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Aren't we lucky to have such smart movie stars?

Django Unchained and Titanic star Leonardo DiCaprio says he is planning to take a significant break from filming and concentrate on his environmental campaigning.

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"I would like to improve the world a bit. I will fly around the world doing good for the environment,'' added DiCaprio, in comments published in German.

Dinner and a movie

Bigelow's war

It's not often a single review can make me want to see a movie I previously had no interest in, but this critique of "Zero Dark Thirty" by Reason magazine's Kurt Loder does:

Just friends

Researchers once again discover the obvious:

Daily experience suggests that non-romantic friendships between males and females are not only possible, but common—men and women live, work, and play side-by-side, and generally seem to be able to avoid spontaneously sleeping together. However, the possibility remains that this apparently platonic coexistence is merely a façade, an elaborate dance covering up countless sexual impulses bubbling just beneath the surface.

Dizzying climb

A flick chick

Reading through the reactions to Nora Ephron's death, the movie scene of hers I see most often referred to is the Meg Ryan "I'll have what she's having" restaurant scene. But my favorite is the "Affair to Remember"-"Dirty Dozen" scene from "Sleepless in Seattle." Ephron's movies were definitely chick flicks, but she was able to make fun of the fact that she was making chick flicks.

Let's just stay home

Everybody complains about the outrageous cost of popcorn and other snacks at the movies, but nobody ever does anything about it, until now; Joshua Thompson, is suing a theater chain because he "got tired o being taken advantage of." Good luck with that: