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  • Reel Critics: Traveling the world via chick flicks

    Reel Critics: Traveling the world via chick flicks
    I was transported to Egypt, Italy, India and Bali in two new chick flicks about two pretty women who fall in love with a handsome stranger. They also manage endless costume changes from just one small bag. It's every woman's dream come true... "Cairo...
  • '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...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • Michael Stuhlbarg: A 'Serious' awards contender

     
    Michael Stuhlbarg gives such an impressive performance as a 1960s suburban poppa whose life crumbles in "A Serious Man" that he's a good bet to be nominated for best actor at the Golden Globes. The comedy/musical category is light, and the filmmakers...
  • Gold Derby nuggets: PGA reruns most TV nods | Letterman loves 'Brothers' | 'Nine' leads Satellite noms

     
    • Daniel Fienberg delves into Monday's announcement of TV nominees for the 21st annual PGA kudos and discovers, "While the nominees are largely a familiar and traditional lot, without a single new Fall 2009 drama or comedy on the list, the PGA did...
  • Gold Derby nuggets: Golden Globes analysis | Rock and Roll HOF inductees | 'Dexter' producer cuts loose

     
    • In his first forecast of the Golden Globes, Scott Feinberg predicts "Up in the Air" to win best drama, director (Jason Reitman) and actor (George Clooney) though Mo'Nique ("Precious") will best the "Air" supporting actresses -- Vera Farmiga and Anna...
  • Shrewd DVD strategies reap rewards with Oscar nominations

     
    So how did "A Serious Man" pull off that underdog Oscar nomination for best picture? Perhaps because it was among the first wave of DVD screeners shipped to academy members, long before the deluge of discs that arrived during the holiday season. Such an...
  • A first look— Let Me In

     
    The kid from Kick-Ass, Chloe Moretz (pictured) stars, along with the kid from The Road. And Richard Jenkins. Let Me In is the remake of the cult ht  Swedish vampire thriller Let the Right One In. You can tell that just from the photo. Chilling. Remember....
  • More eating, more loving, more Julia in new trailer to Eat, Pray Love

     
    This does a better job of selling the movie than the Eat, Pray Love trailer that came out some months back. From reading a chunk of the book, and from the Me-centric navel gazing nature of this sort of “find myself” exercise, it doesn't feel...