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  • Reel Critics: 'Possession' takes hold of emotions

    Reel Critics: 'Possession' takes hold of emotions
    The big hook for "The Possession" is that it is based on true events. Inspired by an Los Angeles Times article "A jinx in a Box?" several years ago, this is a movie for those who like movies to make them slink down in the seats and cover their eyes....
  • Kevin Spacey brings star power to 'House of Cards'

    Kevin Spacey brings star power to 'House of Cards'
    It was a steamy weeknight in July on Centre Street, and the extras in black tie were flagging. The $100 million series "House of Cards" was prepping a crowd scene outside the Peabody Institute, across from the Midtown BBQ & Brew. For more than two hours,...
  • Reel Critics: Crime doesn't pay for audience

    Reel Critics: Crime doesn't pay for audience
    Director Ruben Fleischer served up a campy blood-fest in "Zombieland." Wisecracking shooters eliminated disposable members of the walking dead by the dozen. In "Gangster Squad," disposable gangsters line up to be shot to pieces by a more serious team of...
  • Highs, lows — and a graceful exit

    Highs, lows — and a graceful exit
    It's my final column of the year and, for that matter, the new millennium — not to mention of all time. Unless it isn't. I'm so confused. Anyhow, let's look at the highs and lows of 2012 — not that you have much choice if you're going to...
  • 3 Oscar-worthy performances

    I'm pretty sure we can account for three of the best-male-actor nominees when the Academy Awards lists come out on Jan. 10. I've just seen a trio of excellent performances: Denzel Washington in "Flight," Daniel Day-Lewis in "Lincoln" and John Hawkes in...
  • '42': Jackie Robinson has to share the spotlight with Branch Rickey ★★ 1/2

    '42': Jackie Robinson has to share the spotlight with Branch Rickey ★★ 1/2
    "42," writer-director Brian Helgeland's carefully tended portrait of Jackie Robinson, treats its now-mythic Brooklyn Dodger with respect, reverence and love. But who's in there, underneath the mythology? Has the movie made Robinson, a man who endured so...
  • Shades of gray in the 'noir' new season of 'Supernatural'

     
    In a recent interview with "Supernatural" executive producer and showrunner Sera Gamble, two words stood out: "family" and "noir." "There are a lot of shades of gray that we're playing with this season," Gamble said. I spoke to Gamble Wednesday at the...
  • Brad Pitt puts Malibu beach house on the market

    Brad Pitt puts Malibu beach house on the market
    Brad Pitt has listed his gated Malibu beach house for $13.75 million. The view home he shares with actress Angelina Jolie sits on 1.26 blufftop acres with a tennis court, a lap pool and access to the beach. Features include walls of glass doors, a walk-...
  • San Francisco literary festival Litquake just keeps growing

    San Francisco literary festival Litquake just keeps growing
    You can't throw a New Yorker magazine in San Francisco without hitting a writer. This fog-bound city might be more famous for steep hills and sourdough, but step inside one of its many independent bookstores and coffeehouses and you'll find more...
  • Local festival showcases variety of films

    Local festival showcases variety of films
    Cameron Lew wants people to give back when they shop. So the 15-year-old made a short documentary, "Factory in a Box," based on the nonprofit Faces Behind the Label. The Huntington Beach-based organization gives people living in rural China the chance to...