| Jun 27, 2013
| 6:21 PM
Last week there was a hubbub over a Kickstarter campaign to fund a "seduction" guidebook that included passages that encouraged men to be assertive with women. "Don't ask for permission. Be dominant. Force her to rebuff your advances," and other amateur...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 11:55 AM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences invited 276 new members into the organization on Friday -- 100 more than were included in the 2012 invitees -- including a large number of minorities and women, such as Rosario Dawson, Lucy Liu, Sandra Oh,...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 1:38 PM
James Thurber's story "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" is very short: 15 paragraphs, barely 2,000 words. You can read it (or reread it) in less than 10 minutes: a small and sad-eyed daydream, much like the action it describes.
And yet, since it first...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 7:54 AM
You have a Netflix queue, which you maintain, nurture, cull and arrange just so.
Therefore you curate movies.
You have iTunes playlists on your computer, each of which probably tells a kind of story. Therefore you curate music.
I don't have a...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Actor Michael Shannon's recent high-profile run of villains turns to Superman's nemesis, General Zod, in Warner Bros.' "Man of Steel," opening June 14. Shannon, 38, lives in Brooklyn with actress Kate Arrington and their daughter, Sylvia.
| Nov 1, 2013
| 1:58 PM
George A. Romero is known popularly as the father of the modern movie zombie because of his 1968 classic, "Night of the Living Dead." But he recently had some less-than-flattering things to say about "The Walking Dead," the zombie TV series that wears its...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Zack Snyder may not have been the name most often seen atop fans' lists as their dream "Justice League" director. But he turned out a hit in "Man of Steel" and is working away on an expansion of that world in the movie tentatively titled “Batman vs....
| Mar 15, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Billy Crudup, 45, who played a charismatic '70s rock musician in Cameron Crowe's 2000 comedy "Almost Famous," J. Edgar Hoover in Michael Mann's 2009's "Public Enemies" and the very blue superhero Dr. Manhattan in Zack Snyder's 2009's "Watchmen," stars...
| Jun 7, 2013
With director Zack Snyder’s “Man of Steel” still a week away from the multiplex — and expectation for the Christopher […]...
| Aug 3, 2013
In the future-set utopia that Neill Blomkamp dreamed up for “Elysium,” the lawns are manicured and lush, the women are […]...
| May 24, 2013
Superman fans eager to see the Last Son of Krypton take flight on the big screen in “Man of Steel” […]...