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  • Television Review: 'Too Big to Fail'

    Television Review: 'Too Big to Fail'
    "Too Big to Fail," which premieres Monday on HBO, is the latest of that network's high-toned original films ("Recount," "The Late Shift," "From the Earth to the Moon," the upcoming "Game Change") in which a large cast of medium-big-to-big-named actors assume the skin of the real people to put you backstage at history. In this case — the story of the 2008 financial meltdown and the attempt to keep us all from ruin — the paint is barely dry on the actual events. Indeed, their ongoing consequences will affect the next election.
  • 'Too Big to Fail' offers balanced look at 2008 economic crisis

    If the economy hadn't hung in the balance, the economic meltdown of 2008 would make for a great tragic play. Still, the epic story of hubris and greed makes for a gripping, if overly taut HBO film, "Too Big to Fail," airing Monday, May 23. Based on...

    Haakenson: 'Chasing Mavericks' a surf movie like no other

    Hate to break this to you "Blue Crush" fans, but the best surfing movie ever made is about to hit theaters. "Chasing Mavericks" will be released Friday, and it's bound to be a surf movie like no other. At least, that's what San Clemente native and big...

    'Chasing Mavericks' review: A Gerard Butler hot streak?

    'Chasing Mavericks' review: A Gerard Butler hot streak?
    *** (out of four) Seriously, Justin Bieber. Are you trying to be as obnoxious as possible, wearing sunglasses during your dinner at Ron of Japan? I mention that because instead of attending Bieber's Chicago concert Tuesday, I saw a movie featuring a...

    'Chasing Mavericks' a true surfing story told with charm and heart ★★ 1/2

    'Chasing Mavericks' a true surfing story told with charm and heart ★★ 1/2
    Watch any surfing documentary, from "Whipped!" to "Riding Giants," and you'll hear the dudes speak — in hushed tones — about the treacherous and epic waves that show up off the coast of northern California when the conditions are just right....