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  • 'The Master' review (****): An extraordinary brain workout

    'The Master' review (****): An extraordinary brain workout
    **** (out of four) It doesn't take an Olympic judge to recognize the degree of difficulty in Paul Thomas Anderson's “The Master,” either in the writer-director’s execution or the audience’s task of processing it. For anyone...
  • Toronto Film Festival to open with Joseph Gordon-Levitt's 'Looper'

    Toronto Film Festival to open with Joseph Gordon-Levitt's 'Looper'
    The Toronto International Film Festival has chosen "Looper," director Rian Johnson's "thinking-man actioner" starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Bruce Willis, to open its 10-day event starting Sept. 6. The film stars Gordon-Levitt as a time-traveling...
  • Savage Love: Virgin Bro

    Savage Love: Virgin Bro
    My brother is 22 years old and mentally ill with social anxiety on the scale of agoraphobia (officially diagnosed). He's made significant progress in the past few years, but he's stuck on the fact that he's a virgin and is convinced that he's not going to...
  • 'Silver Linings Playbook' snags Spirit awards

    'Silver Linings Playbook' snags Spirit awards
    SANTA MONICA, Calif. — The persistent irony of the Film Independent Spirit Awards is that as much as they're positioned as the DIY antidote to the Academy Awards, the indie film with the most Oscars recognition almost invariably reaps the greatest...
  • Why sex onstage rarely works

    Why sex onstage rarely works
    After I pointed out that the Goodman Theatre production of Christopher Shinn's "Teddy Ferrara" contains a goodly amount of onstage groping, poking and unbuttoning, a fevered member of the Twitterati made a rather stinging observation. "Chris Jones," the...
  • Predictions: 2013 Oscar nominees

    Predictions: 2013 Oscar nominees
    This Thursday brings my annual morning of being excited and nervous and telling myself I won’t yell at the TV. And then doing it anyway. That’s right, it’s the Oscar nominations, for a change announced before the Golden Globes, not...
  • 'The Sessions'

    'The Sessions'
    Helen Hunt largely had been off the movie radar for a while when this drama brought attention to her again in a very big way. In part, that was due to her role here ... a sex surrogate hired by a poet (John Hawkes, as the real-life Mark O'Brien) who has...
  • Jodie Foster Speech Moves, Mystifies

    Jodie Foster Speech Moves, Mystifies
    Jodie Foster's winding, emotional acceptance speech upon receiving the Cecil B. DeMille lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globes was one of the show's standout moments. The six-and-a-half-minute oration, in which Foster addressed her sexuality, her...
  • Predictions: Golden Globes 2013--movies

    Predictions: Golden Globes 2013--movies
    No matter who wins or loses Sunday, the 2013 Golden Globes ceremony obviously will be awesome because Tiny Fey and Amy Poehler are hosting. Really: That should be enough to make even the most awards show-averse movie/TV fans tune in. Yes, there will...
  • Critics' Choice Movie Awards: The complete nominations list

    "Lincoln" earned a record-breaking 13 nominations for Broadcast Film Critics Assn.'s Critics' Choice Movie Awards. It received nominations for best film, director for Steven Spielberg, actor for Daniel Day-Lewis, supporting actress for Sally Field,...
  • SAG Awards nominations 2013: 'Lincoln,' 'Les Miz,' 'Silver Linings'

    SAG Awards nominations 2013: 'Lincoln,' 'Les Miz,' 'Silver Linings'
    Steven Spielberg’s historical biography “Lincoln,” the musical epic “Les Miserables” and the quirky romantic comedy “Silver Linings Playbook” dominated the Screen Actors Guild Award nominations Wednesday morning,...
  • SAG Awards 2013: The complete winners and nominees list

    SAG Awards 2013: The complete winners and nominees list
    Ben Affleck's "Argo," a drama about the Iranian hostage crisis, won the highest acting honor Sunday night at the 19th Screen Actors Guild Awards. The CIA thriller, which won best ensemble cast, also won the directing honor at the Golden Globe Awards two...