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Thursday Apr 3 | Daily Trojan

A call for an increase in antiheroines

Look at A Clockwork Orange's Alex, Goodfellas' Henry Hill, Scarface's Tony Montana, The Wolf of Wall Street's Jordan Bellford, Pulp Fiction's Jules Winnfield, American Beauty's Lester Burnham, Fight Club's Tyler Durden, Gran Torino's Walt Kowalski, American Psycho's Patrick Bateman and Taxi Driver's Travis Bickle: all riveting characters, all ... (more)


Related Topix: Batman Returns, Thriller, Crime Movies, Action Movies, Celebrities, Charlize Theron, Michelle Pfeiffer, Bonnie and Clyde, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Al Pacino

Mon Mar 24, 2014

E! Online

Charlize Theron Is Sweaty and Fierce After Her Morning Workout

Charlize Theron is making every effort to protect herself from an early morning paparazzi shot.


Related Topix: Prometheus, Celebrities, Charlize Theron, Fitness, Yoga

Thu Mar 20, 2014


Roger Ebert To Headline 2014 Ebertfest; Spike Lee, Oliver Stone To Attend

The 16th annual Roger Ebert 's Film Festival, also known as Ebertfest , will kick off April 23 with the critic himself.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Do the Right Thing, Spike Lee, War Movies, Biography Movies, Born on the Fourth of July, Oliver Stone, Blues

Hollywood Reporter

Patton Oswalt Signs Up for 'Agents of SHIELD'

The comedian and "Young Adult" actor is set to appear in an upcoming episode of the ABC super spy series.


Related Topix: Patton Oswalt

Movie Review: 'Bad Words'

" Bad Words " is one of those movies that's able to pull itself back from the abyss in just enough time to save itself.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Jason Bateman, Up in the Air

Chicago Sun-Times

Ebertfest Announces the Complete Lineup for 2014

Writer-director Rithy Panh takes a daunting and emotionally draining topic-the atrocities Cambodians suffered under Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge-and presents them in a way The movie is perfectly acceptable middle-of-the-road romantic comedy material, and for fans of such things it should certainly hit the spot.


Related Topix: Champaign, IL, Urbana, IL, Big Fan, Short Term 12

Evening Times

Paul Greenwood's movie reviews - Labor Day, Starred Up, A Long Way Down, About Last Night

Escaped prisoner Frank and divorced Adele fall for each other while he hides out in her home Great things were expected from this latest from director Jason Reitman, who has struck gold in recent years with the likes of Juno, Up in the Air and Young Adult.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, About Last Night..., Celebrities, Kate Winslet, Josh Brolin, Up in the Air

Wed Mar 19, 2014

The Phoenix

What's so funny?

When guests arrive at URI's first-ever humor symposium, "Open Mic, Open Minds: An Exploration of Social Issues Through Stand-up," on Saturday, March 22, they will receive "gag bags" that contain a whoopee cushion or rubber chicken or electric hand buzzer in addition to the usual conference swag .


Related Topix: Jim Gaffigan, Hope Valley, RI, Big Fan

Tue Mar 18, 2014


Labor Day - Review

Reitman's Labor Day marks something of a departure from the director's trademark style but remains a fascinating if flawed experience.


Related Topix: Up in the Air, Celebrities, Kate Winslet