| Jun 21, 2011
| 8:42 AM
Vintage Hollywood movies were often belittled for taking liberties with history and glazing over the facts in their biographical dramas. But where are the upholders of truth when it comes to the current crop of American films?
Movies by top-rank...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 12:35 PM
Two years ago she starred in a nationwide commercial for AT&T. On Friday, you can see 11-year-old Eden Wiggins in an episode of the CBS drama "A Gifted Man" at 8 p.m.
For Eden, starring in a popular TV series is just the tip of the iceberg of what she...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 1:42 PM
The Greek and Persian warriors from Zack Snyder's “300″ take to the sea in a new trailer for the film's […]...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 4:58 PM
Alan Moore, legendary comic-book writer and co-creator of “Watchmen” — still considered the greatest comic book of all time — currently has a problem with men in tights.
More specifically, men of a certain age taking an...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:32 PM
On Demand DVD New Releases Nov. 11-17 Superman may be the headliner for this week's releases, but a number of smaller films are making their debuts and are worth checking out. This might be a good opportunity to catch a foreign film or a documentary, too....
| Nov 1, 2013
| 1:58 PM
George A. Romero is known popularly as the father of the modern movie zombie because of his 1968 classic, "Night of the Living Dead." But he recently had some less-than-flattering things to say about "The Walking Dead," the zombie TV series that wears its...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 7:54 AM
You have a Netflix queue, which you maintain, nurture, cull and arrange just so.
Therefore you curate movies.
You have iTunes playlists on your computer, each of which probably tells a kind of story. Therefore you curate music.
I don't have a...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 1:38 PM
James Thurber's story "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" is very short: 15 paragraphs, barely 2,000 words. You can read it (or reread it) in less than 10 minutes: a small and sad-eyed daydream, much like the action it describes.
And yet, since it first...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 5:08 PM
Zack Snyder's new take on the most famous of comic book heroes could just as easily be called "Superman Returns...Again," but Warner Bros. presumably was in no hurry to remind us of Bryan Singer's 2006 disappointing "Superman Returns." Compared to the...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 10:02 AM
In the future-set utopia that Neill Blomkamp dreamed up for “Elysium,” the lawns are manicured and lush, the women are […]...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 12:02 AM
Many have said CBS' “Person of Interest” is one of the best science-fiction shows on TV, and others haven't even […]...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 12:22 PM
A correction has been added to his post, as detailed below. Superman, despite all the threats coming his way in […]...