Highlights, lowlights and what was he thinking?
I liked Birdman, don't get me wrong. In fact, my review for the New Times was quite complimentary about the work of leading man Michael Keaton as the former superhero actor attempting to reclaim a career. I called it a compelling little art movie.
Kevin Costner and his young athletes warm to each other in true story
I don't know about you, but this hard February has left me plenty surly. Cold, snow, worse cold, more snow, wind-chills that defy credulity and snow banks around the driveway that are challenge shoveling shoulders.
Han Solo will still be kicking when the seventh edition starts come December
Star Wars 7 moves ever closer, and fans are tracking ... well, everything. Plot. Characters. Costumes. Nuance.
Ties betweeen past, present lift secret agent genre to great places
What would happen if James Bond had a grandson who wanted to follow in his specially equipped shoes?
The making of a movie about artist Yayoi Kusama
Andy Warhol wasn't the only artist looking at the world with an interesting eye in his day.
Syracusans can note that all of those silly movie sounds come from our own Tom Kenny
The kids in the crowd sure enjoyed the antics of SpongeBob. And Patrick and Plankton. Mr. Krabs and Squidward. Burger Beard and Karen the Computer Wife.
Linklater’s epic approach had Patricia Arquette still beaming about babysitting
A full dozen years to shoot a movie. Patricia Arquette was talking with Mo Rocca on "CBS Sunday Morning" about the experience of playing the mom on "Boyhood," and she admitted it certainly wasn't business as usual, working with director Richard Linklater and his special cast.
These time traveling teens do well, but don’t reach quite far enough
There were parts of Project Almanac that even the two oldest adults in the Saturday matinee at the semi-stuffed movie theater could appreciate. For a film with power producer Michael Bay's name prominently placed above the title and time travel as the theme, the special effects were thankfully tasteful. Smallish, actually, considering what could have been in this tale that has five teenagers jumping backward first days and then months after siblings David and Christina Raskin find a video camera in the attic that leads them to a secret project their dead father had hidden under the basement floorboards.
Among the pitches for products of all sorts come trailers for the good, the bad and the ugly?
Super Bowl Sunday is as famous for its TV commercials as a football game these days, right?
Even with a mustache that makes Gwyneth Paltrow gag and a tooth gap that looks like rogue spinach?
Now I know what it's like to be an upper crust English guy born into money and privilege but scurrying around trying to keep his wife happy and the manor under their feet.