| Oct 8, 2013
| 10:16 AM
The title Dallas hospital became a focus of world attention on Nov. 22, 1963, when victims of the assassination plot against President John F. Kennedy were brought there. An ensemble cast acts out what happened then among Parkland staff members and others...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 12:30 PM
The U.K. release for "Parkland," the John F. Kennedy assassination drama, has been moved back two weeks by distributor Koch Media to Nov. 22 -- when it will coincide with the 50th anniversary of the day Kennedy was killed in Dallas.
Five other markets --...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 4:32 PM
In “Election Night, Part 1,” the penultimate episode of Season 2 of HBO's The Newsroom, it is, indeed, election night 2012, the culmination of two largely wasted years of presidential campaigning, with Barack Obama soon to hand Mitt Romney his...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Exclusive Releasing has moved back the release of the John F. Kennedy assassination drama "Parkland," starring Zac Efron, Marcia Gay Harden and Paul Giamatti, to Oct. 4.
The newly minted distributor is timing the opening to coincide with the 50th...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 2:55 PM
For all the talking that occurs in the tedious drama "Between Us," little of substance is actually said. What's left is an unpleasant visit with a pair of hateful married couples who, in due time, prove mirror images of one another. Symmetry has rarely...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 8:16 AM
NEW YORK— Early in "Glengarry Glen Ross," as David Mamet brilliantly employs the scene-blackout-scene rhythm he learned sweeping floors at Chicago's Second City cabaret, Shelley can't-close-a-deal Levene is told that he cannot have the "premium...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Twenty years ago, Al Pacino starred in the movie version of David Mamet's "Glengarry Glen Ross," receiving an Oscar nomination for his performance as Ricky Roma, one of a group of shady real-estate agents whose directive from management is to "always be...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 1:41 PM
There's something about the frozen Northern Plains, filled with folksy, trusting and righteous Dakotans, Minnesotans and Wisconsinites, that screams "insurance fraud" to screenwriters. The notion that there's nowhere in America quite so honest makes...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 1:36 AM
Sometimes seeing so many movies can be a problem. How can a film lover or critic watch this movie and not think of Fargo, The Red Violin, House of Games, Criminal, and John Dahl’s The Last Seduction? Heck, even the violin shop is called Dahl’s...
| Jan 11, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Seth Rogen, Jay Chou and Cameron Diaz were a rolling arsenal of talent at "The Green Hornet" Hollywood premiere. Seth Rogen and Jay Chou play Green Hornet and sidekick Kato in the film "The Green Hornet," which opens Friday....
| Apr 25, 2011
| 4:37 PM
Joe Hortua's off-Broadway play, “Between Us” is earning an indie film adaptation which will star Julia Stiles and Taye Diggs, Melissa George and David Harbour. It is “a dark comedy exploring the friendship between two bitter married...
| Aug 13, 2010
| 2:02 PM
Kate Arrington seems not a bit actress-y, just interesting.
For one thing, she's not particularly concerned about how she looks. For another, through unlikely serendipity, lifestyle czarina Martha Stewart was an early backer of Arrington's stage career....