| Oct 30, 2011
| 3:24 PM
It's Halloween and time to revisit films that help us stare down our most primal fears. But beware: You'll often see religious themes -- actually, anti-religious ones -- woven deeply into the storylines.
"It’s one of the only genres that gives...
| Nov 16, 2011
Bluesman collaborated with Stevie Ray Vaughan
Doyle Bramhall, 62, a blues singer, drummer and songwriter best known for his collaborations with the late guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan, died Saturday at his home in Alpine, Texas, the Houston...
| May 18, 2012
| 9:57 AM
"How I Met Your Mother" co-star Jason Segel has been making big strides lately in his movie career, thanks to "The Muppets," "The Five-Year Engagement" and this lower-key comedy from filmmaking siblings Jay and Mark Duplass.
Segel has the title role of a...
| Jun 30, 2012
Matters of faith continue to divide people in dreadful ways, but there has always been at least one thing that religions have in common — the urge to express belief through art.
That's a point driven home in a sumptuous 90-minute documentary by...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Brian Hutchison will play opposite Valerie Harper in the Matthew Lombardo play, "Looped" when the play comes to the Belding Theater at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford Jan. 24 to Feb. 6
Both actors were in the 2010 Broadway...
| Oct 25, 2012
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Hokum of monumental proportions is still hokum. Watch the 6-minute “Cloud Atlas” trailer about 30 times and you’ll have an idea of what it’s like to sit through this epic disaster, which never bores but never...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 9:47 AM
Just what Halloween needs: a sweet transvestite from Transsexual, Transylvania.
"The Rocky Horror Show" gets two stagings during the frightful season: Andrews Living Arts Studio in Broward County and Entr'Acte Theatrix in Palm Beach County.
| Oct 25, 2012
A big-budget film's marketing mission is simple: Eliminate the idea of an unsuspecting audience. Did people know what they were getting when they got "Transformers: Dark of the Moon"? Yes. They got what they were shown in the 30-second ads, over and...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 12:20 PM
David Mitchell's 2004 novel “Cloud Atlas” was ambitious, sometimes confounding, and absolutely riveting. Viewers are likely to find the film “Cloud Atlas” — written and directed by Tom Tykwer (“Run Lola Run”)...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 9:38 AM
"Argo" (R). In 1979, after Iranian revolutionaries storm the U.S. embassy in Tehran, a CIA "exfiltration" specialist concocts a risky plan to free six Americans trapped. With Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston and Alan Arkin. TownMall Cinemas (1:00,...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 9:45 PM
Marylanders made history Tuesday as they voted to make same-sex marriage legal — a question that had been defeated each of the 32 times it had been on the ballot in other states.
"To Maryland's children – please know that you and your...