| Aug 10, 2011
| 3:15 PM
The White House was defending itself from criticism Wednesday that it's given "high-level" access to Hollywood writers and producers preparing a movie about the May 1st capture--and death--of Osama bin Laden in Pakistan. The film is set to be directed...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 7:38 PM
Twenty-four hours after the White House called Congressman Peter King's concern over a new movie surrounding the killing of Osama bin Laden "ridiculous", the Congressman countered with his own jabs.
He even threw a rose petal in the mix for the...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 10:00 PM
* (out of four)
After a major meltdown on the course, golfer Luke Chisolm (Lucas Black) swerves around a cow, hits a fence and winds up in Utopia, Texas, population 375. Gosh darn it, who woulda thunk that in this tiny town he’d cozy up to an...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 7:31 AM
What history dictates, Hollywood redirects.
Following 9/11 and the invasion of Iraq (President George W. Bush's own landmark case of redirection), skeptical and shaken moviegoers were offered a spate of films responding to our new wars on the...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 5:37 AM
Anthony Mackie — who appeared in last weekend’s No. 1 film at the box office, “Real Steel,” and the Oscar-winning “Million Dollar Baby” and “The Hurt Locker” — recently had an entire restaurant buzzing...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 8:01 AM
Roxanna Hope, who played Caroline Cushing in Frost/Nixon on Broadway will play the title role in Henrik Ibsen's "Hedda Gabler"," the season opener at Hartford Stage.
The show, directed by Jennifer Tarver (the Canadian director who staged "Krapp's Last...
| Aug 9, 2012
*** (out of four)
To fill Matt Damon’s/Jason Bourne’s shoes, an actor/character must be fleet of foot, squeeze into tight spaces and possess badass hand-to-hand combat skills.
As Aaron Cross, another special operative feeling...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 12:42 PM
After making his name as a supporting player in "Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol" and "The Avengers" and top-lining in the Oscar-winning "The Hurt Locker," Jeremy Renner will try to prove he can kick butt himself at the box office this weekend in "...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 8:33 PM
Tony Gilroy is no stranger to the intense world of complex spy thrillers.
He earned Oscar nominations for writing and directing "Michael Clayton." He was a screenwriter on all three previous Bourne films. Better than anyone else, he knows the...
| Sep 20, 2012
**1/2 (out of four)
Talk about people with a past coming together.
The perfectly OK high school reunion drama “10 Years” contains countless onscreen reunions: Channing Tatum and his wife, Jenna Dewan-Tatum (“Step Up”). Tatum...
| Sep 20, 2012
The largely engaging class-reunion dramedy "10 Years" allows audiences to pretend they went to high school with the likes of Channing Tatum, Justin Long, Rosario Dawson, Anthony Mackie and Kate Mara. But at some point, they are also going to have to...