Lucky Lou’s: Always a good bet

Winner, winner, chicken dinner! Not in the mood? How about a juicy burger, a scrumptious (and healthy) plate of grilled salmon, an order of...

‘No. 4’ aspires to ‘Twilight’

Authorship of the young-adult novel I Am Number Four is credited to a certain “Pittacus Lore.” If you have a faint suspicion of a...

Our movie guru offers his picks for this year’s Best Oscar Pix

For the shortest month in the calendar, we ask a lot of February. It’s devoted to love, and to commemorating our great presidents, and...

Mark Moorhead’s ‘Best of’ listing of all-time romantic film classics

Flowers wilt. Candy endangers the waistline. Jewelry endangers the credit card. But a good romantic movie can make for a world-class Valentine’s Day. Choosing the right...

‘Green Hornet’: A few super moments but mainly a super disappointment

One of the signs that you’re a true movie star may be when you get cast in a classic role for which you seem...

Digital enhancements ensure movie-goers a truly moving experience, literally

At this writing I still haven’t seen Harry Potter and the Receding Hairline, or whatever this one is called. But I did get to...

‘Unstoppable’ on track to reprise popular runaway-train theme

Runaway locomotives have a long and noble history in movies, and I've been a fan at least since the TV movie Runaway! back in...

‘Due Date’ chaotic but still boasts worthy acting

An uptight guy is forced to travel across America with an obnoxious guy. That’s the simple, and by no means original, premise of the...

Original ‘Invasion’ still a good scare

If you’re looking for a scary classic DVD for this month of ghouls and goblins, you might consider the original Invasion of the Body...

‘Buried’ frightens with primal terror

October at last! It’s my favorite month in the Valley because it’s the one in which summer begins to give up her stubbornness, and...
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