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  • Critic's Notebook: Who wrote 'Hamlet'?

     
    Roland Emmerich's film "Anonymous" has added fuel to the Shakespeare authorship debate, but what are the Shakespeare debunkers and defenders both leaving out?...
  • Why so many Hollywood relationship movies are box-office duds

     
    Why so many movies that would never pass the Hollywood box-office smell test still get made....
  • VOD Spotlight: Exploring the mystery of Shakespeare in “Anonymous”

     
    Better known for destroying worlds with films such as Independence Day and 2012, director Roland Emmerich creates a historic one in the dramatic thriller Anonymous. The film supports the theory that someone else wrote Shakespeare’s plays — a...
  • The Morning Fix: James Murdoch out as BSkyB chair! Big paydays for big media.

     
    James Murdoch out as BSkyB chairman. Media execs get big pay days....
  • Stale-looking 'That's My Boy' is a raunchy risk for Adam Sandler

     
    “That’s My Boy” will be Adam Sandler’s first R-rated comedy under his own brand (as opposed to films he’s made with prominent directors like Paul Thomas Anderson or Judd Apatow). “That’s My Boy” is being...
  • Box Office: 'Think Like a Man' is surprise No. 1 again [Updated]

     
    "Think Like a Man" was a surprise No. 1 at the box office for the second consecutive weekend, grossing $18 million. Four new films, meanwhile, underperformed -- including the Judd-Apatow produced romantic comedy "The Five-Year Engagement," starring...
  • Movie Projector: 'Five-Year Engagement' expected to reach altar first

     
    "The Five-Year Engagement" is expected to debut with a solid sum of around $20 million at the box office this weekend. The film about a troubled relationship is likely to perform far better than three other movies hitting theaters this weekend. Both the...
  • Dark Moon — the “other” secret Apollo footage project, in limbo

     
    When The Weinsteins pushed ahead with getting Timur Bekmembetov's film of the “Apollo 18″ script — “found footage” of an Apollo mission that was covered up because the astronauts were looking for alien evidence on the moon &#...
  • Disaster-flick auteur Roland Emmerich takes on William Shakespeare

     
    The idea that Roland Emmerich -- the disaster-flick auteur behind "Independence Day," "The Day After Tomorrow" and "2012" -- was taking on William Shakespeare for his next movie project struck many as strange, incongruous and just plain wrong. What...
  • A New York state of signs

    A New York state of signs
    A fresh religious controversy is ripening in the Big Apple. Atheists there want to ban a word from the name of a street. In the Red Hook neighborhood of New York City, residents got part of a street renamed to honor seven firefighters who died during the...
  • 'Anonymous'

    'Anonymous'
    Did William Shakespeare really write the legendary plays that bear his name? That's the controversial question posed by this drama from director Roland Emmerich ("Independence Day"), who casts Rafe Spall as Shakespeare allegedly being a front for the...
  • 'Anonymous' review: But soft, what time this film does waste

    'Anonymous' review: But soft, what time this film does waste
    *1/2 (out of four) A fortnight is about how long it will take you to sort out the overstuffed historical conspiracy theory “Anonymous,” an absurdly structured movie that could have benefited from an iron and a volume knob. It’s a...