| Jul 12, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Amid a summer in which Earth has been decimated by an alien intelligence, abandoned by humanity, overrun by zombies and beset by demons, "Pacific Rim" introduces yet another threat: kaiju -- giant, city-smashing monsters from the deep. Mankind's only hope...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 11:20 AM
True to its name, the new action movie "2 Guns" boasts considerable firepower, with charismatic actors Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg in the lead roles. According to many film critics, however, Washington and Wahlberg's chemistry is overshadowed by a...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 2:15 PM
In a surprise move, Amazon founder and Chief Executive Jeff Bezos has agreed to buy the Washington Post and other properties for $250 million.
The deal is being made by Bezos alone, without involvement from Seattle-based Amazon.
| Aug 8, 2013
| 8:02 AM
Don't expect a surprise announcement by the Sulzberger family about selling the New York Times any time soon.
After Amazon.com billionaire Jeffrey Bezos announced he was buying the family-owned Washington Post this week, Times publisher Arthur...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 7:32 PM
An estranged father shot his 9-year-old son several times during a supervised visit at a New Hampshire YWCA before turning the gun on himself Sunday morning, officials said. Both were killed.
Muni Savyon, 54, of Manchester, N.H., had been separated...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 10:27 AM
BOSTON — While reputed Boston gangster James “Whitey” Bulger says he is willing to forfeit the guns and $822,000 in cash that officials found in his Santa Monica apartment, he wants to keep one thing: a Stanley Cup ring.
| Aug 9, 2013
| 8:14 AM
Writer-director Neill Blomkamp's unheralded feature debut, "District 9," arrived like a bolt of lightning in 2009. With its propulsive energy and pointed aliens-as-apartheid allegory, the film racked up stellar reviews, a $115-million box office take...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 2:09 PM
Boston mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger is the kind of notorious, made-for-the-movies character who motivates actors to brush up on their scowls. With Bulger's conviction Monday on charges of murder, extortion, money laundering and weapons possession, the...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 12:38 PM
The title character of the new superhero sequel "Kick-Ass 2" is a teenage vigilante (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) known for his ability to take a licking and keep on ticking. Time will tell if the movie itself displays the same resilience, because the first wave...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 3:12 PM
The definitive line about a newspaper's public mission came, as it happens, from Hollywood.
In Orson Welles' classic "Citizen Kane," the title character, his newspaper empire in tatters, is asked by Walter Thatcher, the film's stand-in for J.P. Morgan,...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 3:55 PM
"If it's set up properly, it will be the greatest thing to happen to Major League Baseball."
—Retired umpire Don Denkinger, best known for his blown call in the 1985 St. Louis Cardinals-Kansas City Royals World Series, to Time magazine on the...