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  • Movie review: 'Straw Dogs'

    Movie review: 'Straw Dogs'
    Writer-director Rod Lurie's bird-brained remake of "Straw Dogs" doesn't work on its own terms, and it can't hold a candle to the unruly, unstable merits of Sam Peckinpah's 1971 original. It's miscast, barely functional in terms of technique, stupid and...
  • 'Melancholia' review: Easily one of the year's best movies

    'Melancholia' review: Easily one of the year's best movies
    **** (out of four) The stunningly beautiful, remarkably powerful film from writer-director Lars Von Trier bears plenty in common with “The Tree of Life,” if “Tree” were an extraordinary vision of flawed human behavior in the...
  • 'Straw Dogs'

    'Straw Dogs'
    It's a gamble to take on a remake of a movie as iconic as director Sam Peckinpah's thriller about a married couple subjected to violence, but film critic turned filmmaker Rod Lurie ("The Contender") has reasonable success here. The setting shifts from...
  • Film review: 'Melancholia' never felt so good

    Film review: 'Melancholia' never felt so good
    Lars von Trier has long rivaled Hamlet as the most melancholy of melancholy Danes. With “Melancholia,” his new film, he makes it official. Fifteen years ago, Von Trier had his first real American success with “Breaking the Waves,”...
  • Fragrance: Sweet success

    Fragrance: Sweet success
    In 1954, when Marilyn Monroe was asked what she wore in bed, she famously replied, "Why, Chanel No. 5, of course." And sales of the perfume skyrocketed. That was a free endorsement, back when there was such a thing. Hollywood and the fragrance industry...
  • 'Battleship': Board game, bored viewers ✭ 1/2

    'Battleship': Board game, bored viewers ✭ 1/2
    "Battleship"is not the first major motion picture to be based on a board game — who could forget 1985's benighted "Clue"? — but it is surely the most expensive. With every superhero more celebrated than Amazing-Man or The Chameleon already...
  • Movie Guide for TownMall in Carroll County, May 20, 2012

    now playing "Battleship" (PG-13). This sci-fi action movie pits a fleet of naval ships against an alien force that's attacking Earth. Taylor Kitsch, Alexander Skarsgard, Liam Neeson, Rihanna, Brooklyn Decker and Tadanobu Asano. TownMall Cinemas (12:50,...
  • TV shows going to San Diego Comic Con 2012

    TV shows going to San Diego Comic Con 2012
    "Falling Skies"will invade San Diego Comic Con on July 13, the latest TV series to announce a panel at the giant fan event July 11-15. Last year more than 100 TV shows were represented at SDCC, and this year's list is growing larger every day. For cast...
  • 'Battleship'

    'Battleship'
    The long-popular board game loudly comes to life in director Peter Berg's action-packed adventure, sending naval forces into a fierce fight against alien invaders. Taylor Kitsch, who also worked for Berg in television's "Friday Night Lights," and...
  • Fashion News: Rihanna wears PJs to 'Battleship' premiere

     
    Rihanna seems to have worn pajamas on Tuesday for the Tokyo premiere of her new film, "Battleship." Miranda Kerr and baby Flynn star on the cover of Who magazine. And more fashion news....
  • 'True Blood' and 'The Newsroom' to air on HBO in June

     
    "True Blood" returns to HBO on June 10. It's the fifth season of "True Blood" and the final one for creator Alan Ball as showrunner....