| Jun 10, 2013
| 6:20 AM
After the coffee. Before heading into humid downtown D.C. for cable fun.
The Skinny: Made the mistake of standing still in a backyard in suburban D.C. on Sunday afternoon, and the mosquitoes ate me up. Lesson learned. I'll be drenched in Off next time....
| Jun 4, 2013
| 1:00 PM
The fashion world famously embraced President Obama during his run for a second term. So much so that speculation reached a fever pitch that Vogue's Anna Wintour was to be rewarded with an ambassadorship.
Well, Obama won -- Wintour hasn't been named...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 6:45 AM
The new thriller "The Purge" imagines a compromised but revitalized American future in which a yearly night of government-sanctioned law-breaking — murder even — gives a brutal-minded national soul therapeutic catharsis. Or, more accurately,...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 5:00 AM
If you're a movie studio with money to burn, summer is bonfire time.
Almost every week there's a new $200-million-plus production — Warner Bros.' "Man of Steel" and Paramount's "World War Z" are the next budget-busters — and it costs...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 7:00 AM
With power restored to much of downtown New York over the weekend, many theaters south of Midtown were finally able to open their doors for business following several days of literal darkness.
Last week, theaters across the city were forced to close to...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 8:03 AM
In the new horror film “Sinister,” Ethan Hawke plays a struggling true-crime novelist named Ellison Oswalt, a writer who, in ......
| Oct 11, 2012
| 1:14 PM
There will be a tense standoff between two hostage movies at the box office this weekend, as “Taken 2” and “Argo" battle for No. 1.
After a spectacular $49.5-million debut last weekend, the Liam Neeson sequel "Taken 2" will likely...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Some major Broadway productions and downtown New York cultural venues remained closed Wednesday as the East Coast continues to get back on its feet following Sandy. Power outages have forced many institutions south of midtown to suspend operations.
| Apr 29, 2012
A team of superheroes including Iron Man, Captain America, the Hulk and Thor unite to save the world. With Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo and Chris Hemsworth. Written and directed by Joss Whedon. In Imax 3-D. Walt Disney...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 9:16 AM
While most Americans will camp out in front of their televisions with seven-layer dip watching the Super Bowl this afternoon, a relative handful of teen girls is likely to head to the multiplex instead.
Young female moviegoers pushed "Warm Bodies"...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 8:10 AM
In the never-ending effort to make Shakespeare "relevant" and "accessible," it never hurts to enlist celebrities for the hard sell.
"Shakespeare Uncovered," a six-part documentary series that begins airing Friday on PBS, boasts an abundance of famous...