A long time ago, but many, many years after the original iconic “Star Trek” television show had been off the air (it ran from 1966 to 1969), I came up with my own “Star Trek” theory. [...]
“Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian,” is the expensive special-effects-laden sequel to the successful and family-friendly original movie from 2006. [...]
As a founding and voting member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA), I'm happy to report that our organization of America's most influential film critics is thriving after 15 years of existence.
“Bordeaux”: the word evokes the smell and taste of rich, refined red wine from France with “cashmere tannins,” “elegant fruit,” and “chocolate, tobacco, or cedar chests.”
As soon as I heard the buzz (swirling late last year) about a hot new watering hole in my ’hood (Studio City, CA), a few friends and I strolled over to Laurel Tavern one Thursday evening to see what the fuss was about.
Set in dingy Boston bars and anonymous subway stations, Peter Yates' 1973 crime thriller “The Friends of Eddie Coyle” takes a plotless look at a low-level mobster. [...]
“The Thirteenth Floor” has always a bit chilling since it released in 1999, and now in Blu-ray it’s a bit creepier. [...]
It’s a 10-year anniversary release and in 1999’s “Universal Soldier: The Return,” Jean-Claude Van Damme puts on his suit again as the heroic soldier. [...]
It would seem like Simon Baker, the star of the top-rated TV show “The Mentalist,” would make a good movie star. [...]
Not long ago, I thought the best thing ever made for television was the “Six Feet Under” series, but then along came “True Blood,” created (not surprisingly) by the same guy, Alan Ball. [...]