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  • Extended cut of 'The Counselor' settles its case

    Ridley Scott's recent film "The Counselor" certainly looked on the surface like something that would need no help in becoming a hit, with Michael Fassbender, Cameron Diaz, Brad Pitt, Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem starring in a high-gloss tale of a drug deal gone wrong directed by Scott from a screenplay by "No Country For Old Men" author Cormac McCarthy.
  • Horror cinema: A valentine to genre favorites from two admirers

     
    At this time of year the cinematic conversation usually is centered on Oscar front-runners, or the best titles that screened […]

    Troubled '47 Ronin' may be headed for a box office reckoning

    In "47 Ronin," Keanu Reeves portrays the leader of a band of ronin — masterless samurai in 18th-century Japan who must suffer the indignity of having no one to lead them in battle. Turns out that plot line provides an apt metaphor for the period 3-D...

    Al Jazeera America preps launch, 'The Butler' had lots of help

    Al Jazeera America preps launch, 'The Butler' had lots of help
    After the coffee. Before remembering to smile. Well, it's worth a shot! The Skinny: Are the Dodgers ever going to lose? Serves me right for turning the game off when the Mets were up 4-0 and watching "Scarface" on AMC. Thursday's headlines include a...

    CBS inks deal with Verizon; Disney/ABC TV unit lays off workers

    CBS inks deal with Verizon; Disney/ABC TV unit lays off workers
    After the coffee. Before Joe rethinks his vacation plans. The Skinny: The boss is going on vacation next week and wisely giving me reign over the Fix. Or maybe not so wisely, given I stayed up too late watching "The Thick of It" on Hulu. Today's...