| Dec 10, 2008
It feels as much like a celebration as a wake: There's a scene toward the end of "Frost/Nixon," as Richard Nixon's landmark interviews with talk show host David Frost draw to a close, when the disgraced president sits down at the piano. ¶¶ As performed by...
| 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...
| Oct 23, 2009
| 6:57 AM
This movie has box office poison written all over it like graffiti on all of those building you pass when riding the Red Line towards Silver Spring. It's about soccer. It's British. The only thing it is missing is subtitles! To win over American...
| Nov 19, 2009
"This is the last time you'll ever see me," Edward Cullen says to Bella Swan. As if.
Spoken early on in "The Twilight Saga: New Moon," that promise is one of the least likely to be kept in movie history. With most of that film still to unfold, and two...
| Nov 19, 2009
| 11:03 AM
The werewolves are BACK! The vampires are BACK! The angst is BACK!
As if you already didn't know, Kristen Stewart is BACK as Bella - a girl in Forks, Washington, who happens to be dating a vampire, Edward (Robert Pattinson). After an incident at her 18th...
| Jul 9, 2009
| 2:35 PM
Comedy Central and WGN America are getting a piece of "30 Rock" in a couple of years.
The two cable channels have locked up the off-network rights to the Emmy-winning NBC comedy. They'll start airing repeats of the show in 2011, by which time "30 Rock"...
| 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 13, 2009
Directed by Patrick Tatapolous
Written by Danny McBride, Dirk Blackman, & Howard McCain
(Underworld, Underworld: Evolution)
(Frost/Nixon, The Queen)
(Underworld, Love Actually)...
| Dec 5, 2008
Ron Howard is celebrating his 50th year in show business, and if you learn anything in that span, it's not to mess with a good thing. In "Frost/Nixon," the veteran director smoothly demonstrates the value of that attitude, taking a silk purse of a...
| 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...
| Sep 25, 2009
When the going's good, even potential bad news can seem a blessing. And things are going swimmingly for Dennis Quaid these days.
His last film, G.I. Joe: The Rise of COBRA, had some of the worst advance press of any movie this year.
"It's fun to be a...
| 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...