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  • The cult of LINCOLN

    The cult of LINCOLN
    In a city where you can cruise down Lincoln Avenue for a bite at the Lincoln Restaurant (paying the check with currency featuring a picture of you know who), then go shopping in Lincoln Park before meeting a friend in Lincoln Square, it's impossible for...
  • 'Lincoln': A political animal of a different kind ★★★★

    'Lincoln': A political animal of a different kind ★★★★
    "Lincoln" is a grave and surprisingly subtle magic trick, conjuring the past and an almost ridiculously impressive figure in ways that transcend art direction and the right stovepipe hat. Director Steven Spielberg's latest combines the most commonly...
  • Review: Steven Spielberg's 'Lincoln' a towering achievement

    Hollywood's most successful director turns on a dime and delivers his most restrained, interior film. A celebrated playwright shines an illuminating light on no more than a sliver of a great man's life. A brilliant actor surpasses even himself and makes...
  • Film review: This Abe is hard to top

    Film review: This Abe is hard to top
    The trailers and TV ads for "Lincoln" — with their wall-to-wall music, stately proclamations and reverent tone — suggest an unrestrained Steven Spielberg, fully indulging his worst tendencies. They won't win any truth-in-advertising awards...
  • Kathleen Turner: The Go-To Gal When You Need A Powerful Dame

    Kathleen Turner: The Go-To Gal When You Need A Powerful Dame
    Need someone to play a potty-mouthed, ex-alcoholic nun? An abusive, alcoholic wife of a college professor? A washed-up, alcoholic writer? Call Kathleen Turner, an actress who has made a career of hard-edged, in-your-face, booze-soaked roles. Now add...
  • Movie Guide for TownMall in Carroll County, Nov. 25, 2012

    Movie Guide for TownMall in Carroll County, Nov. 25, 2012
    now playing "Flight" (R). An airline pilot makes a heroic landing, but faces a level of scrutiny he didn't expect. With Denzel Washington, Don Cheadle, Kelly Reilly, John Goodman, Bruce Greenwood, Brian Geraghty, Tamara Tunie, Nadine Velazquez, Peter...
  • Movie Guide for TownMall in Carroll County, Dec. 2, 2012

    now playing "Flight" (R). An airline pilot makes a heroic landing, but in the aftermath faces a level of scrutiny he didn't expect. With Denzel Washington, Don Cheadle, Kelly Reilly, John Goodman, Bruce Greenwood, Brian Geraghty, Tamara Tunie, Nadine...
  • Movie Guide for TownMall in Carroll County, Dec. 9, 2012

    now playing "End of Watch" (R). Police partners form a close bond, and also share a challenging life on the street. With Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Peña. TownMall Cinemas (7:00 p.m.) "Killing Them Softly" (R). A mob enforcer goes after a pair of low-...
  • The films of 2011 — a pretty complete list

     
    Dates are changing, studios are firming up release plans, figuring out what will actually be finished in time for this or that target date, in some cases. Films will be picked up at Sundance and find their way into theaters. Documentaries will find a...
  • 'The Event' recap: What is 'the event'? Please answer this time

     
    This week's 'The Event' recap asserts that the show is remarkably free of mystery for a mystery show....
  • Theater review: 'Southern Comforts' at International City Theatre

     
    Daryl Miller reviews 'Southern Comforts' at International City Theatre...