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  • I love 'Hercules' and Dwayne Johnson ... and I don't care who knows it!

    "A TRUE hero isn't measured by the size of his strength, but by the size of his heart." -- Zeus, from Disney's "Hercules" I HAVE A LOT of friends who are scandalized that I wrote here about how much I loved the new IMAX film "Hercules." Well, I decided...
  • Documentary 'Maidan' polarizes participants in Ukraine revolution

     Documentary 'Maidan' polarizes participants in Ukraine revolution
    Watching dramas or comedies in the cities where they were shot is a fairly common experience. But it's not often one views a film about a revolution just blocks from where the uprising happened. That surreal situation has been playing out over the...
  • Daniel Radcliffe 'a normal guy' in 'What If,' a superhero at Comic-Con

    Daniel Radcliffe 'a normal guy' in 'What If,' a superhero at Comic-Con
    Daniel Radcliffe appeared for a Q&A on Monday night following a screening of his upcoming film “What If” as part of the Los Angeles Times’ ongoing Indie Focus Screening Series. He discussed, among other subjects, Comic-Con, rom-coms...
  • Comic-Con 2014: Outcry, action against harassment grows

     
    SAN DIEGO — Mariah Huehner attended her first Comic-Con as a newly minted comic book editor a few years ago, […]...
  • 'Code Black' captures emergency room at its best, healthcare system at its most bureaucratic

    "Code Black" opens in chaos, settles into systemic calm and ends with young doctors struggling against "the failure of the system" to get back some of that chaos. But this isn't this year's new variation on TV's "young doctors, under stress and in love."...
  • Toronto Film Festival Lineup Includes Denzel Washington's 'Equalizer,' Kate Winslet's 'A Little Chaos'

    The Toronto Film Festival has announced more than 40 titles -- a mix of awards contenders, star-powered indies, and international arthouse fare -- screening in its Gala and Special Presentations program this September, including Denzel Washington's "The...
  • Emmy nods in, HBO and 'Game of Thrones' rule!

    "IN PHOTOGRAPHY there is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality," -- Alfred Stieglitz OUR GOOD Scots Presbyterian pal, who just happens to be the genius photographer Harry Benson, has had his darling wife, Gigi, send us some photos...
  • Comic-Con: Marvel touts ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ cast, ‘Agent Carter’ directors

     
    Marvel head of television Jeph Loeb might not have been able to shed much light on the future plot lines […]...
  • Festival Notebook: Jerusalem Keeps Its Cool Amid Rocket Attacks

    I was still on the road to Jerusalem -- where I had been invited to serve as a member of the documentary jury at this year's Jerusalem Film Festival -- last Thursday, when the first air raid siren sounded. "Can you hear it?" asked the driver charged...
  • Andy Serkis Vs. Visual Effects Animators: The Wrong Fight For Both Sides

    As audiences discover "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," a film where the performance-capture simians steal the show from the live-action humans, there's sure to be another spate of talk about Andy Serkis as a contender for acting awards. Let's get this...
  • 'Planes: Fire & Rescue' soars amid blazing-hot visuals

    'Planes: Fire & Rescue' soars amid blazing-hot visuals
    "Planes: Fire & Rescue" sounds more like a category on Craigslist than the name of a new animated film. But what this Disney feature lacks in the title department it makes up for with fluid visuals and fast-moving action of the, yes, firefighting variety....
  • DVD Review: 'The Raid 2' is ultraviolent

    DVD Review: 'The Raid 2' is ultraviolent
    Gareth Evans — writer/director of the 2012 Indonesian action film “The Raid: Redemption,” a surprising art-house hit — reunites with star Iko Uwais for this sequel. The team gets points for not simply aping the first film: Evans...