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  • 'Anything for Alice' mixes chemistry, old formula for success

    'Anything for Alice' mixes chemistry, old formula for success
    "Anything for Alice" handily demonstrates how there's no need to divert from the dog-eared romantic-comedy playbook when you've got a pair of ace players in your corner. Although formulaic to a fault, this French film directed by Nicolas Cuche packs a...
  • 'Inherent Vice' a trippy beach noir set in '70s L.A.

    "Inherent Vice," Paul Thomas Anderson's trippy, trenchant satire, is very much a creature of Thomas Pynchon's biting deconstruction of the final daze of peace, love and understanding that gives the film its inspiration and its name. Joaquin Phoenix...
  • The many moods of Nicki Minaj on 'The Pinkprint'

    The many moods of Nicki Minaj on 'The Pinkprint'
    Those who have followed Nicki Minaj's often-thrilling ascent to hip-hop superstardom have been hoping for another straight-up rap album for years. After annihilating virtually all takers on mixtapes and guest verses starting in 2007, the 32-year-old began...
  • Gary Ferguson shoulders grief's burden in 'The Carry Home'

    Gary Ferguson shoulders grief's burden in 'The Carry Home'
    The new book by celebrated nature writer Gary Ferguson, "The Carry Home: Lessons From the American Wilderness," is a big-hearted, soul-searching memoir about grief and ritual and identity, about a man looking to nature for answers after the death of his...
  • 'Exodus' follows its own path

    'Exodus' follows its own path
    "Exodus: Gods and Kings" is one film where spoiler alerts aren't necessary. Both the Bible and the big screen have so prominently featured the story of fearless prophet Moses and hard-hearted Pharaoh's refusal to let his people go that the events depicted...
  • Film Review: 'Grim Sleeper' awakens chilling documentary

    Film Review: 'Grim Sleeper' awakens chilling documentary
    The majority of high-profile complaints about police behavior in African-American communities involve what could be euphemistically called “overzealousness” — mostly the use of unnecessary and clearly disproportionate force in responding...
  • DVD Review: 'Time Bandits' flashes back to early Gilliam

    After co-directing “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” (1975) with fellow Python Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam launched his solo filmmaking career with “Jabberwocky” (1977), which barely got a U.S. release. He spent years trying to...
  • 'The Color of Time,' with James Franco, lacks meat

    'The Color of Time,' with James Franco, lacks meat
    While teaching at New York University's graduate film program, James Franco tasked 12 students with directing short adaptations of poems from C.K. Williams' collection "Tar." The result is the tastefully dreamy if weightless collage "The Color of Time,"...
  • 'We Are the Giant' gives a fractured view of Arab Spring

    'We Are the Giant' gives a fractured view of Arab Spring
    Profiling agitators on the front lines in Libya, Syria and Bahrain, the documentary "We Are the Giant" puts names and faces to the "Arab Spring" unrest. After attending Magna Vista High School in Ridgeway, Va., Muhannad Bensadik visited his father's...
  • James Patterson is on a mission to #saveourbooks

     James Patterson is on a mission to #saveourbooks
    "There's no evidence at this stage that the great books in our culture can be produced through the Internet right now," says bestselling writer James Patterson. "If the equivalent of 'Ulysses' came along, out it would go on the Internet, it would get like...
  • 'The Convert's Song' is a skillfully layered thriller

     'The Convert's Song' is a skillfully layered thriller
    At the center of "The Convert's Song" — Sebastian Rotella's riveting follow-up to his 2011 debut novel, "Triple Crossing" — are two childhood friends thrown together after 10 years of mutual silence, when their paths in life have clearly...