| Oct 31, 2013
| 10:41 AM
One of the best television shows of the fall is also one of the most unexpected: A zombie drama. In French. That isn't about mowing down herds of decomposed drones.
The undead on "The Returned" (which debuted this week on the Sundance Channel) have no...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 7:30 AM
— The state of war is also a state of mind, terrifying even the bravest as it changes and challenges them.
This is what we are seeing reflected on movie screens. The stories of foot soldiers are shifting, becoming more intimate, more stripped to...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 12:49 PM
There's a master thief at work in the margins of the new Sylvester Stallone/Arnold Schwarzenegger movie "Escape Plan."
The film, opening Friday, is more or less stolen by sixth-billed Vincent D'Onofrio, best known for, well, all sorts of things: "Full...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 9:07 AM
"Kubrick and Co.," the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's tribute film series to its expansive "Stanley Kubrick" exhibition comes to a close this weekend. The exhibition also closes its doors on Sunday.
The series looks at key films in the maverick...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 1:10 PM
Among the more than 1,000 objects on display in "Stanley Kubrick" -- a massive exhibition devoted to the legendary filmmaker that opens Thursday at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art -- the piece that perhaps best captures the director's singular...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Peter Rainer, noted Christian Science Monitor film critic, Bloomberg News columnist and reviewer for NPR's FilmWeek, reflects upon his three-decade career in "Rainer on Film: Thirty Years of Film Writing in a Turbulent and Transformative Era."
| May 23, 2013
| 5:50 PM
Though it's not that gracefully told and sometimes seems to exist just to plug eco-friendly cleaning supplies, "A Green Story" holds interest as a gentle, old-fashioned look at achieving the American dream. Credit veteran character actor Ed O'Ross ("...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 7:21 PM
AURORA, Co. -- They laughed, they cried, they celebrated a young life lost too soon.
Those attending Jessica Ghawi's memorial service Saturday at a San Antonio church heard numerous adjectives describing the hockey fan and aspiring sports broadcaster....