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  • 'Blue Jasmine': Woody Allen on regrets - He's had a few

    'Blue Jasmine': Woody Allen on regrets - He's had a few
    NEW YORK — Does Woody Allen have regrets? His new film, "Blue Jasmine," amplifies the air of concentrated self-examination that has long been a hallmark of his work. Though marked by buoyant moments of wry humor, the film is devastating in its...
  • In 'Oldboy' trailer, Spike Lee gets deliciously genre-y

    In 'Oldboy' trailer, Spike Lee gets deliciously genre-y
    Revenge tales don’t come more hard-boiled than Chan-wook Park’s “Old Boy.” Unless, perhaps, it’s Spike Lee’s “Oldboy,” the 2013 remake of the Cannes-decorated 2003 hit. At least that’s how it seems...
  • Review: Reitman's 'Labor Day' is lovely but weighed down by the past

    Sometimes the past trips you up. It certainly does Frank, the escaped con played by Josh Brolin in Jason Reitman's new drama, "Labor Day." It definitely unravels Adele, the reclusive single mother Kate Winslet makes so fragile. It is already a defining...
  • Winter 2014 in Movies: A few films to anticipate this winter

    Winter 2014 in Movies: A few films to anticipate this winter
    How crowded was December at the movies? Crowded enough to push George Clooney and "The Monuments Men" into an early 2014 release. And that's good! That's good. Because a little quality to go with our winter movie diversions would be good. Here are 10...
  • 'Oldboy' review: Spiked into the ground

    'Oldboy' review: Spiked into the ground
    ** (out of four) On “How I Met Your Mother,” Ted (Josh Radnor) meeting a woman with a yellow umbrella—his future wife—is a happy occasion, and Marshall’s (Jason Segel) citywide search for memorable flavor leads to...
  • Francesca Eastwood wants annulment from Jonah Hill's brother

    Francesca Eastwood wants annulment from Jonah Hill's brother
    Francesca Eastwood is reportedly looking to get her short-lived marriage annulled.  Well, that's one way to celebrate your one-week wedding anniversary. Steak and eggs, anyone? The 20-year-old daughter of actor Clint Eastwood married Jordan Feldstein,...
  • Review: Spike Lee reveals a new side in 'Oldboy'

     Review: Spike Lee reveals a new side in 'Oldboy'
    Brace yourself. Spike Lee has gone all Quentin Tarantino on us. In re-imagining Park Chan-wook's mysterious thriller "Oldboy," Lee embraces the extremes of Japanese manga tradition with a vengeance. The graphic brutality, the warped sexuality, the...
  • The wrong thing

    The wrong thing
    Consider "Oldboy" Spike Lee's cover version of "If I Had a Hammer." This American remake of a 2003 Korean revenge drama stars Josh Brolin as the victim of a bizarre kidnapping and 20-year imprisonment. Upon his release, the protagonist must determine...
  • Spike Lee's 'Oldboy' remake is opening weak at the box office

    Spike Lee's 'Oldboy' remake is opening weak at the box office
    Maybe Spike Lee should have kept "Oldboy" in captivity.  The outspoken director's remake of the decade-old Korean movie of the same name was released in fewer than 600 theaters this weekend, posting about $400,000 in ticket sales Wednesday and...
  • Film Review: Spike Lee misses the mark on 'Oldboy' remake

    Film Review: Spike Lee misses the mark on 'Oldboy' remake
    In Spike Lee's “Oldboy,” Josh Brolin plays Joe Doucett, an obnoxious, drunken advertising man who is mysteriously kidnapped and tossed into a “private prison,” with only a TV for companionship. Just as mysteriously, he's released...
  • Box office: 'Catching Fire' and 'Frozen' on track to break record

    Black Friday arrived at the box office this Thanksgiving weekend with moviegoers showing sustained appetite for leftovers. In its second weekend in theaters, “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” is on a course to not only come in first; it may...