| Oct 30, 2013
| 7:23 PM
EXCLUSIVE: Bob Nelson’s script for “Nebraska” is already turning into one of the favorites of awards season, looking at big questions like family and community in ways (dry comedy + pathos) rare in contemporary moviedom.
Now the TV...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 4:32 PM
On Demand DVD New Releases Nov. 25-Dec. 1 Maybe you are still recovering from a holiday weekend of leftovers and football. Or maybe you've finished your holiday shopping and have nothing but free time on your hands. Either way, there's a host of new...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Much has been made of the vocal performance that Scarlett Johansson delivers as the title character in Spike Jonze's latest film, "Her," about a computer operating system named Samantha who falls for her human owner Theodore Twombly (Joaquin Phoenix)....
| Dec 13, 2013
| 1:14 PM
After a three-year gap, Bruce Willis and his classiest on-screen posse returned in this follow up to the original “Red” (2010) — not to be mistaken for “Red” (2008), a more serious film starring Brian Cox, who also appears in...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 11:33 AM
Since taking the Telluride and Toronto film festivals by storm in the early fall, "12 Years a Slave" and "Gravity" have dominated the Oscar conversation. Three months of screenings and cocktail receptions and glad-handing have done little to alter the...
| 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...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 3:48 PM
Here’s one scene you won’t be seeing in “Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa” when it hits theaters Friday.
Rendered unrecognizable in heavy prosthetic makeup as his libidinous 86-year-old grandfather character, “Jackass”...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 4:00 PM
Words I thought I'd never write: "Jackass" Johnny Knoxville has made an actual movie.
I don't mean the occasional part the actor takes in someone else's film, notably Luke Duke in 2005's "The Dukes of Hazzard." Or the string of stunts that migrated...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 1:30 PM
There's a theory floating around that a latter-day band of buccaneers is trying to capture Connecticut's flagship and sail it away from its home port of New Haven.
Of course, these alleged pirates insist they only want to save the Amistad from what they...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 1:44 PM
A 25-year-old federal law requiring that all guns be detectable by security screeners will expire Dec. 9. Will it get renewed?
With 3-D printers able to create almost completely plastic/resin guns, the technology and the market are very different from...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 2:30 AM
More turns out to be less in "Red 2," an obligatory sequel that can't quite recapture the sly, laid-back pleasures of its cheerfully ridiculous predecessor. While Bruce Willis, John Malkovich, Helen Mirren, et al. are still good for a few chuckles as a...