| Oct 5, 2010
| 4:33 PM
After the coffee. Before yet another flight to New York. The Skinny: Discovery's and Hasbro's new kids channel doesn't premiere until Sunday, but the critics are already pouncing. Can't Google everyone with Google TV. "Superman" has its next director....
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 16, 2012
| 12:36 AM
In my opinion, Tim Burton is the worst director making money in Hollywood. And it’s not like things are going to change. He likes to remake stuff, and he puts Johnny Depp in it. This means the films make millions and millions. Why would anything...
| Jul 8, 2012
BEDFORD, England — From a distance, Christopher Nolan's Gotham City sure doesn't look like much. The "skyline" begins to emerge over the horizon in the rolling green farmlands about 50 miles north of London, but there are no gothic spires or granite...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 3:38 PM
Warner Bros. will need a new hero to invigorate its DC Comics brand on the big screen, now that director Christopher Nolan’s successful Batman trilogy comes to an end with next week's "The Dark Knight Rises."
Home to such superheroes as Superman,...
| May 18, 2011
| 10:00 AM
Familiar to fans of television's "How I Met Your Mother" as eternal romance seeker Ted, Josh Radnor is in similar circumstances not only as the star of this comedy-drama but also as its writer and director.
He plays a would-be author who gets insight...
| May 23, 2011
| 1:06 PM
Director Zack Snyder ("300," "Watchmen") parlays his yen for unique themes and visuals into this female-empowerment saga, a graphic-novel adaptation about a young woman (Emily Browning) sent to an asylum by her scheming stepfather.
She escapes into a...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 9:11 AM
A Miami hotel circa 1959 is the setting of this evocative drama made for the cable channel Starz, with Jeffrey Dean Morgan ("Watchmen") as the owner who owes a lot - much more than he wishes he did - to a local mobster (Danny Huston).
He tries to keep...