| Jul 19, 2012
| 4:32 PM
When director Christopher Nolan brought Batman out of the shadows seven years ago in “Batman Begins” and carried on the ......
| Aug 28, 2012
| 4:35 PM
As part of the GOP convention in Tampa, some guests are attending a preview of the new movie Won't Back Down, a film that is creating buzz and controversy in education circles. According to the schedule sent out this morning, in fact, their viewing...
| Nov 11, 2010
| 9:27 AM
If the title character is back, you can be sure Emma Thompson is playing the role again, and it should come as little mystery that the sequel's plot sounds a lot like the premise of the television series "Supernanny."
The literally magical McPhee is...
| May 22, 2012
Talk about a memorable movie pitch.
“This is the vibrator movie you can bring your mom to,” says “Hysteria” director Tanya Wexler, who grew up in Lincoln Park. “You want to see something about the vibrator that you can&...
| 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...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 6:17 PM
Peace, Love & Misunderstandings ** ½
El director australiano Bruce Beresford se mete en problemas cuando intenta rendir homenaje al Festival de Woodstock, evento de capital importancia dentro de la cultura norteamericana. Esta fiesta de tres días repleta...
| Nov 1, 2011
“Don’t do it,” whispers “Like Crazy” star Felicity Jones.
“Stay away!” urges co-star Anton Yelchin.
That’s their advice for people thinking of getting into a long-distance relationship, and the actors...
| Nov 4, 2011
"It's scary to go to acting school," Elizabeth Olsen admits.
"You're always getting criticism — constructive criticism. It's never 'Good job.' Never. Your teacher will never tell you 'That was great.' And if they do, you know that's the only praise...
| Sep 27, 2012
** (out of four)
“Inspired by actual events,” reads the opening of “Won't Back Down,” which feels inspired but not by actual events. Armed only with rah-rah determination, this drama presents the troubled school system merely as a...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 12:40 PM
"Hotel Transylvania" will suck the life out of its rivals at the box office this weekend, as the animated monster flick is set to dominate ticket sales.
The 3-D film should easily claim the No. 1 position with a solid debut of around $35 million,...
| Jan 12, 2009
The red carpet has always been Hollywood's very own economic forecaster. (We mortals settle for gas prices.) And Sunday night, at the 66th annual Golden Globes, many of the stars arrived in sleek, subdued gowns more suited to the upcoming inauguration...
| Oct 12, 2008
NOT EVEN a global credit crisis can compromise the enduring value of French chic. That was the message from Chanel's Karl Lagerfeld, the reigning godfather of Paris fashion. With a stunning, life-size reproduction of the original Chanel Rue Cambon...