| Jun 18, 2010
| 7:30 AM
Beating "The A-Team" at its own game by reaching theaters first this year, this comic-book-based adventure follows another group of troubleshooters out to even the score with those who did them wrong.
Jeffrey Dean Morgan ( "Watchmen") plays the leader of...
| May 5, 2010
| 9:20 AM
"A passable knock-off": That's how the man in the Iron Man mask, the obscenely rich but heartsick industrialist played by Robert Downey Jr., characterizes the electro-weaponry wielded by his Slavic adversary ( Mickey Rourke) in "Iron Man 2."
Much of this...
| Sep 3, 2010
| 10:59 AM
You can't keep a good movie villain down, especially if he has memorable appliances such as the knife-like fingernails of Freddy Krueger, the fiend of many unfortunate teenagers' dreams.
Jackie Earle Haley ( "Watchmen") inherits the part from Robert...
| Aug 12, 2010
It's easy to make a movie in a style approximating that of a comic book or graphic novel. "Sin City" did it. "Road to Perdition" did it. "Watchmen" and "Kick-Ass" did it. As did "Ghost World." Except for that last one, the others fell short as...
| Aug 20, 2010
| 7:01 AM
An earlier ABC series that starred actor-singer Rick Springfield made a run at adapting the DC Comics franchise, but since the start of its second year is imminent, this Fox version already has lasted longer.
Mark Valley ( "Boston Legal") stars as...
| Jul 14, 2010
| 1:31 PM
More panels and screenings of our television shows movies fill Saturday's Comic-Con schedule, including the Simpsons, Fringe, Supernatural, the Vampire Diaries and the others.
Here is a list of the highlighted events.
11:00am - 11:45am Family Guy -...
| Mar 23, 2011
| 10:00 PM
*** (out of four)
At the Lennox Home for the Mentally Insane, the patients are all surprisingly gorgeous and, in a bit of reality bending, required to perfect their own specific dance routines. While plotting her escape, Babydoll (Emily Browning)...
| Mar 31, 2011
| 7:31 PM
Paul Giamatti is a gifted actor who has made a career of being the sweet schlub who always messes up spectacularly before he finds loving redemption. And he does so, wonderfully, in "Win Win."
Here he plays Mike, an attorney with a sinking law...
| May 11, 2010
| 8:40 AM
10 a.m.-7 p.m., May 15, Holiday Inn, 201 Washington Ave., North Haven. $10-$25; children under 10 free. 203-239-6700, ComiConn.com. $10 general admission; $25 “Platinum Admission.” Admission is cash only, though there’s an...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 7:53 AM
* * The Tree of Life
Written and directed by Terrence Malick. With Jessica Chastain, Brad Pitt and Sean Penn. (PG-13)
Why do bad things happen to good people? That's the age-old question pondered by Terrence Malick in The Tree of Life, which begins with...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 8:30 AM
It’s Friday, and there’s a ton of stuff going on tonight. How to pick what to do? Well, here’s five great things happening around Hartford.
The Green Lantern just premiered at midnight, and it breaks the mold of recent superhero...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 9:10 AM
As “X-Men: First Class” opens in theaters this weekend, Syfy is ramping up publicity for its new series about a group of people similar to the X-Men. They’re not mutants, but they are “Alphas”—ordinary people with...