| Nov 17, 2011
| 10:30 PM
Few figures in America ever hold serious political power for half a century.
Senators Strom Thurmond and Robert Byrd, as well as Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, are among the few who did. But no one held as much power as J. Edgar Hoover did as...
| Jan 25, 2012
Bryan Anderson is not ordinary, he’s extraordinary. I had the chance to meet him when he first came home from the Army and through the years has become my friend. Here’s a guy that I am amazed by everytime I talk to him and who’s...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 1:36 PM
Ancient battles - souped up with 3-D special effects (for screens so equipped) - provide the thrust of director Tarsem Singh's ("The Cell") adventure.
Henry Cavill, who will be the next Superman (in the forthcoming "Man of Steel"), plays a hero who leads...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 11:50 AM
Bruce Lee, the Chinese martial arts megastar who died in 1973, has attained a kind of global cultural-icon status, on par with, say, James Dean, Elvis Presley, Miles Davis, Malcolm X, Bob Dylan, Muhammad Ali, Marilyn Monroe, Bob Marley, Che Guevara and Al...
| Jan 11, 2012
HBO and Emmy-nominated filmmaker Peter Berg will team up for the new primetime series 'On Freddie Roach.'
The cinéma-vérité series focuses on Freddie Roach, the world-famous boxing trainer who owns and operates the famed Wild Card Boxing Club in...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 6:44 AM
Dicen que Nicholas Cage igual que el personaje que interpreta en Ghost Rider, tuvo que vender su alma al diablo.
Así como el motociclista que Cage encarna en el filme hace pacto con el demonio para impartir justicia, el actor se afincó en el cine...
| Oct 15, 2011
| 1:00 PM
Taking someone else's identity can be a really bad idea, as the young man (Sam Riley) at the heart of this melodrama quickly learns. The person he's posing as is dead, so there shouldn't be a problem. Right? Wrong ... since the deceased man had...
| Nov 22, 2011
This is the second Conan movie to be released this year. The documentary Conan O’Brien Can’t Stop was released a few months ago (and was really good if you’re looking for an entertaining documentary).
This is the third remake...
| Nov 10, 2011
** (out of four)
You can’t blame the gods for wanting to intervene in human affairs; the perfectly sculpted deities do nothing but sit around in the sky and watch the violent action on the ground. Zeus (Luke Evans), however, insists that law...
| Feb 24, 2009
Vanity Fair's annual post- Academy Awards celebration, which set up shop at West Hollywood's Sunset Tower Hotel, might have had some recession-chic touches -- reused décor from past events and comfort food like chicken pot pie -- but there was no toning...
| Mar 5, 2010
Those seeking a quick primer on Film Independent's Spirit Awards need only YouTube Mickey Rourke's acceptance speech at last year's ceremony.
The "Wrestler" star began his address -- which clocked in at an Oscar-unfriendly six minutes -- by imploring the...
| Apr 24, 2009
Documentaries often start out as one thing but, through recalibration or serendipity, move in directions their filmmakers never planned. This can net staggering results or, as in the case of "In a Dream," Jeremiah Zagar's moody portrait of his eccentric,...