Dec. 26 2012
Christmas. That means presents, decorations, feasts and the general mass consumption were best known for. Of course, it also means movies, as Hollywood saves the best and sometimes not so bestfor last.
Dec. 19 2012
No matter what anyone tells you, getting older totally sucks. Your body slows down, you have greater responsibilities and you can no longer eat whatever you want without impunity
Dec. 19 2012
Theres very little one can do thats more selfless than adopt a child who has a disability. Its an enormous responsibility to take on, and we should collectively be supportive of people who are able to...
Dec. 12 2012
Its been 10 long years since Frodo plunged Gollum and the One Ring into the lake of fire and Viggo Mortensen sang that strange dirge as he was crowned king of all humans
Dec. 12 2012
When it comes to playing former presidents, the spotlights been on Daniel Day-Lewis for his turn as Abraham Lincoln
Dec. 5 2012
.On paper, the central relationship at the heart of Sean Bakers new film, Starletthe life-changing one between a vibrant young woman and a cantankerous older ladyhas the potential to be as sentimental...
Dec. 5 2012
It would be very, very easy to write off Patrick Wangs debut film as a Message Movie. After all, its about a gay man in the south trying to get custody of his son, and Wang wrote, directed and stars in...
Nov. 28 2012
Brad Pitt starred as Jesse James, and hes back to play another complicated bad guy in Killing Them Softly, the adaptation of George Higgins book about a professional enforcer whose services are...
Nov. 28 2012
As far as movies go, most Americans think of Brazil in very strict termspeople there are either very rich or very poor, and theres very little in between
Nov. 21 2012
Now comes Ang Lee with his latest movie, Life of Pi, which raises the bar for 3-D and simply must be seen in that format. Its a stunningly beautiful film, even if it isnt quite able to accomplish...
Nov. 21 2012
You might wonder why big names like Josh Hutcherson, who starred in The Hunger Games, and Chris Hemsworth, who plays Thor in Thor and The Avengers, would sign on for ensemble...
Nov. 14 2012
Spoiler alert: Abraham Lincoln dies in the end
Nov. 14 2012
The criticism around David O. Russells new film, Silver Linings Playbook, is that it uses a hot-button topicmental illnessto deliver whats essentially a romantic dramedy. Let me dispute that. Sure,...
Nov. 7 2012
Is there anything or anyone who can stop James Bond. Is there a villain who can actually do away with him once hes tied up and in serious peril?
Nov. 7 2012
Given where we are on the calendar, youre forgiven if you thought San Diegos 2012 filmfestival schedule had come to an end. But youd still be wrong
Oct. 31 2012
Sometimes a trailer does precisely the opposite of what it intends to do: dissuades you from going to see a movie. That was my experience when I saw the trailer for Ben Lewins film The Sessions; it...
Oct. 31 2012
The San Diego Asian Film Festival has always been one of the citys most successful cinema celebrations, drawing huge crowds to its home at UltraStar Mission Valley
Oct. 24 2012
Lets cut to the chase, because this is print, and theres so much going on in Cloud Atlas that we might run out of space before we even get going
Oct. 24 2012
Halloween is fast approaching, and therell be plenty of horror and sometimes horrifyingfilms screening around town.
Oct. 17 2012
Booze has played a huge part in so many huge performances. Lest we forget, before he went completely nuts, Nic Cage won an Oscar for playing a drunk in Leaving Las Vegas

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