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Better Late Than Never: 'Modern Family'

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 11, 2013
One of the most popular and critically acclaimed comedies on television right now is Modern Family (9 p.m. Wednesdays, ABC).
  

The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug

1 Comment · Wednesday, December 11, 2013
The dwarves’ epic quest to re-establish their kingdom continues, bringing them and their assorted allies (including the wizard Gandalf, a coalescing collection of elves and Bilbo Baggins) into con  

Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Tyler Perry’s Madea creation has taken on a personality and life of its own — threatening to eclipse its creator, I would argue — but Perry has exhibited a strong controlling influence over   

Nebraska

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 11, 2013
It’s worth wondering what’s up with Alexander Payne and his fascination with the neuroses of white men. From Election’s poor sad sack Jim McAllister (Matthew Broderick) to About Schmidt’s re  

Sex, Lies, and 'Vinyl': VOD Debut for Sonja Kinski

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 4, 2013
The turning of the calendar page to 2014 will mark the 25th anniversary of Steven Soderbergh’s breakthrough Sex, Lies, and Videotape, so it is somewhat fitting to end 2013 with a review of a new video-on-demand release.  

Out of the Furnace

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Writer-director Scott Cooper’s Crazy Heart, with a winsomely scraggly performance from Jeff Bridges, tapped into a raw, living-on-the-edge vibe that obviously would have inspired a Country son  

The Marvel Universe Leaps Across Formats in a Single Bound

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 26, 2013
A quiet revolution began back in 2003 with the release of The Animatrix, a collection of animated short films that explore the history of The Matrix universe. And in the case of shorts “Final Flight of the Osiris” and “Kid’s Story,” the collection dared to fill in key information that would impact the ongoing series, including the back-to-back sequels The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions.
  

Streaming Shows to Binge on This Thanksgiving

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Many popular series take a break this week for the holiday, which is kind of a bummer — for some of us, the Real Housewives are the closest thing we have to family! But it does give us a chance to feast on some buzzed-about shows on streaming sites and devices. Here are some great choices to enjoy between football and plates of grub.  

Black Nativity

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 26, 2013
This musical-drama from writer-director Kasi Lemmons (based on the work of Langston Hughes) tags along with a Baltimore teen (Jacob Latimore), who is sent to New York to stay with his grandparents  

The Book Thief

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Markus Zusak’s novel about a young girl (Sophie Nélisse) struggling to survive the horrors of Germany during the second world war by stealing books and passing them along gets adapted by screen  

Homefront

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 26, 2013
When a former DEA agent (Jason Statham) settles down with his family in a small town, you just know he’s not going to be able to keep out of trouble, especially when the head troublemaker, a met  

Oldboy

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 26, 2013
What happens to a man (Josh Brolin) after he has been kidnapped and sequestered for 20 years, then mysteriously released? More than likely he’s going to want to find out whom orchestrated his li  

The Conventional Odds Favor 'Catching Fire'

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Right off the bat, Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) has her very own I Am Legend moment. She’s in the restricted area outside District 12 with her trusty bow, surveying the land. The turkeys gobble-gobbling along better beware because she’s about to head off for her victory tour, celebrating her “win” at the 74th Hunger Games, and she’s not looking forward to playing the celebrity role that’s going to be expected of her.
  

Ja'mie King Is Back, You Fugly Povos

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 20, 2013
The last time audiences saw queen bee-otch Ja’mie King, the Australian high school student had just finished a term as an exchange student at — gasp! — a public school in Summer Heights High. Now she’s back on her home turf, wrapping up her senior year on-camera in Ja’mie: Private School Girl (Series Premiere, 10:30 p.m. Sunday, HBO).  

Delivery Man

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Advance word proclaims that Vince Vaughn finally settles into a maturing presence as David Wozniak, caught in the seemingly inescapable grasp of arrested development but upended by the knowledge t