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Bettie Page Reveals All

0 Comments · Monday, December 23, 2013
Sexy pin-up girl mixed with a generation’s worth of budding pop cultural awareness of social liberation, Bettie Page found herself caught up in a raging battle for the soul of America when, at h  

Grudge Match

0 Comments · Monday, December 23, 2013
Thirty years ago, Henry “Razor” Sharp (Sylvester Stallone) and Billy “The Kid” McDonnen (Robert De Niro) were on a collision course for a rubber match that could have been one for the ages  

The Legend of Will Ferrell Continues

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Anchorman Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell) is back, but San Diego is in the rearview mirror this time. Burgundy and his lovely lady Veronica Corningstone (Christina Applegate) have made a home in the Big Apple and the big-time big-boy anchor desk looms, as the mack daddy of news anchormen Mack Harken (Harrison Ford) prepares to make an offer that cannot be refused.   

Holiday TV Offerings

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 18, 2013
The countdown to Christmas is on! Whether you’re braving the mall for last-minute shopping, whipping up some cookies for Santa or Grinching it up in the confines of your apartment, the holidays are in full swing. Get in the spirit with some festive shows and specials this week.  

American Hustle

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 18, 2013
David O. Russell seems locked in to continue his critically lauded string of hits (following up The Fighter and Silver Linings Playbook) with American Hustle, and one of the likely reasons has to be  

Inside Llewyn Davis

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Llewyn Davis (Oscar Isaac) is a typically flawed protagonist in the Coen Brothers mold. A Folk singer of some relative note, Davis is arrogant (but not oppressively so), modestly talented and stub  

Saving Mr. Banks

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Poor P.L. Travers (Emma Thompson); she was such a cold woman. Full of that stiff-upper-lip game-facing that we’ve come to expect from the British (although Travers is actually Australian, but   

Walking With Dinosaurs

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 18, 2013
We are in the midst of a strange fascination with the life and times of the dinosaur (could it be some sense that we, humans, have crossed the point of no return along the path to extinction?), an  

A Duped Documentarian Seeks the Truth About the Power of a Lie

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Audiences will sit down to Alex Gibney’s new film, The Armstrong Lie, wanting to believe that thoroughly disgraced cyclist and athlete Lance Armstrong will come clean in a far more humbling fashion than he did with Oprah Winfrey.  

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