| Oct 18, 2012
| 7:58 AM
The director's statement issued with “Smashed” reads, in part: "Being drunk can be really fun. It's just all the other things that come with being drunk that can be a downer (wrecking cars, lives, etc.) ... so many films that deal with...
| Oct 18, 2012
*** (out of four)
Before heading into the first grade class she teaches, Kate (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) takes a sip from the flask in her car. Then another. Eh, the kids’ll never notice.
Actually, they do, because she vomits in the middle of a...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 7:01 AM
One of Broadway's more consistent box-office draws, Nathan Lane will return this season in a new play by Douglas Carter Beane. The two-time Tony Award-winning actor will lend his magical ticket-selling powers to "The Nance," which is scheduled to open...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 5:22 PM
This is like an Oscars flashback with all the Armani, Harry Winston and Veronica Lake waves on the red carpet Sunday.
Then, there was a Sharon Stone-Gap turtleneck moment, when Helen Hunt revealed she’s wearing a navy blue dress from cheap chic...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 8:20 AM
A young couple, played by Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Emmy winner Aaron Paul ("Breaking Bad"), struggle to get a handle on their drinking in this well-played drama honored at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival.
The wife has an especially hard time making...
| Jan 29, 2012
| 9:53 PM
The Screen Actors Guild handed out three of its five film awards Sunday night to performers in the 1960s civil rights drama "The Help," injecting a little excitement into the Oscar race.
The cast of the film received the group's top honor, the SAG...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 9:14 AM
Take a beloved book, turn it into a film – and take cover, because the millions who adore the book will come out swinging. Their affection makes them protective. Love makes them loyal – and ready to punch anyone who messes with the object of...
| Feb 26, 2012
In certain circles, the Oscars red carpet generates more buzz than the awards ceremony itself. That two-hour window when stars stroll, preen and gush often showcases the results of hours and hours of prepping by a team of experts tasked with readying...
| Feb 27, 2012
It wasn't a disaster — more of a mishap. But it was almost as if ABC forgot that the Oscars red carpet is the longest-running fashion runway in history. Keyboard critics took to social media to throw a collective hissy fit about the network's...
| Aug 7, 2011
| 10:00 PM
“The Help” marks the third Emma Stone movie released in four weeks, following “Friends with Benefits” and “Crazy Stupid Love.” Isn’t she worried about, uh, Stone-verkill?
“Stone-verkill! Yes! Coined a word,...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 8:00 AM
The style stakes are heating up this red carpet season, and at the SAG Awards on Sunday night, it was the risks that paid off.
The sea of sameness we saw at the Golden Globes gave way to some major individualized fashion statements.
Emma Stone's dress...
| 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...