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  • Roger Ebert says 'At the Movies' is going on hiatus

     
    Roger Ebert says "Ebert Presents At the Movies" is going on hiatus at the end of December. Roger Ebert says the new "At the Movies" program has been funded by he and his wife and they need more funding to continue....
  • Dow gives back 24 points, Ebert puts his TV show on hiatus, Kass on the upcoming political shell game, Moms are still super-stressed, BK reconfigures its french fries and Dog shoots duck hunter

    Here's what happended.  What's happening.  And what's going to happen: Skilling forecast:  Cloudy with temps in upper 40s  Kanye #1 with 7 Grammy nominations (CBS) "Serious music lovers have NEVER cared about the Grammy's..."  -- Music critic Jim...
  • Prince of the City: Q&A with Robert Leuci at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Dec. 4

    Prince of the City:  Q&A with Robert Leuci at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Dec. 4
    When movies are based on real-life stories, it often arouses curiosity as to what the characters are/were like in real life. With Prince of the City, a film about "cops, drugs and New York City" according to Roger Ebert, let it be a mystery no more. The...
  • Best Thanksgiving movie line ever -- "You cut the turkey without me?!"

    Best Thanksgiving movie line ever -- "You cut the turkey without me?!"
    Leading up to the big Diner reunion on Dec. 10, The Charles is showing a retrospective of Barry Levinson's "Baltimore films." The screenings begin on Wednesday, Thanksgiving Eve, with "Avalon "(1990).  Ask 10 people what their favorite moment from the...
  • 'Breaking Dawn -- Part 1' lacks bite for many critics

     
    "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 1": Just as the "Twilight" series of books and films split fans into two camps (Team Edward and Team Jacob, for the uninitiated) the latest film, "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 1" is...
  • 'Forks Over Knives' documentary to be shown

    A screening of the documentary film, "Forks Over Knives" is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 19 at the Norrisville Seventh-day Adventist Church, at 2 p.m. "Forks Over Knives" takes a look at the epidemic the world faces with degenerative diseases —...
  • 'Immortals' stuns visually, stumbles narratively, critics say

     
    "Immortals": Without a big-name star to bank on, the new sword-and-sandals action movie "Immortals," directed by Tarsem Singh, has been ceaseless touted in ads as being "from the producers of '300.'" Like that film, "Immortals" is chock-full of striking...
  • 'J. Edgar' captivates top critics, leaves others cold

     
    With its A-list duo of director Clint Eastwood and star Leonardo DiCaprio, the new biopic "J. Edgar" has been widely anticipated as a candidate for award season gold. Critical reaction to the film, which opens today in limited release, has been...
  • Roger Ebert says 'At the Movies' will end without more funding

     
    The public television show could end at the close of its current season....
  • 'Tower Heist' has plot holes aplenty but laughs too, critics say

     
    "Tower Heist": The 2008 financial meltdown has been the subject of dramas ("Margin Call") and documentaries ("Chasing Madoff"), so it only seems fair that it now gets the comedic treatment in the new caper "Tower Heist," directed by Brett Ratner and...
  • AFI Fest 2011: The literate anxieties of 'The Color Wheel'

     
    A ruefully acid-dipped send-up of the indie family comedy, "The Color Wheel" plays Saturday and Monday as part of AFI Fest. It will also screen on the UCLA campus on Tuesday as a double bill with Perry's first feature, 2009's "Impolex."...
  • Tower Heist

    Tower Heist
    I’ve done at least 20 movie reviews where I talk about Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. Sometimes that’s because they are Matthew Broderick films, but usually it’s when they are teen comedies that lift things from Bueller (and they’...