| May 29, 2013
| 4:30 PM
| May 29, 2013
| 7:21 AM
After the coffee. Before listening to another media investment conference.
The Skinny: I was watching "Brooklyn DA," the CBS documentary series, Tuesday night, hoping for a crossover episode with the cast of "Girls," but no such luck. Tuesday's...
| May 2, 2013
| 2:07 PM
In the crafty Florida-set "Sun Don't Shine" the sun shines plenty, but this is no day-tripping excursion to the beach, or Disney World.
This is another Florida. First-time feature filmmaker Amy Seimetz, who has acted plenty (on TV's "The Killing," and...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 1:15 PM
The empire of mobster Mickey Cohen (played by Sean Penn in top surly, snarling form) is targeted by an elite team of 1940s Los Angeles cops in this stylishly staged saga.
Josh Brolin and Ryan Gosling play the lawmen selected by the city's police chief...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 12:26 PM
Someday, someone's going to make a film called "Easy Money" or its equivalent and its characters will encounter zero trouble en route to massive wealth and endless sunshine on a beach somewhere.
Meantime we have this "Easy Money," from Sweden and based...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 6:07 AM
All y'all all know that we have an abundance of good actors in our fair city.
No, they aren't as famous as Magic players — and they certainly aren't paid as much — but they provide much more entertainment and they give much more back to the...
| Jun 14, 2012
"Lola Versus" is a comic case study of a yearlong emotional meltdown for an about-to-turn-30, angsty, artsy New Yorker. While that might not sound entertaining, it is made so by star Greta Gerwig, who inhabits Lola with an endearing ease.
| May 10, 2012
| 9:05 PM
Mary O'Hara's popular novel "My Friend Flicka," a beloved, coming of age family classic about a rider's passionate connection with a wild horse — has enchanted children and adults for more than 70 years.
And now, the next chapter of the saga...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 7:29 AM
Spring is showering new and returning TV series, movies and specials upon viewers. Here's a calendar of upcoming shows. As is always the case, I will update as I learn about more.
Sunday, April 1
10 a.m. | "Ultimate Spider-Man," Disney XD (series...
| Jan 15, 2012
| 8:26 PM
Sorry, I tried my best to not doze off during the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards. There were a few interesting moments (Seth Rogen concealing his erection, the clever acceptance speech from the folks at Modern Family, every Elton John...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 5:56 AM
The Oscar race isn't getting any easier to predict.
This morning, the Hollywood Foreign Press unveiled their nominees for the best in film and television in 2011. And while this small group of media generally has little influence over the Oscars, it's...