White cast of ‘Exodus’ reflects cinema tradition

Put “ancient Egyptian people” into a Google image search, and none of the resulting photos resemble Christian Bale or Joel Edgerton.

Redmayne shines in the lackluster "Theory of Everything"

"The Theory of Everything" feels very old-fashioned - in its script, in its direction. Now, a movie can feel old-fashioned in some ways and yet fresh and exciting in others; see "The King's Speech" for a perfect example of that. This drama about Stephen Hawking's descent into motor...

'Birdman' tops Golden Globes with 7 nominations

"Birdman" squawked loudly in the Golden Globes, flying away with a leading seven nominations.

Next Bond film gets retro name: ‘SPECTRE’

James Bond is back, in a new film with a retro title that evokes the series’ past.






Check out asteroid Hebe

Just outside the orbit of Mars, an asteroid large enough to be observed this month with binoculars or a small telescope is emerging into view.

Confessions of a memorabiliac

There are plenty of folks who aren't "hoarders" but nonetheless fiercely hold on to an item or two that might seem illogical to someone else. I call these people memorabiliacs — and, yes, I count myself a member of this august...