| Feb 13, 2013
| 9:15 PM
Hoping to re-bottle the lightning captured in "The Notebook" and "Dear John," romance packager Nicholas Sparks has given his usual formula some sharp edges in "Safe Haven." The film, which stars Julianne Hough as a woman on...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 7:54 AM
When classy, pedigreed British actors go hog-wild under the flowering dogwood trees of a Southern Gothic setting, often the results are good. Just as often they're so bad they're good. And sometimes, as is the case with Jeremy Irons and Emma Thompson in...
| Feb 13, 2013
**1/2 (out of four)
Among many reasons the “Twilight” movie franchise didn’t work, Edward (Robert Pattinson) and Bella (Kristen Stewart) make lousy characters, separately and together. Be it the script, the performances, whatever: The...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 12:52 PM
Angsty teenage love may be as old as Shakespeare and the Bronte sisters, but with the star-crossed lover motif getting ......
| Nov 18, 2012
Richard Robbins, the composer who created memorable scores for such films as "A Room With a View," "Howards End" and "The Remains of the Day" during a quarter-century collaboration with director James Ivory and producer Ismail Merchant, has died. He was...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 9:54 AM
It was a long break between the two sequels, but this third installment of the comedy-fantasy series proves there's still fun to be mined from the franchise.
Much of that is provided by Josh Brolin, in a spot-on imitation of Tommy Lee Jones as they...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 1:27 PM
The Disney studio added another member to its collection of animated princesses with a story that seems to have taken a cue from "The Hunger Games," since its heroine (voiced by Kelly Macdonald) is proficient with a crossbow.
She seems destined for a...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 4:32 AM
Jon Hamm is a loser. It's not often you can write a story with that line in it, but when you're talking about the Emmys, it's a fact. Despite being the driving force behind one of the most acclaimed series in TV history, Don Draper has yet to take him...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 7:52 AM
"The Amazing Spider-Man" (PG-13). A radioactive spider bite gives Peter Parker super powers, and he also embarks on a quest to learn the truth about his parents. With Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Sally Field and Martin Sheen....
| Jul 21, 2012
| 3:32 PM
"The Dark Knight Rises" (PG-13). Eight years after taking the fall for murders commited by Harvey Dent, Brue Wayne must come out of a self-imposed retirement as The Batman to help Gotham face Bane, a terrorist who attacks the city, and also a...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 5:11 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Stop us if you've heard this one before: HBO dominated the Emmy nominations announced Thursday morning, picking up 81 nods for viewer favorites such as "Boardwalk Empire" and "Game of Thrones" as well as comedy newcomers "Girls" and "Veep."...