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  • Meryl Streep is right: Walt Disney was a 'gender bigot.' So what?

    Meryl Streep is right. At some point in his storied career, Walt Disney belonged to an anti-Semitic group and surely was sexist -- or a "gender bigot," as she put it Tuesday when she presented a National Board of Review award to Emma Thompson for her...
  • 'Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit' competent, not compelling, reviews say

    'Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit' competent, not compelling, reviews say
    When it comes to reviews of "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit," superlatives are in short supply. Most movie critics agree that the reboot of the Tom Clancy action franchise, starring Chris Pine and directed by Kenneth¬†Branagh, is competent — or...
  • Another longtime 'Law & Order: SVU' cast member takes retirement

    Another longtime 'Law & Order: SVU' cast member takes retirement
    It looks like actor Dann Florek is following Richard Belzer out the door at the "Law & Order: SVU" station house. Florek, who plays tough but dedicated Capt. Cragen tweeted his departure from the series on Monday, writing, "Friday was the last day 4...
  • When movies don't let the facts get in the way of a good story

    When movies don't let the facts get in the way of a good story
    It may not be factual, but it's truthful. It's an argument that wouldn't survive in a court of law and would spark derision in a presidential debate. But when it comes to movies, it's vital guidance, especially when so many of 2013's Oscar-...
  • 'Harry Potter' stage production in the works in London

    'Harry Potter' stage production in the works in London
    A new stage production inspired by the "Harry Potter" novels by J.K. Rowling is in the works from producers Sonia Friedman and Colin Callender. Rowling is expected to be involved with the production, but won't be writing the drama, which is expected to be...
  • Hits and misses from Disney's Christmas Day parade

    Hits and misses from Disney's Christmas Day parade
    The "Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade," which aired Wednesday on ABC, is always more than just a promenade down two sets of Main Streets. The company uses that two hours of airtime to sprinkle its  newest attributes amid princesses and musical numbers....
  • The perfect time for the 'Perfect American'

    The perfect time for the 'Perfect American'
    Philip Glass, who turned 76 the last day of January, held a large sway over opera and music during 2013. Walt Disney, who died 47 years ago this month, held his own sway over classical music and opera. One sway, moreover, led to and importantly...
  • Golden Globe Awards set Matt Damon, Ben Affleck as presenters

    Sixteen years after Matt Damon and Ben Affleck first won their Golden Globes, for co-writing "Good Will Hunting," the two stars will again take the stage — this time separately, as presenters. Damon and Affleck join previously announced presenters...
  • Who should win at Sunday's Golden Globes

    Who should win at Sunday's Golden Globes
    Reminder: The Golden Globes are not an actual predictor of the Academy Awards. They may share winners, but the voting bodies are completely different, as the Globes are chosen by the secret society that is the Hollywood Foreign Press. Still, Sunday's...
  • 'Blackfish' earns BAFTA nomination for best documentary

    'Blackfish' earns BAFTA nomination for best documentary
    We won't know until Jan. 16 whether "Blackfish" has received an Oscar nomination for best documentary. But "Blackfish" is a best documentary nominee at the BAFTAs --the EE British Academy Film Awards. "Blackfish" recounts the saga of Tilikum, a six-...
  • '12 Years a Slave' and 'American Hustle' lead Golden Globes nominations

    '12 Years a Slave' and 'American Hustle' lead Golden Globes nominations
    Slavery drama "12 Years a Slave" and 1970s con-artist caper "American Hustle" led the Golden Globe Awards nominations announced on Thursday with seven nods each, fortifying their frontrunner positions ahead of the Oscars. In the coveted best drama...
  • Holiday movies, now new and improved

    The holiday season brings quality cinema entries. But sometimes one leaves the theater thinking, "That was good, but it could have been better" Or perhaps, "That was good, but it could have been better if filmmakers were a little more open to other...