James Marsden Explains ‘The Best of Me’: ‘It’s a Story About Humanity, Love, and Second Chances’ (Exclusive)

Mercury might be in retrograde, but that doesn’t mean you should cancel any dates you might have pending. In fact, it’s a great time to head to theaters, nibble on some popcorn, and watch James Marsden and Michelle Monaghan in “The Best of Me,” in theaters today.

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Comcast On Demand Today: Robert Downey Jr. in ‘Sherlock Holmes’

Comcast On Demand today is premiering the blockbuster detective adventure Sherlock Holmes. Robert Downey Jr. stars as the titular sleuth in Guy Ritchie’s reinvention of the classic characters of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Holmes is reimagined as an eccentric ne’er-do-well genius bored to oddity by stagnation, constantly in need of some sort of stimulus to […]

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Live Report from the Academy Awards

Tonight’s the night. In about half an hour, the 82nd Annual Academy Awards will start broadcasting live from Hollywood, California. There are many, many attractive people here, and out on the red carpet, Avatar star Sam Worthington made a point to tell the entire crowd that “this is f-ing unbelievable.” I’m sitting here live in […]

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Opening Wide: Sherlock Holmes, It’s Complicated, Alvin 2

Here’s what’s opening in theaters nationwide. We have expansions from Up In The Air and Nine, along with the much anticipated Sherlock Holmes, the less anticipated Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakuel, and the ‘bit of a slut’ Mery Streep comedy It’s Complicated. In the arthouses, you can see Heath Ledger’s final performance in Terry […]

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On Demand Today: State of Play, Sin Nombre

Here’s what’s available on Comcast On Demand today, which you can order through your cable system and watch immediately. There’s the political journalism thriller State of Play, starring Russell Crowe as a dogged Washington Post reporter, Rachel McAdams as the cub blogger learning by doing, Helen Mirren as their editor-in-chief struggling with the bottom line […]

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Opening Wide: District 9, Bandslam, The Time Traveler’s Wife, The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/District-9/148114/1182215156/District-9%3A-Trailer-2/embed 580 476] District 9 Buy tickets on Fandango! This buzz-heavy and incredibly original sci-fi film from producer Peter Jackson and director Neill Blomkamp tells the story of aliens coming to Earth from a very new point of view. A massive alien spacecraft arrived hovering in stillness over South Africa, and when contact was […]

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First Look at Robert Downey Jr. as “Sherlock Holmes”

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/Sherlock-Holmes/150532/1127878817/Sherlock-Holmes%3A-Trailer/embed 420 355] Things may still be elementary for Sherlock Holmes, but most of those elements have been changed radically by Guy Ritchie. We’ve now got our first look at the revamp of the brilliant, if stuffy detective as a vagabond man of action and debauchery, which makes it a perfect fit for Robert […]

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Opening Wide: State of Play, Crank: High Voltage, 17 Again

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/State-of-Play/142214/1080803866/State-Of-Play%3A-Cameron-Chastises/embed 420 355] . State of Play Buy tickets on Fandango! A tight political thriller that highlights the importance of true journalism in our talking-head sound-bite media world. Russell Crowe is Cal McAffery, a reporter for the Washington Globe whose investigation of a routine drug killing eventually embroils him in the scandal unfolding around […]

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