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Reeling It In: The best of films, the worst of films

...slot originally was going to go to the year's biggest money maker -- the beautiful, hilarious, and heartbreaking "Toy Story 3" along with the requisite exclamations about how Pixar rarely puts out a bad movie. But then I looked back and realized...
Reeling It In: And the Oscar goes to ... Billy Crystal?

...and Natalie Portman was awarded Best Actress for completely deconstructing in "Black Swan." And, naturally, "Toy Story 3" won Best Animated Film. The show itself, however, was pretty dull. Like the hosts, the whole production seemed...
'Rio' might not soar, but it doesn't crash

...long time. "MegaMind," "How to Train Your Dragon," "Despicable Me," and, of course, the incredibly moving "Toy Story 3." Those are some pretty tough shoes to fill, so I have to remind myself that, just because this week's fish-out-of-water...
Movie reviewer has possible Oscar nominees on radar

...stars Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams, and comes out never at a theatre near you unless they work that rating out. "Toy Story 3" You've seen it. You've probably bought it for your kids by now. You know that the Pixar people seem to make miracles...
The toys are back in town

"Toy Story 3" Pixar Animation Studios 1 hour, 43...being "fun for the whole family," but "Toy Story 3," like almost everything Pixar this weekend, are flocking to see "Toy Story 3," bringing the film over $110 million...
Reeling It In: Not great, but not bad either

...than half what was expected and came in third behind "Toy Story 3" and Adam Sandler's "Grown Ups." Entertainment...Day" is tanking is very simple. It's up against "Toy Story 3" and a stupid Adam Sandler flick. That, and the fact...
Wild about Harry: Fans of the wizard flock to movie opening

...movies," she said. She said the Orca has had some bigger titles in the past like the first "Twilight" movie and "Toy Story 3," but "we just haven't gotten one in awhile." And if Friday afternoon's steady stream of customers buying advance...
Christmas with the Updikes

...Sport Lake Road in Soldotna, Garrett seemed anything but overwhelmed. Crawling around inside a giant, inflatable "Toy Story 3" giga ball with his older brother Cy, 9, and little sister Emma, 5, Garrett was enjoying the new present. "He's...
Refreshingly Despicable Me

...part to Carrell's spot on delivery, delivers an entertaining and enjoyable time at the movies. Is it on par with "Toy Story 3?" No, but that's almost an unfair bar to set. This film won't change your worldview, but it also won't make...


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