| Apr 20, 2010
| 4:33 PM
HBO shipped its Emmy campaign box to the 14,000 members of the TV academy a week or two earlier than usual, this one arriving in early April. In addition to the box with two booklets (one for DVDs of TV series, one for specials/movies/docus), a separate...
| Apr 25, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Al Pacino won an Emmy in 2004 as creepy Roy Cohn in "Angels in America," and now it looks like he may triumph soon again for a creepy role as suicide champion Jack Kevorkian in HBO's "You Don't Know Jack." No doubt the pic will be nommed for best TV...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 9:23 AM
Wrenching performances by Maria Bello, of NBC's new version of "Prime Suspect," and Michael Sheen make director and co-writer Shawn Ku's drama an intense experience.
They play a maritally stressed couple whose situation worsens considerably when their...
| Nov 17, 2011
*1/2 (out of four)
It’s a miracle! Not one of those happy miracles, though. More like, “Sorry, Bella, there’s now a vampire growing inside you.”
That’s because 18-year-old Bella (Kristen Stewart) and her new, much-older-...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 12:11 PM
One of Woody Allen's best-received movies of late, the writer-director's comedy casts Owen Wilson as his newest doppelganger, a creatively blocked writer who ventures to the City of Light with his fiancee (Rachel McAdams).
While there, he has...
| Nov 19, 2011
| 5:25 PM
Political bio pics are certainly not a rarity, but making a film about a country’s leader while still in office is pretty brave, which is probably why French director Xavier Durringer wisely puts a disclaimer at the beginning of “The Conquest,...