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  • Oscars 2015: Indie outside shot 'Whiplash' keeps hitting the mark

    From the very first, "Whiplash" has survived and thrived by being the different drummer — philosophically, metaphorically, literally. It's a $3.3-million indie outside shot that somehow keeps hitting the mark. Now it's got five Oscar nominations in its pocket.
  • Review: 'Whiplash' ★★★★

    Review: 'Whiplash' ★★★★
    Whatever the ripping melodrama "Whiplash" says about artistic torment, or the price of ambition, or mentor/student relationships from hell or thereabouts, it's too busy providing serious excitement — both as an actors showcase and a confirmation...

    Dinner and a movie

    Dinner and a movie
    Man, I wish I'd gotten this assignment two years ago. The task of matching Oscar-nominated films to appropriate restaurants is challenge enough, but it's even harder these days, thanks to the Academy's esteem-building decision to expand the number of...

    Rodarte's Kate and Laura Mulleavy: Fabricators

    Rodarte's Kate and Laura Mulleavy: Fabricators
    Their story is like a "once upon a time," but envision Cinderella in a lace gown that's been painted on by Caravaggio and then run through a paper shredder. There are actually two Cinderellas, Kate (with bangs) and Laura Mulleavy, sisters who don't yet...

    REVIEW: 'Noah' ★★ 1/2

    REVIEW: 'Noah' ★&#9733 1/2
    Neither fish nor fowl, neither foul nor inspiring, director and co-writer Darren Aronofsky's strange and often rich new movie "Noah" has enough actual filmmaking to its name to deserve better handling than a plainly nervous Paramount Pictures has given...