| Jul 26, 2012
| 10:55 PM
When the curtain goes up on the 2012 Summer Olympics Friday, England is taking advantage of the chance to show off its utter Englishness to the rest of the world with an opening ceremony that is expected to showcase James Bond, more than 100 farm...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 5:18 PM
LONDON -- Few shows can claim such an audience. As the dramatic spectacle of the Olympic Games opening ceremony in London unfolded Friday night, organizers estimated a billion people around the world would be glued to their television sets to see it,...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 10:21 PM
Seven promising young British athletes lit the Olympic cauldron early Saturday, capping the Games' festive opening ceremony in east London.
The torch, which minutes earlier had been on a boat driven by football star David Beckham down the River Thames,...
| Jul 28, 2012
La esperada ceremonia inaugural de los Juegos Olímpicos comenzó el viernes con una gran cuenta atrás y el tañido de una campana gigante, dando paso luego a una exuberante y excéntrica celebración de la historia, el arte y la cultura británica.
| Jul 29, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Through a fortuitous series of events, because someone knew someone who knew someone, I watched Friday's remarkable opening ceremony of the London Olympic Games by way of the BBC — which is to say, without commercials or Ryan Seacrest and with...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 11:04 AM
Several terrific British acting veterans - including Judi Dench, who was guided to her "Shakespeare in Love" Oscar by this film's director, John Madden - star in this engaging tale of several retirees who invest their money in a site in India, where...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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This week's TV Movies
Pretty Little Liars In the season...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 4:52 PM
The only useful quote regarding the Academy Awards is from NYT critic Manohla Dargis who said, “Let’s acknowledge that the Oscars are bullshit and we hate them.”
Nevertheless, this year should probably go down as a pre-eminent...
| May 10, 2013
| 12:25 PM
Much as producer-writer Aaron Sorkin used the White House as a platform to address various issues on "The West Wing," so he does with a fictional cable news network in this superbly acted HBO drama series.
Jeff Daniels has what could prove to be his...
| May 3, 2013
| 2:27 PM
"Magical realism" is one of those descriptive terms that gets thrown around promiscuously: Its scope and characteristics shift significantly depending on who is doing the describing. Still, it's hard to imagine anyone denying that Salman Rushdie's...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 11:55 AM
"Zero Dark Thirty," Kathryn Bigelow's drama about the hunt for Osama bin Laden, was named the best film of the year Wednesday by the National Board of Review of Motion Pictures.
The movie, set to open in limited release Dec. 19, took home two other...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 5:01 PM
The Company You Keep * * *
Robert Redford retorna como actor y director en un filme nostálgico que hace recordar el idealismo que impregnó al cine norteamericano de los años 70, época en que las películas cuestionaban al gobierno, los políticos y los...