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  • 'Kill the Messenger' a cautionary tale for crusading reporters

     'Kill the Messenger' a cautionary tale for crusading reporters
    The key moment in "Kill the Messenger" takes place when imprisoned drug lord Norwin Meneses, suavely played by Andy Garcia, turns to Jeremy Renner's crusading journalist, Gary Webb, and asks a deceptively simple question: "Now that you know the truth,...
  • John Kass: Political fictions no stranger than reality -- but at least they're less depressing

    In an early scene on "Madam Secretary" -- a kinda Hillary Clinton political soap opera on CBS -- our heroine mucks horse manure out of a barn. As played by Tea Leoni, Madam Secretary is a former CIA-analyst-turned-professor in the Virginia horse country,...
  • Marlon James' views of a crime in 'A Brief History of Seven Killings'

    Marlon James' views of a crime in 'A Brief History of Seven Killings'
    Marlon James' "A Brief History of Seven Killings," is a thrilling, ambitious fictionalization of the assassination attempt on Bob Marley in 1976 and the afterlives of Marley's would-be assassins. Both intense and epic — it's told in rapid-fire...
  • Where in the world is Kim Jong Un?

    Where in the world is Kim Jong Un?
    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has not been seen in public for more than a month, generating speculation that his absence is due to failing health or political intrigue. Given the paucity of information, keeping track of Kim is tougher than winning at...
  • Box Office: 'Gone Girl' Fending Off 'Alexander,' Downey Jr.

    "Gone Girl" should entrap audiences for the second week in a row, but the R-rated thriller faces stiff competition from a family film, "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day." The Walt Disney Studios' adaptation of Judith Viorst's...
  • 'Kill the Messenger' asks some good questions

    'Kill the Messenger' asks some good questions
    *** (out of four) The real-life-based investigative journalism tale “Kill the Messenger” is no “All the President’s Men,” but it’s got quite a story: In the late ‘90s, San Jose Mercury News reporter Gary Webb...
  • Is the French Revolution our new model?

    At the end of the 18th century, there were two great Western revolutions -- the American and the French. Americans opted for the freedom of the individual, and divinely endowed absolute rights and values. A quite different French version sought...
  • El papa Francisco, Mukwege, Snowden y Malala, favoritos al Nobel de la Paz

    El papa Francisco, Mukwege, Snowden y Malala, favoritos al Nobel de la Paz
    COPENHAGUE - El papa Francisco, el médico congoleño Denis Mukwege, la paquistaní Malala Yousafzai y el exanalista de la CIA Eric Snowden son los nombres que más suenan en las quinielas previas al Nobel de la Paz, que se falla mañana viernes en Oslo....
  • Fincher, Affleck and Pike take 'Gone Girl' to new heights

    "PUT YOUR ear down close to your soul and listen hard." -- Anne Sexton WELL, I went to see the movie "Gone Girl," based on Gillian Flynn's hot novel that blasted onto best seller lists several years back. I turned a lot of my friends on to this book....
  • Three Game-Changing Female Producers Make Sure Passion-Driven Films Hit the Screen

    Perhaps the least interesting thing about Megan Ellison, Gigi Pritzker and Molly Smith is that these game-changing film financiers happen to be the scions of three of America's wealthiest families -- a status that's more Trivial Pursuit factoid than it is...
  • Political fictions no stranger than reality — but at least they're less depressing

    Political fictions no stranger than reality — but at least they're less depressing
    In an early scene on "Madam Secretary" — a kinda Hillary Clinton political soap opera on CBS — our heroine mucks horse manure out of a barn. As played by Tea Leoni, Madam Secretary is a former CIA-analyst-turned-professor in the Virginia...