ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

MOVIE: UP IN THE AIR

OMAHA, ST LOUIS, KANSAS CITY, TULSA, DES MOINES, MIAMI, MILWAUKEE, CHICAGO, SAN FRANCISCO. The names flicker above aerials of these cities but we get no … Read more

SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE

BY MICHELLE PORTER When Jamal Malik appears on Who Wants To Be A Millionaire and answers every question correctly, he is arrested and interrogated for … Read more

VALKYRIE

Tom Cruise puts in a satisfactory performance, starring as Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg and is assisted by an extremely capable supporting cast (Kenneth Branagh, Bill … Read more

THEATRE: VINCENT RIVER

BY KOMI SELLATHURAI From telling a ‘deformed baby’ joke to smoking her first joint to taking in the scent of her dead son’s shirt, the … Read more

HOTEL FOR DOGS

While looking for a place to hide their dog Friday, two orphaned teenagers, Andi (Emma Roberts) and Bruce (Jake T. Austin), stumble across an abandoned … Read more

MARLEY AND ME

Based on the autobiography of a New York Times journalist, Marley and Me follows the transition of a young couple into married life and parenthood. … Read more

THE TALE OF DESPEREAUX

The Tale Of Despereaux is a film about a mouse who is born with big ears and an even bigger sense of virtue. In the … Read more

GRAN TORINO

Clint Eastwood both directs and stars in Gran Torino, a film that explores the human ability to both adapt to and bring about change. … Read more

DOUBT

Sister James (Amy Adams) fears that the likeable, revolutionary Father Flynn (Philip Seymour Hoffman) has made improper advances on a student. She reveals her thoughts … Read more

BUSTIN’ DOWN THE DOOR

  Whether or not you’re a surfer, there’s something magical about watching a real professional riding big waves. Bustin’ Down the Door tells the story of … Read more