| Nov 4, 2008
Renown actor Peter Boyle died in late 2006 after a 4-year battle with myeloma, cancer of the bone marrow. His wife, Loraine Boyle teamed up last year with the International Myeloma Foundation to create an event that would honor Peter and raise money...
| Aug 20, 2008
I don't want to oversell " The Rocker," but in a summer of erratic, assaultive comedies all up and down the budget scale, this Rainn Wilson vehicle—a kind of "Home School of Rock"—stakes out its own corner of the market. It's a lot of fun. Its...
| May 4, 2008
SIGOURNEY WEAVER is back in outer space. No, not as the intrepid Ripley of the "Alien" sci-fi blockbusters, but as a ship's computer in Disney's new Pixar Animation Studios film, "WALL-E," which opens June 27. The film was directed by Andrew Stanton ("...
| Jun 26, 2008
The late, great Stanley Kubrick (2001:A Space Odyssey) used to say that if you can turn off the sound and still follow the story, you've made a film, but if you can still follow the story with only the sound, you haven't.
WALL-E, a sci-fi savvy Pixar...
| Jun 27, 2008
It's the surest thing in the infinitely malleable world of animation: Get the eyes right, and you're halfway home.
One look at the binocular-eyed trash compactor starring in the marvelous new Disney/Pixar feature "WALL-E," and you're halfway home. One...
| Jun 27, 2008
IF Pixar Animation Studios has an enviable record of consistent success -- and with a worldwide box-office gross of $4.3 billion from its eight films, it certainly does -- it's because the company has an uncanny gift for pushing things further without...
| Jul 11, 2008
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There was a very interesting story in last week's Sports Illustrated by Tom Verducci about Giants ace Tim Lincecum.
It's a long piece that delves deeply into pitching mechanics and is worth reading, but...