| Jan 24, 2012
| 12:11 PM
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Martin Scorsese’s Paris adventure “Hugo” leads the Academy Awards with 11 nominations, among them best picture and the latest director honor for the Oscar-winning filmmaker.
Also nominated for best...
| Sep 13, 2012
It's the details that stand out whenever a classic film is converted to 3-D.
With "Finding Nemo 3D," the shimmering sea surface, scratches on the lens of a diver's goggles and smudge marks Nemo the clown fish makes when he mashes his face up against...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 8:55 PM
Resident Evil: Retribution
Poor Milla Jovovich, still fighting zombies. The wildly successful film franchise adaptation returns in its highly anticipated fifth installment, “Resident Evil: Retribution”, written and...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 8:20 PM
"2016 Obama's America" (PG). Documentary based on Dinesh D'Souza's book, "The Roots of Obama's Rage." TownMall Cinemas (1:15, 4:15, 7:15 p.m.)
"The Expendables 2" (R). A group of mercenaries seek vengeance for a murdered comrade. With...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 7:17 AM
THE BIG YEAR [1/31]
* * * (B)
Directed by David Frankel
Starring Owen Wilson, Jack Black, Steve Martin, Jim Parsons, Rashida Jones, Anjelica Huston, Dianne Wiest, JoBeth Williams, Brian Dennehy, Rosamund Pike, Tim Blake Nelson
| Feb 19, 2012
| 8:50 PM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences paid homage this year to the early days of cinema by bestowing the lion's share of Oscar nominations on two films that are valentines to the early days of cinema. "Hugo," Martin Scorsese's heartfelt love...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 9:40 AM
I’m not one of those critics that compares every movie that comes out to a similar movie that’s a classic.
I didn’t like Mrs. Doubtfire not because it wasn’t as good as Tootsie (one of my all-time favorites). It’s because...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 6:53 AM
It's time to rate the Cirques, now that I've seen "Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour," which played at the O-rena last week. What? We have to call it by that mundane name? Oh, all right, I'm gritting my teeth … Amway Center.
Of the Cirque du...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 2:30 AM
| Nov 21, 2012
| 9:03 PM
It's getting cold out there, and what better way to keep warm than by cozying up for a flick at your local cinema?
This season, there is no shortage of quality films to watch, whether you're looking for something escapist, such as Peter Jackson's...
| Nov 11, 2012
About 20 years ago, my life was perfect. I lived in Grand Rapids, Mich., a solid Midwestern city saved from permanent dreariness by dynamic spurts of urban development. I had just built and moved into a new house. My son was a high school senior headed to...