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  • Ten @ 10: Food film favorites

    Ten @ 10: Food film favorites
    Food in film may be the trending topic for fall. Witness these two items that arrived in my email box within days of each other: Fine Cooking magazine reported there was a Best Food Porn category at the NYC Food Film Festival, which closed Sunday. But...
  • 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2'

    'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2'
    The most profitable movie franchise in history, having passed the James Bond series, reaches its end with the ultimate showdown between young wizard Harry (Daniel Radcliffe) and the sinister Lord Voldemort (Ralph Fiennes). For those who wanted the...
  • 'The Change-Up'

    'The Change-Up'
    Two pals get to switch lives in the most literal sense in this sometimes more-crass-than-amusing comedy from director David Dobkin - who put his first big imprint on the genre with "Wedding Crashers" - and "The Hangover" writers Jon Lucas and Scott Moore....
  • 'Life in a Day'

    'Life in a Day'
    One day is the basis for a survey of many lives in many countries in this documentary, assembled by producer Ridley Scott ("Black Hawk Down") and director Kevin Macdonald ("The Last King of Scotland") from YouTube videos - more than 80,000 of them -...
  • 'Atlas Shrugged: Part 1'

    'Atlas Shrugged: Part 1'
    One of the most renowned novels of the 20th century gets screen treatment as Ayn Rand's classic is dramatized by director Paul Johansson, also the actor of "One Tree Hill" fame. It's set in the now-near future - 2016 - as a woman (Taylor Schilling) tries...
  • 'Beginners'

    'Beginners'
    He does it through flashbacks, but veteran talent Christopher Plummer gives a typically superb performance in writer-director Mike Mills' seriocomic tale of a man (Ewan McGregor) recalling his deceased father (Plummer), who decided to come out of the...
  • 'Larry Crowne'

    'Larry Crowne'
    The sum is less than the parts in Tom Hanks' first feature directing project since "That Thing You Do!" but since the parts involve Hanks and Julia Roberts as the film's stars, benefits can be found. Also the picture's co-writer (with Nia Vardalos), Hanks...
  • Former Supreme Court justice now pushing education

    Former Supreme Court justice now pushing education
    After more than 24 years in the U.S. Supreme Court, former Justice Sandra Day O’Connor now strives to make civics and government more interesting for young children than it was for her growing up in El Paso, Texas. “I was so sick of...
  • HBO's Harry Belafonte biography is one sweet song of a film

    HBO's Harry Belafonte biography is one sweet song of a film
    One measure of a great biography is that you start into it thinking you know the subject. and by the end of it, you admit to yourself that you knew only the tip of the iceberg. "Sing Your Song," n HBO documentary film on the life and word of Harry...
  • Leonard Pitts, Herman Cain and racism in America

    According to Leonard Pitts Jr., the tea party is racist ("The black self-loathing of Herman Cain," Oct. 16). If you're intrigued by Herman Cain (who hates the fact that he's black), you're a racist. If you disagree with President Barack Obama on a...
  • Drug Test: A Connecticut U.S. Senate candidate focuses on the failed War on Drugs

    Drug Test: A Connecticut U.S. Senate candidate focuses on the failed War on Drugs
    Anyone who’s watched Ken Burns’ new PBS documentary on America’s disastrous experiment with Prohibition may have noticed some stinging similarities to America’s 40-year-old war on drugs. At least Silvester Salcedo hopes you have....