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  • In 'Four Christmases,' Seth Gordon explores a season's gratings

    In 'Four Christmases,' Seth Gordon explores a season's gratings
    To some, it might seem a bit of a stretch for the director of an odd and obscure documentary about the '80s arcade game Donkey Kong to become the man in charge of the big-budget holiday-season comedy " Four Christmases," starring Vince Vaughn and Reese...
  • 'Crazy Heart'

    'Crazy Heart'
    There's a powerful symmetry at work in "Crazy Heart" that's impossible to resist. It's a parallel between protagonist Bad Blake, a country singer whose entire life has led him to a nadir of disintegration, and star Jeff Bridges, whose exceptional film...
  • 'Book of Eli'

    In the future, according to "The Book of Eli," we'll all dress like we're in a Nine Inch Nails video. It is written. Most everyone wears goggles and leather in the post-apocalyptic wasteland of "The Book of Eli." A meteorite and a subsequent war 30 years...
  • Crazy Heart: Whiskey-bent and hellbound

    Jeff Bridges’ broken-down country singer in Crazy Heart feels like he’s stepped out of another time, and so does the movie he’s in. He’s a synecdoche for a certain kind of a film that doesn’t get made much anymore: Crazy...
  • John Thomason's summer movie explosion

    Looking at this year’s slate of summer movies, purists must finally succumb to the fact that 3-D is the new 2-D. Movies that were not shot in 3-D have been reconfigured for 3-D exhibition. If My Dinner With Andre came out in July 2010, it would be...
  • 'Thank You for Smoking'

    'Thank You for Smoking'
    If you haven't heard of Nick Naylor and aren't quite sure who Aaron Eckhart is, "Thank You for Smoking" is going to change both situations once and for all. Though he's been excellent in "Erin Brockovich," "In the Company of Men" and numerous other...
  • Who Killed Sandy Bird?

    Who Killed Sandy Bird?
    Two decades ago, on a warm summer night, the wife of a minister and mother of three died under heartbreaking circumstances. Her station wagon ran off a gravel country road and overturned in the Cottonwood River outside Emporia, Kansas. Early Sunday...
  • 75 achievements Oscar forgot

    When the Oscar nominations come out Tuesday, there are bound to be cries of injustice -- and in many cases, those charges will have merit. Can anyone really defend the exclusion from the Oscar nominee list in various years of movies such as "Some Like...
  • For Word-Herder Larry McMurtry, Novel Is Like a Trail Drive

    For a writer whose novels are often set under big Western skies and populated with ranchers and gunslingers, Larry McMurtry is strikingly bookish. Here is a man who, any day, would rather be nosing through dusty volumes than kicking sod on the prairie....