| Oct 25, 2012
In 1990 the writer Mark O'Brien contributed an article for the literary magazine The Sun called "On Seeing a Sex Surrogate." A survivor of childhood polio, the substantially disabled O'Brien spent much of his sleeping and waking hours confined to an...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 1:50 PM
Broadly speaking, a film festival's programmers can handle news of a new lineup one of two ways: all at once, or nearly; or the drib-drab approach.
The Chicago International Film Festival goes for the dribs and drabs. The 48th edition of founder and...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 1:35 PM
Elizabeth Olsen, the sister of long-popular television twins Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, earned considerable attention of her own with her performance - which has made her a current Film Independent Spirit Award nominee - in writer-director Sean Durkin'...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Editor's note: The Artist, the recipient of 10 Oscar nominations, opens Friday at the Capitol Theatre, 415 S. Main St. Showings are at 7:30 each night. Admission is $8. The film is rated PG-13 and runs 100 minutes. The odds are good that it will run two...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 1:19 PM
1. Wheels and more
Thunder in the Square will be from 5 to 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28, in Public Square, downtown Hagerstown. Hosted by the Alsatia Club. Cars, trucks, motorcycles and tractors will be on display. There will also be a special Wind Down...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 12:20 PM
Like Freeway, the lovable stray dog at the center of this very teary comedy, "Darling Companion"has lost its way. Even the marquee ensemble anchored by Diane Keaton, Dianne Wiest, Kevin Kline and Richard Jenkins is not enough to rescue this motley mutt of...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 9:54 AM
Well, it'll be a while before we get to see the film that was voted best picture of 2012 by the New York Film Critics Circle on Monday: Kathryn Bigelow's "Zero Dark Thirty," which deals with the hunt for O. bin Laden.
It doesn't open in wide circulation...
| Nov 30, 2010
| 4:34 PM
A few fun surprises in this morning's Indie Spirit Award nominations. “Greenberg,” Ben Stiller's terrific March turn as an out of sorts fellow who has a sort-of–affair with a lost and lonely young woman, was remembered. Stiller and Greta...
| Oct 9, 2010
| 9:08 AM
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| Jun 25, 2010
Lots of movies out this weekend, but it's not just about the Hollywood blockbusters this time.
For the movie for the family, see Grown Ups.
Starring Adam Sandler, David Spade, Chris Rock all play characters who were good childhood friends. Now they...
| Jun 24, 2010
| 5:19 PM
Good movies followed by mediocre second efforts are all too common in Hollywood. New films in a series rarely capture the magic of the original. But the Pixar studio has raised the bar for sequels to a new level with the extraordinary triumph of "Toy...