| Jul 2, 2012
| 1:13 PM
There seems to be some confusion as to whether or not the new Ridley Scott“Alien” prequelish spin-off “Prometheus” is any good. I’ll clear this up right now: No. It is not.
[Warning: spoilers galore ahead]
| Jan 16, 2012
| 3:42 AM
LOS ANGELES -- George Clooney and Meryl Streep appear to be main contenders in the 2012 Hollywood award season after Sunday night's Golden Globes. But the winners of the best film drama actor honors face competition from a silent film star and an...
| Jan 15, 2012
| 8:26 PM
Sorry, I tried my best to not doze off during the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards. There were a few interesting moments (Seth Rogen concealing his erection, the clever acceptance speech from the folks at Modern Family, every Elton John...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 9:49 PM
It was hard to pick a list of 10 best movies in 2010, as it was a really bad year. It was a lot easier this year and I liked so many movies, I thought I’d cheat a little. It’s 2011, why not pick the Top 11 of 2011?
I put a few foreign films...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 9:07 AM
It was a big summer for superheroes, and even though this DC Comics adaptation wasn't the best-reviewed of those movies, director Martin Campbell ("Casino Royale") provides genre fans a lot of fantastic sights to look at.
Ryan Reynolds trades on his...
| Jun 17, 2011
In the old days, super hero movies were made telling the complete story. In the first Superman with Christopher Reeve, we were shown how the character was found on Earth by his parents. We saw clips of him growing up, and it quickly got to the main story....
| Jul 24, 2012
| 9:16 AM
The Toronto International Film Festival has chosen "Looper," director Rian Johnson's "thinking-man actioner" starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Bruce Willis, to open its 10-day event starting Sept. 6. The film stars Gordon-Levitt as a time-traveling...
| Mar 22, 2009
For someone in the midst of a professional crisis, Susan Sarandon is the picture of calm as she sips tea in a private Greenwich Village club. A head of curls is tucked under a newsboy cap, and her delicate porcelain features are remarkably ageless. You...
| May 3, 2009
There are precious few guarantees in the theater anymore. Boffo playwrights went out with the Neil Simon dinosaurs. A new show by Stephen Sondheim, hands down the greatest living musical theater composer, can't even count on a Broadway booking. The only...
| Dec 23, 2009
| 6:17 PM
| Mar 1, 2009
If I ran the NEA, I would put the emphasis on arts education for the young. I would encourage artists throughout the country to volunteer a few hours a week to mentor students in public schools.
I would work with the Department of Education to ensure...