| Nov 10, 2011
| 9:33 AM
The thieves in "Tower Heist" may have a skyscraper-dwelling rich guy as their target, but the movie itself is reaching into your wallet. It's such a crassly commercial action-comedy that you won't be surprised to learn that its towering aspirations only...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 11:27 AM
During the past week, Joe Paterno was fired, Eddie Murphy and Brett Ratner quit the Oscars and Greece’s prime minister stepped down. Just in case the trend continues, we asked our staff what they think is the best way to go out.
| Nov 12, 2012
| 4:29 PM
Freedom grad Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson took to his Twitter feed to announced that tickets are now available for his appearance at Wrestlemania XXIX on April 7, 2013 at New Jersey's Met Life Stadium in East Rutherford. Available tickets are......
| Feb 27, 2012
| 12:01 AM
The movie of the fewest words spoke the loudest at the Oscars this year.
On an evening suffused with nostalgia, "The Artist," a nearly wordless, black-and-white romance celebrating Hollywood's formative era, won five Academy Awards, including best...
| Sep 4, 2011
All's Faire in Love
A college football star has to make up for his many absences by working at a Renaissance fair, where he falls for an aspiring actress. With Christina Ricci, Owen Benjamin, Cedric the Entertainer and Matthew Lillard. Written...
| Sep 4, 2011
It didn't take long for Arthur Shaw (Alan Alda) to fleece investors out of countless millions. Transforming Shaw's Ponzi scheme into "Tower Heist" proved a bit more time-consuming.
Envisioned six years ago by Eddie Murphy as an all-black take on "Ocean's...
| Feb 26, 2012
| 11:00 AM
Is silence truly golden? Can George Clooney's tears bring Oscar happiness? Will Billy Crystal's yuks play as well as they did eight years ago? And could the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for the first time bestow acting statuettes on two...
| Nov 2, 2011
Seven years ago, I was asked to cover the Academy Awards from backstage. To get the necessary credentials, I had to be personally vetted by producer Gil Cates. As I made my way along the shiny floor of the Oscar production offices, I was prepared for Oz,...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 4:37 PM
Bridesmaids, Midnight in Paris and Lars von Trier's controversial Nazi comments were among the biggest film stories of 2011....
| Jan 19, 2012
| 4:36 PM
MegaUpload, one of the world's largest file-sharing websites, was shut down Thursday by the U.S. Department of Justice, which accused it of violating piracy and copyright laws. The Justice Department alleged that MegaUpload was a "mega conspiracy" and a...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Take a quick look at director Joseph Sargent's resume — an extensive if not terribly distinguished list stacked with forgettable TV movies and episodic work …...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 4:32 AM
The Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme stripped thousands of their retirement accounts. It was a sad testament to one man’s pride and greed and sadder still for those he swindled. And it was only a matter of time before someone would give the little guys...