| Jan 16, 2013
| 10:22 PM
It should come as no surprise that every character in a movie with a title like this is either rotten to the core, or a liar, or a schemer, or the bearer of seriously damaging secrets. What is surprising is that these...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 2:12 PM
I was prejudiced against "Oblivion" because about a week before it opened. A friend of mine got to see a movie in advance and left after the first half hour. At around the 31-minute mark, I was jealous of my friend. It's not a terrible movie in that...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 1:22 PM
While she was making the award-season rounds for "Zero Dark Thirty," Jessica Chastain projected a much different screen image as the rather Goth heroine of this horror tale from executive producer Guillermo del Toro ("Pan's Labyrinth").
She plays the...
| May 22, 2013
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| May 14, 2013
| 8:30 AM
| Mar 6, 2012
| 5:36 PM
The latest Season 2 trailer for "Game of Thrones" gives us a peek at Jaime Lannister, who is locked up as a prisoner of the his enemies the Starks.
When I suggested to Nikolaj Coster-Waldau that his character is absent for most of George R.R. Martin's "A...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 10:37 AM
HBO's "Game of Thrones" will return for its second season April 1, the network announced Friday.
The 10-episode Season 2 will see the rise of the Imp (Emmy winner Peter Dinklage) as the Hand of the King and several new characters coming to Westeros. It...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 4:09 PM
When you're a young British actor starring in two hit series at once, even a visit to the U.S. isn't all down time. Eugene Simon wrapped up his 22-day stay Wednesday, but not before a round of phone interviews earlier in the week.
| May 10, 2012
Swift, amoral and nicely unpredictable, a bloodier Norwegian variation on film noir from the '40s, the thriller"Headhunters"comes from a 2008 novel by Jo Nesbo. The film already has been optioned for an English-language remake. Its protagonist, a...
| May 9, 2012
| 11:03 PM
Two of my favorite movies of the year are playing right now at the Hillcrest Landmark. One of those is Sound of my Voice. The other is this crime drama that reminds me of a Coen Brothers film like Blood Simple or No Country for Old Men – except that...
| Jul 29, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Charles Dance has been cast as nobleman Tywin Lannister in HBO's upcoming epic "Game of Thrones." A wealthy lord and head of one of the most powerful clans in the realm, Tywin is one of the most memorable characters in the series of George R.R. Martin...