| Jul 25, 2013
| 12:30 PM
She's come undone. The title of one of my favorite Wally Lamb novels about a woman over the edge kept running through my mind as I watched Woody Allen's new film "Blue Jasmine."
There's just no better way to put it. Jasmine, in such a paralyzing state...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Woody Allen has directed many actors to award nominations - and, frequently, to the awards themselves - and recent Golden Globe Award winner Cate Blanchett is one of his latest beneficiaries in the title role of this fine comedy-drama.
Jasmine is a...
| Jul 5, 2013
The trailer of the highly anticipated film "Lovelace" starring Allentown's Amanda Seyfried as the titular character has been released. The film which debuted at the Sundance Film Festival and is scheduled for limited release Aug. 9 stars the 2003 Allen......
| May 1, 2011
A once-successful toy executive and family man suffering from depression begins communicating through a beaver hand puppet. With Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster and Anton Yelchin. Written by Kyle Killen. Directed by Foster. Summit...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 10:00 PM
*1/2 (out of four)
Somehow Hal Jordan (Ryan “Sexiest Man Alive” Reynolds) has become a renowned fighter pilot despite being a habitual quitter or something—the movie doesn't show him quitting but does say fear once caused him to break...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 9:20 AM
Superman, Batman, Spider-Man and other superheroes have flown across so many movie screens in recent years that it's enough to give an air traffic controller a headache. The latest such do-gooder, "Green Lantern," does not even fly as high as a...
| Oct 24, 2011
When she returned to school at NYU over the summer, nothing was different for “Martha Marcy May Marlene” star Elizabeth Olsen. Well, one thing was different.
“There was one time when I had to miss class because I had to go to a...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 9:07 AM
It was a big summer for superheroes, and even though this DC Comics adaptation wasn't the best-reviewed of those movies, director Martin Campbell ("Casino Royale") provides genre fans a lot of fantastic sights to look at.
Ryan Reynolds trades on his...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 7:31 PM
"Robot and Frank" may be the first buddy movie between a robot and a senior citizen.
Frank (Frank Langella) has increasing memory lapses, and his son (James Marsden) is worn out driving hundreds of miles each week to clean up after him. He buys his dad...
| Mar 24, 2011
Kate Winslet is behind a book, The Golden Hat, designed to raise awareness about autism; it's coming in November....