| Jan 24, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Nine months after Roger Ebert's death, his wife Chaz can still sense his presence.
"When you have somebody like that and they are not there, there's a lot of energy gone," says Chaz Ebert, who married the film critic in July 1992. "And yet, I still...
| Nov 18, 2013
On Demand DVD New Releases Nov. 18-24 Planes (3-D) Set in the same world of sentient machines as Cars, this Disney animated adventure follows a crop-dusting plane with a fear of heights that gets to live his dream of competing in a famous around-the-world...
| Jan 16, 2014
Thursday evening sees the kickoff to the 2014 edition of the Sundance Film Festival, the annual indie confab that is […]...
| Feb 12, 2014
Is Berks County native Taylor Swift more desirable to men than Katy Perry? Is Allentown’s Amanda Seyfried more desirable than either of them? Those are some findings of a new survey in which more than a million votes were cast......
| Jun 12, 2013
| 11:50 AM
Fred Armisen may be debating whether to exit "Saturday Night Live," but he's not leaving Portland any time soon. IFC has renewed "Portlandia" for a fourth and fifth season.
The network made the announcement Wednesday, saying the comedy series from...
| Feb 14, 2013
Zero stars (out of four)
I don’t know when or how “A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III” came about, but here’s the phone conversation that may as well have taken place between star Charlie Sheen and writer/director Roman...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 8:09 AM
A vibe in no particular search of a plot, "A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III" channels '70s mellow and '30s style through a prism of California dreamin'. In this Charlie Sheen vehicle, the fizzy mood and visuals are often, well, winning.
| Mar 28, 2013
**1/2 (out of four)
Based on the jolly, jazzy score that keeps “From Up on Poppy Hill” lively, the latest from Studio Ghibli (“Howl’s Moving Castle”) appears to have missed its calling as a Broadway musical. Every 10...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 1:29 PM
The zombie comedy "Life After Beth" has come to life.
The independent film, which stars Aubrey Plaza, John C. Reilly and Anna Kendrick, among others, began filming earlier this year month in Los Angeles, according to film permits.
"Life After Beth"...
| Apr 28, 2013
The 2013 Summer Movie Preview is a snapshot of films opening through the end of August. Release dates (for Los Angeles) and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change.
FOR THE RECORD:
Sneaks list: In the...
| May 1, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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This week's TV Movies
The Big Bang Theory Leonard and...
| May 3, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Funny and trying, "Maron," which premieres Friday on IFC, stars the comedian and podcaster Marc Maron as comedian and podcaster Marc Maron.
Among self-referential sitcoms, it is somewhere on (or around) the continuum between "Curb Your Enthusiasm" and...