| May 17, 2012
| 6:21 PM
The power of Christ has compelled Richard Chamberlain and Brooke Shields to take two of the lead roles in a new stage version of William Peter Blatty's "The Exorcist," which is scheduled to open at the Geffen Playhouse on July 11.
Chamberlain will play...
| May 18, 2012
| 9:46 AM
Jennifer Aniston and Paul Rudd - teamed previously in "The Object of My Affection" - are reunited in this racy and amusing comedy from one of the producers best known for that formula these days, Judd Apatow.
The stars play a suddenly unemployed...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 9:33 AM
The thieves in "Tower Heist" may have a skyscraper-dwelling rich guy as their target, but the movie itself is reaching into your wallet. It's such a crassly commercial action-comedy that you won't be surprised to learn that its towering aspirations only...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 1:32 PM
Recent economic news is applied to an action-comedy approach in director Brett Ratner's ("Rush Hour") entertaining caper set in a posh New York condo. The building manager (Ben Stiller) organizes some of his fellow employees, who lost significant money in...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 5:39 PM
Tweeting may help you keep up on current issues or follow the shenanigans of celebrities, but it’s not often attributed as helping people’s dreams come true.
But that’s exactly what happened to Ballard’s Sharon Feliciano....
| Feb 24, 2012
| 9:40 AM
I’m not one of those critics that compares every movie that comes out to a similar movie that’s a classic.
I didn’t like Mrs. Doubtfire not because it wasn’t as good as Tootsie (one of my all-time favorites). It’s because...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 3:49 PM
“Wanderlust,” the new project from Judd Apatow and associates, starts as though it were ripped from today's (or at least this decade's) headlines. Yuppie couple George (Paul Rudd) and Linda (Jennifer Aniston) buy a tiny, fabulously expensive...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 12:09 PM
Laura Linney continues her superb, award-winning portrayal of wife, mother, teacher and cancer patient Cathy in this sophomore round of the Showtime comedy-drama series.
Not only do Cathy and husband Paul (Oliver Platt) face a redefinition of their...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 12:59 PM
Lovers of classic television always are game to hear the people who made it talk about it.
After its two "Pioneers of Television" documentaries, PBS returns to that turf with "America in Primetime," a four-week series filled with familiar actors and...
| Nov 3, 2011
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I support liking brie on your burger, but snooty businessman Arthur Shaw’s (Alan Alda) extravagance catches up to him when the FBI snags him for securities fraud. Since the stolen money includes the pensions of all the staff in...
| Nov 4, 2011
The stars of the new movie Tower Heist sat down with us to tell us about the new action/comedy that hits theaters Friday.
Ben Stiller and Eddie Murphy lead an all-star cast in Tower Heist, a comedy caper about working stiffs who seek revenge on the...