| Jan 15, 2012
| 8:26 PM
Sorry, I tried my best to not doze off during the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards. There were a few interesting moments (Seth Rogen concealing his erection, the clever acceptance speech from the folks at Modern Family, every Elton John...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 3:42 AM
LOS ANGELES -- George Clooney and Meryl Streep appear to be main contenders in the 2012 Hollywood award season after Sunday night's Golden Globes. But the winners of the best film drama actor honors face competition from a silent film star and an...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 7:08 AM
John Cusack didn't come to Baltimore when preparing to play Edgar Allan Poe in "The Raven."
In fact, he says he's never been here.
But when asked whether this city, Boston, Philadelphia, New York or Richmond has dibs on the author's reputation, Cusack,...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 4:24 PM
Edgar Allan Poe's place in American literature would have been secure even if his death hadn't been completely bizarre and mysterious ... just like his stories. But to be found on the streets of Baltimore, delirious, ill, and wearing someone else's...
| May 2, 2012
| 1:52 PM
The Pirates: Band of Misfits ***
Aunque quizás los niños puedan divertirse viendo este filme de dibujos animados, quienes no pararán de reír serán sus padres porque la película está repleta de bromas y alusiones que sólo entenderán los adultos.
| May 3, 2012
| 12:49 PM
Denzel Washington excels at playing characters who don't wear everything on their sleeves, and he has another in this effective, well-paced melodrama about a rogue CIA man forced into hiding by his shady connections.
The fellow agent (Ryan Reynolds)...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 10:52 AM
The macabre works of Edgar Allan Poe get revisionist twists - as does legendary novelist Poe himself, as played by John Cusack - in director James McTeigue's ("V for Vendetta") crafty thriller.
A killer is using Poe's stories as his modus operandi,...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 4:39 PM
As awards season gets underway, there's much talk surrounding “The Descendants,” the new one from Alexander “Sideways” Payne, and Spielberg's “War Horse,” along with the lingering noise being made for “Moneyball....
| Nov 19, 2010
| 4:34 AM
Fans of the books have enjoyed the almost literal adaptations of most of the seven Harry Potter movies to come along. Other reviewers have embraced film after film in the series, going with the flow, as it were. Contrary to what this suggests, not me. Not...
| Nov 16, 2010
| 4:36 PM
There are no eye-rolling pauses to stare at this new magical prop or that extra-special special effect. No time for time-killing Quidditch matches. âHarry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1â is a film of actors in close-up. The lead players h...
| Aug 25, 2010
| 4:34 PM
The Secret of Kells looks like none of its fellow best-animated-feature Oscar nominees from this past year. Opening Friday at the Enzian, this 2D movie is a mostly hand-drawn Irish history lesson and fairytale and a gorgeousÂ blend of the magical and...