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Michael Powell

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  • If you liked (or hated) 'Black Swan,' you'll love 'Red Shoes'

    If you liked (or hated) 'Black Swan,' you'll love 'Red Shoes'
    Oscar-nominated director Darren Aronofsky often tells interviewers that "The Red Shoes" (1948) is the one film comparable to his own "Black Swan." How modest of him! Aronofsky was right to say that the classic by British masters Michael Powell and Emeric...
  • Obama: McCain not being racist but 'cynical'

    Barack Obama's reaction to John McCain's playing of the race-card-allegation card and of the Moses card commands attention today in the mainstream, estuary and side-trickle media. Here, we see Obama insisting on the term cynical rather than racial,...
  • Martin Scorsese does his research in preparation for LACMA appearance

    When Martin Scorsese accepted the Cecil B. DeMille Award at Sunday's Golden Globe Awards ceremony, he evoked the words of William Faulkner: "The past is never dead. It's not even past." He later said in his speech, "None of us......
  • Weekend reviews: Rio, Conspirator endorsed, Scream 4 not so much

    “Rio” took me and most critics utterly by surprise. Blue Sky Studios has been churning out inferior “Ice Age” sequels for so long I didn't think they had something this sweet, pretty and fun in them. Inspired voice casting, great...