| Aug 20, 2013
**1/2 (out of four)
Earning the coveted and easily attained praise "better than `Twilight,'" "The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones" thrives not on the presence of awesome but the absence of terrible. Though the film has welcome, mild stabs at humor, I...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 12:59 PM
"Wicked" rips the lid off of Oz. Rips it right off.
A love child.
Racial discrimination (y'know, against the green-skinned coloreds).
| Jan 2, 2013
Though he was five years removed from an Oscar nomination, in 2011 Ryan Gosling was everywhere, skyrocketing into A-list territory thanks to "Crazy Stupid Love," "Drive" and "The Ides of March." In 2012 it was Channing Tatum, who scored three hits ("The...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 11:55 AM
Ben Affleck's film "Argo" took the best picture Oscar at the 85th Academy Awards. Other marquee winners were Daniel Day-Lewis for lead actor for “Lincoln,” Jennifer Lawrence for lead actress for “Silver Linings Playbook,” and Ang...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 5:54 PM
Leotard-clad dancers stretched at gravity-defying angles, while gangly teenagers with seemingly endless legs towered en pointe.
A girl hunched over homework as a counterpart stitched elastic bands and ribbons onto her shoes, listening to the youngest...
| Dec 11, 2011
Once upon a time — and by that we mean just a few months ago — it was the old-school horror genre that was being dusted off and repurposed into 21st century popular culture replete with wizards, werewolves, zombies and the hollow-cheeked...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 4:36 PM
The "Snow White" fairy tale has been told and retold since before the days of the Brothers Grimm, and come March 16, director Tarsem Singh will unveil his version, "Mirror Mirror." Relativity Media has released the first full trailer for the film, which...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Lily Collins, starring in "Mirror, Mirror," is on the cover of the March issue of Seventeen. Katherine Heigl hated modeling as a child, she tells Anderson Cooper....
| Mar 30, 2012
| 4:37 PM
The first of two Snow White films this year, "Mirror Mirror" stars Julia Roberts and Lily Collins and outfits the classic fairy tale with humorous elements, modern updates and visual flair courtesy of director Tarsem Singh ("Immortals"). Many movie...
| May 31, 2012
Better and more darkly imaginative than its headache of a coming-attractions trailer suggests, "Snow White and the Huntsman"follows another Snow White re-do,"Mirror Mirror," into theaters by two months and two days. That's not much time for audiences to...
| May 31, 2012
| 1:04 PM
There probably will be a happily-ever-after ending for "Snow White and the Huntsman"at the box office this weekend.
The adaptation of the classic fairy-tale -- the second take on "Snow White" to hit theaters this year -- is expected to open with a...
| Jun 3, 2012
| 9:19 AM
"Snow White and the Huntsman" easily made it out of the woods at the box office this weekend, as the film's debut far exceeded industry projections.
The fairy-tale adaptation opened with a surprisingly robust $56.3 million, according to an estimate...