| Dec 13, 2012
| 6:35 AM
The nominees for the 70th annual Golden Globe Awards were announced Thursday by Jessica Alba, Megan Fox and Ed Helms.
Steven Spielberg's epic on the 16th president, "Lincoln," stood out in the film categories with seven Golden Globe nominations, followed...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 9:48 AM
3.5 stars (out of 4)
It’s official. On his latest album, “Tempest” (Columbia), Bob Dylan has become Tommy Lee Jones in “No Country for Old Men.”
Like Jones in the Coen brothers’ 2007 film adaptation of Cormac...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 1:34 PM
Reviews of the new Stephen Spielberg-Daniel Day Lewis supermovie “Lincoln” have been mixed, ranging from “best movie of the year” to “I fell asleep while Sally Field was doing her impersonation of Sally Field playing Mary...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 8:08 PM
Steven Spielberg is the premier film director of his generation. When he turns his creative spotlight on major historical events, he has no equal. In "Saving Private Ryan" and "Schindler's List," he brought forth the reality of World War II like no...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 1:24 PM
It's time to play one of our favorite yearly games at Times Community News: Can You Outguess the Features Editor? And no, that's not a rhetorical question. You probably can.
Last year, incurable Oscar junkie that I am, I challenged readers to beat my...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 7:52 AM
I'm pretty sure we can account for three of the best-male-actor nominees when the Academy Awards lists come out on Jan. 10.
I've just seen a trio of excellent performances: Denzel Washington in "Flight," Daniel Day-Lewis in "Lincoln" and John Hawkes in...
| Aug 7, 2012
** (out of four)
Is it asking too much that a movie about a married couple trying to recapture the spark avoid something as obvious as Al Green's “Let's Stay Together?”
Apparently. “Hope Springs” has no interest in surprise or...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 9:25 AM
Their kids up and grown, Kay and Arnold Soames, of Omaha, have been married 31 years. Kay, a retail shop worker played by Meryl Streep, has begun to count the hours within those years. Their rut, not uncomfortable but not letting in much light, grows a...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 4:10 PM
Hope Springs * * *
El deseo de mantener una relación apasionada después de varias décadas de matrimonio obsesiona a muchas parejas, pero también alimenta la línea editorial de publicaciones psicológicas y, por supuesto, inspira muchas películas.
| Aug 9, 2012
| 12:42 PM
After making his name as a supporting player in "Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol" and "The Avengers" and top-lining in the Oscar-winning "The Hurt Locker," Jeremy Renner will try to prove he can kick butt himself at the box office this weekend in "...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 8:33 PM
Tony Gilroy is no stranger to the intense world of complex spy thrillers.
He earned Oscar nominations for writing and directing "Michael Clayton." He was a screenwriter on all three previous Bourne films. Better than anyone else, he knows the...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 11:19 AM
The 85th Academy Award nominations certainly managed a few surprises Thursday morning --no nominations for directors Ben Affleck ("Argo") or Kathryn Bigelow ("Zero Dark Thirty"), lots of Oscar warmth for "Beasts of the Southern Wild" and Michael...