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  • Tonys: That Hollywood-Broadway transition is harder than it looks

    Tonys: That Hollywood-Broadway transition is harder than it looks
    NEW YORK -- When Shia LaBeouf dropped out of the Broadway revival “Orphans” because of a tiff with Alec Baldwin, only to be replaced by Ben Foster, the question became: Which of the two actors might take the Tony love from LaBeouf? As it...
  • Cedering Fox knows the power of speaking the written word

    Cedering Fox knows the power of speaking the written word
    Cedering Fox knows good actors, and isn't afraid to ask a favor. Her query is simple, and the actors almost always say yes. It's not like she wants them to be part of a hot new cable drama or a comedy Web series gone viral. Instead, she's asking them to...
  • '360': Globe-hopping script just too contrived to fly ★ 1/2

    '360': Globe-hopping script just too contrived to fly ★ 1/2
    Beyond the economic and political ramifications of globalization, consider its effect on movie stories: the cross-cultural slice-and-dice, a la "Babel," that too often passes for meaning and resonance. In "360," the new border-hopping feature from "City...
  • 360

    360
    These are the hardest reviews to write. I’m watching a movie that’s easy on the eyes, because there’s great cinematography. We see stories set in Paris, London, Rio, and the U.S. There are plenty of great shots. There’s a great...
  • List of films and release dates in summer 2012

    List of films and release dates in summer 2012
    May 4 The Avengers A team of superheroes including Iron Man, Captain America, the Hulk and Thor unite to save the world. With Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo and Chris Hemsworth. Written and directed by Joss Whedon. In Imax 3-D. Walt Disney...
  • 'Contraband' deals in illicit fun, not substance, critics say

     
    "Contraband:" After the end-of-the-year wave of award-seasons hopefuls, the popcorn-flick machine is ramping back up. Case in point: "Contraband," the new heist movie starring Mark Wahlberg as a reformed smuggler pulled back into the underworld. The film,...
  • Oprah shines, Ratner controversy fades at honorary Oscars gala

     
    James Earl Jones, Oprah Winfrey and makeup artist Dick Smith received honorary Oscars at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Governors Awards ceremony Saturday night, where the mood was jovial as guests moved past the events of a week that saw...
  • 'Rampart': Woody Harrelson's 'turning point' moment in LAPD role

     
    Woody Harrelson is an actor who likes the edge – revisit “Natural Born Killers” or “The People vs. Larry Flynt” if you doubt it – but on the first day of filming for “Rampart” the two-time Oscar nominee...
  • Don't listen to me, I have Screeching Weasel tattooed on my arm, but ...

     
    There's no "American Idiot" without Screeching Weasel. If the Ramones helped define the pop-punk template for urban malaise, Screeching Weasel reclaimed it for suburbia. The down-and-out, disillusioned and financially unstable couch-bound characters...
  • Movie preview: “The Mechanic” — now Jason Statham’s the old guy

     
    Jason Statham has the Charles Bronson role in the remake of “The Mechanic.” Ben Foster has the Jan Michael Vincent “apprentice hit-man” part. Donald Sutherland is the old friend murdered by “The Firm/Company/Corporation&#...
  • The films of 2011 — a pretty complete list

     
    Dates are changing, studios are firming up release plans, figuring out what will actually be finished in time for this or that target date, in some cases. Films will be picked up at Sundance and find their way into theaters. Documentaries will find a...
  • Movie Review: The Mechanic

     
    Jason Statham is put on fine display in Simon West's remake of the Charles Bronson hired-killer thriller, “The Mechanic.” We're treated to the Statham stare, the Statham strut. And the Statham sternum. Because Statham wouldn't be Statham...