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  • Hey, Hollywood: Why not work on the L.A. stage?

    Hey, Hollywood: Why not work on the L.A. stage?
    There are precious few guarantees in the theater anymore. Boffo playwrights went out with the Neil Simon dinosaurs. A new show by Stephen Sondheim, hands down the greatest living musical theater composer, can't even count on a Broadway booking. The only...
  • Reaction to Tim Robbins, Susan Sarandon split

    Reaction to Tim Robbins, Susan Sarandon split
  • Susan Sarandon valiantly enters 'Exit the King'

    Susan Sarandon valiantly enters 'Exit the King'
    For someone in the midst of a professional crisis, Susan Sarandon is the picture of calm as she sips tea in a private Greenwich Village club. A head of curls is tucked under a newsboy cap, and her delicate porcelain features are remarkably ageless. You...
  • How neo are the neocons?

    In the play "Embedded," Tim Robbins' 2003 satire about the Iraq invasion, a thinly veiled Richard Perle and Paul Wolfowitz shout with Nazi-like gusto, "Hail Leo Strauss!" and get sexually aroused at the prospect of international conquest. During the post-...
  • Comic-Con is bursting at the seams

    Comic-Con is bursting at the seams
    There were no long lines of costumed fans at the first San Diego Comic-Con, and certainly no movie stars or press coverage. Back in 1970, a small crowd showed up at a downtown hotel to sift through musty, vintage issues of "Whiz Comics" and "Sheena: Queen...
  • Movie review: The Lucky Ones -- 2 out of 5 stars

    Of all the movies about the current Iraq War, good or bad, passionate or indifferent, The Lucky Ones is the only one to embrace "daft." This all-over-the-place road-picture dramedy puts three wounded GIs in a minivan and takes them to a bar and a church,...
  • Movie Review: 'The Lucky Ones'

    A good film, one of a handful of dramatically viable and necessary features to emerge from America's war in Iraq, came out of the Toronto International Film Festival earlier this month. Unfortunately it wasn't "The Lucky Ones." It was Kathryn Bigelow's...
  • Tim Robbins remains his own man

    Tim Robbins remains his own man
    Tim Robbins was somewhere in red-state country last year shooting the film "The Lucky Ones" when a serviceman approached him in a bar. "One would think it wouldn't be safe for me to be in situations in areas like that," said the actor and political...
  • 'City of Ember'

    Heads up, all you 'tweens out there in Let's Go to the Movies land. Today's word is "dystopia," often used to describe works of science fiction that depict an Earth that has been polluted ("Blade Runner"), globally warmed ("Waterworld"), or Big Brother'...
  • Movie review: City of Ember -- 4 out of 5 stars

    Heads up, all you tweens out there in Let's Go to the Moviesland. Today's word is "dystopia," as in the opposite of "utopia," often used to describe works of science fiction that depict an Earth that has been polluted (Blade Runner), globally warmed...
  • 'Changeling' banks on the Eastwood effect

    'Changeling' banks on the Eastwood effect
    In Hollywood, filmmakers generally fall into one of two camps. Commercial directors such as Michael Bay appeal to the masses, while indie film specialists like Mike Leigh create more positive reviews than long lines in front of theaters. Clint Eastwood...
  • 'Bull Durham' still a baseball hit at 20

    'Bull Durham' still a baseball hit at 20
    DURHAM, N.C. -- Ron Shelton says he's just now realizing what a home run he hit with "Bull Durham." Two decades have passed since the release of the movie Shelton wrote and directed about an aging minor league catcher, a hotshot pitching prospect and the...