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  • 'Diversity doesn't just happen': Six women in film discuss the challenges ahead

    'Diversity doesn't just happen': Six women in film discuss the challenges ahead
    When a U.S. senator praises a movie studio for hiring two women, a Hollywood issue has officially entered the wider conversation. Sen. Barbara Boxer sent a note to Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsujihara recently, commending the studio on its selection of...
  • The superb, thrilling 'Third Man' returns in a brilliant restoration

    It was the rare film of Graham Greene's work that the novelist was happy with, the only example of Orson Welles' that the actor liked well enough to watch on television. A film of brilliant pieces that coalesce into a superb whole, it could only be "The...
  • A messy 'Terminator Genisys' shows why bigger is not always better

    Though the character is now part of the pop-cultural firmament and Arnold Schwarzenegger's signature role, anyone who could travel back in time to just before the release of "The Terminator" in 1984 would know it as a modestly budgeted, little anticipated...
  • 'Veep' actor Timothy Simons is wonderfully normal

    'Veep' actor Timothy Simons is wonderfully normal
    The cast of HBO's "Veep" portrays a group of demented Washington, D.C., political hacks, and while I know these are actors playing monsters in an absurdist comedy of errors, the moment I see someone on a talk show and he or she comes across as a normal...
  • Creators of MTV's 'Scream' aim to scare up new glory with fresh blood

     Creators of MTV's 'Scream' aim to scare up new glory with fresh blood
    When they're not worried about a bloodthirsty killer on the loose, the teenagers in MTV's new "Scream" show preoccupy themselves with a more esoteric concern: Can a horror property really be stretched out over 10 episodes? As Noah (John Karna), the...
  • 'Magic Mike XXL': Abs and raunch aplenty amid the skimpiest of plots

    As a female moviegoer, I'm used to assuming that most studio films aren't for me. There are often clues in the previews to help me steer clear, like the slow-motion shot of a Victoria's Secret model running from danger (I'm not supposed to root for...
  • Penelope Spheeris is relieved that her 'Decline' trilogy is finally out on DVD

    Though she is known to many as the director of big, broad '90s studio comedies such as "Wayne's World" and "Black Sheep," Penelope Spheeris is revered by others for her trilogy of L.A.-set music documentaries, "The Decline of Western Civilization" Parts...
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger embraces his aging Terminator as 'Genisys' is set for action

    "Old, but not obsolete." That's the refrain a graying, creaky Arnold Schwarzenegger repeats throughout the new "Terminator" film, attempting to reassure his comrades that, though his machinery has aged, he can still get the job done. The 67-year-old...
  • Tonal flips test 'Faith of Our Fathers'

    Tonal flips test 'Faith of Our Fathers'
    The discovery of a box containing the hand-written correspondence from Vietnam of a young man's late father serves as a truth-seeking link to the past for his devout Christian son in "Faith of Our Fathers," a dramatically DOA road movie by actor and...
  • Review: 'Fresh Dressed' checks out the why of what gets worn

     Review: 'Fresh Dressed' checks out the why of what gets worn
    Given the demand for today's latest "It" label and status accessories, and the constant push by media toward the next must-have purchase, a film that approaches clothing from a timeless point of view is a welcome respite from the exhausting cycle of...
  • Volunteers power the forces of good behind 'Batkid Begins'

     Volunteers power the forces of good behind 'Batkid Begins'
    It was the day for a dream to come true: On Nov. 15, 2013, with more than 20,000 coming out to support him and more than 1 billion cheering online, 5-year-old leukemia survivor and Batman fan Miles Scott hit the streets of San Francisco as Batkid....