Hoffman's last completed film has him playing a mystery man.
Hoffman's lasy completed film has him playing a mystery man.
It seems that, Gerald Bostock, the noted writer and lyricist, is at it again. Bostock first came to fame in the early '70s when, as an 8-year-old boy genius, his award-winning epic poem Thick as a Brick was adapted into a concept album by English rockers Jethro Tull. However, his prize was revoked ... More >>
Flicks to look into on the edge of tomorrow — and the next months
Film falls on the wrong side of the line between restrained and drab.
During a panel discussion on C-SPAN recently, someone mentioned that the Ronald Reagan Library has a list online of every movie he and Nancy watched at Camp David or the White House. So we checked it out. They watched a lot of movies, including Reagan's old films. There are a lot of Hollywood class ... More >>
You can win this six-piece Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy prize package, which includes a TTSS T-shirt, a copy of the novel by John Le Carré, a pass for two to any screening of TTSS at any Regal theater location Mondays through Thursdays, a tricked-out TTSS pen and voice recorder, a TTSS notepad (see ... More >>
Looking back on the year in movies, and what's coming in 2012.
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy takes us back to the Cold War.
Just another brick in the wallFifty years ago today, East German construction crews were in the last stages of preparation for building the Berlin Wall. On August 13, they began, instantly giving an incredible propaganda tool to the free world. The Wall has been down for 22 years and will so ... More >>
Photos by GroovehouseSade, John Legend Toyota Center July 23, 2011 See more smooth operation from Sade & John Legend in our slideshow. As word of Amy Winehouse's death spread across the Internet Saturday, another British soul singer was preparing to perform in Houston for the first time in ... More >>
Angelina Jolie's big picture -- is she in the "needs a hit" category yet? -- opens this month, and is generally being described as "a female Bourne" or terms like that.Which means plenty of frantic cutting, shaky camera work, pulsing music, CGI explosions and -- well, you know the list of ingredient ... More >>
I never thought I'd be so glad to see a Monday. I've been in the midst of a musical onslaught since 7 p.m. Wednesday night. The week went something like this: Miss Leslie and Heather Myles at Under the Volcano; ditto for Thursday, only the venue was Blanco's. Friday evening I traveled with my son to ... More >>
A Most Wanted Man, John Le Carre's 21st novel, has some familiar aspects: a seemingly successful man facing a moral crisis; an idealistic woman who partly triggers that crisis; and spy agencies that don't much care for morals or laws. It's all catnip to his many fans. From the opening pages you kno ... More >>
Obviously inspired by Todd Haynes, this competent '50s domestic drama doesn't quite compare
Hapgood tries to thrill as it educates, but comes up short
The Constant Gardener ripens into a distasteful thriller
Bewitched delivers just what you'd expect: absolutely nothing
The Recruit is full of surprises -- too many, in fact
Boorman and Le Carré lose touch with their thrill-seeking personae in Panama
For 20 years, Warren Zevon has danced with madmen and outlaws