“Hyde Park on Hudson,” starring Bill Murray as Franklin Roosevelt, chronicles a visit the king and queen of England (Samuel West and Olivia Colman) made to FDR’s Hudson Valley, New York estate in 1939 to enlist support in the coming war with Germany.
After a hiatus of several months “Time Stands Still,” Donald Margulies’s outstanding four- character play reopens with three distinguished incumbents ( Laura Linney , Brian d’Arcy James and Eric Bogosian ) and one well-known newcomer: Christina Ricci has replaced Alicia Silverstone .
Last year’s bumpy, road-trip season of “Weeds” ended with a finale so fine all was forgiven. With tonight’s season premiere, that cliffhanging airport arrest of dope-dealing mama Nancy Botwin is still paying off.
Two movies about the financial crisis -- a drama starring Kevin Spacey and a documentary featuring Nobel Prize-winner Joseph Stiglitz -- will be showcased at the Sundance Film Festival opening today in Utah.
“The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1,” the fourth film in the teen vampire series, held the top spot in U.S. and Canadian cinemas over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, collecting $42 million in ticket sales.