| Jan 25, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Ever wonder what Dracula, Frankenstein and the Wolf Man do when they're not scaring people? The animated hit Hotel Transylvania runs with this concept, taking place at a remote resort run by Count Dracula (Adam Sandler) and his daughter Mavis (Selena...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 4:32 PM
On Demand DVD New Releases June 24-30 Heading into the holiday weekend, there's a range of titles to consider, including what sadly may be James Gandolfini's last movie role, in The Incredible Burt Wonderstone. With Gandolfini's untimely death on June 19,...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Sony, $30.99; Blu-ray, $35.99
Available on VOD beginning Tuesday
Formidable Chilean filmmaker Pablo Larrain does his best work with the sly satire rooted in history — and a recent Oscar nominee for foreign-language film. Gael García...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Remember the days when Pixar meant perfection? When you could count on its animation to amaze, its stories to sweep you up?
Or the smooth ride in "Cars"? The "Toy Story" pals whose friendship was anything but plastic? The love among the...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 11:50 AM
Fred Armisen may be debating whether to exit "Saturday Night Live," but he's not leaving Portland any time soon. IFC has renewed "Portlandia" for a fourth and fifth season.
The network made the announcement Wednesday, saying the comedy series from...
| Jun 20, 2013
**1/2 (out of four)
Remember how you felt watching “The Incredibles” or “Ratatouille” or, most recently in the Pixar canon, “Toy Story 3”? Those movies are funny and moving. You delight in their universe and are sad to...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 10:00 AM
"Homeland" swept the two lead acting drama categories last year. Could another first-year series be poised to duplicate the feat? Let's look at the four drama acting races to see if it might be in the cards.
LEAD ACTOR, DRAMA
Kevin Spacey, "House of...
| May 24, 2013
| 11:23 AM
Pretty much a Will Ferrell movie without Will Ferrell - since he has reveled in spoofing such professions as newscasting, auto racing and figure skating - this parody of the magic business casts Steve Carell and Steve Buscemi as veteran illusionists who...
| May 21, 2013
| 7:00 AM
For Bill Hader fans, Saturday was a dark day, as it marked the actor's last episode as a regular cast member of "Saturday Night Live."
Hader, 34, takes with him beloved characters like enthusiastic "Weekend Update" city correspondent Stefon, creepy...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Feb. 9, 10:15 p.m., Spotlight Theatres Front Street, 39 Front St., Hartford, (860) 422-7713, spotlighttheatres.com
As a glorious paradox:
There are plenty of reasons for the enduring success of Joel and Ethan Coen's The Big Lebowski,...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 7:52 AM
As with "Finding Nemo" recently, and "Beauty and the Beast" and "The Lion King"before that, another animated Disney classic gets a home-video relaunch in the 3D refitting it received for theaters first.
The entertaining co-venture with Pixar offers...