| Nov 27, 2013
| 6:20 AM
LOS ANGELES — Josh Brolin is a little tired of being thought of as a "man's man" type of actor. But he scaled Mount Shasta anyway.
The performer, who has embodied a swaggering masculinity in such movies as "No Country for Old Men" and "True Grit,"...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 9:50 AM
A.C.O.D. 3 stars. Adam Scott is the grown up son of parents long and acrimoniously divorced, trying to bring them together for his younger brother's wedding. Catherine O'Hara and Richard Jenkins are especially terrific as the warring exes. A clever little...
| Oct 31, 2013
In step with its sensitive, tactically brilliant 12-year-old hero, "Ender's Game" is a bit of a tweener, neither triumph nor disaster, a war-games fantasy with a use-by date of Nov. 22, when the new "Hunger Games" movie comes out.
Its central action...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 4:32 AM
First published in 2003, the four-issue comic book series R.I.P.D. tells the story of a police force made up of officers who are on their second tour of duty, now working with the Rest In Peace Department. These officers can move between the real world...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 9:04 AM
The most excellent and lamentable tragedy "Romeo and Juliet" has been turned into a film that is lamentable without the "excellent" part.
It doesn't waste time imparting that sinking feeling. The movie opens with a chaotic jousting scene between the...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 4:42 PM
If they ever create an Oscar category for multi-level plot theft, "R.I.P.D." would win the first award. The initials stand for "Rest in Peace Department" and the screenplay follows a trail blazed by several blockbuster films that came before. This movie...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 10:30 AM
| Jul 20, 2013
| 7:55 PM
Marisa Wayne has a tone of pride when she tells the story about how her father broke into show business and became a movie star and an American icon.
It makes sense for her to be proud. Her father is John Wayne.
"He played football for USC," said...
| May 18, 2013
| 2:30 PM
| Dec 1, 2012
"You'll shoot your eye out, kid."
You probably recognize that line from the film "A Christmas Story," the holiday season classic that gets a 24-hour showing on Christmas Day. It tells the story of young Ralphie, who wants nothing more than a Red Ryder...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 1:29 PM
Baltimore is one city where crowds come out in the heat of the night to take in open-air movies.
In mid-July last year, when the thermometer was hitting 95 in the day and stalling in the 80s past midnight, fun-seekers swarmed to Federal Hill to watch...