| Feb 22, 2010
| 11:08 AM
British actor Michael Sheen has distinguished himself with portrayals of living figures, as with David Frost and former British prime minister Tony Blair, and he fares well with another real-life role in this drama. He plays Brian Clough, who became the...
| Mar 4, 2010
One pill makes you larger and one pill makes you small, and the pills Tim Burton gives you don't do very much at all.
With apologies to Jefferson Airplane's "White Rabbit," that more or less sums up "Alice in Wonderland," the director's middling new...
| Mar 4, 2010
In the new "Alice in Wonderland," the wonderfully well-chosen Australian actress Mia Wasikowska embarks on her character's quest to recover her "muchness," while director Tim Burton wages a war against his own.
The struggle is worth it. The movie won't...
| Mar 15, 2010
| 4:02 PM
Devotees of the Stephenie Meyer book series certainly were primed for the second screen installment, since the movie made a fortune its opening weekend. Chris Weitz replaces Catherine Hardwicke as director, as young vampire Edward and his true love, Bella...
| May 23, 2010
| 8:09 AM
The television series "24" often explored the boundaries of torture in extracting information necessary to the country's safety, and this melodrama hinges on much the same theme.
Samuel L. Jackson plays the self-styled agent charged with getting the...
| Jul 14, 2010
| 1:21 PM
Comic-Con kicks off its first day with new movies from major film studios like DreamWorks, Walt Disney Pictures, and Sony Pictures Entertainment.
10:00am - 11:00am - DreamWorks Animation: Megamind - Hall H
DreamWorks' new animation Megamind features...
| Jul 22, 2010
| 11:04 AM
Tens of thousands of comics and pop culture aficionados gathered outside the San Diego Convention Center Thursday for the start of Comic-Con International.
The doors open for the sold-out gathering at 9:30 a.m. About 125,000 people are expected to attend...
| Aug 20, 2010
| 6:39 AM
Indeed, Peter Pan's magical companion tries to save others of her kind in this animated, direct-to-video Disney fantasy. Current "Parenthood" co-star Mae Whitman - also heard in "Tinker Bell" and "Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure" - reprises the voice of...
| Mar 3, 2011
| 1:08 PM
Jeff Bridges reprises his role from almost 30 years ago - and, thanks to digital effects, doesn't look a day older in certain scenes - in this dazzling sequel to the Disney fantasy, as his character's son (Garrett Hedlund, "Country Strong") plunges into...
| May 19, 2011
| 2:30 PM
| May 25, 2011
| 10:00 PM
*** (out of four)
Oh, the glorious bistros and baguettes and architecture of Paris! Hollywood screenwriter-turned-novelist Gil (Owen Wilson) could just live there. His increasingly snippy fiancé, Inez (Rachel McAdams), not so much. Luckily every night at...
| May 1, 2011
A once-successful toy executive and family man suffering from depression begins communicating through a beaver hand puppet. With Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster and Anton Yelchin. Written by Kyle Killen. Directed by Foster. Summit...