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  • Six Ways of Looking at The Big Lebowski

    Six Ways of Looking at The Big Lebowski
    Dude Fest Feb. 9, 10:15 p.m., Spotlight Theatres Front Street, 39 Front St., Hartford, (860) 422-7713, spotlighttheatres.com   As a glorious paradox: There are plenty of reasons for the enduring success of Joel and Ethan Coen's The Big Lebowski,...
  • The Coens' 'Inside Llewyn Davis' aims to keep 1960s folk scene real

    The Coens' 'Inside Llewyn Davis' aims to keep 1960s folk scene real
    NEW YORK — A single song bookends "Inside Llewyn Davis," the forthcoming film from Joel and Ethan Coen about a week in the life of a struggling singer in the New York folk scene of the early 1960s. It's a gentle guitar ballad starring a dangling...
  • AFI Fest 2013 wraps up a memorable, star-studded scene

     AFI Fest 2013 wraps up a memorable, star-studded scene
    With a calendar date falling just as studios are desperately trying to secure some awards-season traction for their Oscar hopefuls, the AFI Fest has no trouble booking its share of glamorous galas and high-profile events. This year's festival, which...
  • Review: The Coen brothers' 'Inside Llewyn Davis' doesn't miss a beat

    As much as any directors working today, the brothers Coen, Ethan and Joel, are unmistakable auteurs, filmmakers who place their own distinctive stamp on everything they do. But while the bleak, funny, exquisitely made "Inside Llewyn Davis" echoes...
  • Comments & Curiosities: The 'King' of all award shows

    "Hooray for Holly." Come on, everybody, "Hooray for Hollywood, that screwy bally-hooey Hollywood, where any office boy or young mechanic, can be a panic." No, wait, stop, please. That was awful. We try that every year and it never gets any better....
  • Writer’s Guild nominates ‘Please Give,’ ‘Black Swan,’ ‘The Fighter’ and ‘Inception’

     
    Very interesting break from the pack for the Writer's Guild of America, whose screenwriting members recognized Nicole Holofcener's very fine “Please Give” and nominated it as one of the best written films of 2010. They also went for the...
  • Oscar nominations: ‘King’s Speech’ dominates, ‘True Grit’ and ‘Social Network’ do well

     
    The usual suspects' named were trotted out when the nominations for the 83rd Academy Award were announced this morning. We're talking “The Social Network,” “Black Swan” “The King's Speech” (12 nominations, leading the...
  • Cover story: 2011 Oscars: And the winners might be...

     
    This Oscar race pits classic academy taste against the new. “The King's Speech,” “The Fighter” and “True Grit” represent more traditional Oscar fare like “The English Patient,” “Rocky” and &#...
  • Matt Damon talks ‘The Adjustment Bureau’

     
    If you’re going to make a movie that wrestles with the philosophical conflict of “free will” versus “determinism,” you could do a lot worse than having Matt Damon star in it. It helps to have a bright guy explain “The...
  • Oscars: Best Picture? Gotta be ‘The King’s Speech’

     
    You think they knew this was the winner weeks ago, and thus had all the nominees clips set to “The King's Speech” by Colin Firth? By the way, SPOILER. Firth's last big scene in the movie, the BIGGEST scene. That was what they showed. The...
  • 12 things you didn't know about the 2011 Tony Awards

     
    Tony Awards: 12 things you probably didn't know about Broadway's biggest night...