| Oct 27, 2010
| 4:33 PM
• As Michael Bodey reports, "Crime drama 'Animal Kingdom' has swamped the Australian Film Institute nominations, grabbing a nod in every category for which it was eligible. The film about a Melbourne crime family overseen by a charismatic...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 10:00 PM
*** (out of four)
"There’s more." That's what a cop tells Kate (Maria Bello) and Bill (Michael Sheen) after informing them that their son, Sammy (Kyle Gallner), was killed during a college campus shooting spree in which nearly 20 people died. In...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 12:15 PM
* * * Cars 2
Directed by John Lasseter. Written by Ben Queen. With the voices of Owen Wilson, Larry the Cable Guy and Michael Caine. (G)
Who killed the electric car? That's one of the burning questions stalking Cars 2, along with “Whatever happened...
| Mar 3, 2011
| 1:11 PM
The C.S. Lewis fantasy novels reached their third film adaptation with this saga, directed by Michael Apted ("Coal Miner's Daughter") and notable for being considerably - and commendably - shorter than its screen predecessors.
Ben Barnes is back as...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 7:52 PM
Moonrise Kingdom ***1/2
Las mieles y hieles que deja el primer amor son magníficamente retratadas en Moonrise Kingdom, dirigido por Wes Anderson, cineasta que ha entregado cintas memorables como Fantastic Mr. Fox y The Royal Tenenbaums.
| Dec 7, 2011
| 10:41 AM
| Dec 12, 2011
| 11:50 PM
Last year when I wasn’t a party of the San Diego Film Critics Society, I cringed when I saw how many awards they gave to 44 Inch Chest, a movie with a great cast, but lame screenplay.
This year as part of the group, I enjoyed the fun as we sent...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 5:56 AM
The Oscar race isn't getting any easier to predict.
This morning, the Hollywood Foreign Press unveiled their nominees for the best in film and television in 2011. And while this small group of media generally has little influence over the Oscars, it's...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 3:42 AM
LOS ANGELES -- George Clooney and Meryl Streep appear to be main contenders in the 2012 Hollywood award season after Sunday night's Golden Globes. But the winners of the best film drama actor honors face competition from a silent film star and an...
| Jan 15, 2012
| 8:26 PM
Sorry, I tried my best to not doze off during the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards. There were a few interesting moments (Seth Rogen concealing his erection, the clever acceptance speech from the folks at Modern Family, every Elton John...
| Jan 29, 2012
What sets the Screen Actors Guild Awards apart from all the other major televised awards shows? It doesn't bestow best picture honors. This guild keeps its focus on performances -- its trophy is called "the Actor."
So the race to watch on Sunday is...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 10:47 AM
All my friends think I wake up early for the Oscar nominations. It’s baffling how little they know me. I love nothing more in life than sleeping in. And why wake up early to pull an Elvis and shoot the TV screen at the idiotic nominations that...