| Dec 16, 2012
Designing costumes so ingrained in popular culture that they still inspire Halloween disguises 30 years after they were created — Michael Jackson's "Thriller" jacket, Indiana Jones' signature outback slouch look and the unforgettable "College"...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 7:20 AM
A notorious flop, a praiseworthy TV series and a controversial costumed-hero film are among the latest offerings on DVD and Blu-ray.
The flop is "The Lone Ranger" (Disney, $29.99 DVD, $39.99 Blu-ray / DVD / digital combo), the latest attempt to remake...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 4:30 PM
| May 31, 2013
| 7:46 AM
I was in 7th grade when "The Breakfast Club" opened in theaters, and I distinctly remember thinking the movie was totally right about everything. I wasn't in high school yet (and that was surely one of movie's allures; a peek in a world I would soon...
| May 30, 2013
| 11:55 AM
The schedule for Kristen Tett's Cinema Classics series at Triangle Square Cinemas doesn't look like the syllabus for a film studies class, exactly. This year's offerings run the gamut from critical darlings (the first two "Godfather" movies, "Vertigo") to...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 7:49 AM
HUTCHINSON, Kan. - We descended into the belly of the Earth.
"It's going to take us just a couple of minutes to go underground. Does anybody have a problem going down in the dark?" our cheerful guide asked.
"Yes!" I screamed in my head. But I said...
| May 14, 2013
| 7:10 AM
It's lame and sort of geeky to compare franchise apples to oranges. Oh, well. "Star Trek Into Darkness" does everything "Iron Man 3" tries to do, in the realm of global terrorism imagery reprocessed for popcorn kicks, but with a little more style, a...
| May 15, 2013
| 10:37 PM
Started Wednesday at Carmike Cinema 9
Star Trek Into Darkness
The warp drives on the USS Enterprise are, as usual, on the verge of meltdown in "Star Trek Into Darkness." Luckily, the entertainment propulsion system for the sci-fi saga is roaring full...
| May 16, 2013
| 3:46 PM
In 2009, the "Star Trek" franchise was put in the hands of J.J. Abrams ("Lost," "Mission Impossible 3"), who confessed to never having been much of a Trekkie. This, of course, sent the dyed-in-the-wool Trekkies into a tizzy, but it turned out to be...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 4:56 PM
Alfred Molina accompanied Joseph Kibler at the AIDS Walk Los Angeles last year.
This was no ordinary partnership.
The actor, with roles in "Frida," "Spider-Man 2," "Raiders of the Lost Ark" and "Chocolat" to his name, offered support to Kibler, who is...
| May 4, 2013
Imagine a radio play from the 1930s: cheap sound effects, pulp-adventure plot, overblown dialogue, outrageous accents, perhaps a maddening cliffhanger or three. Now, transplant it to the stage. That’s Jason Neulander's "Intergalactic Nemesis."