| Mar 19, 2010
| 7:30 AM
He might have seemed an unusual match for an animated movie, but director Wes Anderson ("The Royal Tenenbaums") proves a fine choice for the Roald Dahl story about a fox (voice of George Clooney) who tries to overcome the prowling tradition of his...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 3:21 PM
What do Charo, Gallager (the watermelon-smashing comedian), Mohammed Bello Adoke (the Nigerian Minister of Health), Mario Cuomo, Henry Mancini, Bob Hope, Joe Namath, Willem Dafoe, Lynn Swan, Myron Cope, Franco Harris, the Kingston Trio, Woody Herman, Phil...
| Apr 14, 2011
| 11:56 AM
Julian Schnabel broadens his canvas for his fourth film, "Miral," turning his lens on multiple protagonists and a half-century of Middle East strife. On the face of it a bold undertaking, the Jerusalem-set feature plays out with an awkward staidness,...
| 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...
| May 31, 2011
| 2:42 PM
When I was a kid in the late '60s, there was nothing better than Marvel superhero comics, a host of ongoing serials with masked figures in vibrantly colored costumes drawn with rippling musculature by Jack “King” Kirby. Nothing in the movies...
| 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...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 1:29 PM
Macca A "Hit" At Wrigley
With music legend Paul McCartney wrapping up his two rocking shows last weekend at historic Wrigley Field, my music mavens were able to get their hands on Sir Paul's top secret concert rider for the Wrigley shows. The big...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 2:26 AM
Times are tough and colleges and universities are suffering. We in the tea party and the extreme right wing of the Republican Party couldn’t be happier about that.
As we all know, education is overrated. Young people need to be put into the work...
| Jul 23, 2008
| 1:29 PM
Well, Anaheim, actually, which is not LA. Not by a longshot, regardless of what the Angels want to believe with that whole Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim nonsense. But I needed a headline for this entry and I'm a little......
| Sep 26, 2009
| 4:34 AM
Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 27 - Oct. 3 in PDF format This week's TV Movies CREEPY: David Anders stars in the new made-for-TV remake of Stephen King's chilling short story 'Children of the......