| Feb 5, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Feb. 9, 10:15 p.m., Spotlight Theatres Front Street, 39 Front St., Hartford, (860) 422-7713, spotlighttheatres.com
As a glorious paradox:
There are plenty of reasons for the enduring success of Joel and Ethan Coen's The Big Lebowski,...
| 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...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 10:30 AM
An elite pack of wide-appeal international toonpics, offering entertaining and immersive entry into distinctive worlds around the globe, are now punching sizeable sales and box office.
The latest example celebrates its world premiere at France's Annecy...
| Jun 10, 2013
Not even attempting to scale the heights of Pixar past, "Monsters University" finds Disney's toon studio operating at a pleasantly middling level of artistic achievement. Tracing the friendship of scarer-in-chief Sulley and one-eyed sidekick Mike Wazowski...
| 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...
| May 29, 2013
| 8:00 AM
It's no spoiler (hopefully) to note that in the world of television, sometimes even prominent characters and fan favorites meet an untimely end.
In this clip from the recent Envelope Emmy Roundtable, five heavyweight showrunners — Alex Gansa of...
| May 24, 2013
| 11:23 AM
Pretty much a Will Ferrell movie without Will Ferrell - since he has reveled in spoofing such professions as newscasting, auto racing and figure skating - this parody of the magic business casts Steve Carell and Steve Buscemi as veteran illusionists who...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 9:34 AM
Where do monsters go to get rest and relaxation? Check the title again, since this animated comedy-fantasy finds Dracula (voice of Adam Sandler) operating the site. With his daughter (voice of Selena Gomez) celebrating her birthday, he's happy to have...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 9:16 PM
Ben Affleck's "Argo," a drama about the Iranian hostage crisis, won the highest acting honor Sunday night at the 19th Screen Actors Guild Awards. The CIA thriller, which won best ensemble cast, also won the directing honor at the Golden Globe Awards two...
| May 21, 2013
| 7:00 AM
For Bill Hader fans, Saturday was a dark day, as it marked the actor's last episode as a regular cast member of "Saturday Night Live."
Hader, 34, takes with him beloved characters like enthusiastic "Weekend Update" city correspondent Stefon, creepy...
| May 19, 2013
Ezra Koenig wanted to be clear about this: The frontman of Vampire Weekend was not comparing his band to the Beatles.
"What we're talking about is making me think like a fan, which is a little bit dangerous because it could come across as me trying to...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 4:36 PM
TV series have gone into overdrive with guest appearances in recent years, particularly during ratings sweeps periods. Here are some of our favorite guest appearances of the year, from "Modern Family" to "Good Wife" to "Portlandia."...