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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...

    'Just Like Us' review: Good intentions don't equal useful information

    'Just Like Us' review: Good intentions don't equal useful information
    ** (out of four) Few would disagree that many Americans aren’t overflowing with knowledge about Arabs or Muslims. Egyptian-American comedian Ahmed Ahmed (who directed this doc) wants to counter people’s stereotypes that, say, Arabs are...

    Trailer pick: See Ryan Gosling in 'Drive'

    Trailer pick: See Ryan Gosling in 'Drive'
    Too much of Ryan Gosling is always a good thing. Gosling takes on a more mainstream comedic (and shirtless) role in Friday's "Crazy, Stupid, Love." And I'm excited about it. But I'm also looking forward to seeing him in "Drive," out this September. A...

    '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....