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  • Reel Critics: 'Robin Hood' battle scenes nail bull's-eye

    Ridley Scott is no stranger to action-packed adventure films with top-notch production values. He directed "Alien," "Blade Runner" and "Gladiator," among many others. He now brings us another blockbuster epic with a 21st century version of the old tale of...
  • 'Shutter Island'

    'Shutter Island'
    Veteran director Martin Scorsese shifts into "thriller" mode by reuniting with star Leonardo DiCaprio for this evocative adaptation by Dennis Lehane ("Mystic River"). The actor plays a personally haunted federal marshal whose psyche isn't helped by his...
  • Monday's TV Highlights: James Earl Jones on 'House'

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 4 - 10 in PDF format This week's TV Movies AILING: James Earl Jones guest stars as a visiting African dignitary with a serious medical condition on a new......
  • Let Richard Dreyfuss' people go

     
    A new audio-book version of the Bible, jam-packed with stars, has made it to shelves in time for the holidays. Richard Dreyfuss does Moses, Max Von Sydow does Noah and Gary Sinise is David, but they're just the beginning. The......
  • Michael Hiltzik: PG&E buys itself a ballot initiative

     
    The characteristic campaign photograph of Hiram W. Johnson, who served two terms as California governor and five as its U.S. senator early in the last century, depicted him in a three-piece suit and high collar, with his dukes up. It......
  • William Peter Blatty: writing in the shadows of the Exorcist

     
    Now 82, William Peter Blatty has just published his eleventh novel, "Dimiter." He's best-known for "The Exorcist," his tale of demonic possession, made into the famous film by William Friedkin. He even co-wrote the screenplay. After 13 million books sold....
  • From The Vaults: 'The Virgin Spring' (1960)

     
    This continues to be the only Ingmar Bergman movie I have seen... I have a slew of them in my Netflix queue, but this one got prioritized mainly because it was the basis for Wes Craven's 1972 classic, “Last House on the Left.” Bergman's film, in turn,...
  • Ridley Scott's 'Robin Hood' remake: More poor than rich

     
    Ridley Scott has probably done more period films than any other current Hollywood director. His new “Robin Hood” is his fifth … or even his seventh if you want to count “Alien” and “Blade Runner” as “peri...
  • Movie Review: Robin Hood

     
    Here, at last, is Ridley Scott’s Russell Hood: Prince of Prequels, a dark and brawny version of the Robin Hood legend that anchors itself in English history and loses some of the merriment in the process. Scott, his screenwriter (Brian Helgeland of...
  • Michael Hiltzik: Adam Smith Foundation, meet Adam Smith

     
    In the Woody Allen movie "Hannah and her Sisters," the dour character played by Max von Sydow remarks, "If Jesus Christ ever came back and saw what was going on in his name, he'd never stop throwing up." You could......