| Mar 26, 2014
| 8:33 PM
To quote "Anchorman's" Ron Burgundy, Allentown native Fred Galle is kind of a big deal.
Ever since the former sales executive left the corporate world to pursue an acting career, he's worked almost nonstop, popping up on TV shows such as "The Vampire...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 10:11 AM
Intriguingly ambiguous in its rooting interests, the "RoboCop" remake doesn't really believe its own poster. The tagline "Crime has a new enemy" suggests little more than point and shoot — the same old cyborg song and dance. While nobody'd be dumb...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 1:47 PM
Young children tend to live in suspended animation regarding Oscar-nominated films — as in, if it's not “Frozen,” “Despicable Me 2” or “The Croods,” it's not on their screen.
For parents interested in...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 7:00 AM
"Pompeii" is half sword-and-sandal epic, half disaster movie and all guilty pleasure. Director Paul W.S. Anderson, taking a break from cranking out "Resident Evil" movies, has a strong command of CGI technology and 3-D effects, and the movie is so grand...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 2:40 PM
On the job for 55 years, Judi Dench elevates everything she does, from M in the James Bond epics to the less intimidating but equally determined "little old Irish lady" who's the title character in "Philomena." Dench is not the only reason to see this...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 1:22 PM
Movies aimed at teenagers now include more scenes of gun violence than films made for adults, new research shows.
In 2012, box office hits that received a PG-13 rating from the Motion Picture Assn. of America contained an average of more than 2.5...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 8:51 AM
Early, bloggy reviews of "Ride Along" have rolled in this week with phrases such as "perfectly acceptable" and "been-there-done-that," suggesting the likely range of opinion. It'll probably be a hit: Audiences are getting precisely what they're promised....
| Jan 8, 2014
| 5:06 PM
There's plenty of R-rated language among the locker rooms, sidelines and offices of the testosterone-fueled NFL, but a new film immersed in that world, "Draft Day," has pulled off a PG-13 rating.
The upcoming football flick directed by Ivan Reitman and ...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 8:21 AM
One year and several hundred films later, I confess my mind isn't over-full of vivid memories of director Peter Jackson's first "Hobbit." It did the job, in its leisurely, fill-out-the-trilogy fashion, albeit looking like clinically detailed crud when...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 7:00 AM
As a snapshot of this moment in pop music, the 12 songs on the soundtrack to "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" are emotional, love-obsessed and heavy on strum and rhythm.
Like the first installment, the music represented on "Catching Fire" isn't...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 4:32 PM
On Demand DVD New Releases Nov. 25-Dec. 1 Maybe you are still recovering from a holiday weekend of leftovers and football. Or maybe you've finished your holiday shopping and have nothing but free time on your hands. Either way, there's a host of new...
| Nov 25, 2013
About six months ago, “Philomena” star Steve Coogan—the hilarious English actor perhaps best known in America for his roles in “Tropic Thunder” and “The Other Guys”—shot a pilot called “Doubt” in...