| Aug 20, 2009
| 12:47 PM
What's Hot: Interesting attempt at Contra-style arcade gameplay
What's Not: Mediocre in every way imaginable
Crispy Gamer Says: Fry
Let's cut to the chase: " G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra" is terrible. It's a typical tie-in that intends to sell copies...
| Aug 23, 2009
A hungry Fox spotted some grapes dangling plump and ripe from a vine overhead. Though he stood on his hind legs and stretched forth his long muzzle, he still could not reach them. As he slunk away he was heard to remark: 'Those grapes are probably sour...
| Sep 11, 2009
Pat Tillman, unlikely football hero and unlikelier warrior, went to Afghanistan and got accidentally wasted by the men in his own Ranger platoon. It happens. Among the many shadows Jon Krakauer illuminates in his compelling and dispiriting book, "Where...
| Sep 25, 2009
When the going's good, even potential bad news can seem a blessing. And things are going swimmingly for Dennis Quaid these days.
His last film, G.I. Joe: The Rise of COBRA, had some of the worst advance press of any movie this year.
"It's fun to be a...
| Feb 8, 2008
After 15 months in Iraq, U.S. Army Sgt. John C. Osmolski was ready to come home.
The date was set: This coming Wednesday, Osmolski would be back in Eustis, playing with his nephew John Micheal and tinkering with his Jeep with his brother Daniel.
| Mar 25, 2009
Move over, G.I. Joe: Major Matt Mason may be making a comeback.
Tom Hanks, who went to the moon in 1995's "Apollo 13," is orbiting a live-action movie based on the moon-based major, according to Variety. Created during the lunar excitement of the 1960s,...
| Jul 17, 2009
Joseph Gordon-Levitt is billing his new movie, "(500) Days of Summer," as "an anti- romance," a cinematic riposte to the "silly and dismissible" romantic comedies that Hollywood has been making and marketing to lonely hearts for decades.
| Nov 17, 2010
| 1:31 PM
They called him Bobby then, not Robert, and he was never part of David Kurrasch's clique growing up.
The boys grew up less than a mile apart in a quiet neighborhood in Santa Ana, and they saw each other often; Kurrasch's best friend, Eric Christensen,...
| May 13, 2010
Days after Joie Gates learned that her son had killed himself in Afghanistan, she dashed off a letter to President Barack Obama.
It was an impassioned plea for him to take action to stem the number of military suicides, which last year exceeded the...
| Jul 26, 2010
When the big studios commit big bucks on their big franchises, the list of directors deemed equal to the task suddenly can grow very small.
FOR THE RECORD:
New directors: An article in Monday's Calendar section about studios'...