| Oct 11, 2012
| 8:12 PM
Tim Burton's wonderfully strange imagination is on fire in "Frankenweenie." A lonely boy loves his dog, loses his dog, and re-animates his dog.
It's a charming reworking of the old Frankenstein movies, but here the only monsters are loutish neighbors and...
| May 9, 2012
| 11:03 PM
Two of my favorite movies of the year are playing right now at the Hillcrest Landmark. One of those is Sound of my Voice. The other is this crime drama that reminds me of a Coen Brothers film like Blood Simple or No Country for Old Men – except that...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 2:56 PM
Two time capsules in one, "The Connection" premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in 1961 and received a scant, notorious U.S. release in 1962, its rough language (for the time) causing all sorts of censorship troubles.
Bring-down, man! Total bring-down....
| Jun 21, 2012
Rhapsodically pathetic, the Hummer-driving schlub at the center of the new Todd Solondz film "Dark Horse" has hit his mid-30s without realizing just how many unfortunate personality traits fight every second for dominance of his everyday life. He's...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 3:54 PM
If you feared the tension of "Boardwalk Empire" (8 p.m. Sunday, HBO; 3.5 stars out of 4) would fizzle after the shocking finale of Season 2, take heart. Season 3 is off to a roaring good start.
Just in case you haven't seen Season 2 of the Prohibition-...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 3:45 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Showtime's psychological thriller "Homeland" upstaged the more established dramas at the 64th Primetime Emmys Sunday night, winning four Emmys, including the top drama series honor.
ABC's "Modern Family" also captured four comedy awards,...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 4:09 PM
Steve Buscemi from "Boardwalk Empire" on the Emmy 2012 Red Carpet
| Sep 26, 2012
| 1:39 PM
Selena Gomez has plenty to smile about these days. The 20-year-old starlet who shot to fame in 2007 with the Disney Channel series Wizards of Waverly Place has been taking a break from her chart-topping music career to make movies. South Florida Parenting...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 12:41 PM
Thursday was the first full day of the 2012 San Diego Comic Con.
My girlfriend and I dressed up as Dr. Krieger and his virtual girlfriend, and we've never been asked to have our picture taken so many times. It was crazy.
Anyway, on to the highlights....
| Jul 14, 2012
| 5:39 PM
It had to be the most hirsute panel at Comic-Con International’s cavernous Hall H. Between Christoph Waltz’s wild long grey hair and beard, Don Johnson’s shaggy ponytail and goatee, and Jamie Foxx’s long, unkempt facial hair, the...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 2:37 PM
Something tells me Nucky Thompson's shocking move in the Season 2 finale of "Boardwalk Empire" will come back to haunt him.
A new teaser for the HBO drama's third season (spoiler alert!) replays in super slo-mo Nucky (Steve Buscemi) gunning down his one-...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 2:25 PM
Jim Carrey walked the red carpet at "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone" premiere Monday night wearing shiny silver boots, gold Elvis-style sunglasses and a white jacket. Hordes of screaming fans along Hollywood Boulevard in front of TCL Chinese Theater made...