• ‘Game of Shadows’ a pretty good holiday diversion

    Director Guy Ritchie’s second movie about Sherlock Holmes isn’t, of course, about what detective story fans think of when they think of Sherlock Holmes at all. Ritchie has Robert Downey Jr. playing an action movie hero called Sherlock .

  • Lots of talk, little warmth in Mannheim Steamroller show

    Last Tuesday one of the acts touring as Mannheim Steamroller rolled into K-State’s McCain Auditorium to do a Christmas music show. Backed by some local string and wind instrument players, the six musicians from Omaha gave us just over .

  • People who pay a lot for movies deserve better than ‘The Sitter’

    Director David Gordon Green’s “The Sitter” demonstrates two Hollywood conventions at the same time. One is that some comic actors who appear in comedies get bigger and bigger parts until they get a shot at starring. Just about every .

  • Film ‘One Day’ found generally diverting

    St. Swithin’s Day is July 15. If it rains on St. Swithin’s Day, the English believe it will rain for forty days. Perhaps the novel and now the movie “One Day,” set on a series of July fifteenths, was .

  • Show’s fans to find colorful Glee 3D amusing

    There is a new feature film out based on the television series Glee. The movie is part concert footage (about twenty old pop songs worth) and part documentary about how fans feel about the series and how cast members continue .

  • Could ‘Final Destination 5’ please be the final one?

    The Coroner has to explain the premise of the Final Destination movies to the kids in the cast of “Final Destination 5.” Apparently they didn’t see the earlier pictures. Here’s the scheme for this fairly amusing series of movies .

  • ‘30 Minutes or Less’ is a pretty good action movie

    Ruben Fleischer has made a second comedy-adventure movie. His first one, “Zombieland,” was mildly successful. Its good cast included Emma Stone, a current Hollywood favorite, and Abigail Breslin. The show moved around pretty well. Bill Murray played himself in a .

  • What, exactly, is new movie ‘The Help’ about?

    There is a movie version of the novel “The Help” that has just been released to theaters. It stars Viola Davis (a stage actress who won a lot of attention with her turn in the movie “Doubt”) and Octavia Spencer (.


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