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  • Weekend reviews — ‘Idiot Brother’ and ‘Afraid of the Dark’ set up an indifferent end to August

     
    Last weekend was the last semi-official gasp of summer, the last weekend Hollywood rolled out movies that they expected to doing business. And since “Fright Night” and “Conan” bombed, we see the foolishness in that strategy. This...
  • Movie Preview: Albert Nobbs

     
    A woman living her life as a man, a waiter, in 19th century Ireland. Glenn Close is earning Oscar buzz based on her great career and just a few clips of “Albert Nobbs,” and has been all year. She co-wrote it. Mia Wasikowska, Jonathan Rhys...
  • Celebrating Flann O'Brien

     
    Underappreciated author Flann O'Brien is moving into the spotlight: his centenary will be celebrated in Ireland this weekend, and a film adaptation of his first novel may be on the way....
  • 'Shame, 'Tinker' lead British Independent Film Award nominations

     
    Tomas Alfredson's adaptation of John Le Carre's spy thriller, "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy," Steve McQueen's NC-17-rated drama, "Shame" and Paddy Considine's drama, "Tyrannosaur" lead the 14th British Independent Film Award nominations Monday morning with...
  • Movie Preview: Safe House

     
    Denzel is the agent who “went rogue,” Ryan Reynolds is the low-level functionary running a safe house for the CIA in South Africa. That's where Denzel is taken. That's where others make their move on him, putting the rogue and the rookie on...
  • Oscar contenders — Where do we stand?

     
    As awards season gets underway, there's much talk surrounding “The Descendants,” the new one from Alexander “Sideways” Payne, and Spielberg's “War Horse,” along with the lingering noise being made  for “Moneyball....
  • Breakfast gets interesting -- 'Albert Nobbs' exclusive clip

     
    Albert Nobbs (Glenn Close) brings the heavy-drinking house doctor, played by Brendan Gleeson, his morning “eye-opener.” The two “men” share a private moment -- could Albert be considering taking a wife?...
  • Golden Globes: We predict Sunday's film winners

     
    Who will be beaming from the Golden Globes stage on Sunday and who will be pretending to smile while being insulted by Ricky Gervais? We predict the movie categories today and return tomorrow with a look at the Globes' television slate....
  • Around Town: Max von Sydow plays chess with death again

     
    One of international cinema’s most acclaimed actors, Max von Sydow, best known for his iconic work for director Ingmar Bergman, visits the American Cinematheque’s Aero Theatre on Monday evening....
  • Movie Review: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1

     
    There are no eye-rolling pauses to stare at this new magical prop or that extra-special special effect. No time for time-killing Quidditch matches. “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1” is a film of actors in close-up. The lead players h...
  • San Diego Film Critics Society Nominations for 2011

    San Diego Film Critics Society Nominations for 2011
    Last year when I wasn’t a party of the San Diego Film Critics Society, I cringed when I saw how many awards they gave to 44 Inch Chest, a movie with a great cast, but lame screenplay. This year as part of the group, I enjoyed the fun as we sent...
  • Smart moves, sad omissions from Golden Globe 2011 movie noms

    Smart moves, sad omissions from Golden Globe 2011 movie noms
    Allow me to begin my take on this morning's Golden Globe nominations with a sigh of relief: the extremely shallow, incredibly exploitative assumed Oscar contender "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close," one of the worst movies of the year, received zero...