| Oct 11, 2014
| 2:30 PM
If you thought the trailer for Alejandro GonzÃ¡lez IÃ±Ã¡rritu's "Birdman" was bewildering, two new NSFW clips might shed some light on the upcoming dark comedy, namely that Michael Keaton-Edward Norton half-naked fight scene.
Keaton and Norton are...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 12:30 PM
It was not meant to be a roast, but there was certainly some ribbing happening at the Friars Foundation's annual gala honoring Robert De Niro and Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim on Oct. 7 at the recently sold Waldorf Astoria.
A parade of industryites...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 8:37 AM
“Idol’s Eye” – which stars Robert Pattinson (“Twilight”) and Robert De Niro (“Silver Linings Playbook”) -- is scheduled to film in Toronto Oct. 22-Dec. 22, according to a spokesperson for the Toronto Film,...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 4:19 PM
Some stories simply demand the epic length of a major motion picture, and two of the most memorable have something special to offer in DVD versions newly out from Warner Bros. The biggest news is that "Once Upon a Time in America," Sergio Leone's...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 10:30 AM
The CW is feeling the need for speed this fall, and "The Flash" aims to deliver on Tuesday night, introducing a new generation of fans to one of DC Comics' most enduring superheroes in a premiere that "bursts out of the starting gate" according to...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 5:12 AM
Sunday night will be packed with big offerings and schedule changes. Some weekend highlights to keep in mind:
1. "The Good Wife," 9:30 p.m. Sunday, CBS
A football doubleheader will push back the start of CBS prime time. But the start times may be...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 8:30 AM
It's hard to think of a more colorful sports documentary topic than "Playing for the Mob," the latest gem presented under ESPN's "30 for 30" banner, which feels like a movie -- largely because it's already been one. Narrated by Ray Liotta, the film...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 8:55 PM
When she saw a strange car parked behind her Ridgeway Street rental property, Sara Smith-Katz assumed the driver was a student at nearby East Stroudsburg University.
"Excuse me, you can't park there," Smith-Katz yelled.
"Even if I'm staying here?" the...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 9:10 PM
The circle of artists and writers around Bay Area painter Jess Collins and his lifelong romantic partner, poet Robert Duncan, didn't have a memorable name or a specific program. But it was to San Francisco in the 1950s and 1960s something of what the...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Once Upon a Time in America: Extended Director's Cut
Warner Bros., $14.97; Blu-ray, $34.99
The long, tortured history of Sergio Leone's 1984 masterpiece reaches a semi-happy end with the release of a new 251-minute, restored version on DVD and Blu-ray...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 2:00 PM
It's a word that began popping into my head as I was seeing films at the beginning of the year, and it has returned to my mind repeatedly ever since. Despite dispiriting signs pointing to decline in the industry and drift to other platforms, there has...