| Dec 2, 2007
Tim Burton had already traipsed through China, scouting locations for his next big cinematic event, "Ripley's Believe It or Not!" starring Jim Carrey, when Paramount halted preproduction on the film.
Burton describes himself as "pretty devastated" by the...
| Dec 21, 2007
It's not the volume of the blood that distinguishes "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" from every other film this year. The shocker is the context. Movie audiences aren't used to seeing throats slit while the leading character sings a song...
| Dec 21, 2007
You'd think you could get a rise out of Tim Burton by pigeonholing the guy, telling him that Stephen Sondheim's blood-spattered musical Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street is the movie he was born to direct.
But you can't. Maybe it's too...
| Dec 8, 2009
| 3:02 PM
There's no question the stellar young wizard of Hogwarts is growing up in this involving chapter of author J.K. Rowling's saga. Harry ( Daniel Radcliffe) goes through another maze of adventure as he readies for an inevitable showdown with the sinister...
| Jul 13, 2009
| 10:12 AM
A great treachery is revealed, a great light is snuffed out and the final quest is set up in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, an emotional and involving installment in the hit-or-miss Harry movie series.
It's a film of gloom, fear and dread -- and...
| Jul 14, 2009
| 7:21 PM
The answer is "Dame Judi Dench."
The question? Name one British character actor of note who hasn't made an appearance/collected a check from the Harry Potter movies. With the news that the great Bill Nighy (Love, Actually, Underworld) will play Rufus...
| Mar 23, 2009
| 12:37 PM
A somber group of friends and family gathered in a small Hudson Valley town Sunday to say a final farewell to Tony Award-winning actress Natasha Richardson.
Liam Neeson, in a dark suit and sunglasses, was at the head of the casket as he and five other...