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  • More 'Star Wars'? The end has no end

    More 'Star Wars'? The end has no end
    “Pirates of the Caribbean 47/Johnny Depp stars as the robot pirate who loses his wife in a game of poker and tries to win her back with hilarious consequences.” These are lyrics to “Robocop 4: [Bleep] Off Robocop” by Future of the...
  • 'Flight' review: Stuck in first gear

    'Flight' review: Stuck in first gear
    ** (out of four) Boy, motion-capture technology has come a long way. In “Flight,” that really looks like Denzel Washington. Just kidding. For the first time since 2000’s “Cast Away,” Chicago-native director Robert...
  • Denzel Washington, Robert Zemeckis in a top 'Flight' ★★★★

    Denzel Washington, Robert Zemeckis in a top 'Flight' ★★★★
    "Flight" is exciting — terrific, really — because in addition to the sophisticated storytelling techniques by which it keeps us hooked, it doesn't drag audience sympathies around by the nose, telling us what to think or how to judge the...
  • Denzel Washington flies high in 'Flight'

    Denzel Washington flies high in 'Flight'
    Denzel Washington has a weird, recurring dream about flying, but it has nothing to do with piloting an airplane like he does in his new film, "Flight." "I've had it for most of my life," Washington said during a recent press conference at Montage in...
  • MOVIE REVIEW: "Flight" $10/10

    MOVIE REVIEW: "Flight" $10/10
    Would God put 100 souls through a traumatic experience to change the heart of one man? And what if this man was living an extremely reckless life, with a complete disregard for the well-being of those who need him most? If God would put the lives of...
  • Film review: Return of the live-action Zemeckis

    Film review: Return of the live-action Zemeckis
    From the ads and trailers, you might think that “Flight” is some sort of legal thriller, with Denzel Washington's character being unfairly accused or even framed; and you'd be about 10% right. In fact, “Flight” is primarily a moral...
  • 'Holy Motors' review: That's how it's done, 'Cloud Atlas'

    'Holy Motors' review: That's how it's done, 'Cloud Atlas'
    ***1/2 (out of four) Making the storyline of “The Master” look like child’s play, French filmmaker Leos Carax’s first film in 13 years features Eva Mendes in arguably her most fascinating role. Uh, it’s not exactly similar...
  • Reel Critic: Denzel's 'Flight' soars

    Reel Critic: Denzel's 'Flight' soars
    Whip Whitaker wakes up with a beautiful woman after a night of hard partying. He has a flight to catch in two hours, so he downs more booze and cocaine to pull himself together before strutting onto the plane. Whitaker is the pilot. What follows in...
  • '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...
  • Around Town: 'Mad, Mad World' and other comedy classics

     
    The American Cinematheque is ringing in the New Year with some wild and crazy comedy classics...
  • Around Town: Indiana Jones rides back into town

     
    Arclight Cinemas, celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, asked filmgoers to choose classic movies for this month's ArcLight Presents. And they came up with some popular choices, including "Raiders of the Lost Ark."...