| Sep 6, 2011
| 9:33 PM
It’s hard to get excited about Tuesday’s news that Eddie Murphy will host the 2012 Academy Awards, because — how do I put this as respectfully as possible? — his last three live-action movies have been embarrassingly schlocky...
| Jul 29, 2010
Universal Studios / 2008 / 107 Minutes / Rated R
Clearly a week of releases of off-beat films, 2008's 'In Bruges' gets the blu-ray treatment with a handful of extras. With some outstanding performances by Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson and...
| Aug 20, 2010
When Emma Thompson donned a bulbous nose and a protruding snaggletooth to play the title character in 2005's charming family fantasy "Nanny McPhee," she was seen as playing a kind of anti-Mary Poppins, using a magical walking stick instead of a spoonful...
| Oct 15, 2011
| 12:47 PM
The most profitable movie franchise in history, having passed the James Bond series, reaches its end with the ultimate showdown between young wizard Harry (Daniel Radcliffe) and the sinister Lord Voldemort (Ralph Fiennes).
For those who wanted the...
| Feb 10, 2011
| 8:49 AM
The dream actually proved not to be all that wild for two climbers who decided to trace, quite literally, the footsteps of Englishman George Mallory in scaling Mount Everest.
This documentary, narrated by Liam Neeson, recalls the effort by Conrad Anker...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 10:00 PM
** (out of four)
It all. Comes down. To this. Actually, the final showdown between Harry (Daniel Radcliffe) and the dark forces of evil doesn’t feel that spectacular on screen. Still, seemingly the entire planet can’t wait to see the...
| Jul 14, 2011
It's been eight movies and $6.3 billion in Box Office receipts, but starting today, the franchise comes to a close with "Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows: Part 2."
You've heard me talk about how some films are all effects and no story and how some...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 9:03 AM
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 *** 1/2
La película Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2, recrea la batalla final entre el joven Potter y su archi enemigo Lord Voldemort.
Este octavo y último capítulo llega una década después del...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 7:35 AM
When we last left Harry Potter (Daniel Radcliffe), he had destroyed only three of the seven Horcruxes in which the evil Lord Voldemort (Ralph Fiennes) had stored pieces of his soul, which was one way to stretch out the last volume of J.K. Rowling's...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 5:38 AM
Not just a typically well-staged adventure in its own right but also a prelude to "Part 2" - which will wrap up the movie series, and undoubtedly do astronomical business, upon its release July 15 - this opening half of the concluding saga puts young...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 8:39 PM
Earlier this month, the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Dickens was celebrated in an event held at his burial site in London's Westminster Abbey.
In attendance were many writers, academics, and other enthusiasts of the man considered to be...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 2:22 PM
Ralph Fiennes toma una pieza clásica de William Shakespeare para entregar una inteligente metáfora política que marca su debut como director. Si bien Fiennes impresiona como actor y como realizador, quien se lleva todos los laureles es...