| Jan 16, 2012
| 3:42 AM
LOS ANGELES -- George Clooney and Meryl Streep appear to be main contenders in the 2012 Hollywood award season after Sunday night's Golden Globes. But the winners of the best film drama actor honors face competition from a silent film star and an...
| Jan 15, 2012
| 8:26 PM
Sorry, I tried my best to not doze off during the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards. There were a few interesting moments (Seth Rogen concealing his erection, the clever acceptance speech from the folks at Modern Family, every Elton John...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 5:25 AM
A Dangerous Method
The Avon Theatre, 272 Bedford St., Stamford, (203) 967-3660.
A Dangerous Method seems unusually tame for a film by David Cronenberg, famed for edgily artistic horror films. It's a period piece adapted rather unimaginatively by...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 6:46 AM
Two of the most legendary names in psychoanalysis, Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung, are at the heart of this drama. Respectively played by Viggo Mortensen and Michael Fassbender, they collide over the treatment of a beguiling, baffling patient (Keira...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 3:43 PM
A few thousand people were lucky enough to be at the Rose Garden Tuesday for a thrilling live musical performance set in J.R.R. Tolkien's wonderscape of Middle Earth. Those two elements (live music + Middle Earth) may have never existed together for the...
| 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...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 12:55 PM
Si bien el Día de Acción de Gracias es la ocasión perfecta para sentarse alrededor de la mesa y disfrutar de los seres queridos, también es cierto que este día se ha convertido en una gran vitrina para Hollywood. En esta fecha, los grandes estudios...
| Dec 15, 2011
*** (out of four)
Here’s a list of things less complicated than the brain.
End of list.
In “A Dangerous Method,” psychoanalysis develops from the pursuits of psychiatrist Carl Jung (Michael Fassbender) and...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 5:56 AM
The Oscar race isn't getting any easier to predict.
This morning, the Hollywood Foreign Press unveiled their nominees for the best in film and television in 2011. And while this small group of media generally has little influence over the Oscars, it's...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 8:36 PM
The "Mission Impossible" films magnify their spectacular stunts and special effects with each new episode. The latest frenzied installment is no exception. If gut-wrenching exploits and maximum vertigo are your cup of tea, you're in for a real treat...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 1:31 AM
One thing I could count on with a David Cronenberg movie is that it wouldn’t be boring. That has changed, with the release of this snooze fest.
It’s this new genre of historical fiction (Titanic, Inglourious Basterds, Midnight in Paris, etc)....