| Mar 4, 2010
One pill makes you larger and one pill makes you small, and the pills Tim Burton gives you don't do very much at all.
With apologies to Jefferson Airplane's "White Rabbit," that more or less sums up "Alice in Wonderland," the director's middling new...
| Mar 4, 2010
In the new "Alice in Wonderland," the wonderfully well-chosen Australian actress Mia Wasikowska embarks on her character's quest to recover her "muchness," while director Tim Burton wages a war against his own.
The struggle is worth it. The movie won't...
| Mar 9, 2010
Due to popular demand, Hollywood's El Capitan Theatre is extending its engagement of Disney ALICE IN WONDERLAND in amazing Disney Digital 3D now through April 20th.
And at the El Capitan Theatre, you can be surrounded by sets and props from the film--...
| Mar 26, 2010
Who doesn't have fun in a hot tub? Or hasn't tested, at least once, the more-bodies-more-fun principle?
For anyone who has, or hasn't but wished they had, there is "Hot Tub Time Machine," which starts with four -- Adam, Lou, Nick and Jacob -- or for...
| Mar 25, 2010
A chlorinated, R-rated "Back to the Future," "Hot Tub Time Machine" accomplishes what "Snakes on a Plane" did not: It offers a merrily idiotic movie to go with its willfully idiotic title.
You know what else it has, besides a Spandex slipstream of...
| Jul 4, 2010
Smothered in Hugs
Essays, Interviews, Feedback, and Obituaries
HarperPerennial: 378 pp., $14.99 paper
Critics are shaky cartographers, experimental scientists, evangelical missionaries and psychoanalysts of the artistic id. We forge a...
| Dec 22, 2009
| 12:48 PM
The human race no longer exists and machines rule in this startling computer-animated feature from director Shane Acker and producers including Tim Burton. Elijah Wood voices the numeric title character, a literally living doll who ultimately leads others...
| Apr 15, 2011
| 1:15 PM
| Dec 23, 2010
| 6:55 AM
The animated animals are at it again in this made-for-video sequel, as bear Boog goes off on his own and makes a "Prince and the Pauper"-style switch with a circus animal he resembles.
Trouble arises when the troupe aims to return to Russia, with Boog...
| Sep 4, 2011
All's Faire in Love
A college football star has to make up for his many absences by working at a Renaissance fair, where he falls for an aspiring actress. With Christina Ricci, Owen Benjamin, Cedric the Entertainer and Matthew Lillard. Written...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 11:40 AM
Crispin Hellion Glover's Big Slide Show
Film screening, Q&A, and book signing
Friday and Saturday, March 8 & 9, $20, Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org
You can say what you will about Crispin Glover, but...