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  • 'Winnie the Pooh' review: Light, sweet and gooey, just like hunny--er, honey

    'Winnie the Pooh' review: Light, sweet and gooey, just like hunny--er, honey
    ***1/2 (out of four) I still don’t know what a Pooh is, or how Winnie the Pooh sustains on only honey. Yet the beloved (and illiterate) stuffed bear is back with all of his pals (Tigger, Piglet, Christopher Robin, and other names you remember now,...
  • 'Winnie the Pooh'

    'Winnie the Pooh'
    Hearkening back to the short subjects that first brought A.A, Milne's beloved characters to the screen, this animated Disney feature puts Pooh and his Hundred Acre Wood friends in familiar-feeling situations ... which is absolutely fine in this case. Not...
  • Don't ban the bird: 10 reasons PBS is the [bleep]

    Don't ban the bird: 10 reasons PBS is the [bleep]
    Last night's presidential debate was a controversial one, as most modern political events tend to be these days. One of the biggest talkers coming out of the first debate was GOP contender Mitt Romney straight up admitting that he's going to cut PBS...
  • 'A Liar's Autobiography' of Graham Chapman: Insufferable and incomplete ★

    'A Liar's Autobiography' of Graham Chapman: Insufferable and incomplete ★
    The new film "A Liar's Autobiography: The Untrue Story of Monty Python's Graham Chapman" attempts, in the spirit of the troupe itself, to tell the life story of the Python member who died in 1989. The film is credited to directors Bill Jones, Jeff...
  • 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 2 p.m. funny #4 -- Fawlty Towers, moving tables

     
    A short one, with an advert (sorry), but 60 seconds of John Cleese is worth it, I think. ......
  • Bookstore of the week: Small World Books in Venice

     
    The owner of Small World Books and the Sidewalk Cafe in Venice, CA says she'll keep selling books as long as people buy hamburgers....
  • The Arts on TV: 'All About Eve' on TCM; Jason Alexander on 'The Artist Toolbox'

     
    “Movie: All About Eve” (1950) 5 p.m. Thursday, TCM; Bette Davis, Anne Baxter. A broadway star takes a young and seemingly naive aspiring actress under her wing. “The Artist Toolbox” 10 p.m. Friday, KVCR; American Ballet theater...
  • 'Game of Thrones' recap: Joffrey, prince of smackability

     
    A recap of HBO's "Game of Thrones," in which Joffrey Baratheon doesn't get slapped nearly enough...
  • The Arts on TV: 'Catch Me If You Can,' David Garrett and Disney Hall's garden

     
    “Late Show With David Letterman” 11:35 p.m. Thursday, CBS: The Broadway cast of “Catch Me if You Can” performs. Movie: "Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl” (1982) 5:30 p.m. Friday, IFC: John Cleese, Graham Chapman....
  • Summer cinema roundup — release dates through Labor Day

     
    We keep a running in-house tally of what's opening and when on the cinema scene, and a few times a year, I just dump the dates I have out on the blog here to give you an idea of what's opening, what it's about, and when. As May 6 is the more or less &#...