| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
In the 1840s, Benjamin Disraeli, still a long way from being prime minister, wanted to wake people up to the plight of the British working class -- and move them to act. The alarm he sounded wasn't delivered in a speech, a pamphlet, or an article -- but...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 9:33 AM
Big-budget science-fiction movies are often vehicles for selling toys to kids and merchandise to adult fans. But there was a time when these films offered compelling visions of a strange future far beyond conventional thinking. "Forbidden Planet" in 1956,...
| Apr 11, 2013
**1/2 (out of four)
I'd say I'm of two minds about “Disconnect,” but I think it's more like my mind and my heart don't agree on this one. For starters: IMDB plot summaries don't get much drier than, “A drama centered on a group of...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Movie directors can come across as all sorts of personalities — arrogant, collegial, mercurial, dictatorial. Filmmaker Henry-Alex Rubin arrived on the set of "Disconnect", his first narrative feature, striking an unusual pose: clueless.
"I have no...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 4:38 PM
Ryan Gosling is ripped, randy and risible in “Crazy, Stupid Love,” an ensemble romantic farce that has the “serious” actor let his funny flag fly. Yeah, it's a Steve Carell comedy, sort of the dark, divorcing sequel to “...
| Jul 26, 2011
PIX 11's Sharon Carpenter talks with actors Steve Carell, Julianne Moore, Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling on their new romantic comedy "Crazy Stupid Love," which is in theaters on Friday, July 29th.
At fortysomething, straight-laced Cal Weaver (Steve Carell)...