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  • Movies Centering On Women Rare But Welcome

    What do Hannah Arendt, Sandra Bullock, Mary McCarthy and Melissa McCarthy have in common? More than you might imagine. For starters, they're all in critically acclaimed summer films. OK, so it's the characters of German Jewish political theorist...
  • Reel Critics: 'White House' can stay down

    Reel Critics: 'White House' can stay down
    Director Roland Emmerich is the master of action movies high in calories but low in nutritional value. "Independence Day," "The Day After Tomorrow" and "2012" are among his previous credits. Great production values and cinematography are utilized only...
  • Tribune makes big deal! 'The Heat' takes 'White House' down.

    Tribune makes big deal! 'The Heat' takes 'White House' down.
    After the coffee. Before figuring out how to make a short week shorter. The Skinny: Sunday nights aren't the same without "Mad Men" or "Veep" but I am enjoying Netflix's new show "Orange Is the Black," which debuts for regular folks later this month....
  • 'The Heat's' box-office success: How groundbreaking is it?

    The female-comedy renaissance epitomized by "Bridesmaids" added a new notch to its holster this weekend with the success of "The Heat." Featuring slapstick physical comedy and a plot involving a mysterious Keyser Soze-like drug dealer (I'll admit I...
  • Jim Kelly, 'Enter the Dragon' star, dies at 67

    Jim Kelly, 'Enter the Dragon' star, dies at 67
    Jim Kelly, an African American actor and martial arts expert who starred opposite Bruce Lee in “Enter the Dragon,” has died at the age of 67. Kelly, whose credits also included the "blaxploitation" films “Black Belt Jones” and...
  • Who should star in Paul Feig's female James Bond? [Poll]

    Who should star in Paul Feig's female James Bond? [Poll]
    Director Paul Feig, hot off the box-office success of “The Heat,” is going to stick with women with guns. But in his next movie, his lead will be a spy — a female James Bond. The planned 20th Century Fox project is in the early...
  • 'The Heat' will bring firepower to weekend box office

    'The Heat' will bring firepower to weekend box office
    In "White House Down," aspiring Secret Service agent Channing Tatum is tasked with saving the free world -- but he may not fare as well in rescuing the summer box office fortunes of the action movie's distributor, Sony Pictures Entertainment. In what...
  • Review: 'The Heat' lights up with new buddy-cop twist

    Review: 'The Heat' lights up with new buddy-cop twist
    "The Heat," starring Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy, is the latest entry in a long-running and much-loved movie joke: the buddy-cop comedy. In this case, a bosom-buddy cop comedy. The movie follows a well-beaten path. They're cops, they're enemies,...
  • 'The Heat' to heat up weekend. Netflix introduces its own Siri.

    'The Heat' to heat up weekend. Netflix introduces its own Siri.
    After the coffee. Before considering a new air conditioner.  The Skinny: After writing the words News Corp. for my entire career, I now have to start writing 21st Century Fox when describing the company that houses Rupert Murdoch's entertainment assets....
  • Video/Q&A: 'The Heat' director Paul Feig

    Video/Q&A: 'The Heat' director Paul Feig
    You probably wouldn’t imagine Paul Feig, the creator of the short-lived NBC classic “Freaks and Geeks,” staring death in the face during a ride-along with cops. And you shouldn’t. “I’d be absolutely useless,”...
  • 'The Heat' review: A slow comedy without sizzle

    'The Heat' review:  A slow comedy without sizzle
    ** (out of four) A by-the-book FBI agent. An all-over-the-place cop. Imagine the sparks that will fly if they become partners! Actually, you don’t have to imagine. You’ve seen this dynamic in practically every buddy cop movie ever, just...
  • 'The Heat' gleefully plays with the buddy cop genre

    'The Heat' gleefully plays with the buddy cop genre
    "The Heat" has all the elements you'd expect from a buddy cop movie — the oil-and-water partnership, the car chases, the wisecracks — and a few you wouldn't — for instance, a scene involving Spanx. Faithfully conforming to the macho...