| Feb 9, 2012
| 7:51 PM
"Chronicle"is a very nifty first effort from director Josh Trank and screenwriter Max Landis.
Max is the son of legendary John Landis of "Animal House," "Trading Places" and "Twilight Zone" fame. This new film blends several movie genres in thoughtful...
| Jan 26, 2012
*1/2 (out of four)
In 19th century Ireland, when people apparently can’t tell the difference between a man and a woman, Albert Nobbs (co-writer Glenn Close) works as a waiter in an upscale hotel where no one knows that he’s actually a woman....
| Jan 13, 2012
| 2:53 PM
When I talked to Graham Norton in December, his "scrappy mixed terrier thing" kept interrupting by attacking her loudest toy. Her name, he said, is Madge, which led me to ask if she's named after Madonna.
"Well yes, but I didn't do it! I don't want to...
| Feb 19, 2012
| 8:50 PM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences paid homage this year to the early days of cinema by bestowing the lion's share of Oscar nominations on two films that are valentines to the early days of cinema. "Hugo," Martin Scorsese's heartfelt love...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 1:23 AM
Billy Crstyal’s return to hosting duties at the Oscars reminded me a lot of the Oscar party I went to at local Point Loma artist Leslie Perlis’ house.
At previous parties, I could make the crowd laugh. One year I pestered everybody that...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Tilda Swinton is on my list of Top 3 actresses working today. She’s so good that movies I didn’t like (I am Love and Julia) were watchable just because of her performance in them.
I was livid she didn’t get nominated for an Oscar for...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 10:40 AM
In The CW's new drama, "Ringer," Ioan Gruffudd plays Andrew Martin, a self-made millionaire, whose marriage to wife Siobhan (Sarah Michelle Gellar) is crumbling while he is struggling to balance his work life and keep his daughter from a previous marriage...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 9:32 PM
The television academy did a pretty good job at picking its Emmy nominees this year. Will the list of winners be just as satisfying?
We'll find out on Sunday (Sept. 18) when the Emmys air live at 8 p.m. ET/5 PT on FOX. We have some ideas of our own,...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 3:04 PM
49-year-old Toni Jo Silvey's recent obsession would put even Glenn Close to shame.
The professional dog walker has been arrested for felony stalking. The broken hearted Silvey allegedly sent 712 emails and called her ex-boyfriend, Peter Main, over 1,...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 12:21 PM
Glenn Close invested heavily in bringing a stage play in which she once starred to the screen, also contributing to the script, and the result was her latest Oscar nomination.
She's typically superb as an individual keeping a big secret while working...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 5:11 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Stop us if you've heard this one before: HBO dominated the Emmy nominations announced Thursday morning, picking up 81 nods for viewer favorites such as "Boardwalk Empire" and "Game of Thrones" as well as comedy newcomers "Girls" and "Veep."...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 12:14 PM
Aug 03 (TheWrap.com) - There's a moment at the end of the promo reel for "Love, Marilyn," an upcoming Marilyn Monroe documentary that will premiere at the Toronto Film Festival, when Uma Thurman, speaking in words that were written by Monroe, almost...