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  • Our 'Million Dollar Decorators' challenge: Shop Kmart, Marshalls

    Our 'Million Dollar Decorators' challenge: Shop Kmart, Marshalls
    They shop, they drink, they dine, they kvetch. They turn otherwise ordinary rooms into polished interiors, and then ... they go shopping again. They are the stars of “Million Dollar Decorators,” the Bravo reality series that started its second...
  • Film review: A redeeming 'Life of Pi'

    Film review: A redeeming 'Life of Pi'
    "Life of Pi," like the recent "Cloud Atlas," is adapted from a novel widely considered to be unfilmable. While in "Cloud Atlas" the issue was the book's multistory structure, in "Life of Pi" the problem is of a technical nature — the two main...
  • Schedule of January 2013 TV premieres, movies, specials

    Schedule of January 2013 TV premieres, movies, specials
    I look forward to January TV because one of my favorite shows, FX's "Justified," always premieres at the midseason. But the 2013 midseason schedule is special for another reason: "Cougar Town" begins its new life on TBS Jan. 8, the same night Season 4...
  • 'Flight'

    'Flight'
    Two-time Oscar winner Denzel Washington is no stranger to acting challenges, and he has one of his biggest yet in this compelling drama from director Robert Zemeckis ("Forrest Gump"). Inspired by experiences of screenwriter John Gatins, the film casts...
  • Other venues: 'Forrest Gump,' 'The Terminator' and 'The Man Who Wasn't There'

    BACinema Beverly Arts Center 2407 W. 111th St. 773-445-3838 beverlyartcenter.org *"The Waiting Room" (U.S.; Peter Nicks, 2012) Shot over five months in an Oakland public hospital, "The Waiting Room" explores the state of medical care for the nation's...
  • 'Mars Needs Moms' drags down Disney's earnings

     
    The box-office bomb that was "Mars Needs Moms" left collateral damage on Walt Disney Studios' bottom line, causing the film group's performance to lag in its second quarter. The studio recorded operating income of $77 million for the three months......
  • Denzel and Zemeckis to take ‘Flight’

     
    Robert Zemeckis has devoted his post-”Cast Away” career to launching, perfecting and popularizing motion capture animation, “the future of acting” in some circles,” “the present and future of animation” in others....
  • Might Hanks and Zemeckis reteam for Tom’s ‘Major Matt Mason’?

     
    The toy was ubiquitous in the 1960s — an astronaut sort of G.I. Joe who had his own moon base home, rover, the works. It wass the height of the Space Race and astronauts were all over the TV and every kid wanted a Major Matt Mason. And Major Matt...
  • Movie Preview: The Adventures of Tintin, The Secret of the Unicorn

     
    A digitally animated film from Steven Spielberg. Looks photo-real, except for the people in it.  The action is very Indy Jones-ish. An Indiana Jones movie as rendered by Robert Zemeckis and Image Movers? Just my first take on “The Adventures of...
  • Zemeckis adds Cheadle, Greenwood to Denzel’s ‘Flight

     
    He hasn't directed a live action film since his infatuation with motion capture/performance capture began. But Robert Zemeckis is loading up on the talent for his “comeback,” an airborne drama starring Denzel Washington as an airline pilot...
  • 'Gump,' 'Bambi' among 2011 National Film Registry selections

     
    he 1994 Oscar-winning best film, “Forrest Gump,” Walt Disney’s 1942 classic animated family film, “Bambi,” Charlie Chaplin’s first feature-length comedy “The Kid” and a 1912 silent comedy “A Cure for...