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  • On Demand/DVD New Releases March 18-24

     
    After a couple of quiet weeks, some big titles make their debuts this week. Oscar-winning films Les Misérables and Zero Dark Thirty join the much-anticipated The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (3-D) and a sequel of sorts to Knocked Up, Judd Apatow's This I
  • Book review: 'Twenty Thirty: The Real Story of What Happens to America'

    Book review: 'Twenty Thirty: The Real Story of What Happens to America'
    Twenty Thirty The Real Story of What Happens to America Albert Brooks St. Martin's Press: 375 pp., $25.99 Though written by filmmaker-comedian Albert Brooks, the events of his near-futuristic novel "Twenty Thirty: The Real Story of What Happens to...

    Reel Critics: Go for a slow and violent 'Drive'

    "Drive" is all about mood but without the edge. This noir-ish crime story will remind you a lot of Michael Mann's "Heat" in its look and deliberately slow pace. Like that movie, it favors long, smoldering stares over dialogue, punctuated by sudden...

    'Drive' review: Sleazy is rarely this sleek

    'Drive' review: Sleazy is rarely this sleek
    ***1/2 (out of four) Five minutes. That’s how long you have when you hire Driver (Ryan Gosling, great in “Crazy Stupid Love” and soon starring in George Clooney’s “The Ides of March”) to whisk you away from a robbery....

    En cartelera: Contagion y Drive

    <b>En cartelera:</b> Contagion y Drive
    Contagion **1/2 Steven Soderbergh se ha destacado por nadar con igual eficacia en las turbias aguas del cine comercial (Ocean Eleven, Erin Brockovich) y en las mansas corrientes del cine Indie (Sex, Lies and Videotape, Che), pero cuando intenta...