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Helen Mirren

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  • Carroll Movies

    now playing "Apollo 18" (PG-13). Supposed "lost footage"-style movie details the mission of Apollo 18. Two American astronauts are sent on a secret mission to the moon, funded by the U.S. Department of Defense. TownMall Cinemas (1:10, 3:20, 5:30, 7:40,...
  • 'Ben-Hur': Still going well beyond the material

    Pity the poor film lovers who blew their entire month's movie budget on the latest "Star Wars" box set. This week, for roughly the same price, they could have owned a cinema milestone superior to "Star Wars" in just about every way — William Wyler's...
  • Mayor Sheila Dixon a fan of pricey Jimmy Choo shoes

    "I lost my Choo!" In one of the more quoted scenes from the TV series Sex and the City, that's what Carrie cries in exasperation when one of her expensive Jimmy Choo sandals falls off during a dash to the Staten Island Ferry. Mayor Sheila Dixon, who...
  • Race to the Oscars

    If everything goes right for Hollywood over the next four months, you'll be running from multiplex to multiplex thinking, "Ah, finally, an overload of great movies!" Such a scenario has yet to play out, ever, yet you may find yourself scrambling just the...
  • Will we ever see a female 'Doctor Who'? BBC boss hopes so

    Will we ever see a female 'Doctor Who'? BBC boss hopes so
    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - A female Time Lord for BBC's "Doctor Who" is not out of the question, says the network's director of television, Danny Cohen. According to the U.K.'s Radio Times magazine, while at the a panel on Thursday for the Edinburgh...
  • BBC Director of Television Hopes to See Female 'Doctor Who' Time Lord

    A female Time Lord for BBC's "Doctor Who" is not out of the question, with the network's director of television Danny Cohen saying he hopes to see one in the future. While at the a panel on Thursday for the Edinburgh Intl. Television Festival, Cohen...
  • Capsule reviews of feature films

    AND SO IT GOES 1 1/2 stars. Michael Douglas and Diane Keaton team for the first time in a wincingly sappy three-quarter-life rom-com about a Scrooge-like widower and a wifty lounge-singing widow and the unexpected appearance of a cute-as-a-button...
  • 'The Hundred-Foot Journey,' a delight every step of the way

    "ALTHOUGH I cannot lay an egg, I am a very good judge of omelettes." -- George Bernard Shaw. I went to see "The Hundred-Foot Journey," starring the divine Helen Mirren, and for the first five minutes of this Lasse Hallstrom-directed film, I thought I was...
  • Food-centric film 'The Hundred-Foot Journey' promotes French haute cuisine

    After a recent screening of "The Hundred-Foot Journey," a moviegoer turned to me and asked if I had ever tasted sea urchin. The prickly purple pincushion plays a pivotal role in this elaborate and engaging food tale. The roe, or the inner belly, is...
  • Ed Klein's 'Blood Feud' pits the Obamas against the Clintons

    "THE PURPOSE of morality is to teach you, not to suffer and die, but to enjoy yourself and live." -- Ayn Rand TWO PEOPLE I love a lot, the philanthropists Jeanne and Herb Siegel, tossed a grand party of literary bookish types at the Four Seasons the...
  • Reel Critics: A 'Journey' worth taking

    "The Hundred Foot Journey" is a kissing cousin to "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel." It's a very pleasant trip taken by good people with good karma in search of good food. Helen Mirren is outstanding as Madame Mallory, the meticulous proprietor of an...
  • Ex-Focus Features Chief Launches Distribution Company

    Andrew Karpen, the former co-CEO of Focus Features, has launched an independent finance and distribution company called Bleecker Street. Financed by Manoj Bhargava, the founder of 5-hour Energy, Bleecker Street will be based in New York City and release...