January is notoriously a slow month for movies. But this year, from what I've seen of previews, it looks like Hollywood's throwing in the towel for the entire month.
The news of director Roman Polanski's arrest stirred me more than I might have expected since I'd just screened a revealing documentary about this man's tortured life, Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired.
As a "global sustainability movement" that'll include just about everyone - from educators to scientists to businesses to non-profits and little kids - Team Earth's first campaign centers on tackling deforestation.
Team Earth is issuing an urgent, immediate challenge by teaming up with the Prince's Rainforest Project to call for swift action and funding to reduce tropical deforestation.
He was one of People's 'Sexiest Men Alive' in 2006. Yet Orlando Bloom is nowhere to be seen in today's film-making landscape.
Now that everybody's got their own mic, you have to fact check everybody. You need to know their motivations and who's paying them. You have to be your own Walter.
Why the big fade? It's actually not much of a mystery. Once you see the movie, the only mystery is why it wasn't predicted in the first place.
While Hollywood continues to dominate the global film market, the most original, intelligent, and enduring movies today are being made outside this country.
According to a 2002 Time/CNN poll, 47% of Americans have smoked marijuana. Here's a list of famous users and advocates of the plant.
Congratulation Hugh Jackman on winning the only honor more prestigious than the Nobel Peace Prize!
On Nov. 17, 1978, the Star Wars universe was rocked by a disturbance in the Force more calamitous than the destruction of Alderon. It was The Star Wars Holiday Special
The CO2 emissions from deforestation are greater than the emissions from the world's entire transportation sector-all the cars, trucks, planes, trains, and ships combined.
With the Indiana Jones dynasty back in all its glory (including a tidal wave of corporate tie-ins), I'm tempted to re-rent my favorite of the four mov...
The Incredible Hulk is forging a new paradigm for superhero movies that recalls the Silver Age of comics, where the characters can't be contained by the arbitary limits of a single movie.
It looks and feels like an Indiana Jones movie, although the plot's more rickety than usual, the by-committee script's only serviceable, and the pleasures are modest relative to the expectations attached.
My beloved Indy was fine. But when it starts ripping up the rules of physics on the non-fantastical elements, wondrous awe turns in to unintended laughs.