| Sep 6, 2013
"The Fault in Our Stars" has found its Dr. Peter Van Houten in the form of Willem Dafoe. Ansel Elgort, who plays Gus in the film, revealed the exciting news on Twitter....
| Feb 4, 2013
| 12:16 PM
At $3.8 million, a 30-second car commercial may have seemed expensive before Sunday's Super Bowl, but Monday morning quarterbacking shows it to be money well spent.
The game between the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers drew one of the largest...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 9:49 AM
In her biggest showcase to date since "Slumdog Millionaire," Freida Pinto has the title role of a young Palestinian woman who develops a deep awareness of the challenges facing her people, fueled largely by her own experiences as a teacher in a refugee...
| Sep 4, 2011
All's Faire in Love
A college football star has to make up for his many absences by working at a Renaissance fair, where he falls for an aspiring actress. With Christina Ricci, Owen Benjamin, Cedric the Entertainer and Matthew Lillard. Written...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 10:00 PM
*1/2 (out of four)
Ponderously mopey when it’s not foolishly goofy, “Fireflies in the Garden” has all the personality and forward momentum of a cardboard box. The movie’s been on the shelf since 2008 and was apparently shot...
| Sep 13, 2012
It's the details that stand out whenever a classic film is converted to 3-D.
With "Finding Nemo 3D," the shimmering sea surface, scratches on the lens of a diver's goggles and smudge marks Nemo the clown fish makes when he mashes his face up against...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 11:31 AM
One of the most enchanting, enduring results of the Disney-Pixar animation collaboration returns to home video in its recent three-dimensional reconfiguration for theaters.
The technique enhances the undersea visuals as a fish (voice of Albert...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 8:00 AM
A group of prominent cultural personalities have signed an open letter to New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg asking the city to send more relief to the Rockaways, a part of Queens that was hit hard by Hurricane Sandy.
The letter -- whose signatories...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 9:51 AM
That's what the guy who sat behind me said as I settled into a matinee performance of "The Motherf***er With the Hat" at the Steppenwolf Theatre recently: "Whoa, will you look at that? That is something. That is large. I wonder what that'll do?...
| Apr 4, 2013
You know what "Star Wars" is about? I mean, really about? Vietnam. It's a critical allegory of the war: The Rebels are the scrappy Viet Cong, hastily assembled, devoted and relentless; the Empire is the American military, tripped up by an enemy using...
| May 19, 2011
As he continues honing his chops on the big screen, 50 Cent is adding an adaptation of a Dean Koontz classic to his resume. The rapper, born Curtis Jackson, announced Wednesday that he had signed on to join director Stephen......