‘Danny Collins’ Dodges Bullets This Weekend

A great performance by Al Pacino dominates a movie weekend that is otherwise punctuated by persistent gunfire and numerous civilian casualties. Danny Collins Al Pacino triumphs in this joyful story of a legendary pop-music star who faces a late-midlife crisis when he discovers that, way back in 1971, John Lennon had written him a letter urging him not to sell out as an artist. The warning comes 40 years too late, but no matter: Danny Collins quits his latest sold-out …

Lucy at 100: We Still Love Her

    Lucille Ball would have been 100 August 6–and a lot of people forget that before she rocketed to stardon on I Love Lucy in the 1950s, she’d already been a movie actress for nearly 20 years. Here’s my Movies for Grownups Radio Show tribute to the Forgotten Lucy… Lucy at 100

News To Know: Goodbye Bea Arthur

Actor Bea Arthur died last Saturday at the age of 86.