| Jun 18, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Poor Annette Bening. Every time she got nominated for her overdue Oscar in recent years, she lost to Hilary Swank. This year Bening looks like an inevitable nominee for "The Kids Are All Right." Meantime, Swank stars in "Conviction" as real-life person...
| Jan 25, 2010
| 1:31 PM
Drew Barrymore makes her debut as a director with this female roller-derby tale, and to her credit as a co-star as well, she doesn't ask the other actors to do anything she doesn't do herself. Ellen Page ("Juno") has the central role as a young woman...
| Nov 19, 2010
| 6:59 AM
Unrequited love takes an unusual turn in this would-be comedy teaming Jennifer Aniston and Jason Bateman. She's an unmarried woman who wants to have a child, and he's the longtime friend who secretly pines for her romantically.
He manages to switch his...
| Dec 28, 2010
| 12:30 PM
Two-time Oscar winner Hilary Swank always is good for an earnest performance, and she gives one of her best to date in the true story of Betty Anne Waters, who spent years putting herself through law school to try to free her wrongly incarcerated...
| Jan 20, 2011
| 1:30 AM
Hilary Swank is at her best in working-class, little-people roles, and she's found another one with "Conviction," the real-life story of Betty Anne Waters, who put herself through law school on an 18-year fight to clear her brother of a murder rap....
| Feb 27, 2011
Since closing his cult-favorite L.A. fashion boutique, Lo-Fi, in 2007, fashion designer, vintage apparel dealer and DJ Kelly Cole has been relatively content spinning records at trendy watering holes and selling clothing to top-flight stores, including...
| Oct 19, 2010
| 2:55 PM
Betty Anne Waters is a hero to innocent inmates everywhere. Her miraculous story was just made into movi, and is already getting Oscar buzz.
Hillary Swank plays Betty Anne Waters, the woman who proved her brother's innocence. Kenny Waters was convicted...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 12:38 PM
In his directing debut, actor Mark Ruffalo ("The Kids Are All Right") takes some liberties with the background of its paraplegic star, Christopher Thornton - who clearly had no problem with that, since he also wrote the screenplay.
His character here...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 12:03 AM
Steve Coogan, who was so hysterical in The Trip earlier this year and always cracks me up, wasn’t given a lot to do in this movie. His biggest laugh came from the shocking view of him bending over while nude.
Many of the sisters of this “...
| Sep 3, 2011
| 9:00 AM
When Colin Egglesfield first appeared on TNT’s “Rizzoli & Isles” as Det. Jane Rizzoli’s ex-con brother, Tommy, everyone suspected he was up to no good.
Things don’t change when he returns in the Sept. 5 episode, “...
| Oct 14, 2011
Rock 'n' roll is to the Kibitz Room at Canter's what onions are to chopped liver. The two have been closely aligned since the little bar opened just off the beloved Fairfax Avenue deli's annex dining room in 1961. Only now, instead of a bunch of hippies...
| Sep 30, 2009
| 4:32 PM
One would think that former party girls Juliette Lewis and Drew Barrymore would have bumped into each other over the years. Surely they met at some of the same wild parties? Seems not. "Oddly enough, you would have thought we'd......