| Mar 8, 2011
| 4:37 AM
Daniel Craig dons a dress for this James Bond gets lectured by M (Judi Dench) on a woman's lot in the world today. It's a public service announcement and a dicey proposition for a franchise teetering on the brink of oblivion just a few months back. But...
| Mar 24, 2011
| 4:34 PM
In our pages, Judi Dench's memoir is reviewed, and found disappointing....
| Mar 30, 2011
| 4:36 PM
A solitary figure runs clad in gray stumbles and weeps across a rainswept moor. Yes, it's “Jane Eyre” time again. One of the most frequently adapted period pieces from the golden age of the corset is back, with Mia “Alice in Wonderland...
| Apr 1, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Alan Arkin's book about acting and improv is a cut above....
| Jul 12, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Japan to bestow arts honors on Judi Dench, Bill Viola...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 4:39 AM
Leonardo DiCaprio doesn't look short, though he does capture a little of J. Edgar Hoover's pugnacious appearance in this trailer to Clint Eastwood's bio-pic, “J. Edgar.” Nothing here hints at him leaning heavily on the “He was gay”...
| Mar 16, 2011
| 10:00 PM
**1/2 (out of four)
Jane (Mia Wasikowska of “Alice in Wonderland”) has led a traumatic life of constantly being ostracized and deprived a chance at happiness. She strikes up an interesting relationship with the dignified Edward Rochester...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 9:15 PM
One of the most reclusive legends in modern American history will make a rare appearance in Costa Mesa on Oct. 29.
Prolific Broadway composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim will speak with American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers head Michael...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 11:09 AM
A classic story comes to life anew as Mia Wasikowska ("Alice in Wonderland") takes the title role in Charlotte Bronte's saga.
Orphaned when she was young, Jane becomes a governess in the household of the secretive Rochester (Michael Fassbender, "X-Men:...
| Mar 14, 2011
| 1:40 AM
“Jane Eyre” star Mia Wasikowska is very excited about being in Chicago for the first time and has something somewhat surprising she’d want to do if she had time.
“I would totally do a drive-by [of] Kevin’s house from ‘...
| May 3, 2012
** (out of four)
Shame on 2-star movies for the indifference they cause. For the mild successes that quickly fade and for the flaws that could have been avoided with a simple change of procedure. For the fact that bad movies stir up some impassioned...
| May 13, 2012
| 1:16 AM
It’s like The Golden Girls if done by Merchant-Ivory.
Okay, it’s not that bad. Sure, a lot of the script feels like it’s a TV sitcom, and hey…it was written by a TV writer.
The steller British cast includes Tom Wilkinson (who...