| Nov 21, 2012
| 9:03 PM
It's getting cold out there, and what better way to keep warm than by cozying up for a flick at your local cinema?
This season, there is no shortage of quality films to watch, whether you're looking for something escapist, such as Peter Jackson's...
| Nov 21, 2012
***1/2 (out of four)
“Why call it ‘Hitchcock?’” reads one thread on the IMDB page for “Hitchcock.” The answer: Because director Sacha Gervasi’s (“Anvil: The Story of Anvil”) deliciously entertaining...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 9:26 AM
Countdown to Halloween: five days.
I don't like wearing costumes, I'm not into haunted houses, candy corn is too sweet, and I prefer pumpkin pie to pumpkin carvings.
But I do like horror movies — just not the kind with umpteen sequels. I saw...
| Sep 2, 2012
Curtis Granderson and his team-leading 34 home runs left in the second inning for New York Presbyterian Hospital. Tight hamstring was the word.
Plate discipline, late-inning relief, an opponent bending under the weight of a crowd rising to the...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 4:23 PM
The great suspense movie director Alfred Hitchcock once was quoted saying, "Always make the audience suffer as much as possible."
One example certainly was his classic, "Psycho," whose most famous scene was so scary it made a generation of women...
| Jan 24, 2011
| 4:38 PM
Sacha Gervasi, whose “Anvil!” doc tickled the funnybone and touched the too old to rock'n roll soul, is setting up a movie about Alfred Hitchcock and the making of “Psycho.” And the name being floated as the portly Master of...
| Sep 30, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Tony Curtis was nominated for the Oscar just once -- for the 1958 drama "The Defiant Ones." But the twin peaks of his career are "Some Like It Hot" (which everyone has seen) and "Sweet Smell of Success" (which everyone should see). Turner Classic Movies...
| Oct 4, 2010
| 4:16 AM
HENDERSON, Nev. ( KTLA) -- A public funeral service was be held for legendary actor Tony Curtis in Las Vegas Monday.
The hourlong funeral was be followed by a burial, and then a private reception at the Luxor hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip.
| Oct 14, 2010
| 9:34 AM
From the blog Michael Sragow Gets Reel:
It hasn't been a great era for haunted-house movies. The third version of "House of Wax," in 2005, was awful enough to kill off the form, at least as far as big American studios were concerned. The day my review...
| May 23, 2011
| 4:06 AM
NO STRINGS ATTACHED (2011/B-/Directed by Ivan Reitman/Starring Natalie Portman, Ashton Kutcher, Kevin Kline, Cary Elwes, Greta Gerwig, Lake Bell, Mindy Kaling, Olivia Thirlby, Chris Bridges/DreamWorks//Rated R/Comedy/107 minutes/Available on: DVD and Blu-...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 3:42 PM
When you think of movies, Stockton probably doesn’t come to mind, but some famous films were shot in and around the city.
Some scenes from Paramount Pictures’ “Raiders of the Lost Ark” and “Dead Man on Campus,”...