
Honoring long-form movies on the music video channel? This sounded like a one-time special doomed to tank. Yet on Sunday, June 5, the 2011 edition marks the honors' 20th annual...
| Feb 2, 2012
*** (out of four)
“Go. Get you home. You fragments.” Ouch. Those are not the words of a guy who respects the people.
In this adaptation of the Shakespeare tragedy, Caius Martius (Ralph Fiennes, who also directed) quickly learns that a leader...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 10:00 PM
** (out of four)
It all. Comes down. To this. Actually, the final showdown between Harry (Daniel Radcliffe) and the dark forces of evil doesn’t feel that spectacular on screen. Still, seemingly the entire planet can’t wait to see the...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 5:10 PM
After seven previous films over a 10-year span, $2 billion in domestic box office and still more treasure overseas, Warner Bros. has unwrapped the Harry Potter advertising line it hoped it would never have to use: "It all ends."
In a classic storybook...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 1:37 PM
Those who have grown up with Harry Potter will appreciate the level of maturity displayed by the young adult wizard and his pals in "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2." This emotionally satisfying conclusion to the series ensures that the...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 9:03 AM
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 *** 1/2
La película Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2, recrea la batalla final entre el joven Potter y su archi enemigo Lord Voldemort.
Este octavo y último capítulo llega una década después del...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 10:32 AM
It's not surprising that Shakespeare remains the most filmed author of all time. (Yes, children, that even includes Stephen King.) In fact, in any given year there are more adaptations of Shakespeare than of anyone else. Public domain status helps, but...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 8:39 PM
Earlier this month, the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Dickens was celebrated in an event held at his burial site in London's Westminster Abbey.
In attendance were many writers, academics, and other enthusiasts of the man considered to be...
| Oct 15, 2011
| 12:47 PM
The most profitable movie franchise in history, having passed the James Bond series, reaches its end with the ultimate showdown between young wizard Harry (Daniel Radcliffe) and the sinister Lord Voldemort (Ralph Fiennes).
For those who wanted the...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 2:05 PM
An all-star cast and a taut teleplay by one of England's greatest living writers launch a new season of PBS' "Masterpiece Contemporary" with the spy drama "Page Eight" on Sunday, Nov. 6 (check local listings).
Written and directed by David Hare, whose...