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  • Here's a look at movies coming out in 2009

    By ROGER MOORE Sentinel movie critic Here's a look at films with scheduled 2009 release dates -- all dates are subject to change without notice. Feb. 6 Coraline (Focus) The latest animation from Henry Selick (Nightmare Before Christmas) concerns a...
  • 12 reasons to go to the movies this year

    Will the world really end in 2012, as the Maya predicted? Or will it end Nov. 13, when Roland Emmerich's movie 201 2 opens? Will The Vatican survive the Da Vinci Code sequel, Angels & Demons (May 15)? Will a rebooted Star Trek (May 8) still show its...
  • Hollywood A-Z: Roland Emmerich

    Hollywood A-Z: Roland Emmerich
  • Woody Harrelson Prepares to Fight Zombies

    Woody Harrelson has signed on to star in "Zombieland," a horror comedy set up at Columbia. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Harrelson will play a zombie fighter named Albuquerque in the Ruben Fleischer-directed project, which focuses on a pair of...
  • John Cusack Faces the Apocalypse

    John Cusack is in negotiations to star in "2012," an apocalyptic thriller from Roland Emmerich. Set up Columbia, "2012" focuses on some sort of global cataclysm that brings about the end of days, forcing plucky survivors to do those things that plucky...
  • Amanda Peet Faces an Apocalypse in '2012'

    Amanda Peet has landed the female lead in Roland Emmerich's post-apocalyptic epic "2012." According to The Hollywood Reporter, the project revolves around the aftermath of a "global cataclysm" and the survivors who band together. Peet ("Studio 60 on...
  • Ledger's death is a shock to Hollywood, fans

    Ledger's death is a shock to Hollywood, fans
    The death of 28-year-old Heath Ledger, hailed as one of the great hopes among his generation of actors, was a brutal shock for Hollywood on Tuesday and grimly ended any hope that the day would be a simple celebration of this year's Oscar nominations. ---...
  • 'Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs'

    'Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs'
    For the big musical montage number in the wildly enjoyable "Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs," the filmmakers chose Lesley Gore's giddy "Sunshine, Lollipops and Rainbows," but they could just as well have taken a page from "Oliver!" and gone with "Food,...
  • Woody Harrelson is riding high with "Zombieland," opening Oct. 2

    Woody Harrelson is riding high with "Zombieland," opening Oct. 2
    He's had his ups, his downs, his ins and outs. But it's all coming back, now. Seriously, is there a cooler guy in the movies this minute than Woody Harrelson? "Hang on. Let me tape that. My kids have GOT to hear that one!" The cocky, funny-but-doomed...
  • The Shakespeare authorship question isn't settled

    The Shakespeare authorship question isn't settled
    As the screenwriter of "Anonymous," the Roland Emmerich film about the Shakespeare authorship question now in production, I read with great interest James Shapiro's April 11 Times Op-Ed article, "Alas, poor Shakespeare." I was particularly fascinated...
  • '2012' a teachable moment for Maya culture experts

    The world isn't going to end in 2012. But you wouldn't know it to look at the movie 2012, or online, where doom and "end times" theories roam free. But the people who know Mayan culture and the infamous "Maya Long Count" calendar that started all this...
  • '2012'

    Nothing like a dandy evening's apocalypse to take the edge off recession, unemployment, Afghanistan and Glenn Beck. With "2012," Roland "Day After Tomorrow" Emmerich serves up World's End 4.0, with cataclysmic effects showcasing what volcanoes, tidal...