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  • The best of 2011…at least as of early April

     
    Movie attendance is down. Way down. And with the movies out in the early months of 2011, that should be no surprise. The major Oscar nominees did well, most of them, by sticking around when in other years bigger hits would have moved in and shoved them...
  • Movie Review: Source Code

     
    A good science fiction movie will let you forget it's sci-fi , focusing on characters, their humanity and their quest. It doesn't matter if they're hurtling through space or time or in what universe they're inhabiting. If the movie gets to you, those...
  • 'Source Code' movie premiere: Jake Gyllenhaal puts up a good fight [Video]

     
    Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan and more talk about "Source Code" at the movie premiere....
  • 'Source Code' review: An engrossing, flawed attempt to understand a Chicago-area terrorist attack

    'Source Code' review: An engrossing, flawed attempt to understand a Chicago-area terrorist attack
    **1/2 (out of four) One minute Colter Stevens (Jake Gyllenhaal) awakes in someone else’s body on a Chicago commuter train. Eight minutes later, the train blows up and Colter is in some kind of cold, remote vessel, speaking via computer to military...
  • 'The Ides of March' review: Fresh acting, watered-down politics

    'The Ides of March' review: Fresh acting, watered-down politics
    **1/2 (out of four) Obviously, the timing isn’t great for a movie about Democrats duking it out for their party’s presidential nomination. And the secrets that leak out during “The Ides of March” certainly have been temporarily...
  • 'Source Code'

    'Source Code'
    A military man, played by Jake Gyllenhaal, experiences a phenomenon that places him into a more lethal sort of "Groundhog Day" in director Duncan Jones' ("Moon") clever 2011 melodrama. The hero is sent back in time - repeatedly - into the last minutes of...
  • 'The Ides of March'

    George Clooney is in fine form as star, director, co-screenwriter and a producer of this smart political drama, in which he casts himself as a governor eyeing a presidential nomination. What happens behind the scenes is a wake-up call to many of his...
  • Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

    Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
    A little boy is convinced that when his father died in the World Trade Center, the key he left in a vase in the closet must’ve been for him. Since that father is played by Tom Hanks, it’s a safe bet this wasn’t the key to some seedy...
  • 'Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close' review: An awful book becomes even worse for some new reasons

    'Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close' review: An awful book becomes even worse for some new reasons
    0.5 stars (out of four) When people jumped from the burning towers of the World Trade Center, no pretty piano music accompanied their fall. Yes, “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close,” the most insulting 9/11-related movie since Oliver Stone&...
  • Adam Sandler, 'Saw' star and even Oscar winners among academy invitees

     
    On Friday, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences released the names of the "135 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures" and have been invited to join this club that numbers...