| Jul 3, 2008
In one fell swoop, the cast of Werner Herzog's "Bad Lieutenant" has grown around star Nicolas Cage, with the addition of 10 actors.
The update of Abel Ferrara's 1992 cult drama will begin shooting later this summer from a script by William Finkelstein....
| Jul 11, 2008
I can barely keep up with the mythology put forth by the "Hellboy" series, but I enjoyed the first film, and I enjoyed the new one. The best scene in "Hellboy II: The Golden Army," writer-director Guillermo Del Toro's sequel to his comic book adaptation...
| Jan 23, 2008
THE shocker Tuesday wasn't that Oscar winners Tommy Lee Jones and Cate Blanchett were once again in the running for Academy Awards. In a year marked by more than a few out-of-left field honorees and a handful of notable omissions, however, the films...
| Nov 23, 2009
| 5:12 AM
The vampire romance "The Twilight Saga: New Moon" sucked up $140.7 million in its first three days and pulled in a total of $258.8 million worldwide, according to studio estimates Sunday.
The No. 1 domestic debut for Summit Entertainment's "New Moon" was...
| Dec 6, 2009
The Battle for America 2008: The Story of an Extraordinary Election by Dan Balz and Haynes Johnson (Viking)
A richly reported, closely observed account of the clash of ideals and gallery of historic candidates leading up to the election of a lifetime....
| Jun 7, 2009
What's on your summer reading list? Maybe you've got it all worked out already, but if you don't, here are 60 possibilities, arranged by the months in which they'll be published -- the best of this summer's forthcoming reads.
And Then There's...
| Jun 28, 2009
Conquest of the Useless
Reflections From the Making of "Fitzcarraldo"
Werner Herzog, translated from the German by Krishna Winston
Ecco: 306 pp., $24.99
Werner Herzog is famous for his cinematic depictions of obsessives and outsiders, from the El...
| May 7, 2006
IN one, a poor woman from the west coast of Ireland flies, to the strains of a lonely Celtic melody, to Graceland to pay homage to Elvis Presley. In another, a British soldier wounded in World War II wanders London, recalling the days when he danced to...
| Feb 23, 2009
James Marsh (director) and Simon Chinn (producer)
"Man on Wire"
"Man on Wire," part thriller, part existential mood piece, told the story of how French acrobat Philippe Petit walked on a tightrope between the two towers of the World Trade Center in...
| Feb 7, 2010
Michael Ordoña's recent talk, on The Times' blog Hero Complex, with actor Paul Bettany about his role as Michael the archangel in the movie "Legion" touches on all the militaristic imagery of angels. There's also plenty of that in a gorgeous coffee...