| Jan 14, 2013
| 5:15 PM
"The Mother… With the Hat" is not the actual title of the exhilarating Stephen Adly Guirgis play now at South Coast Repertory, but it's the best I can do without bringing down the strong arm of the censor. Hard as it might be for casual cursers...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 8:33 AM
"Lincoln" earned a record-breaking 13 nominations for Broadcast Film Critics Assn.'s Critics' Choice Movie Awards. It received nominations for best film, director for Steven Spielberg, actor for Daniel Day-Lewis, supporting actress for Sally Field,...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 8:26 AM
Steven Spielberg’s historical biography “Lincoln,” the musical epic “Les Miserables” and the quirky romantic comedy “Silver Linings Playbook” dominated the Screen Actors Guild Award nominations Wednesday morning,...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 9:16 PM
Ben Affleck's "Argo," a drama about the Iranian hostage crisis, won the highest acting honor Sunday night at the 19th Screen Actors Guild Awards. The CIA thriller, which won best ensemble cast, also won the directing honor at the Golden Globe Awards two...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 11:33 AM
One of the biggest surprises to come out of the Screen Actors Guild nominations Wednesday was Javier Bardem, who scored a supporting actor nod for his work in the James Bond action thriller “Skyfall.”
The Spanish actor, who plays Bond’s...
| Jan 13, 2013
| 9:49 AM
Golden Globes, "Argo" won for best dramatic film and best director Ben Affleck, while the musical "Les Miserables" took home three Golden Globes -- for best musical or comedy, lead actor for Hugh Jackman and supporting actress for Anne Hathaway. "Lincoln"...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Could the theater artist of 2012 really be … Samuel Beckett?
Well, the 1969 Nobel Prize winner had stiff competition this year from Anton Chekhov, dead for more than a hundred years but more alive than ever onstage. Chekhov's early play "Ivanov"...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 4:32 PM
"Death of Salesman" directed by Mike Nichols, opens at the Barrymore Theatre on Broadway, starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, Linda Emond and Andrew Garfield....
| Oct 28, 2011
| 4:37 PM
Four female faces of film most likely to succeed: Jessica Chastain, Deborah Ann Woll, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Imogen Poots....
| Nov 3, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Opinionated in a way only a dyed-in-the-wool Bronx native can be....
| Nov 20, 2011
| 4:36 PM
A category full of questions: Will voters reward the relevance of “Margin Call”? How about a nomination here for Brad Pitt’s best acting work of the year? Has resistance to motion-capture performances started to crumble? Will anyone...