| Apr 11, 2014
| 10:48 AM
Nick Offerman, who plays surly, meat-lovin' Ron Swanson on NBC's "Parks and Recreation," was at the helm of Thursday's big reveal episode, directing Amy Poehler as she delivered that squeal-worthy "Well, buddy, ..." line.
It's the second episode the man...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Two immersive Off Broadway buzzmagnets, the David Byrne-Fatboy Slim disco tuner "Here Lies Love" and Tolstoy-and-vodka musical "Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812," earned a record-breaking 11 nominations each for the 2014 Lucille Lortel Awards,...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 2:30 PM
You may think that NBC's "Parks and Recreation" is just a goofy workplace comedy starring Amy Poehler. But it actually has some subtle subtext to America's political struggles.
The show is set around the parks and recreation department in the fictional...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 10:00 PM
**1/2 (out of four)
Earlier this year “The Lego Movie” reminded moviegoers that animated movies can be totally awesome, and it was much needed: The form has fallen into such a rut that Pixar (“Monsters University”) not only doesn&...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 8:00 PM
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| Mar 3, 2014
| 11:24 AM
WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — If you’re curious about the big difference between Oscar night’s two main after-parties, the Governors Ball and the Vanity Fair party, consider this:
The buzzy happening at the Governors Ball, the academy&...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 6:30 PM
The raunchy yet sweet bromantic comedy "Date and Switch" could be retitled "American Pie 2.0." That's because the desperate teen buds here form a pact to lose their virginity, but the switch is that one of the guys is gay.
How screenwriter Alan Yang and...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 7:33 PM
Hoping to make contact with a buyer
Academy Award-winning actress Jodie Foster has listed a home in Hollywood Hills West for $6.399 million.
The Spanish-style house, built in 1935, features a step-down living room with a cathedral ceiling, a screening...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 8:20 AM
A young couple, played by Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Emmy winner Aaron Paul ("Breaking Bad"), struggle to get a handle on their drinking in this well-played drama honored at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival.
The wife has an especially hard time making...
| Mar 4, 2013
On NBC’s fantastic “Parks and Recreation,” Nick Offerman has turned Ron Swanson into such a spectacular, hilarious symbol of contained emotion and old-fashioned, meat-and-potatoes masculinity that it feels necessary to establish that...
| Mar 7, 2013
**1/2 (out of four)
Yes, somebody up there must like Max (Keith Poulson), the main character of the hilarious yet heartless “Somebody Up There Likes Me.” He’s neither charming nor particularly good-looking, but he lands lovely women...