| Apr 20, 2010
| 4:34 PM
It's definitely a period piece — dark comedy, a hint of romance and sentimentality. Interesting cast — Oscar winners Robert Duvall and Sissy Spacek, with Bill Murray, Lucas Black, Gerard McRaney, Bill Cobbs. Not sure when Get Low, about an old...
| Apr 26, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Clive Owen and Jason Statham will take on the remake of an iconic Sam PeckinpahÂ actioner — The Killer Elite. Back before assassins and professional “shooters” were common as movie dirt, the 1975 Peckinpah film about spies and killing...
| Apr 8, 2010
| 11:53 AM
Jeff Bridges' Oscar nominations date back nearly 40 years, but he finally won as best actor for his superb performance in director-screenwriter Scott Cooper's drama about a country-music performer who's his own worst enemy.
He gets a chance at redemption...
| Apr 29, 2010
| 12:46 PM
Based on the novel by "No Country for Old Men" author Cormac McCarthy, this melodrama casts Viggo Mortensen and Kodi Smith-McPhee as a father and son in search of others who have survived an apocalypse.
Their journey is fraught with peril, since others...
| Jun 21, 2010
| 9:13 PM
Looking at this year’s slate of summer movies, purists must finally succumb to the fact that 3-D is the new 2-D. Movies that were not shot in 3-D have been reconfigured for 3-D exhibition. If My Dinner With Andre came out in July 2010, it would be...
| Dec 13, 2010
| 8:19 PM
Like everybody else right now, I could write a top 10 list of the best films of 2010, and if I did, it would be filled with a bunch of pretentious art-house films nobody saw, ’cause that’s how I roll. But for this feature, I’d much...
| Nov 18, 2010
Here's some high praise for the script of "Get Low": Star Robert Duvall compares it to the work of his dear, departed friend, the distinguished playwright and screenwriter Horton Foote.
"Individualizing, particularizing a place, a Southern theme, but yet...
| Dec 3, 2010
| 2:24 PM
The eight-bedroom New York City mansion used in the 1972 mobster epic, " The Godfather," is for sale.
The owners of the Staten Island home are asking $2.9 million - or an offer they can't refuse.
The movie was directed by Francis Ford Coppola. It...
| Dec 15, 2010
Billboards and commercials for the movie "True Grit" are as ubiquitous this holiday season as six-shooters in a Western saloon. But you won't find the Joel and Ethan Coen film on the list of Golden Globe nominees announced Tuesday.
The western was shut...
| Dec 16, 2010
| 7:30 AM
LOS ANGELES -- The British monarchy drama "The King's Speech" and the boxing tale "The Fighter" led the Screen Actors Guild Awards with four nominations each Thursday, among them honors for Colin Firth, Christian Bale and Helena Bonham Carter.
| Dec 22, 2010
There is a down-home comfort saturating "Country Strong," in that "somebody done somebody wrong song" way, that almost carries you through when its music-drenched melodrama gets predictable. Which is pretty much as soon as the fragile, still-in-rehab...