Helena Bonham Carter

(Anne Hathaway stars as Fantine in the latest screen version of Victor Hugo's classic.)

Movie Review: ‘Les Misérables’

Even if the movie doesn’t quite replicate the parade of privileged moments of the stage play, it still resonates with intense emotionality and extravagant romanticism.

12/26/2012

("Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows")

Home Video Report: Harry Potter’s Swan Song Hits DVD

Among the big names on this week’s home video list, Gwyneth Paltrow plays an emotionally troubled country singer torn between her husband and a rising young star in “Country Strong.”

04/12/2011

(Natalie Portman in "Black Swan")

Bill Wine’s Oscar Predictions: Best Actress and Supporting Actress

Who’s likely to go home with the Oscars as best actress and best supporting actress? Bill Wine handicaps those races.

02/23/2011

(Colin Firth, left, and Geoffrey Rush in "The King's Speech."  Photo provided)

Movie Review: The King’s Speech 

This fact-based comedic drama, originally intended to be a stage play, is better than fine — it’s magnificent.

12/16/2010

harry-potter-part 1 book

Movie Review: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1

Question: Has the final Harry Potter book been halved for the movie screen for commercial reasons or artistic ones? Answer: Yes.

11/18/2010

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