| Jul 28, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Available on VOD on Thursday.
Writer-director Brian De Palma's erotic thriller is an English-language remake of Alain Corneau's "Love Crime," a film about what happens when the war of wits between a female executive and her protégée turns...
| Apr 28, 2013
The 2013 Summer Movie Preview is a snapshot of films opening through the end of August. Release dates (for Los Angeles) and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change.
FOR THE RECORD:
Sneaks list: In the...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 11:41 AM
An underworld operative, played by Colin Farrell, finds himself in a tough spot in this melodrama. A command from his boss results in a couple of unfortunate deaths, prompting him to seek the person truly responsible.
The film also reunites director...
| Jun 16, 2010
| 1:25 PM
Swedish author Stieg Larsson's mystery story gets a lengthy but effective adaptation, as a man (Sven-Bertil Taube) tries to prove that his niece's vanishing several decades earlier resulted in murder - and that another relative was responsible.
| Nov 11, 2010
| 5:39 PM
With the legendary DreamWorks studio behind "Megamind," you know this animated offering will have first-rate special effects and production values. The studio fully delivers this film's expected technical quality. The movie won the weekend with almost $50...
| Dec 8, 2010
| 12:05 PM
The New York Times has a gorgeous video package of 14 actors -- from the famous (Matt Damon, Michael Douglas, Javier Bardem) to the up-and-comers (Chloe Moritz, Jennifer Lawrence, Noomi Rapace) -- wordlessly acting out emotions and situations such as...
| Nov 6, 2011
This much is clear: It's 1891, a year after their first adventure, and the great English detective and Dr. Watson are facing off with Professor Moriarty, a mysterious, peripheral character from their initial blockbuster.
Ask the creative forces behind...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 2:42 PM
They say all good things must come to an end. With that, I'm leaving WDBJ and the news business. I've accepted a position as the community relations coordinator for Roanoke City Schools. There are several reasons why I'm switching...
| Jan 13, 2011
| 2:22 PM
Director David Fincher's announcement that little-known actress Rooney Mara would be starring in the American version of "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" prompted some head scratching. Granted, she rocked the killer put-down in "The Social Network," but...
| Dec 15, 2011
** (out of four)
A convoluted plot. A generic adventure score. A lead performance that’s already played its best hand. What is this, a “Pirates of the Caribbean” sequel?
No, it’s the follow-up to Guy Ritchie’s mildly...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 10:45 AM
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle introduced Sherlock Holmes to the world in the 1800s, and the Guinness World Records has said that Holmes has been the “most portrayed movie character” on the screen, with well over 200 movies.
Buster Keaton had an...