| Aug 1, 2008
A Frank Capra throwback for an era of diminished expectations, the amiable " Swing Vote" casts Kevin Costner as an unemployed egg processing plant worker who must decide the fate of the state of the union. The hopes and ideals of the apathetic American...
| Jan 15, 2008
Sundance will bring a reliable cast of characters when it opens Thursday. Actor Sam Rockwell will hobnob at the Riverhorse restaurant in Park City. Festival chief Robert Redford will endorse indie film at the Eccles theater. Dealmaker John Sloss will...
| Jan 17, 2008
The same writers strike that transformed the Golden Globes into a news conference might bring smiles to the faces of agents and filmmakers gathered in this snow-covered ski town.
They're hoping that studios will spend more freely than usual at the...
| Sep 30, 2009
| 1:18 PM
A new documentary series premiering this week presents ESPN viewers with a smorgasbord of films on various sports subjects from the past 30 years.
"30 for 30," the 30-part project from ESPN Films commemorating the network's 30th anniversary, gives the...
| Oct 20, 2009
| 4:15 PM
Though the former NBC drama has been released in its entirety on DVD before, its reissue in a 35-disc "mega-set" is well worth noting.
Inspired by a nonfiction book by David Simon, the much-honored drama from producers Barry Levinson and Tom Fontana...
| Oct 27, 2009
Lou Jacobi, an actor who was known for comic roles and won praise in dramatic ones over a long career in the theater and movies, including Woody Allen's "Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex" and Barry Levinson's “Avalon,” has died....