| Sep 4, 2011
All's Faire in Love
A college football star has to make up for his many absences by working at a Renaissance fair, where he falls for an aspiring actress. With Christina Ricci, Owen Benjamin, Cedric the Entertainer and Matthew Lillard. Written...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 9:43 AM
British comedy star Rowan Atkinson turns his pseudo-James Bond loose again in this sequel that isn't consistently funny but still has its moments ... especially one involving the star and a too-adjustable chair.
The banished English is brought back...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 5:48 PM
There's probably some great psychology/sociology book out there that analyzes why we like ghost stories, why they appear in nearly every culture, and why they're generally the first horror concept each culture develops. Presumably it has something to do...
| Aug 30, 2012
**1/2 (out of four)
Last week's “The Apparition” contained an alarming lack of skill. So “The Awakening” represents a certain corrective because it disturbs for reasons other than nearly everyone involved in the horror movie not...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 12:33 PM
CineMaryland, a television newsmagazine devoted to films and filmmaking in Maryland that has been available to local TV stations for 15 years, is going off the air.
"We had a run of over 15 years, but at the end, nobody was watching," said show host...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 12:25 PM
It's not often that a sequel is better than the original, especially when the original is as dazzling as BBC America's miniseries "The Hour" was last year.
But that's the case with the intoxicating mix of lust, longing, superb acting and a little bit...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 4:39 PM
When the Disney folks decided to drop the last two words from the title “John Carter of Mars,” they were left with the blandest, least informative name of any big-budget film in living memory. Sure, “Shrek” and “Forrest Gump&...
| Aug 17, 2011
BBC America rolls out "The Hour," a six-part thriller set in the 1950s, at 10 tonight. The first-rate cast includes Dominic West as a TV anchor, Romola Garai as a producer and Ben Whishaw as an ambitious journalist. The script mixes espionage, office...
| Aug 16, 2011
Wednesday's Highlights: 'Law & Order: U.K.' on BBC America...
| Oct 23, 2011
One thing we can conclude conclusively from Rowan Atkinson's second big screen outing as Johnny English. He would have been a FAR superior revived Inspector Clouseau to Steve Martin's embarrassing take on the guy. But “Johnny English Reborn,”...
| Nov 4, 2011
Sundance Channel is bringing movie director Jane Campion to the small screen for a six-part miniseries starring Elisabeth Moss, as part of its ongoing move into scripted drama....