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Review: Ex-007 actor spying again in 'Nov. Man'

Review: Ex-007 actor spying again in ‘Nov. Man’

Here, Brosnan plays Peter Devereaux, who in his day was known for his unwillingness to form personal attachments that could compromise his duties.

10 new fall TV shows worthy of a first-night look

10 new fall TV shows worthy of a first-night look

As part of the ritual, this latest fall crop is an occasion for handicapping the good and the misfires.

Not a good night for movie stars at Emmys 

Not a good night for movie stars at Emmys 

“Modern Family” co-creator Steve Levitan almost seemed at a loss for something new to say as the ABC show matched the five-year winning streak of “Frasier” in its heyday. Actor Ty Burrell won a best supporting actor award

Review: 'Let's Be Cops' falls flat on humor

Review: ‘Let’s Be Cops’ falls flat on humor

When the pair don police uniforms, borrowed from Justin’s failed attempt at pitching a cop-themed video game, to attend a masquerade party that they mistakenly assume is a costume party, they find themselves the recipients of adoring female attention and respectful deference from everyone with whom they come into contact.

Review: 'The Giver' alters book for softer tale

Review: ‘The Giver’ alters book for softer tale

The presence of Jeff Bridges and Meryl Streep in supporting roles will help draw some attention from grown-ups who don’t know the book, but while the film may see enough success to justify follow-ups (Lowry has written three sequels), this franchise won’t come close to competing with “The Hunger Games.”

Review: 'Journey' _ nice ingredients, bland result

Review: ‘Journey’ _ nice ingredients, bland result

What is it about recent food movies — Jon Favreau’s “Chef,” and now Lasse Hallstrom’s “The Hundred-Foot Journey” — that, despite their virtues, they have to be so darned corny, so dewy-eyed, with everything tied up in a feel-good bow at the end?

Bacall's legend more than just acting and Bogart 

Bacall’s legend more than just acting and Bogart 

“Stardom isn’t a career,” Bacall once observed, “it’s an accident.”

Robin Williams, manic comedy star, dead at 63 

Robin Williams, manic comedy star, dead at 63 

“This morning, I lost my husband and my best friend, while the world lost one of its most beloved artists and beautiful human beings. I am utterly heartbroken,” said Williams’ wife, Susan Schneider

Review: Mother Nature deserves better lines

Review: Mother Nature deserves better lines

The action takes place in one day in the small town of Silverton, somewhere in the heartland.

Review: Made-over 'Turtles' return in a reboot

Review: Made-over ‘Turtles’ return in a reboot

As a late-summer entry arriving just before the school year begins, “Turtles” could see some moderately enthusiastic if somewhat unpredictable response from the film’s target audience, since many of the series’ fans may have already moved on in the seven years since the last outing.