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  • Elmore Leonard's love-hate relationship with Hollywood

    Hollywood always loved Elmore Leonard. The prolific novelist-screenwriter, who died Tuesday at age 87, didn't always return the affection. Over the course of Leonard's six-decade do-si-do with the entertainment industry, his plain-spoken prose...
  • New releases: 'The Wolverine' puts Hugh Jackman's intensity to use

     New releases: 'The Wolverine' puts Hugh Jackman's intensity to use
    The Wolverine 20th Century Fox, $29.98; Blu-ray, $39.99/$49.99 Available on VOD beginning Dec. 17 Wolverine's tedious origin story having been gotten out of the way in 2009, last summer's sequel gives the fast-healing, claw-wielding mutant more...
  • Summer Movie Sneaks complete list

    The 2013 Summer Movie Preview is a snapshot of films opening through the end of August. Release dates (for Los Angeles) and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Sneaks list: In the...
  • Classic Hollywood: 'Shane' comes back

    Classic Hollywood: 'Shane' comes back
    "I'm all right, Joey. You go home to your mother and father and grow up to be strong and straight. And Joey ... take care of them, both of them." —"Shane" The summer after George Stevens Jr. graduated from high school, his father, Oscar-...
  • 'The Wolverine' review: Not better enough

    'The Wolverine' review: Not better enough
    **1/2 (out of four) I could say I liked “The Wolverine,” but I'd be lying. I could say I didn't like “The Wolverine,” but I'd be lying. No, the latest attempt to give Mr. Pointyhands his own franchise (following 2010’s...
  • 'Wolverine' is mutant who plays to balconies ★★★

    Every time Hugh Jackman's up there on screen, dining out on the rage stew that is the Wolverine, I think back to his Tony Award-winning performance as entertainer Peter Allen in "The Boy From Oz." It was a terrible musical but a wonderful Broadway turn,...
  • Review: A grumbling 'Wolverine' dilutes Hugh Jackman's powers

    To the list of standard truisms advanced by Hollywood movies — money can't buy happiness, beauty doesn't ensure love — "The Wolverine" is eager to add another certainty: comic book heroes are forever grumbling about their lot in life. One...
  • 'The Wolverine': Hugh Jackman still sharp, reviews say

    "The Wolverine" marks Hugh Jackman's sixth movie appearance as the clawed antihero of the same name, and film critics agree the 44-year-old actor has maintained his edge. But while many reviewers are commending Jackman for bringing depth to the character,...
  • Film Review: An immortal comes out of retirement in 'The Wolverine'

    Film Review: An immortal comes out of retirement in 'The Wolverine'
    If you're looking forward to a film about a North American weasel or a fullback from the University of Michigan, look elsewhere. However, unless you've been on a meditative retreat for the last decade and a half, you doubtless already know that "The...
  • Box office: The cutting message of Hugh Jackman's 'The Wolverine'

    Box office: The cutting message of Hugh Jackman's 'The Wolverine'
    By now even the most cautious observer has come to admit that this has been one of the most topsy-turvy U.S. moviegoing summers in years. Overall revenue numbers are up by double digits over last summer--yet many studios are bleeding hundreds of...
  • ‘Iron Man,’ ‘Star Trek,’ ‘Man of Steel’: 13 must-see movies in 2013

     
    With “The Avengers,” “The Dark Knight Rises,” “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” and more sci-fi and fantasy films, 2012 was ......