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  • 'Valkyrie'

    A scheme to assassinate Adolf Hitler, hatched by some of those within his own party, fuels director Bryan Singer's compelling drama. As unlikely as producer and star Tom Cruise might seem as the leader of the plot – wearing an eye patch, no less – he...
  • Movie review: Valkyrie -- 4 out of 5 stars

    Movie review: Valkyrie -- 4 out of 5 stars
    An unfussy, adult and stoic Tom Cruise anchors the World War II thriller Valkyrie. In a compact performance of nerve and rare glimpses of emotion, Cruise is a leading man who takes us through a complex story, and ennobles and personalizes events that have...
  • 'Valkyrie' stars Tom Cruise, Bill Nighy, Tom Wilkinson

    'Valkyrie' stars Tom Cruise, Bill Nighy, Tom Wilkinson
    Judging by Mark Twain's comment about the music of Richard Wagner ("better than it sounds"), if Twain were around to see "Valkyrie" he'd likely say it's better than it seems. Faint praise for an interesting film with an asterisk, the asterisk being Tom...
  • Movie Review: Igor - 2 stars out of 5

    Movie Review: Igor - 2 stars out of 5
    Once there was a land where the primary profession was "mad scientist" or "evil genius." And the chief export was blackmail -- threats of the terror their mad, evil genius scientists would unleash. Yeah, my first thoughts were "North Korea" and...
  • 'The Riches' Goes Under

    The con is off for FX and "The Riches." After a few months in limbo, the cable series about a family of grifters has been cancelled, according to multiple news reports. The show ran for 20 episodes, including a seven-episode second season that was...
  • Rocker Shocker as 'American Idol' Cuts to Seven

    After taking a night off for Miley Cyrus Gives Back, American Idol returns on Thursday (April 10) for what we're promised will be an elimination episode. How many plugs for charitable giving will we get beforehand? Here's the website, in case you've...
  • Movie Review: 'The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian'

    A potential seven-film dynasty, the "Chronicles of Narnia" franchise so far has preoccupied itself with delivering C.S. Lewis on a blockbuster of a platter. No time for cinematic fluidity or magic: This is business. I realize the first film ("The Lion,...
  • 'The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian'

    'The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian'
    "THINGS never happen the same way twice," Aslan the all powerful says in “The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian,”:-prince-caspian and although the lion king is referring to the ways of the world, he might be talking about this film as well....
  • Largo gets new lease on life at the old Coronet

    Largo gets new lease on life at the old Coronet
    JON BRION'S last night at Largo was epic. The singer-songwriter's free-for-all Fridays at the tiny Fairfax Avenue nightclub had been drawing capacity crowds for more than a decade, but his May 2 show was historic: his final turn before owner Mark Flanagan...
  • Minnie Driver is enjoying a wealth of riches

    Minnie Driver is enjoying a wealth of riches
    MOST Hollywood actresses won't tackle their "Raging Bull" moment until they've established their actual comely credentials somewhere on record. Minnie Driver is not most actresses. Thirteen years ago, she launched her film career as the chubby, awkward...
  • Helping their fellow writers

    Helping their fellow writers
    As the writers strike continues, celebrities across the entertainment industry, most of whom can afford many months without a paycheck, are offering help, some secretly, to the others who live hand-to-mouth. Free food at picket lines is being...
  • Tom Cruise's 'Valkyrie' Takes Flight

    Suggesting either fear of the summer blockbusters or Oscar hopes, United Artists has moved its Tom Cruise vehicle "Valkyrie" to an October release date. Formerly set to open on June 27, the Bryan Singer-directed "Valkyrie" will now open on Oct. 3, 2008....