| Feb 22, 2012
| 12:50 AM
The Oscars are serious — important people making important, relevant, thought-provoking movies about race, marital relations, horses and Owen Wilson seeing dead Parisians. The dresses and jewelry are beyond fancy. The tuxes are bespoke. Sidney...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 9:50 AM
Frightened by mechanical monkey toys? This one may not be for you.
Here's some lessons learned from the trailer for ghost-story "The Woman in Black," scheduled for release Feb. 3, 2012 and co-starring Ciaran Hinds and Janet McTeer. It's the story of a...
| Aug 15, 2013
She's often referred to as a philosopher, but the great thinker and writer Hannah Arendt considered herself a political theorist. However you choose to characterize her work, the absorbing new film "Hannah Arendt" finds the living pulse in it, and Barbara...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 6:30 AM
"The White Queen," a co-production of the BBC and Starz, debuted in Britain this summer to mostly scathing reviews. Critics objected especially to a few glaring anachronisms — no zippers in the 15th century, nor tourist-friendly castle handrails...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 12:44 PM
The return of "Breaking Bad" is the TV event this weekend, a surprisingly busy one across the TV landscape.
I've reviewed "Breaking Bad" elsewhere, but it's a terrific hour with a memorable performance by Dean Norris as Hank, Walt White's anguished...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 10:30 AM
For those a little rusty on their British history -- specifically the War of the Roses -- "The White Queen" offers up another handsome costume drama, about on the level of "The Tudors," defined by its decidedly feminine perspective. Told largely through...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 2:30 PM
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| Jul 31, 2013
| 4:32 PM
In The White Queen, young woman is plucked from obscurity and suddenly thrust into the biggest spotlight possible. Now the center of attention for an entire nation, she must navigate her way through an entirely new level of existence, hoping the lofty...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 6:33 PM
Starz will present an advance screening of its new period drama "The White Queen” at 9 p.m. Aug. 9, just after the Season 2 finale of its mob drama "Magic City.”
"The White Queen," adapted from Philippa Gregory's best-selling "The Cousins'...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 1:06 PM
Glenn Close reaches the end of her run as Patty Hewes, the brilliant and often deceptive law firm chief, in the final round of the show that will be new to many viewers since it ran on the satellite service DirecTV (as opposed to the series' former home,...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 7:00 AM
How does one make a movie about thought?
That was the dilemma noted German director Margarethe von Trotta faced when she began work on her latest film, "Hannah Arendt," which opened June 7.
The biopic reunites Von Trotta with actress Barbara Sukowa,...
| 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...