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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Beatles' 'Yellow Submarine' film, soundtrack to be reissued in May

     
    The Beatles' "Yellow Submarine" animated film has been newly restored and will be issued on DVD and Blu-ray in May. "Yellow Submarine" broke new ground in animated feature films and extended the Beatles' creative empire when it was released in 1968....
  • 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."...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 'Mars Needs Moms' movie premiere: Seth Green, Joan Cusack, Berkeley Breathed

     
    Berkeley Breathed, Seth Green and Joan Cusack were on the red carpet for the "Mars Needs Moms" movie premiere in Hollywood. Berkeley Breathed, of "Bloom County" fame, wrote the book "Mars Needs Moms."...