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  • Golden Globe nominations 2013: 'Lincoln,' 'Argo,' 'Zero Dark Thirty' top list

    Golden Globe nominations 2013: 'Lincoln,' 'Argo,' 'Zero Dark Thirty' top list
    Two vastly different films about the scourge of slavery in America, a thriller about the rescue of American hostages in Iran and a study of the dogged quest to capture one of the world's most wanted men -- Osama bin Laden -- were among the top nominees...
  • Best movies of 2012: 'Pi,' 'Master,' 'Moonrise Kingdom' make cut

    Best movies of 2012: 'Pi,' 'Master,' 'Moonrise Kingdom' make cut
    It's as if this year filmmakers remembered why God made movies. In a world of nonstop data where most of the static is gossip in 140 soul-destroying words or less, cinema has had a transcendent 12 months — a visual renaissance that has burned past...
  • Spielberg's 'Lincoln' leads Golden Globe nominations with seven

    Spielberg's 'Lincoln' leads Golden Globe nominations with seven
    The nominees for the 70th annual Golden Globe Awards were announced Thursday by Jessica Alba, Megan Fox and Ed Helms. Steven Spielberg's epic on the 16th president, "Lincoln," stood out in the film categories with seven Golden Globe nominations, followed...
  • 'Life of Pi' is second Hollywood film to gross more in China than U.S.

    'Life of Pi' is second Hollywood film to gross more in China than U.S.
    Hollywood films have for years been doing strong business in China. But rarely does an American film perform better in China that it does stateside. That's been the case for "Life of Pi," filmmaker Ang Lee's adaptation of the bestselling 2001 novel about...
  • Movie Projector: Three new films no rival for final 'Twilight' over Thanksgiving

    Movie Projector: Three new films no rival for final 'Twilight' over Thanksgiving
    The Tooth Fairy and her friends will be no match for a couple of sharp-fanged vampires at the box office this Thanksgiving. After debuting with a massive $141.1 million last weekend, "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn -- Part 2" is expected to rule the...
  • Film review: A redeeming 'Life of Pi'

    Film review: A redeeming 'Life of Pi'
    "Life of Pi," like the recent "Cloud Atlas," is adapted from a novel widely considered to be unfilmable. While in "Cloud Atlas" the issue was the book's multistory structure, in "Life of Pi" the problem is of a technical nature — the two main...
  • Thanksgiving newcomers can't beat final 'Twilight,' 'Skyfall'

    Thanksgiving newcomers can't beat final 'Twilight,' 'Skyfall'
    There were three fresh offerings at the box office over the Thanksgiving holiday, but moviegoers opted for leftovers instead. For the second consecutive weekend, "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 2" claimed the No. 1 position. After...
  • 'Life of Pi' review: Survival of the surprisingly clean-shaven

    'Life of Pi' review: Survival of the surprisingly clean-shaven
    **1/2 (out of four) Boasting a title that Homer Simpson would decry for false advertising—it’s easy to imagine him hungrily moaning, “Mmm, a life of pie!”—”Life of Pi” is not really about the life of man named...
  • Miller: No clear winner in Oscar contest

    Miller: No clear winner in Oscar contest
    For some in Newport-Mesa, the 85th annual Academy Awards telecast may have prompted a three-word response: "Oh, hey, guys." Within minutes of the show's beginning, William Shatner, who recently brought his one-man show to the Segerstrom Center for the...
  • Carnett: The slings and arrows of award season

    Thank heaven the incessant hype is over. At least for a few months. "Our revels now are ended. These our actors, as I foretold you, were all spirits and are melted into air, into thin air.... We are such stuff as dreams are made on, and our little...
  • Two Lamest Movies Take Top Oscar Honors

    Two Lamest Movies Take Top Oscar Honors
    I know, I know: the Oscars are bullshit, and we hate them. Nevertheless, I can’t help but point out that “Argo” was not even close to the best movie of 2012. At best, it was an entertaining historical romp with some decent humor and an...
  • Oscars 2013: Ang Lee is worthy, but better than Steven Spielberg?

    Oscars 2013: Ang Lee is worthy, but better than Steven Spielberg?
    Now that the dust has settled and cold reality has replaced airy speculation, it's clearer than ever that as far as the 2013 best picture Oscar was concerned, Hollywood's directors gave and took away. Not content with being the powers on the set, the...