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  • 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...
  • 2010 in review: Attack of the movies!

    Like everybody else right now, I could write a top 10 list of the best films of 2010, and if I did, it would be filled with a bunch of pretentious art-house films nobody saw, ’cause that’s how I roll. But for this feature, I’d much...
  • Fall movie preview: The good, the bad and the really intriguing

    Fall movie preview: The good, the bad and the really intriguing
    All release dates are subject to change. "Limited" means limited markets for that date -- i.e. not Central Florida -- wider release dates also included where known. Oct. 9 Couples Retreat (Universal) Vince Vaughn, Malin Akerman, Kristen Bell, Faizon...
  • Farrah Fawcett dies after battling cancer for 3 years

    Farrah Fawcett dies after battling cancer for 3 years
    Farrah Fawcett, who starred in the 1970s television hit "Charlie's Angels" and became a generation's favorite pinup after posing for a hot-selling swimsuit poster, has died. She was 62. Fawcett, who was diagnosed with a rare anal cancer in 2006, died...
  • 'Four Christmases'

    'Four Christmases'
    The jig is up for a family-avoiding couple ( Vince Vaughn and Reese Witherspoon, also producers of the movie) whose usual holiday getaway is foiled by fog in an amusing tale helped greatly by a strong cast. A spontaneous television interview reveals they...
  • 'The Road'

    It's a miracle "The Road" works at all, given the harsh, murmuring severity of its source, the 2006 Cormac McCarthy novel full of minimally punctuated dialogue, taking place in a world ravaged by an event -- human-made? climatological? -- unspecified by...
  • '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...
  • Robert Duvall sees his friend Horton Foote in the Southern style of 'Get Low'

    Robert Duvall sees his friend Horton Foote in the Southern style of 'Get Low'
    Here's some high praise for the script of "Get Low": Star Robert Duvall compares it to the work of his dear, departed friend, the distinguished playwright and screenwriter Horton Foote. "Individualizing, particularizing a place, a Southern theme, but yet...
  • Golden Globes snub 'True Grit,' 'Hereafter,' 'Black Swan's' Barbara Hershey, 'Get Low's' Robert Duvall

    Golden Globes snub 'True Grit,' 'Hereafter,' 'Black Swan's' Barbara Hershey, 'Get Low's' Robert Duvall
    Billboards and commercials for the movie "True Grit" are as ubiquitous this holiday season as six-shooters in a Western saloon. But you won't find the Joel and Ethan Coen film on the list of Golden Globe nominees announced Tuesday. The western was shut...
  • Movie review: 'Country Strong'

    Movie review: 'Country Strong'
    There is a down-home comfort saturating "Country Strong," in that "somebody done somebody wrong song" way, that almost carries you through when its music-drenched melodrama gets predictable. Which is pretty much as soon as the fragile, still-in-rehab...