| Sep 23, 2012
| 9:16 AM
Despite the arrival of four new films in theaters this weekend, moviegoers weren't interested in heading to the box office.
For the fourth consecutive weekend, ticket sales were down compared with the same period in 2011, as none of the fresh arrivals at...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 12:20 PM
Like Freeway, the lovable stray dog at the center of this very teary comedy, "Darling Companion"has lost its way. Even the marquee ensemble anchored by Diane Keaton, Dianne Wiest, Kevin Kline and Richard Jenkins is not enough to rescue this motley mutt of...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 5:12 AM
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Just as Oscar host Seth MacFarlane set his sights on a variety of targets with a mixture of hits and misses, the motion picture academy spread the gold around to a varied slate of films. "Argo" won best picture as expected,...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 10:20 AM
Ellie Goulding still thinks of herself as a singer-songwriter, even if the success of her pulsing dance singles "Lights" and "Anything Could Happen" has made it so nobody else does.
Now something of a real pop star--after a record 33 weeks on the chart,...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 9:33 PM
Given that it's based on the true story of a man with polio who spends most of his time in an iron lung, “The Sessions” is not as painfully heavy-handed as it might sound. And given that it's about this man's nervous attempts to lose his...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 2:06 PM
The Bathtub is a place of myths and wonders, a broken down teardrop of Louisiana marsh and mud in"Beasts of the Southern Wild"and the setting for an extraordinary new drama whose fierceness, like its 6-year-old heroine Hushpuppy, grabs on and won't let...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 9:54 AM
Well, it'll be a while before we get to see the film that was voted best picture of 2012 by the New York Film Critics Circle on Monday: Kathryn Bigelow's "Zero Dark Thirty," which deals with the hunt for O. bin Laden.
It doesn't open in wide circulation...
| Feb 23, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Let's admit it. The Oscars may be a big deal, but they're not usually thrilling TV. With a self-important audience capable of sucking the humor out of the most capable hosts (hello, Jon Stewart) and more meandering acceptance speeches than there are...
| Feb 26, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Up for consideration: the novel Winter's Bone, the basis for the Oscar-nominated film....
| Nov 30, 2010
| 4:34 PM
A few fun surprises in this morning's Indie Spirit Award nominations. “Greenberg,” Ben Stiller's terrific March turn as an out of sorts fellow who has a sort-of–affair with a lost and lonely young woman, was remembered. Stiller and Greta...
| Nov 30, 2010
| 4:32 PM
After the coffee. Before deciding which of three events tonight to bail out on. The Skinny: Was that a dog of a Monday Night Football game or what? It's shopping season, but I'm guessing you won't be buying a new......