| Jan 21, 2013
| 1:24 PM
It's time to play one of our favorite yearly games at Times Community News: Can You Outguess the Features Editor? And no, that's not a rhetorical question. You probably can.
Last year, incurable Oscar junkie that I am, I challenged readers to beat my...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 2:25 PM
Wake in Fright
Directed by Ted Kotcheff. Showing Jan. 27 – 29 at Cinestudio, 300 Summit St., Hartford, (860) 297-2463, cinestudio.org
A lager-soaked nightmare under the searing outback sun, the 1971 Australian thriller Wake in Fright...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Legendary actor Peter O'Toole is calling it quits after 50 years of acting and a string of memorable performances including "Lawrence of Arabia," "The Lion in Winter" and "Goodbye, Mr. Chips."...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 9:28 AM
Tony Award winner Hugh Jackman will return to Broadway during the 2013-14 season to star in an original musical "Houdini," Broadway.com announced today. Stephen Schwartz ("Wicked," "The Magic Show") will compose the score and and book...
| May 31, 2012
"For Greater Glory" is a meandering, malnourished epic of a forgotten Mexican civil war, the one after the Mexican revolution that made Pancho Villa famous. This period piece, partly financed by the Catholic Knights of Columbus, is about the Cristeros...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 4:04 PM
Prometheus * * *
Hace tres décadas, Ridley Scott se convirtió en uno de los directores más respetados en el campo de la ciencia ficción al dirigir Alien y Blade Runner, cintas creativas que renovaron el género y se convirtieron en objeto de culto entre...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 9:42 PM
On Sunday, Hollywood celebrates itself and honors its own. All eyes (or most of them anyway) will be on the presentations of the Academy Awards.
But do the Oscars always end up in the right hands? Opinions abound on this topic, and what follows is only...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 2:13 PM
David Lean's 1962 “Lawrence of Arabia” is one of the most universally praised films ever made, and deservedly so. Nominated for 10 Oscars, winner of seven (including Best Picture), it has only grown better with time. The few aspects that might...
| Sep 27, 2010
| 10:39 AM
Gloria Stuart, a 1930s Hollywood leading lady who earned an Academy Award nomination for her first significant role in nearly 60 years — as Old Rose, the centenarian survivor of the Titanic in James Cameron's 1997 Oscar-winning film — has...
| Jan 7, 2011
| 7:49 PM
At first glance, the Newport Beach resident is slightly built, soft-spoken and unfailingly accessible. One would hardly imagine that he's plotted hundreds of grisly murders over the past four decades.
Murder and mayhem have paid off handsomely for...
| Sep 22, 2011
Louis R. "Lou" Mills Jr., a nationally known and highly regarded recording engineer who was called "Baltimore's Godfather of Sound" and whose Cold Spring Lane studio was a destination for stars and musicians, died Friday of a heart attack at St. Joseph...