| Jun 22, 2010
| 10:20 AM
The Green Lantern will have another bad guy to battle....
| May 6, 2011
| 12:33 PM
"Getting to Happy"
By Terry McMillan
Viking, $27.95, 400 pages
Terry McMillan's "Waiting to Exhale" was a breakthrough best-seller when it was published in 1992. The film, starring Whitney Houston and Angela Bassett, extended the popularity of this...
| May 5, 2011
| 1:30 AM
The Norse gods are off to a decent, though not divine, start in Thor, the latest movie in Marvel Comics' big-screen expansion of its superhero pantheon. Thor, played by statuesque Australian actor Chris Hemsworth, is the god who fell to Earth,...
| Oct 18, 2010
Actress Angela Bassett says one thing is paramount when she tackles a new project: the story.
Bassett was in New Orleans Monday to join five men and women who will share stories of survival and triumph as part of USA Network's "Characters Unite" public...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 9:20 AM
Superman, Batman, Spider-Man and other superheroes have flown across so many movie screens in recent years that it's enough to give an air traffic controller a headache. The latest such do-gooder, "Green Lantern," does not even fly as high as a...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 10:03 AM
The turf Tyler Perry has mined so successfully is attempted by other filmmakers in this comedy-drama, in which two families of different socioeconomic levels are drawn together by a marriage. Conflicts expectedly arise.
The members of the ensemble...
| Mar 7, 2011
| 3:21 PM
To answer your question: Josh Radnor, the “How I Met Your Mother” actor who wrote, directed and stars in the coming-of-age, indie rock-flavored dramedy “Happythankyoumoreplease,” doesn’t want to be seen as the next Zach Braff...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 11:40 AM
When the November slot opened up unexpectedly in the Pasadena Playhouse’s 2011-12 season, Artistic Director Sheldon Epps remembered a play on his “one of these days” list: Pearl Cleage’s “Blues for An Alabama Sky,”...
| 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...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 10:12 AM
— The fall on Broadway started early this year. And auspiciously. Transferring from the Kennedy Center in Washington, Eric Schaeffer's lush, raw and moving revival of "Follies," the classic 1971 musical by James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim, set the...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 6:14 AM
HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS: PART 2
* * * (B)
Directed by David Yates
Starring Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Helena Bonham Carter, Robbie Coltrane, Ralph Fiennes, Michael Gambon
Warner//Rated PG-13//Fantasy//131 minutes...