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  • Movie Projector: 'Five-Year Engagement' expected to reach altar first

     
    "The Five-Year Engagement" is expected to debut with a solid sum of around $20 million at the box office this weekend. The film about a troubled relationship is likely to perform far better than three other movies hitting theaters this weekend. Both the...
  • Stale-looking 'That's My Boy' is a raunchy risk for Adam Sandler

     
    “That’s My Boy” will be Adam Sandler’s first R-rated comedy under his own brand (as opposed to films he’s made with prominent directors like Paul Thomas Anderson or Judd Apatow). “That’s My Boy” is being...
  • With 'The Croods' in top spot, 'Olympus' will fall to No. 2

    With 'The Croods' in top spot, 'Olympus' will fall to No. 2
    "The Croods" could club its way to box-office success this weekend, as the animated caveman movie looks certain to end up No. 1. The 3-D DreamWorks Animation film is likely to open with a solid $40 million, according to those who have seen pre-release...
  • Patt Morrison Asks: Canon lawyer, Bert Fields

    Patt Morrison Asks: Canon lawyer, Bert Fields
    Who wrote Shakespeare? Sounds like "Who's buried in Grant's tomb?" Yet about 150 years ago, people on both sides of the Atlantic began asking how an otherwise obscure William Shakespeare of Stratford-upon-Avon could have crafted the most brilliant works...
  • 'Anonymous' won't open nationwide in last-minute change

     
    Sony Pictures will open the William Shakespeare authorship drama "Anonymous" in only 250 theaters next weekend, scaling back from an initial wide release and hoping to first build word of mouth....
  • Music theater review: Peter Sellars' 'Desdemona' at Berkeley

     
    Peter Sellars' "Desdemona" -- with text by Toni Morrison and music by Rokia Traoré -- is an incantatory new re-imagining of Shakespeare's "Othello," giving the missing voice to the women and Africans....
  • 'Anonymous' provokes skepticism from Shakespeare experts

     
    "Anonymous," the new movie from disaster-flick auteur Roland Emmerich, revives the age-old Oxfordian theory of Shakespearean authorship arguing that Edward de Vere was in fact the man behind the Bard's masterpieces....
  • Movie Projector: 'Puss in Boots' to stomp on competition

     
    The animated fugitive hero of "Puss in Boots" will run away with the box office crown this weekend, according to those who have seen pre-release audience surveys. Two other films debuting in wide release, "In Time" with Justin Timberlake and "The Rum...
  • Shakespeare whodunit

     
    If I may borrow from the Bard, it's "much ado about nothing." The movie "Anonymous" has stirred the simmering pot of those who find reasons, and adequate spare time, to question whether William Shakespeare of Stratford-upon-Avon wrote the most remarkable....
  • Critic's Notebook: Who wrote 'Hamlet'?

     
    Roland Emmerich's film "Anonymous" has added fuel to the Shakespeare authorship debate, but what are the Shakespeare debunkers and defenders both leaving out?...
  • Why so many Hollywood relationship movies are box-office duds

     
    Why so many movies that would never pass the Hollywood box-office smell test still get made....