| Jun 19, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The trailer for the upcoming drama movie "About Alex" starring Aubrey Plaza and Jane Levy, which was released Thursday, shows the emotional journey a group of distant friends take to reunite with one another.
The film focuses on a group of twenty-...
| May 6, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Screen Media Films has acquired North American rights to ensemble drama "About Alex" following its premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival.
Jason Ritter, Aubrey Plaza, Max Greenfield, Nate Parker, Max Minghella, Maggie Grace and Jane Levy star. The film...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 5:25 PM
For years, decades even, Liam Neeson was an action hero hidden in plain sight.
Yes, he was an impressive 6-foot-4, with the rangy physical grace of the former amateur boxing champion still visible, but the Oscar nominee for "Schindler's List" could...
| Aug 23, 2012
Spike Lee's movies generally attempt too much, try too many things, canvass a larger array of characters and situations than even a loosely structured story line can easily accommodate. And that's one of the gratifying traits in his work.
| Sep 13, 2012
**1/2 (out of four)
Ruthlessly pursuing a billionaire he’s sure deserves to be punished, detective Bryer (Tim Roth) laments, “He does not get to walk just because he’s on CNBC.”
Frustration toward the invincibility of the rich...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 3:45 PM
“Arbitrage” is not about Jack Abramoff, or Bernie Madoff or even Mitt Romney. But resemblances between any one of them and the film's protagonist, Robert Miller (Richard Gere), are hardly coincidental. Miller is a stand-in for a whole class of...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 2:24 AM
I’m glad I have smart friends. The one I brought to this screening told me what “arbitrage” meant. It had something to do with buying and selling the same thing in the stock market. She was a little more detailed, but I’m lazy...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 9:23 AM
PIX11 attended premiere of Spike Lee's latest film in his “Chronicles of Brooklyn” series RED HOOK SUMMER. Hundreds came out to support the iconic writer/director including Mike Tyson, Gayle King, Laila Ali, Debra Lee, Stephen Hill, Mona...
| Jan 8, 2012
| 8:26 PM
Ask on youtube and you shall receive. That’s the lesson Jason Segel superfan and Wrigleyville resident Chelsea Gill learned after she posted a video of herself asking “The Muppets” and “Forgetting Sarah Marshall” star out...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Actors, filmmakers and other invited guests converged on the Culver Plaza Theatre in Culver City on Wednesday for the opening of the Pan African Film Festival, which this year features 121 films from 31 nations. Actor Nate Parker of "The......
| Jan 23, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Hollywood's black history lessons: Is it time to look forward instead of backward? Patrick Goldstein studies the repercussions if the George Lucas-backed "Red Tails" doesn't catch hold....
| Jan 26, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Spike Lee caused a stir at the Sundance Film Festival this week when he said Hollywood studios "know nothing about black people." Now, James McBride, the co-writer on his latest film "Red Hook Summer," is adding his voice to the discussion....