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  • Bookmark: New novel tackles tough subject

    The late John Updike once opined that we are all "trapped in solitary confinement inside our own skins." We can't ever really know what someone else is feeling, no matter how hard we try or how desperately she or he wants us to. Our unique souls are...
  • Thursday's Calendar

    Thursday's Calendar
    THURSDAY China Expert Greg Autry, a business professor at UC Irvine and author of "Death by China," will be the guest speaker at the October meeting of the Newport Harbor Republican Women. The event is from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Pacific Club,...
  • 'The Smurfs'

    'The Smurfs'
    The little blue creatures get a fun update in this combination of live action and computer animation, taking them from their own world to New York ... where they're still pursued by their perennial enemy Gargamel. Neil Patrick Harris proves an ideal...
  • 'Our Idiot Brother'

    'Our Idiot Brother'
    Paul Rudd has the less-than-glorified title role in this comedy carried largely by the skill of its cast. Newly paroled, the sibling seeks shelter with each of his three sisters (Elizabeth Banks, Zooey Deschanel, Emily Mortimer), invariably causing...
  • '30 Minutes or Less'

    '30 Minutes or Less'
    A hostage having a presumed bomb strapped to him isn't typically the stuff of comedy ... and it isn't in the case of this tale that wants to be funny, but the premise works against it. In his follow-up to "The Social Network," Jesse Eisenberg -...
  • 'Smallville: The Complete Series'

    'Smallville: The Complete Series'
    The entire, typically well-written saga of how Clark Kent (Tom Welling) became a man - or, more accurately, a Superman - is traced in the full 10-season collection of the adventure series. After landing on Earth amid a meteor shower, the young arrival...
  • 'One Day'

    'One Day'
    Typically giving her role her all, Anne Hathaway ultimately is foiled by the effort to maintain a British accent in this adaptation of David Nicholls' novel about two college acquaintances whose lives are traced over 20 years on the same day ... July 15,...
  • Friday's Calendar

    Friday's Calendar
    FRIDAY 'Dig Pink' The Irvine Valley College women's volleyball team will play Golden West College in "Dig Pink," an Orange Empire Conference match for a good cause. Proceeds from the 6 p.m. match at Irvine Valley College, 5500 Irvine Center Drive, will...
  • Two films, two wars

    Two films dealing with war and politics in the tinderbox of the Middle East are coming to Newport-Mesa for one-night special screenings. The city of Costa Mesa on Friday night will host a screening of "Patrol Base Jaker" at the Triangle Square Cinemas....
  • Album review: Lou Reed and Metallica, 'Lulu'

    Album review: Lou Reed and Metallica, 'Lulu'
    1 star (out of 4) Lou Reed and Metallica are not only two of the more exalted names in music – pioneers of punk and thrash metal, respectively – they’re among the most perverse. Though “Lulu” (Warner Bros.), their first...
  • U2's growing pains in 'From the Sky Down'

    U2's growing pains in 'From the Sky Down'
    U2, the Irish pop band, is the subject of a fascinating new documentary, "From the Sky Down," premiering Saturday on Showtime. Like most modern rockumentaries, it was commissioned by the people it is about, and it will be included in some of the...