| Jan 19, 2012
| 9:12 PM
Once again, Meryl Streep gives an Oscar-worthy performance in a big role on the big screen.
Her acting credentials are on vivid display as she virtually channels the core persona of British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. She delivers a brilliant...
| Dec 31, 2011
Confession time: I'm not much of a motorcycle fan.
Maybe it's because, when I was 12, I burned my ankle on the tailpipe of my cousin's cycle — and that was only a dirt bike. But the memory has been hard to shake.
Although you won't catch me riding...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 4:09 PM
“When you’re a kid, you’re a kid all the way….”
“West Side Story” meets Ralphie and his Red Ryder BB gun in “A Christmas Westside Story,” the latest pop culture mash-up from the deliriously daft...
| Dec 3, 2011
| 12:35 PM
Few films in movie history — and maybe no other film by a first-time writer-director — proved to be the breakthrough moment for as many talents as a made-in-Baltimore comedy-drama called "Diner."
Viewers still respond to all the people in it,...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 4:32 PM
By Athena Voulgaropoulos Follow @ChannelGuideAV Tom Hardy is making a career for himself playing brutal sociopaths. His penchant for tough-guy roles — like his award-winning portrayal of Britain’s most notorious prisoner, Charles Bronson, in...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 6:04 AM
Sad anniversary: Natalie Wood died Nov. 29, 1981, 30 years ago Tuesday. She was 43.
Little Natalie was my favorite bad female actor of all time. After she died, I tried to replace her but just couldn't find anyone I loved as much. Lord knows, there are...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Marking the very first time The Salvation Army is partnering with Classic Cinemas, this presentation of Guys and Dolls at the York Theatre in Elmhurst …...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Silen flicks, Italian masterworks and a chat with Clint Eastwood and an evening with long-time Times film critic Kevin Thomas are on tap this week....
| Nov 3, 2011
| 4:36 PM
A daughter’s search for the story behind her mother’s tragic path leads to a uniquely heartfelt understanding....
| Oct 17, 2011
| 8:00 AM
Food in film may be the trending topic for fall. Witness these two items that arrived in my email box within days of each other:
Fine Cooking magazine reported there was a Best Food Porn category at the NYC Food Film Festival, which closed Sunday. But...
| Oct 16, 2011
| 9:33 PM
Sue Mengers, a veteran talent agent who blazed a path for women in Hollywood and represented some of its biggest stars, died Saturday night at her Beverly Hills home after a long illness. She was 79. At the time of......