| Nov 30, 2012
| 3:55 PM
Alfred Hitchcock's reputation as a filmmaker was already on the rise when he died 32 years ago. Since then it has consistently (and rightly) grown ever greater. At the same time, his reputation as a person has taken a lot of blows ... whether rightly or...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 5:48 PM
There's probably some great psychology/sociology book out there that analyzes why we like ghost stories, why they appear in nearly every culture, and why they're generally the first horror concept each culture develops. Presumably it has something to do...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 4:09 PM
When you're a young British actor starring in two hit series at once, even a visit to the U.S. isn't all down time. Eugene Simon wrapped up his 22-day stay Wednesday, but not before a round of phone interviews earlier in the week.
| Apr 29, 2012
A team of superheroes including Iron Man, Captain America, the Hulk and Thor unite to save the world. With Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo and Chris Hemsworth. Written and directed by Joss Whedon. In Imax 3-D. Walt Disney...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 2:32 PM
Why does our culture treat pirates as kid-friendly characters? They're violent criminals with notoriously bad hygiene.
At least classic children's literature such as "Treasure Island" and "Peter Pan" had the decency to portray them as bad guys....
| Jun 19, 2012
| 11:37 AM
Walt Disney Studios has begun filming its live-action fairy tale "Maleficent," starring Angelina Jolie, in London.
Disney said Tuesday that production began last week on the movie, billed as the untold story of the villainess from the 1959 Disney classic...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Stephen Sondheim may not give a whit about posterity, as he tells a reporter with the London Evening Standard, but that doesn't mean he's content to rest on his classics. In a lengthy chat in which Sondheim laments the theater......
| Jul 18, 2011
| 4:37 AM
Aardman's next film seems like a riff on assorted “Pirates of the Caribbean” story points. But it looks more traditional (stop motion clay animated) and tactile than their recent digital efforts. “The Pirates: Band of Misfits” is...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint joined hordes of fans for the "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows -- Part 2" premiere in London's Trafalgar Square....
| Aug 20, 2010
| 9:33 PM
"Another Year" looks like another top Oscar contender for British gadfly Mike Leigh, who earned nominations for directing and writing best picture nominee "Secrets and Lies" (1996), writing "Topsy-Turvy" (1998), directing and writing "Vera Drake" (2004)...
| Jul 2, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Our forums moderator and resident Emmy expert Chris "Boomer" Beachum just updated his predictions. He not only forecasts who will be nominated next Thursday, but also who will win on Aug. 29. COMEDY SERIES: 1. "Modern Family" (early projected winner) 2....
| Mar 10, 2011
| 5:38 AM
Not just a typically well-staged adventure in its own right but also a prelude to "Part 2" - which will wrap up the movie series, and undoubtedly do astronomical business, upon its release July 15 - this opening half of the concluding saga puts young...