| Feb 9, 2012
| 10:03 AM
"The Walking Dead,"AMC's epic, buzzy zombie apocalypse drama, returns from its midseason hibernation this Sunday at 9 p.m. with the first of six episodes closing out the second season.
The midseason finale, which aired on Nov. 27, saw a zombified...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 12:52 PM
The G.I. Joes will once again face off against terrorist organization Cobra in “G.I. Joe: Retaliation” March 29, but fans ......
| Apr 1, 2013
| 1:28 PM
Here's a brief rundown of my thoughts from 2009's "G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra":
I'm dreading this movie. I still haven't recovered from that awful second "Transformers" movie from a month back. Or that awful first "Transformers" movie from two years ago for...
| Mar 27, 2013
*1/2 (out of four)
At least once as kids, we all gave an action figure's head the ol' 360-degree spin. Watching the confusing 3-D sequel "G.I. Joe: Retaliation," you know how that toy felt.
I get that a bad guy posing as the president (Jonathan...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 9:45 AM
Right in the middle of "G.I. Joe: Retaliation," which is one sort of action movie, there's another, better one that lasts five or six very good minutes.
We're in the Himalayas, where the fancy ninjas such as Storm Shadow (Byung-hun Lee) and Snake Eyes...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Since Pope Francis, seemingly a warm, likable man, began his papacy with a little self-deprecating joke about how the cardinals had to look "to the ends of the Earth" to find the new Bishop of Rome, it's reasonable to assume that the first non-European to...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 3:11 PM
Chicago has been involved in filmmaking since the technology's very beginnings in the early 1900s, when some of the world's first movie studios operated here. From those early days, when neighborhood kids would sneak onto the Selig Polyscope Co. lot at...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Jonathan Pryce stars in Harold Pinter's "The Caretaker" at Curran Theatre in San Francisco....
| Jul 19, 2012
| 7:01 AM
"The Nightingale," a new musical being presented at the La Jolla Playhouse, has drawn sharp criticism in recent days for the relative lack of Asian American actors in a work set in ancient China.
The creative team behind the musical, based on the Hans...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Are we really living in a post-racial world? It seems like we’re back in the 1990s, when all hell broke loose on Broadway after the British star Jonathan Pryce was cast as the Eurasian lead in “Miss Saigon.”
| Apr 29, 2012
A team of superheroes including Iron Man, Captain America, the Hulk and Thor unite to save the world. With Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo and Chris Hemsworth. Written and directed by Joss Whedon. In Imax 3-D. Walt Disney...
| May 24, 2012
*** (out of four)
As “Hysteria” begins, onscreen text informs us, “This story is based on true events. Really.” Indeed, what follows may be surprising to many who live in a world in which sex toys—from vibrators to...