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  • Google Maps, Golden Globes, the 12-12-12 Concert are rocking the trends today

    Google Maps, Golden Globes, the 12-12-12 Concert are rocking the trends today
    Christmas may actually be 11 days away but nerds are getting their gifts early today. Last night, Google released their popular (and relatively danger-free) Google Maps app on the Apple App Store. The wonky and much ridiculed Apple version is still...
  • Spielberg's 'Lincoln' leads Golden Globe nominations with seven

    Spielberg's 'Lincoln' leads Golden Globe nominations with seven
    The nominees for the 70th annual Golden Globe Awards were announced Thursday by Jessica Alba, Megan Fox and Ed Helms. Steven Spielberg's epic on the 16th president, "Lincoln," stood out in the film categories with seven Golden Globe nominations, followed...
  • Surprises and snubs from the 2013 Golden Globe nominations

    Surprises and snubs from the 2013 Golden Globe nominations
    I told myself I wouldn’t get worked up over the Golden Globe nominations this morning, but here we go again. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association—an anonymous group of freelancers much, much smaller than the Academy—really booted...
  • Movie Guide for TownMall in Carroll County, Nov. 4, 2012

    now playing "Argo" (R). In 1979, after Iranian revolutionaries storm the U.S. embassy in Tehran, a CIA "exfiltration" specialist concocts a risky plan to free six Americans trapped. With Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston and Alan Arkin. TownMall Cinemas (1:00,...
  • 'Stand Up Guys' review: The old man and the Cialis

    'Stand Up Guys' review: The old man and the Cialis
    *1/2 (out of four) After “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” and “Quartet,” I'm glad to see a film about people in their grayer years take place somewhere other than a hotel in which the folks putter around and giggle about sex....
  • 'Stand Up Guys' a criminal waste of Walken, Pacino, Arkin ★

    'Stand Up Guys' a criminal waste of Walken, Pacino, Arkin ★
    A writer must eat, which is why most playwrights eventually try their hands at screenwriting. "Stand Up Guys," starring Al Pacino, Christopher Walken and Alan Arkin, comes from the stage-trained Noah Haidle, whose story premise sounds like a sure (if...
  • Wiseguys Walken and Pacino on how it might end

    Wiseguys Walken and Pacino on how it might end
    At times it felt like an exit interview — the ultimate exit interview. The details are still so surreal that when I tell people who was there, the words sound as though someone else had dreamed them: Al Pacino walked into the room. Then...
  • Heatmeter: 'Argo' and Jennifer Lawrence lead the Oscar pack

    Heatmeter: 'Argo' and Jennifer Lawrence lead the Oscar pack
    A flurry of ceremonies over the last 2 1/2 weeks -- the Golden Globes, the Producers Guild prizes and the Screen Actors Guild awards -- has separated pretender from contender in Hollywood's 2012-13 awards season. According to the L.A. Times HeatMeter,...
  • Ticket sales to slow as Americans stay home for Super Bowl

    Cold-blooded linebackers will knock down “Warm Bodies” at the box office this weekend, as the Super Bowl is expected to be a much bigger draw than the new zombie movie. Super Bowl weekend is traditionally one of the slowest of the year at the...
  • Teen girls give zombie romance 'Warm Bodies' a healthy box office

    While most Americans will camp out in front of their televisions with seven-layer dip watching the Super Bowl this afternoon, a relative handful of teen girls is likely to head to the multiplex instead. Young female moviegoers pushed "Warm Bodies"...
  • Oscars and American history: True, or true enough?

    Oscars and American history: True, or true enough?
    A modest proposal: Movies exploring some aspect of American history, such as “Argo,” “Lincoln” and “Zero Dark Thirty,” should leave off the “based on a true story” or “inspired by true events”...