| Dec 18, 2014
| 7:37 PM
“Magic in the Moonlight” is somewhere between the 43rd and 45th movie Woody Allen has directed (depending on how you count “What’s Up, Tiger Lily?” and “New York Stories”) — almost certainly the most of...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 9:28 AM
Editor's note: Sony announced Tuesday that it will give “The Interview” a “limited theatrical release” beginning Christmas Day, with the movie showing in a handful of independent theaters across the country. Originally scheduled...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 10:00 PM
2.5 stars (out of four)
A movie doesn’t have to involve the attempted assassination of a living dictator to qualify as poorly conceived. In the past year alone, we’ve seen a biblical icon become a burly action hero (“Noah”), a...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 1:00 PM
Those eyes. That voice. That bruise.
"Yeah, I gave myself a black eye last night," Emma Stone says with a laugh. "During the 'Mein Herr' number, I whipped off my leather jacket and hit myself with the belt buckle. Nice, huh?"
Nice indeed. At...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 3:19 PM
Nightcrawler * * *
Después de ganar fama como guionista en The Bourne Ultimatum, Dan Gelroy debuta como director en Nightcrawler, filme mitad drama y mitad sátira en la que Jake Gyllenhaal agrega otro fascinante personaje a su carrera artística....
| Nov 5, 2014
| 6:07 PM
Lena Dunham, creator of the sensational HBO series "Girls" — and now the object of overwrought child abuse accusations by boys on the right — seems the perfect antidote to election fatigue.
Poor Dunham. Everything was rocking along just...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 5:10 PM
Books hand-annotated by Toni Morrison, Patti Smith, Don Delillo, Philip Roth and others are being auctioned at Christie's to benefit PEN American Center in New York.
For the Dec. 2 auction, titled First Editions/Second Thoughts, authors picked up...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 8:30 AM
The earliest surviving footage of broadcast television in America is a fragment of "The Streets of New York," an adaptation of playwright Dion Boucicault's 19th-century drama, aired by the experimental New York NBC affiliate W2XBS on August 31, 1939....
| Nov 7, 2014
| 7:57 AM
Filmmaker J.C. Chandor walked onstage Thursday night at the Dolby Theatre to introduce his new movie, the crime drama "A Most Violent Year," the gala opener of this year's AFI Fest.
Pointing to a seat near the front, Chandor noted: "The last time I...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 4:15 PM
Two hours is a whole lot of dumb. So in that respect "Dumb and Dumber To," starring the off-the-chain, goofballing Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels, delivers on its promise.
The sequel's definitely been dumbed down, which is not really an issue. If you buy a...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 12:57 PM
Ah, to be 40 years younger! Larry David has just put the kibosh on Jennifer Lawrence's crush on him.
The "Curb Your Enthusiasm" and "Seinfeld" mastermind has responded to the Oscar-winner's declaration of stirrings "below the belt," comments that were...