| Nov 8, 2014
| 10:25 PM
There are few things I find more gratifying than to have my faith in a favorite filmmaker once again renewed. Unfortunately, in the case of “Interstellar,” that filmmaker is Stanley Kubrick, not Christopher Nolan.
Nolan's new movie is a...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 1:27 PM
Perhaps more than any other genre, sci-fi movies ask, "What if?"
In their attempts to address that question, filmmakers have given audiences a bewildering array of sights, sounds and ideas over the years: the dystopian grit of "Blade Runner," the...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 12:21 PM
Actor Warren Clarke, who starred in the British television series "Dalziel and Pascoe" and had a role in the film "A Clockwork Orange," died on Wednesday at the age of 67, his agency said.
Independent Talent Group in London said Clarke died peacefully in...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The enigma that is the space odyssey "Interstellar" will get solved when the film hits theaters in November, but until then, Christopher Nolan has revealed a few clues.
The director divulged in a cover story for Entertainment Weekly that the movie is...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 2:24 PM
The weekend highlights include top dramas, football and Halloween fare. Here are a few programs to keep in mind:
"60 Minutes," 7 p.m. Sunday, CBS
Were Christians killed in the Colosseum? No, according to a Morley Safer report on the CBS news magazine....
| Oct 11, 2014
| 2:15 PM
Jacob M. "Jack" Schmulowitz, a retired Social Security Administration division chief, died of kidney failure Wednesday at Sinai Hospital. He was 85.
The son of Polish immigrants Julius Schmulowitz, a baker, and Lillie Schmulowitz, a homemaker, Jacob...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Complex. Sophisticated. Groundbreaking. Shocking.
These words describe the German Expressionist cinema during the Weimar era after World War I — a bravura brand of filmmaking that is still mesmerizing audiences and influencing filmmakers today....
| Apr 25, 2014
| 7:30 AM
How to throw a great party is a question that has kept Martha Stewart in business for decades. How to throw a great party scene, well, that takes expertise too. Director Nick Stoller, who throws the many ragers in the new comedy "Neighbors," gave his...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Entertainment attorney Louis C. Blau, who represented directors Stanley Kubrick and Francois Truffaut, Motown founder Berry Gordy and actors including Donald O'Connor, Mitzi Gaynor, Walter Matthau, Richard Widmark and Lana Turner, has died. He was 99....
| May 16, 2014
| 11:00 AM
There is a scene that bookends "No Way Out," the 1987 espionage thriller starring Kevin Costner. He's a naval officer, a hero, being interrogated about the murder of the secretary of Defense's mistress. There are hints that he might be a double agent. You...
| May 14, 2014
| 8:30 PM
The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films will present special awards to Malcolm McDowell, Bryan Fuller, Gregory Nicotero and Marc Cushman at this year's 40th Annual Saturn Awards.
McDowell will be presented with the Life Career Award...