| Apr 21, 2014
| 8:24 AM
Joss Whedon surprised attendees at the Tribeca Film Festival's world premiere of new film "In Your Eyes" when he appeared in a video announcement following the April 20 screening to announce that Whedon and Kai Cole's Bellwether Pictures had just released...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 8:30 PM
NEW YORK -- Even as he’s taken the reins of film’s biggest franchise, Joss Whedon has toyed and tinkered with homegrown projects produced outside the system — the smash Web series “Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along” in 2008...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 2:30 PM
For anyone who's ever wondered whether "the right one" might be somewhere out there waiting for you, Joss Whedon has the answer in the form of a supernatural soap opera so first-drafty, only the faithful need apply. In "In Your Eyes," two complete...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Stage and screen credits abound in Zoe Kazan's family — her parents are the screenwriters Nicholas Kazan and Robin Swicord and her grandfather is the pioneering director Elia Kazan ("A Streetcar Named Desire"). But the 30-year-old actress and...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 5:05 PM
"Trudy and Max in Love," a new play by Zoe Kazan now at South Coast Repertory, might sound like an innocent romantic frolic, but red roses and sweet nothings have little to do with it.
For the navel-gazing characters in Kazan's well-observed yet...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Actress Mackenzie Davis is probably about to go from a “who’s that?” to a “that girl.” In only her third screen role, Davis gives a breakout performance in “We Gotta Get Out of This Place,” a crime thriller that...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 3:00 PM
SAN DIEGO — A fascinating experiment is underway at San Diego's flagship theater, the Old Globe. Now under the leadership of Barry Edelstein, the theater is seeking a return to the form of its Tony-winning heyday under Jack O'Brien.
Can the Globe'...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Remembering Paul Walker: On Demand DVD New Releases Dec. 9-15 This week's releases include two films featuring Paul Walker, who died tragically and suddenly in a car accident over Thanksgiving weekend. Fast & Furious 6 and Hours are the most recently...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 3:35 PM
With the arrival of 2014 comes a new crop of local theater productions, four of which are chomping at the bit to get on stage this weekend.
Leading the pack from South Coast Repertory is "Trudy and Max in Love," by Zoe Kazan, which kicks off the year on...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The 2014 winter-spring movie preview is a broad overview of films opening through late April. Release dates and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change.
FOR THE RECORD:
Movie previews: A listing in the...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 2:39 PM
Billy Crystal probably said it best in "When Harry Met Sally...": "Men and women can't be friends because the sex part always gets in the way."
Trudy and Max certainly try to be friends, and they maintain that platonic bond right up until the, ah,...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 4:30 AM
LONDON -- Daniel Radcliffe is to star in "Brooklyn Bridge," which will be scripted and directed by Douglas McGrath ("Emma"). Goldcrest will finance and sell international rights to the pic, which will be introduced to distributors at the European Film...