| Jul 20, 2012
| 2:42 PM
They say all good things must come to an end. With that, I'm leaving WDBJ and the news business. I've accepted a position as the community relations coordinator for Roanoke City Schools. There are several reasons why I'm switching...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 12:44 PM
FX has picked up the thriller "American Horror Story," and if the cast and creative team behind the drama is any indication, the network has another hit in the works.
"Glee" co-creators/executive producers Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk, who worked on...
| Jan 25, 2011
| 6:14 AM
LOS ANGELES -- One year after winning the top prize at the Sundance Film Festival, "Winter's Bone" has earned Hollywood's top honors.
The film -- shot in Taney and Christian counties in 2009 -- earned four Academy Award nominations including Best...
| Jan 25, 2011
| 6:40 AM
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- The British monarchy saga "The King's Speech" leads the Academy Awards with 12 nominations, including best picture and acting honors for Colin Firth, Helena Bonham Carter and Geoffrey Rush.
Also nominated for best picture Tuesday...
| Feb 27, 2011
"True Grit," "The Fighter," "Black Swan" and "The King's Speech" are a few of the many head-spinning, stomach-turning, heart-wrenching movies that impacted audiences locally and across the globe. On Feb. 27, the most worthy of films from 2010 will be...
| May 4, 2012
| 12:09 AM
It irked me that last year Martha Marcy May Marlene got so much critical praise. It was an uninteresting movie about cults, with two good performances (John Hawkes, Elisabeth Olsen).
This year we get a great film about cults, and I’m guessing...
| May 10, 2012
** (out of four)
When Peter (Christopher Denham) and his girlfriend Lorna (Nicole Vicius) walk blindfolded into a basement after giving up their valuables and being driven around in a van to mask their location, the couple appears to be entering a...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 11:50 PM
Last year when I wasn’t a party of the San Diego Film Critics Society, I cringed when I saw how many awards they gave to 44 Inch Chest, a movie with a great cast, but lame screenplay.
This year as part of the group, I enjoyed the fun as we sent...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 10:38 AM
"Up in the Air" and "The Departed" co-star Vera Farmiga turned director with this deep-thinking drama, inspired by the memoir "This Dark World" by Carolyn S. Briggs (who also co-wrote the screenplay). Farmiga also plays the central character, a woman...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 1:35 PM
Elizabeth Olsen, the sister of long-popular television twins Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, earned considerable attention of her own with her performance - which has made her a current Film Independent Spirit Award nominee - in writer-director Sean Durkin'...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 3:21 PM
AMC announced Friday that British actor David Morrissey will play The Governor in the network's hit series, "The Walking Dead."
The BAFTA Award nominee may be best known for his starring role in the original British series "State of Play" and for...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 10:00 PM
*** (out of four)
Are penises and clitoral stimulation really part of God’s plan? Should women avoid preaching so as not to seem like they’re teaching men? Corinne (Vera Farmiga) considers these and other questions as her commitment to...