| Jul 21, 2013
| 10:11 AM
Will "R.I.P.D." go down as the biggest flop of the summer?
It's hard to make the distinction, given the number of big-budget misfires that have landed in theaters this season. But according to distributor Universal Pictures, the $130-million action-...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 6:00 AM
NEW ORLEANS — The music is blaring inside James Franco's house and there's booze — and drugs — everywhere. Actor Michael Cera is snorting lines of cocaine, while comedian Aziz Ansari is trying (and failing) to hook up with Rihanna....
| 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...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Spanish actress Victoria Abril will be feted by the Locarno Film Festival with its Excellence Award MoÃ«t & Chandon on the Swiss fest's Piazza Grande on Aug. 10
Abril, muse to Pedro AlmodÃ³var, will be celebrated with screenings of AlmodÃ³var's "Tie Me...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 11:01 AM
Side By Side
Oct. 23, The Bijou Theatre, 275 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport, (203) 322-3228, thebijoutheatre.com
Does digital technology spell the end of good taste, fine art and high-quality movie-making? Has the old-fashioned process of exposing emulsion-...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 9:51 AM
Julian Sands performs "A Celebration of Harold Pinter" today at 6 p.m. in a free show at the Yale Center for British Art in New Haven.
The show, directed by John Malkovich, features personal anecdotes and stories drawn from the work between the British...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 9:40 AM
John Malkovich is performing in Chicago this weekend for the first time in five years. But the formidable and distinctive actor is not appearing at Steppenwolf Theatre, where of course he remains an ensemble member, but at Symphony Center in downtown...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 9:27 AM
The prospect of interviewing Don DeLillo produces a certain anxiety. DeLillo, one of the most heralded American novelists of the past 40 years, has a reputation for being inaccessible, emotionally and otherwise. While by no means a recluse like J.D....
| Aug 20, 2011
Raul Ruiz, 70, a Chilean-born filmmaker who made more than 100 films in his teeming, international career and worked to put cinema on an artistic par with literature, died Friday at a Paris hospital following complications from a pulmonary infection, said...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 2:52 PM
A young, curly Gary Sinise in a Steppenwolf production. A black-and-white shot of "City on the Make," a play based on the writings of Nelson Algren, by Northlight Theatre in 1984.
Through this weekend, an exhibition of photographs from the formative...
| Sep 20, 2010
| 10:19 AM
From the Michael Sragow Gets Reel blog:
The dailies and newsweeklies and entertainment shows have already set off their starters' pistols, but let's get serious: in Baltimore, as in most American cities, this year October 1 marks the beginning of the...