| Apr 14, 2012
Bits and pieces from the local sports scene.
Players from Burroughs, Burbank win scholar awards: Burbank High football player Mitch Camacho and Adam Velasco from Burroughs were given 2011- 2012 National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 12:59 AM
It’s not like I thought Jonah Hill would come off an Oscar nominated performance in Moneyball (it wasn’t deserved), and start doing serious roles. This is the perfect vehicle for him. He wrote, produced, and starred in this film that takes its...
| Mar 20, 2012
The guy looks more like an Abercrombie model than an actor, probably because he used to be an Abercrombie model.
In interviews, his laugh frequently turns into a giggle, like he’s unconcerned about possessing the protective coating of his more...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 2:10 PM
A new comedy hits theaters today based loosely on a popular TV show that aired over 20 years ago.
So is "21 Jump Street" any good?
It's a tale of friendship, overcoming obstacles and pretending to be 18 when you're in your middle 20s. Starring Channing...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 2:01 PM
For the second week in a row, the biggest studio release is the first live-action feature from a director coming from animation. Or we should say — in the case of “21 Jump Street” — directors. The team of Phil Lord and...
| Mar 15, 2012
*** (out of four)
Part action movie spoof, part coming-of-age comedy and mostly hilarious, “21 Jump Street” gives the genre of “unexpected remakes of not especially significant ’80s TV shows” a good name.
The cop drama that...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 4:37 PM
SXSW screening of "21 Jump Street": Actor Channing Tatum proved the main attraction Monday night for the high percentage of very young women who turned up at a theater in Austin, Texas, for the premiere of "21 Jump Street" -- the comedic re-imagining of...
| Mar 12, 2012
Consider yourself lucky, Newt Gingrich. If Rob Riggle were still on “The Daily Show,” he would be all over you.
“I think there’s a lot—and I don’t mean this in a mean way—but I think there’s just a lot of...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 10:25 AM
DR. SEUSS’ THE LORAX (2012/C/Directed by Chris Renaud, Kyle Balda/Voiced by Zac Efron, Taylor Swift, Danny DeVito, Ed Helms, Betty White, Rob Riggle, Jenny Slate/Universal/Rated PG/Animated/86 minutes):
During his life, author Theodor Seuss...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 9:37 PM
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| Mar 5, 2012
| 2:24 PM
"The Lorax" reminds me of how much I love animated movies and of how often I love animated movies.
Roughly two out of three animated films are better than the majority of live-action films that I see in a given year.
Maybe it's because animated...