| Feb 1, 2014
| 7:00 AM
He played the yacht captain warning Leonardo DiCaprio's Jordan Belfort of "chop" in a surreal storm scene in "The Wolf of Wall Street." He was the crinkled, shaggy haired assistant to Mayor Carmine Polito in the Oscar front-runner "American Hustle." He...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 5:30 AM
The Screen Actors Guild Award nominations were announced five minutes ago and the awards won't be announced for another month. But let's take a wild stab at predicting the winners anyway. Not that this group is that hard to read. SAG voters have...
| Nov 25, 2013
Give it to Terrence Winter. Even when he takes a season of Boardwalk Empire to help us truly loathe some of his characters and have us yearning for them to get theirs, he reminds us that even the violence we now expect to solve our TV problems is far from...
| Oct 28, 2013
On Demand DVD New Releases Oct. 28-Nov. 3 The big title this week is Monsters University, maybe the perfect antidote for those “over” the creepier monsters of the Halloween season. There are some big names in other films premiering,...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 8:04 AM
Disney-Pixar realized it had hit on a can't-miss formula for animated blockbusters about the time "Monsters, Inc." came out in 2001.
Find some fantastical corner of pop culture you can peek in on — after hours. From the lives of toys when the kids...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 10:00 AM
"Homeland" swept the two lead acting drama categories last year. Could another first-year series be poised to duplicate the feat? Let's look at the four drama acting races to see if it might be in the cards.
LEAD ACTOR, DRAMA
Kevin Spacey, "House of...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 11:50 AM
Fred Armisen may be debating whether to exit "Saturday Night Live," but he's not leaving Portland any time soon. IFC has renewed "Portlandia" for a fourth and fifth season.
The network made the announcement Wednesday, saying the comedy series from...
| Jun 20, 2013
**1/2 (out of four)
Remember how you felt watching “The Incredibles” or “Ratatouille” or, most recently in the Pixar canon, “Toy Story 3”? Those movies are funny and moving. You delight in their universe and are sad to...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Sony, $30.99; Blu-ray, $35.99
Available on VOD beginning Tuesday
Formidable Chilean filmmaker Pablo Larrain does his best work with the sly satire rooted in history — and a recent Oscar nominee for foreign-language film. Gael García...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 2:29 PM
One thing should be dispensed with up front: James Gandolfini, who shuffled off this mortal coil Wednesday at age 51, was not a style icon — nor was his most memorable character, Tony Soprano.
But if one speed-clicks through stills and screen-...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Remember the days when Pixar meant perfection? When you could count on its animation to amaze, its stories to sweep you up?
Or the smooth ride in "Cars"? The "Toy Story" pals whose friendship was anything but plastic? The love among the...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 7:52 AM
As with "Finding Nemo" recently, and "Beauty and the Beast" and "The Lion King"before that, another animated Disney classic gets a home-video relaunch in the 3D refitting it received for theaters first.
The entertaining co-venture with Pixar offers...