| Nov 1, 2011
| 8:49 AM
"Anonymous" is not shy about naming names. It contends that the 37 plays attributed to William Shakespeare, who died in 1616, actually were written by the Earl of Oxford, who died in 1604.
As this story has it, the barely literate commoner Shakespeare...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 7:30 AM
"Gravity" director Alfonso Cuarón's movie starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney as two astronauts having an especially bad day in space is a hit with film critics and audiences. Reviews by actual rocket scientists, however, have been mixed....
| Jul 3, 2013
| 6:43 PM
Director Roland Emmerich is the master of action movies high in calories but low in nutritional value. "Independence Day," "The Day After Tomorrow" and "2012" are among his previous credits. Great production values and cinematography are utilized only...
| Jun 28, 2013
If you see just one terrorists-take-over-the-White House thriller this year, make it "White House Down." Even if you saw the dour and bloody "Olympus Has Fallen," which has a lot in common with "White House Down," you owe it to yourself to check out...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 4:03 PM
In this action movie from apocalyptic blockbuster specialist Roland Emmerich ("Independence Day," "The Day After Tomorrow," "2012"), the White House is successfully invaded by terrorists, the president is captured and no one can save the day other than...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 9:00 AM
MONTREAL — On a warm fall day in a scruffy suburb of this Canadian city, some familiar sights appear. French-language road signs note estimated distances in kilometers. Beret-wearing soldiers stand guard. A restaurant offers a poutine special.
| May 21, 2013
| 1:13 PM
Fans who've waited years for a follow-up to the sci-fi blockbuster “Independence Day” might soon be treated not just to […]...
| May 12, 2013
| 8:42 PM
Earth’s victory over alien invaders in “Independence Day” may have been but the first battle in a war. The film’s […]...
| May 26, 2013
| 8:03 AM
“Independence Day's” co-writers — director Roland Emmerich and producer Dean Devlin – are ready to make at least one sequel […]...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 7:00 AM
WASHINGTON -- If you're reading this, the Maya were wrong. Rather, they would have been wrong if they'd actually predicted the end of the world, which scholars are pretty sure they didn't.
On the other hand, if there's nobody around to thumb through the...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 9:38 PM
Battleship, Iron Man 3 and Red Dawn have all been crafted with China in mind, as Hollywood bows to pressure from the Asian economic powerhouse; China is now the world's second-largest filmgoing market...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Whether the much-hyped date of Dec. 21, 2012, in any way resembles the end-of-the-world-as-we-know-it movie "2012" remains to be seen ??? but only 10 days now remain to party like it's 1999. A year ago, in preparation for what, if......