| Jan 17, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Does your romantic relationship contain the elements of classic fiction, ŕ la “Anna Karenina”? Or can its emotional landscape be spelled out using the tiles from a game of Internet Scrabble of the kind that Paul Rudd plays in “This Is...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 2:15 PM
"The Croods" could club its way to box-office success this weekend, as the animated caveman movie looks certain to end up No. 1.
The 3-D DreamWorks Animation film is likely to open with a solid $40 million, according to those who have seen pre-release...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 2:53 PM
"Admission" is a nice movie. You have no idea how depressing it is for a critic to drag out what may be the blandest word in the English language. But it fits. "Admission" is a bowl of oatmeal — instant oatmeal — with nothing added; not sugar,...
| Dec 19, 2012
**** (out of four)
“Forty can suck my [bleep]” -- Debbie (Leslie Mann) in “This is 40.”
Writer-director Judd Apatow (“The 40-Year-Old Virgin,” “Funny People”) may always be a softie, but his latest film...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 9:45 PM
The Guilt Trip
In "The Guilt Trip," which features Barbra Streisand’s first starring performance in more than 15 years, the definitive diva plays a lighthearted version of a stereotypical Jewish mother, eating candy in bed and...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 9:00 AM
Television, film and stage actor Ed Asner (TV's "The Mary Tyler Moore Show") will talk about his life and career in "A Conversation with Ed Asner" on Tuesday, Jan. 8 at 7:30 p.m. at the Scottish Rite Theatre (formerly the Stratford Movie Theater), 2422...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 9:26 AM
It was a ho-ho-ho-hum weekend at the box office, as five new releases failed to draw moviegoers to the multiplex in droves.
"The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" was the No. 1 film for the second consecutive weekend, collecting an additional $36.7...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 9:27 PM
For his latest blood fest, Quentin Tarantino largely replays all of his other blood fests, specifically his last flick, ‘‘Inglourious Basterds.’’ In Tarantino’s new tale of wickedly savage...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 8:33 AM
"Lincoln" earned a record-breaking 13 nominations for Broadcast Film Critics Assn.'s Critics' Choice Movie Awards. It received nominations for best film, director for Steven Spielberg, actor for Daniel Day-Lewis, supporting actress for Sally Field,...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 4:30 PM
Cory Michael Smith, the thesp who has attracted some notice in two of this year's buzzier Off Broadway plays, has snagged the male lead opposite Emilia Clarke in the upcoming Broadway play version of "Breakfast at Tiffany's," now set for a March opening...
| Dec 17, 2012
Ridiculously, unjustly, few Oscar prognosticators include “This is 40” star Leslie Mann or her husband, writer-director Judd Apatow, on lists of likely nominees. Thing is, Apatow’s a member of the Academy—will he vote for himself?...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 11:52 AM
In Greek mythology, Olympus was the home of the Gods. It's also the Secret Service code name for the White House in "Olympus Has Fallen." Director Antoine Fuqua brings his "Training Day" credentials to this nonstop action adventure, which could be...