| Jul 27, 2013
| 11:48 AM
“The Wolverine” ripped up its competition going into the weekend, raking in an estimated $21 million on Friday in ticket sales.
As expected, the latest blockbuster in the “X-Men” film series will easily lead the weekend box...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 9:46 AM
For Stephen Colbert’s sake, let’s hope Emmy voters have been tuning in to his show the last few days, because there’s no denying the host is on a hot streak.
First there was his evisceration of the honchos at MTV who left him...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 8:58 AM
Chicago is not overburdened with resident comedic celebrities — various aldermen and media figures notwithstanding. So when Nora Dunn moved back to her hometown in 2008, she quickly became the go-to lady for benefits, cameo appearances, readings and...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 3:02 AM
There will be no gator meat on the new Seminole Burger at Grease Burger, but it was a close call.
The three finalists in the contest to create an FSU-themed menu item at the West Palm Beach hot spot, formally known Grease Burger, Beer & Whiskey Bar,...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 5:39 PM
It's always a privilege to be in the company of an actor who doesn't worry about being liked by an audience, who refuses to ingratiate himself as a performer to soften the sharp edges of his character.
Charlie Robinson, star of the South Coast Repertory...
| Feb 28, 2014
Oscar-nominated or not, a screenplay remains a halfway thing until it goes before the cameras. Similarly, a movie is only a movie until the post-screening discussion, whether that discussion takes place in your head, alone, or with strangers in a room. At...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Something in us loves a pirate. Of all the world's brigands, the pirate is the most romantic, the one whose way of life represents a breezy alternative to our drudging own. What child does not know how many men sit on a dead man's chest?
| Jan 30, 2014
| 5:30 AM
"The Killing Fields" premiered 30 years ago as more than the first major film to explore the atrocities of Pol Pot's reign of terror in Cambodia in the 1970s.
The film "changed my life," said actor Sam Waterston, who earned an Oscar nomination playing...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Spike Jonze has a knack for disturbing our peace, and his new film "Her" does that with a vengeance.
A different and daring futuristic tale starring Joaquin Phoenix and Scarlett Johansson, "Her" is a look at the pleasures and perils of new technology...
| Dec 21, 2013
Opening on Christmas day, along with "Grudge Match" and a few other films with which it has nothing in common, writer-director Spike Jonze's "Her" is the most beguiling and imaginative picture of 2013, the one I'd miss the most if it hadn't been made....
| Dec 26, 2013
| 2:21 PM
In its simplest terms, “Her” — the new feature from director Spike Jonze — is a romance between a man and his computer. Or, to be more accurate, between a man and an artificial intelligence construct that seems to have every...