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  • Robot & Frank

    Robot & Frank
    Read the following paragraph in that deep voice-over you hear in movie trailers: In the not so distant future, when robots have taken over the old-folks home… In this charming little sci-fi, buddy comedy meets indi film, we meet a guy named Frank....
  • 'Liberal Arts' review: A personal, thoughtful look at (post-) college life from Ted Mosby--I mean, Josh Radnor

    'Liberal Arts' review: A personal, thoughtful look at (post-) college life from Ted Mosby--I mean, Josh Radnor
    ***1/2 (out of four) The line between Josh Radnor and his “How I Met Your Mother” character Ted Mosby continues to disintegrate. In “Liberal Arts,” which marks a big step up from Radnor’s writing-directing debut “...
  • 'Liberal Arts' gives it the old college try ★★ 1/2

    'Liberal Arts' gives it the old college try ★★ 1/2
    "Liberal Arts" is a light and lively comedy of manners about college, literature and a midlife crisis that hits earlier than expected. The bookish group at the heart of this talky film — Josh Radnor, Elizabeth Olsen, Richard Jenkins, Zac Efron...
  • 'The Cabin in the Woods'

    'The Cabin in the Woods'
    As suggested by the writing-producing involvement of genre icon Joss Whedon ("Buffy the Vampire Slayer"), there's a bit more to this horror tale than it might first seem, though it lures a group of teens to the title cabin where terror awaits them....
  • Reel Critics: 'Stooges' shows off its slapstick roots

    Reel Critics: 'Stooges' shows off its slapstick roots
    The Farrelly brothers are known for their offbeat comedies that challenge the limits of good taste. "Dumb & Dumber" and "There's Something About Mary" are their familiar big hits. But their current remake of"The Three Stooges"takes them firmly into safer...
  • My Pet World: Kingpin's love of dogs evident in his latest film

    If there ever was a Hollywood kingpin — Lawrence Kasdan fills the bill. He's participated in writing and directing so many great movies, including "Raiders of the Lost Ark," "The Empire Strikes Back," "Return of the Jedi," "The Bodyguard," "Body...
  • 'Darling Companion' review: Can't really blame the dog for running away

    'Darling Companion' review: Can't really blame the dog for running away
    ** (out of four) My wife and I just adopted my in-laws’ 7-year-old dog, an extremely lovable miniature dachshund named Rosie. I am exactly the right person to find warmth in “Darling Companion,” in which Beth (Diane Keaton) rescues a 7-...
  • Diane Keaton and Kevin Kline can't save messy 'Darling Companion' ✭ 1/2

    Diane Keaton and Kevin Kline can't save messy 'Darling Companion' ✭ 1/2
    Like Freeway, the lovable stray dog at the center of this very teary comedy, "Darling Companion"has lost its way. Even the marquee ensemble anchored by Diane Keaton, Dianne Wiest, Kevin Kline and Richard Jenkins is not enough to rescue this motley mutt of...
  • En cartelera: Darling Companion y Chimpanzee

    <b>En cartelera:</b> Darling Companion y Chimpanzee
    Darling Companion ** Para contar una historia sobre el desamor que se apodera de las parejas casadas, el director Lawrence Kasdan reúne a artistas como Diane Keaton, Kevin Kline, Sam Shepard, Dianne Wiest y Richard Jenkins. Pero este elenco de...
  • 'The Tale of Despereaux'

    'The Tale of Despereaux'
    Lovable rodents and a fussy French chef -- there's a soupçon of "Ratatouille" in "The Tale of Despereaux," but this old-fashioned fable cares not a whit about culinary competition or entrepreneurial triumph. It revolves around matters as elemental as...
  • Oscar shutouts and surprises: who defied the odds

    Oscar shutouts and surprises: who defied the odds
    Each year, the Oscar nominations result in a pleasure-pain split in Hollywood. There's the "You like me, you really like me!" jubilation for those whose work gets honored. Then there are the bruised egos of those who early on had been touted as Oscar...