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  • 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...
  • Steve Coogan on 'home turf' as host of Spirit Awards

    Steve Coogan on 'home turf' as host of Spirit Awards
    British funnyman Steve Coogan welcomes challenges. "I like to scare myself," he says. So after a decade-long absence from the live stage, Coogan went on a stand-up comedy tour of England last year. "I did big, scary venues," he says. "It's like a...
  • The Oscars show itself was puttin' on the fritz

    The Oscars show itself was puttin' on the fritz
    Somewhere in New York, a huge weight has been lifted from David Letterman's shoulders. As Sunday night's Academy Awards began, Hugh Jackman's opening number (pardon me, but did he sing the words "pubic hair"? At the Oscars?) has surely obliterated all...
  • 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...
  • Dear John

    Dear John
    ½ Waffle (Out of 4) - Dear John is a movie that shows you how shallow people have become in 2010. This isn't a movie about a man and woman falling in passionate, life-changing, mesmerizing and everlasting love. It's a movie about a great set of abs...
  • 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...