| Oct 18, 2012
| 3:45 PM
You can bet that Joaquin Phoenix won't be attending this year's Oscars, or next years, or the Oscars after that.
Apparently the actor doesn't think much of Hollywood's "biggest night."
In a very candid chat with Interview Magazine, Phoenix rips the...
| May 9, 2013
| 12:20 PM
Don Draper and Harry Potter are teaming up? Not exactly, but actors Jon Hamm and Daniel Radcliffe are appearing in the upcoming series "A Young Doctor's Notebook," set to premiere this summer.
The four-episode series, produced by the BBC and airing in...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 7:56 AM
Moviegoers and movie critics have come away from "Oblivion" raving about the vavoom vehicles in the box-office hit starring Tom Cruise -- especially lead character Jack's futuristic folding motocross bike.
Known on the set as "Jack's moto bike," the...
| Apr 11, 2013
* (out of four)
Forgiving critics and moviegoers often call films without articulate points or well-defined characters "poems." This usually affixes to work by Terrence Malick and will surely be a tag for the frustrating, hollow “Upstream Color,&...
| Apr 5, 2013
The Master Gardener Series presents the class, "Grow it! Eat it! Spring Vegetable Gardening," at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, at Historic Oakland, 5430 Vantage Point Road, on how to prepare the garden soil for spring planting, plant seeds...
| Mar 21, 2013
An eternal fountain of adolescence, Jack Kerouac's "On the Road" went through many permutations between its point of origin, 1948, and its point of notorious, divisive publication, 1957. The best description of it came from Kerouac himself, in a journal...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 4:29 PM
Every movie star handles award season differently. Some are openly disdainful of the dog-and-pony shows — Joaquin Phoenix, anyone? — while others are able to at least feign excitement at the prospect of traipsing down yet another red carpet....
| Sep 8, 2012
| 8:54 AM
Here's a Day 2 recap from the Toronto International Film Festival. Everybody sees a different slate of movies each day here. Friday went this way: After the gamer-oriented slaughter of “Dredd 3D,” the fanciful and tricksy theatrics of director...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 1:30 PM
“Finding Nemo’s” 3-D re-release should go swimmingly at the box office this weekend, as the animated film is expected to debut at No. 1.
The reformatted version of the kids' flick will likely open with around $30 million in ticket...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 4:37 PM
The Master * * *
El cineasta Paul Thomas Anderson, responsable de filmes sustanciales como Magnolia, Boggie Nights y la ganadora del Oscar There Will Be Blood, vuelve a examinar las tendencias maníacas, depresivas y solitarias que afectan a la sociedad...
| Sep 20, 2012
**** (out of four)
It doesn't take an Olympic judge to recognize the degree of difficulty in Paul Thomas Anderson's “The Master,” either in the writer-director’s execution or the audience’s task of processing it.