| Oct 6, 2011
| 8:14 PM
A comedy about cancer isn't easy, but writer Will Reiser and co-star/co-producer Seth Rogen draw from personal experience to give "50/50" that rare blend of raw humor and emotion without artifice.
There are no wrong notes in this movie.
| Nov 16, 2011
Michael Fassbender, 'Shame' and 'A Dangerous Method'
You likely first saw Michael Fassbender as the cheeky Lt. Archie Cox in "Inglorious Basterds" or as Erik Lehnsherr/Magneto in this summer's "X-Men: First Class." But it's the latter part of this year...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 10:38 AM
"Up in the Air" and "The Departed" co-star Vera Farmiga turned director with this deep-thinking drama, inspired by the memoir "This Dark World" by Carolyn S. Briggs (who also co-wrote the screenplay). Farmiga also plays the central character, a woman...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 12:43 PM
The committing of a bank robbery and the serving of a prison sentence are inverted for the title character played by Keanu Reeves in this caper.
Henry is wrongly sentenced to jail for the heist and then, upon his release, decides to stage the exact...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 12:39 PM
Jason Reitman, director of the recently released comedy "Young Adult," has sold his Beverly Hills home for $1.475 million, the Multiple Listing Service shows.
The redone contemporary house, built in 1962, features walls of glass and vaulted ceilings. The...
| Sep 20, 2012
As a teenager the New Zealand-born Melanie Lynskey came to international attention opposite an equally young and skillful Kate Winslet in the Peter Jackson true-crime drama "Heavenly Creatures."
More recently she enjoyed (at least financially) a long,...
| Mar 18, 2013
“Bates Motel,” the 10-part series, has its premiere tonight at 10 on A&E, and with “Psycho” as its source of ......
| Feb 18, 2011
| 11:31 AM
Rabbi Andrew Shugerman
Other job experience: Rabbinic fellow for Jewish Theological Seminary
Education: Degree in near eastern and Judaic studies, Brandeis University; master's degree in Jewish education, JTS
Personal: Age 32. Born in Washington, D.C....
| Jan 17, 2010
The night belongs to "Avatar."
The sci-fi blockbuster -- the most expensive movie ever made and on track to become the highest-grossing film ever made won the Golden Globe tonight for best dramatic film and best director for James Cameron.
| Aug 8, 2010
Everybody has an opinion about "Inception," and mine comes in the form of a question: Why are the movie's architectural settings, for the most part, so hackneyed?
Christopher Nolan's hyper-complex psychological thriller doesn't just make architecture a...
| Feb 24, 2010
| 11:38 AM
Directed by Jason Reitman ("Juno"), one of 2009's most acclaimed, most Oscar-nominated movies boasts a great performance by George Clooney as a downsizing expert who gains self-awareness as his job changes. Co-stars Vera Farmiga and Anna Kendrick are...