| Apr 16, 2010
| 4:32 PM
When "Kick-Ass" director Matthew Vaughn talked to my colleague Geoff Boucher the other day, he vented a little, complaining that too many people had expressed outrage about his new movie--which opened Friday--without actually seeing it first. It's...
| Jan 6, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Given the castoffs that usually greet the new year in Los Angeles theaters, Miguel Arteta's "Youth in Revolt" isn't a bad start. Michael Cera stars as Nick Twisp, a sensitive, geeky Oakland high-schooler, who -- hardly unique among his demographic --...
| Feb 7, 2010
After 35 years in the trenches, the Wooster Group has become New York's quintessential experimental theater troupe. The Performing Garage, its gritty SoHo home, is a mecca for postmodern drama. And the internationally hailed company soon will launch its...
| Dec 15, 2010
Largely favoring the usual suspects, Golden Globe voters sang the praises of Fox's "Glee" for the second year in a row, awarding five nominations to the musical comedy, including television series.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn., which will air its...
| May 1, 2011
A once-successful toy executive and family man suffering from depression begins communicating through a beaver hand puppet. With Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster and Anton Yelchin. Written by Kyle Killen. Directed by Foster. Summit...
| Jan 16, 2011
"The Social Network" has a lot of friends in Hollywood.
The drama about the creation of Facebook continued its winning ways Sunday, taking home four trophies at the 68th Golden Globes, including dramatic feature, director for David Fincher, screenplay...
| Jan 17, 2011
Mommie-Not-So-Dearest triumphed over "The Good Wife."
Katey Sagal, who plays the ruthless matriarch of an outlaw motorcycle gang in FX's "Sons of Anarchy," scored the first upset of the Golden Globes ceremony when she won for lead actress in a television...
| Jan 17, 2011
The opposite of dull and deferential is not snotty and abusive.
Just a little notion someone might have mentioned to Ricky Gervais before he once again took the stage at the Beverly Hilton on Sunday night as host of the 2011 Golden Globes. Last year, the...
| Jan 31, 2011
In the span of about two weeks, "The King's Speech" has gone from Oscar underdog to front-runner.
The World War II-era British drama took the Screen Actors Guild's top honor Sunday evening, winning the movie ensemble acting award and essentially...
| Jan 28, 2011
| 2:00 PM
A night after winning top honors at the Directors Guild, "The King's Speech" picked up the trophy for outstanding cast at the 17th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Sunday night, and Colin Firth nabbed lead actor honors for his performance in the film....
| Sep 19, 2010
NEW YORK -- Steve Buscemi does not bear much physical resemblance to Enoch "Nucky" Johnson, the tall, broad-shouldered political boss whose 30-year rule of Atlantic City inspired HBO's new Prohibition-era drama "Boardwalk Empire."
But that ended up...