April 7, 2013
Movies 42 See Steven Rea's preview on H2. Disconnect See Steven Rea's preview on H2. From Up on Poppy Hill Master animation house Studio Ghibli with a film about Japanese teens who join forces to save their school's clubhouse from the wrecking ball during preparations for the 1964 Olympics. My Brother the Devil Two brothers from a traditional Egyptian household in a gang-controlled section of London face an unexpected challenge to their relationship. The Place Beyond the Pines When a stunt performer (Ryan Gosling)
March 29, 2013 |
SURELY, one sign that Elle Fanning, still just 14, has come of age is that she's cornered the market on coming-of-age-movies: "Super 8," "We Bought a Zoo," "Somewhere. " And now, "Ginger and Rosa," a movie that bears some resemblance to the latter, Sofia Coppola's impressionist portrait of a girl trying desperately to get the attention of a disinterested and famous father. Here, Fanning stars in a period piece (the '60s) about an English girl in similar straits - her celebrity radical dad (Alessandro Nivola)
March 25, 2013 |
A mushroom cloud looms over London, millions of citizens incinerated, the radioactive ash descending on the rubble. In October 1962, at the height of the Cuban Missile Crisis, 13-year-old Sally Potter saw this doomsday scenario - every night in her dreams. "It's very interesting, those people who can directly remember the crisis," says the filmmaker, whose beautiful Ginger & Rosa - about two London teenagers, fast friends caught in a whirl of personal and political tumult - is set during that fateful fall, when the whole world looked as if it were going to go ka-boom.
December 8, 2012 |
OK, so nosy, naughty website Gawker offers yet another look-back list for 2012: "The 13 Most Powerful Images of Naked Celebrities of 2012. " The list is only, like, totally not serious, but it points out an important PR trend. Celebs take pretend-oops nekkid photos of themselves that get pretend-hacked and posted on the Web . Great way to stay in the public, not to say pubic, ogle! A big year in nekkidness. Poor Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge , as if severe pregnancy barfola weren't enough, makes the list twice because of outrageous snuck pics of her sunbathing starkers on her honeymoon - definitely not intentional.
October 6, 2012 |
Comic, actor, writer, director, and producer Mel Brooks , who is one of only 14 people to have won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony award, will be given the American Film Institute's Life Achievement Award, the AFI announced Friday. Brooks, 86, is the 41st recipient of the honor, which has gone to such Hollywood legends as Orson Welles , Bette Davis , Elizabeth Taylor , Steven Spielberg , Meryl Streep , and Morgan Freeman . The award gala will air in late June on TNT and Turner Classic Movies.
March 25, 2012 |
As keenly as Mad Men has been missed during its 17-month intermission, it's not until you hear the vertiginous strains of the opening theme that you really grasp what an important part of the TV landscape this Emmy-monopolizing show has become. In other words, welcome back, Don Draper, you handsome devil. Questions, questions, you've got questions. The Season Four finale left a lot of pimple balls up in the air. Would Don (Jon Hamm) repent of his impetuous marriage to his secretary, Megan (Jessica Paré)
January 26, 2012 |
WILL SMITH will attend his first Sixers game tomorrow as part owner and sit courtside as the team takes on the Bobcats on Jrue Holiday bobblehead night. The Overbrook-native superstar is in the area shooting "After Earth" with director M. Night Shyamalan . The futuristic thriller also stars Smith's son Jaden . The team's been waiting for the chance to present Smith with his custom No. 76 jersey, which the team made for members of the new ownership group when they were announced in October.
April 19, 2011
The Ellen DeGeneres Show (3 p.m., NBC10) - Comic Tina Fey; Mike Posner performs. The Oprah Winfrey Show (4 p.m., 6ABC) - A 61-year-old mother of three who gave birth to her own grandchild; NFL star Charles Tillman. NCIS (8 p.m., CBS3) - Gibbs (Mark Harmon) and the team join forces with a deputy district attorney (guest star Annie Wersching, 24 ) to investigate when a Navy petty officer, the sole witness in an upcoming murder trial, goes missing. Michael Weatherly, Cote de Pablo, David McCallum and Pauley Perrette also star in "False Witness.
March 13, 2011 |
On the big screen, the sleek, smoky, shameless Don Draper was doing that voodoo he does so well. And as another young lovely fell under his spell, another audience did, too. About 60 people watched this compelling Mad Men clip and more as Camden County College launched what could be called March Mad Men Madness on Thursday. A separate, five-week course about the hit AMC drama will debut, also at the Blackwood campus, on March 21. "It's not a college course about a TV show.