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  • “Liz & Dick” EP Larry Thompson: story was in screenwriter Christopher Monger’s DNA

     
    When I spoke with Larry Thompson, executive producer of Lifetime's upcoming Elizabeth Taylor/Richard Burton biopic Liz & Dick, this afternoon for our November cover story on the opulent and much-debated film, he revealed just how deeply connected his...
  • On Demand/DVD New Releases March 25-31

     
    On Demand/DVD New Releases March 25-31: Daniel Day-Lewis’ performance in the award-winning Lincoln is outstanding, but Sally Field and Tommy Lee Jones shouldn’t be overlooked in their roles. This week also brings Killing The Softly with Brad...
  • Hey, that ad-lib wasn't in the script!

    Everett Hitch and Virgil Cole had been riding all day, chasing bad guys across the chaparral in the western "Appaloosa." As actors Viggo Mortensen (who was playing Hitch) and Ed Harris (Cole) sat around a campfire filming a scene on the Galisteo, N.M.,...
  • Review: Let Me In

    As New Coke taught us back in 1985, it can be hazardous to attempt to improve perfection. Whenever an art-house masterpiece is remade in Hollywood, we have every reason to experience skepticism and apprehension, approaching the new version as a guilty...
  • 'Eat Pray Love'

    'Eat Pray Love'
    Though she risks being upstaged by the great scenery, Julia Roberts is the show in director Ryan Murphy's ("Glee") version of Elizabeth Gilbert's autobiographical best-seller. Roberts-as-Gilbert takes off on a literal odyssey of self-discovery after...
  • Oscar movie preview 2009

    Teenlink citics reveal who they think should take home the Oscar Best Picture: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Frost/Nixon Milk The Reader Slumdog Millionaire And the Oscar goes to: Slumdog Millionaire Despite my own personal campaign for Milk, I am...
  • 'Dear John'

    The last thing audiences want in their weepies is surprise. "She still loves you, you know," one character says to another at a predestined juncture in "Dear John," echoing so many second bananas in so many weepies past. That love is as pure as the...
  • Julia Roberts profiles several 'Extraordinary Moms' on OWN

    Julia Roberts knows what it's like to go above and beyond as a mother, so she's pleased to showcase others who do, too. The "Erin Brockovich" Oscar winner is the executive producer and host/narrator of "Extraordinary Moms," a special for Oprah Winfrey'...
  • Tree cutting shows need to support course

    The catastrophic mutilation of the prized Moreton Bay fig tree in La Crescenta is the latest in a series of debacles that have given rise to a reawakening in our community — a renewed and blistering realization that our heritage and aesthetic values...
  • 'Let Me In'

    'Let Me In'
    Director Matt Reeves' ( "Cloverfield") revision of the Swedish thriller "Let the Right One In" generates its own chills, largely through the stunning performance by sweet-faced Chloe Moretz ( "Kick-Ass") as a young vampire. She comes to the aid of a...
  • Americana generates its own civic problems

    While reading the Sunday edition, I came across two articles about the proposed Americana at Brand expansion. One was a full-page ad saying that Glendale faces an $8-million deficit this year with threats to services like police, fire and parks. Then it...