| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Oct 24, 2011
When she returned to school at NYU over the summer, nothing was different for “Martha Marcy May Marlene” star Elizabeth Olsen. Well, one thing was different.
“There was one time when I had to miss class because I had to go to a...
| Oct 27, 2011
***1/2 (out of four)
Talk about two very different lives. Now Martha’s (Elizabeth Olsen) at a cozy Connecticut lake house with her sister Lucy (Sarah Paulson) and brother-in-law Ted (Hugh Dancy) with no responsibility and a tendency toward anti-...
| Apr 29, 2011
In Field of Dreams, Kevin Costner hears a voice that says “If you build it, they will come.”
He then ruins his cornfield crops to build a baseball field. This doesn’t make his wife happy, or the bank. They were on the verge of taking...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 1:10 PM
The Short Short Story Film Festival
Nov. 5-6. Wadsworth Athenaeum Museum, 600 Main St., Hartford. (860) 278-2670, thewadsworth.org.
Martha Marcy May Marlene
Opens Nov. 4. Palace/Cinema City, Hartford; Criterion, New Haven; Bethel Cinemas; Fairfield...
| 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'...
| Mar 3, 2010
| 12:07 PM
Thoughts on Tuesday's episode of "Lost," "Sundown," are below. Sayid: "You think you know me, but you don't. I'm a good man." *** Omar: "I know what kind of man you are." Sayid. "â¦.I'm sorry. I'm not that man anymore." *** Dogen: "You said there is...