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  • 2011 Summer movies list

    2011 Summer movies list
    May 6 The Beaver A once-successful toy executive and family man suffering from depression begins communicating through a beaver hand puppet. With Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster and Anton Yelchin. Written by Kyle Killen. Directed by Foster. Summit...
  • Five people for just one puppet

    Five people for just one puppet
    They're like actors — if only actors were attached to sticks and strings and required five people to control their movements. Puppets seen in the "Handmade Puppet Dreams Highlights," a series at the 2011 Newport Beach Film Festival in...
  • Making art where others see junk

    "People would walk into my booth and they'd say, 'You call this art? This is just junk,'" James Koch says in "Sculptor of the Found Object." The short documentary film based on artistic process of Koch, a regular at the Sawdust Art Festival, is showing...
  • Celebrating Mom with a culinary twist

    Celebrating Mom with a culinary twist
    What are you going to do with dear old Mom? Things sure got a whole lot easier for me since my brother married a woman who hosts an annual multiple famly annual Mother's Day party and barbecue. If I didn't have that to fall back on, I'd consider one of...
  • Apodaca: The Spielbergs-to-be show off at festival

    I'm going to let you in on one of the best entertainment values in town: the Newport Beach Film Festival's Youth Film Showcase. The youth showcase, a regular feature of the festival since 2005, is a collection of short films made entirely by kids. High-...
  • Shark documentary wins achievement award

    The Newport Beach Film Festival documentary "This is Your Ocean: Sharks," was recognized by MacGillivray Freeman Films with the Special Achievement Award in Environmental Filmmaking, a MacGillivray spokeswoman announced Friday. The film was set to be...
  • 'Sanctuary' exclusive: How they do all that cool stuff

    'Sanctuary' exclusive: How they do all that cool stuff
    When I walked onto the “Sanctuary” set at Norco Studios in Vancouver Sept. 2, cast and crew were filming a scene in the hallway of the sanctuary. In character, Amanda Tapping, Agam Darshi and Ryan Robbins were closing the drapes while talking...
  • 'True Grit'

    'True Grit'
    Much more a reimagining of the Charles Portis novel than a remake of the Oscar-winning John Wayne movie, filmmaking brothers Joel and Ethan Coen's take on the Western tale boasts Jeff Bridges' effective performance as Rooster Cogburn, the grizzled...
  • 'Just Go With It'

    'Just Go With It'
    Adam Sandler teams amusingly with Jennifer Aniston in his latest box-office hit, as he plays a plastic surgeon who finds out just how problematic a lie can become. A tall tale he tells his new love interest (model Brooklyn Decker) escalates to the point...
  • 'The Big C: The Complete First Season'

    'The Big C: The Complete First Season'
    With her active careers in film and stage, it would take a unique project to make Laura Linney commit to an ongoing television role these days ... and she found one in this seriocomic Showtime series, which earned her a Golden Globe Award for its first...
  • 'The Company Men'

    'The Company Men'
    The current state of the business world proves challenging for the career man played by Ben Affleck in this thoughtful drama from writer-director John Wells, also a producer of such television series as "ER" and "The West Wing." Affleck's character...