| Jun 21, 2013
| 12:49 PM
Writer-director Sally Potter ("Orlando") earned good notices for her drama about two young friends whose lives are sent in different directions by events, both global and personal, in the early 1960s.
Ginger (Elle Fanning) fears the world impact of...
| Mar 21, 2013
As the ampersand between their names indicates, "Ginger & Rosa" are inseparable, pals since birth, best friends for as long as anyone can remember. At least until now.
It's 1962 in London, and 17-year-old old Rosa worries about finding true love, "the...
| Mar 28, 2013
"Starbuck" is a big, fat French-Canadian hug of a movie, a sperm-donations-gone-wrong farce that manages the occasional belly laugh but also offers moving takes on parenthood, family and what it means to grow up.
David Wozniak (Patrick Huard) makes...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 12:30 PM
| Apr 28, 2013
| 7:15 PM
"The Big C" was never going to surprise us with a happy ending. Even though the hard-hitting drama often was lighthearted as it charted high-school teacher Cathy Jamison's battle with stage IV melanoma, it never gave us false hope as her condition...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 1:38 PM
Two New Jersey families are brought closer together in a way they never anticipated in this comedy about a May-December romance, with Leighton Meester ("Gossip Girl") and Hugh Laurie ("House") playing the couple. The news does not go over well when others...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 12:09 PM
Laura Linney continues her superb, award-winning portrayal of wife, mother, teacher and cancer patient Cathy in this sophomore round of the Showtime comedy-drama series.
Not only do Cathy and husband Paul (Oliver Platt) face a redefinition of their...
| 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...
| Aug 12, 2010
| 4:33 PM
"The Big C" (9:30 p.m. Central Monday, Showtime: two and a half stars) might as well be called "The Big L." Laura Linney is the star of this "cancer comedy," and she provides most of the reason to watch it and to put up with the excesses of the first...
| Nov 22, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Two very good looking people play two offbeat and abrasively charming lovers in “Love & Other Drugs.” And when your screen romance is as sexual as this one, it helps if your stars are about as good looking with their clothes off as human...
| 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...