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Baltimore Sun reporterFrom the MIchael Sragow Gets Reel blog: Today the Library of Congress announced 25 more selections for the National Film Registry. The Registry is designed to highlight the American cinema's broad social-cultural significance as well as mark its key...
The American Cinematheque's Aero Theatre has the perfect antidote for holiday blues -- a series of classic comedies from the golden age of Hollywood. "Screwball Comedy Classics for the 2013 New Year" serves up 1947's "The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer"...
Film critic Andrew Sarris began his rise to prominence in the early 1960s when, fresh off an extended visit to Paris, he became a primary spokesman for a theory that would reverberate throughout the cinema world. Screenwriters and producers may have...
Love is always lovelier some place other than home. Well, at least in the celluloid universe. Traveling by boat, train or even bus can lead to romantic entanglements in the movies, as does visiting über-romantic locales such as Rome, Paris and Venice. Of...
24 FramesWith Gary Oldman getting strong reviews and Oscar buzz for his performance as spy George Smiley in “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy”, the Arclight in Hollywood is offering a six-film retrospective of the British actor’s career beginning...
The TV Guy - Orlando SentinelThe best Christmas movies bring back the memories. And television will supply the fare for a long sentimental journey, if you're inclined....
The Big PictureIt's hardly a surprise that the critics, who tend to view Nancy Meyers like a lamb waiting to be slaughtered, will have their knives out for "It's Complicated" when it opens Christmas Day. At Rotten Tomatoes, where some of the......
Times Staff WriterHaving won the Oscar for best picture, "The Departed" will always, from here to eternity, have an aura of distinction, like a suave white-haired gent gliding into the Governors Ball in his tuxedo. But once the hoopla dies — and in Hollywood, hoopla...
SPECIAL TO THE COURANTPaul Newman was a stage actor who became a movie star. A sex symbol who celebrated 50 years of marriage with his second wife. A grieving father who turned to philanthropy after the death of his only son. A citizen activist who campaigned for liberal...
Tribune movie critic2 stars (out of four) This one's more of a working vacation. "The Holiday" is a 131-minute romantic comedy for those who, if they had their way, would still be watching "Love Actually." Star power is not nothing, though, and "The Holiday" has that...
Tribune movie critic3 stars (out of four) Making a simple, natural, humanistic movie about shopaholics and boutique owners in L.A. might seem a pretty weird proposition, even for a low-budget American indie by a card-carrying maverick such as Henry Jaglom. But Jaglom's...
Tribune movie criticWhen the Oscar nominations come out Tuesday, there are bound to be cries of injustice -- and in many cases, those charges will have merit. Can anyone really defend the exclusion from the Oscar nominee list in various years of movies such as "Some Like...
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