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  • Film review: 'Barney's Version' offers Giamatti's view

     
    Paul Giamatti is not exactly obvious romantic lead material, but in “Barney's Version,” Canadian director Richard J. Lewis's adaptation of Mordecai Richler's last novel, he mostly pulls it off. This is all the more impressive, given that Barney P...
  • 29 literary films to fill your holidays [Updated]

     
    A list of 29 top literary films, from 1982 to 2010....
  • More Muppet cameos — Blunt, Gervais

     
    The TV show was done in the UK, so of course the Muppets were big there. I think. So that means plenty of Brits are jumping on board the cameo bandwagon for  the new “let's get the puppet band back together” movie, “The Muppets.”....
  • The new Muppet movie will be star-studded

     
    Everybody in that big Hollywood casting book, from A: Alan Arkin to Z: Zach Galifianakis, has taken a cameo in Disney's re-launch of the Muppets franchise with a new movie, co-written by and starring Jason Segel.  Amy Adams, of course, and Oscar winner...
  • Movie Review: City Island

     
    City Island is a light “family” romance that goes about as far as its novel location — an island neighborhood tucked in the middle of New York City — and a good cast can carry it. It's about a big Italian-American family, the...
  • 'Little Miss Sunshine' musical to premiere at La Jolla Playhouse in February

     
    That quirky clan from "Little Miss Sunshine" is heading to the stage. The La Jolla Playhouse has announced it will present the world premiere of William Finn and James Lapine's musical based on the 2006 Oscar-winning film about the down-on-its-luck......
  • 'The Rocketeer' flies again with archival hardcover from IDW Publishing

     
    The late, great Dave Stevens drew comic book characters that rocketed right off the page. I was reminded of that when I got a look at a very special new book from IDW Publishing that has just gone on sale......
  • Hero Complex: On the trail of 'The Rocketeer'

     
    I was 12 when I first saw a copy of “The Rocketeer,” and I was mesmerized by it — the late, great Dave Stevens drew comic book characters that rocketed right off the page. Stevens' storytelling was polished, and he had a stylized, retro fl...
  • Robert Downey Jr. accepts award in Chicago, talks 'Wizard of Oz' prequel

     
    Robert Downey Jr. holds the Renaissance Award at the Gene Siskel Film Center's annual benefit at the Ritz-Carlton Chicago (Simon Brubaker, Chicago Tribune / June 19, 2010) Robert Downey Jr. has been a Hollywood star for more than two decades and...
  • 'Due Date'

    'Due Date'
    After showing gravitas in such recent projects as "Iron Man" and "Sherlock Holmes," Robert Downey Jr. goes for laughs again in this mildly amusing comedy from "The Hangover" director Todd Phillips. After getting booted off a plane and put on the no-fly...
  • 2011 Summer movies list

    2011 Summer movies list
    May 6 The Beaver A once-successful toy executive and family man suffering from depression begins communicating through a beaver hand puppet. With Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster and Anton Yelchin. Written by Kyle Killen. Directed by Foster. Summit...
  • 'The Change-Up'

    'The Change-Up'
    Two pals get to switch lives in the most literal sense in this sometimes more-crass-than-amusing comedy from director David Dobkin - who put his first big imprint on the genre with "Wedding Crashers" - and "The Hangover" writers Jon Lucas and Scott Moore....