| Jan 6, 2011
| 1:14 PM
As a wedding approaches, there's discontent between two generations of women in this well-cast comedy. The groom's mother ( Jamie Lee Curtis) urges her daughter ( Kristen Bell) to accept the bride-to-be ( Odette Yustman, "The Unborn"), an enemy from...
| Jan 20, 2011
| 3:28 PM
When Walter Hill was flipping through the first 40 pages of the science fiction/horror script that became "Alien," he considered it turgid, a snooze.
"I thought it was just terrible," said Hill, who co-wrote and co-produced the movie with his partner,...
| Oct 15, 2010
| 10:42 AM
The most successful movie of all time gets a home-video relaunch in a version sure to satisfy any fan, since it includes director James Cameron's original edition and the recent theatrical rerelease that added eight minutes ... plus an extended cut that...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 9:39 AM
The animated extraterrestrial here isn't too family-friendly ... thanks to writers and co-stars Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, whose edgy satires also include "Shaun of the Dead" and "Hot Fuzz." They play a couple of British visitors to America who cross...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 3:36 PM
See Jane reach. See Jane reach for power and be denied.
It might not yet be a full-blown theme, but that story line has made for one of TV’s more culturally intriguing narratives of this presidential election year.
“Game Change” and...
| Feb 16, 2012
"Rampart" patrols some familiar streets, but this jarringly intimate study of a dirty Los Angeles cop sliding, crazily, down the drain has a distinctive new-cliche smell, pungent and alive. The story, which is more about observation than propulsion, suits...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 11:31 PM
I was really excited to see this movie. There was buzz that Woody Harrelson was a shoe-in for an Oscar nomination (and boy was he mad when the nominations were announced and he wasn’t on the list).
The film was written and directed by Oren...
| Apr 29, 2012
| 5:56 AM
The humor at the 98th annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner went to the dogs.
President Barack Obama poked fun Saturday at everything, from the Secret Service scandal to the lavish spending by the Government Services Administration, to...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 9:53 AM
El presidente de Estados Unidos, Barack Obama, se burló el sábado por la noche de su previsible rival por la presidencia, Mitt Romney, y de los republicanos en el Congreso, en la cena anual de la Asociación de Corresponsales de la Casa Blanca.
La cena de...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 12:44 PM
After his acclaimed work for director Oren Moverman in "The Messenger," Woody Harrelson collaborated with him again on this impactful character study of a 1990s Los Angeles cop who makes his own rules, both on and off the job.
At home, he still resides...
| May 18, 2012
| 1:31 PM
Talk about instant success. Baltimore native Jason Winer doesn't even have a name yet for his Hollywood production company. But he and his two co-creators, "The Book of Mormon" Broadway star Josh Gad and former White House speechwriter Jon Lovett, already...