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Searching for Sugar Man (movie)

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  • Former Baltimorean's article inspired Oscar-winning documentary

    Former Baltimorean's article inspired Oscar-winning documentary
    Former Baltimorean Craig Strydom intentionally attended the 85th Academy Awards wearing his father-in-law's tuxedo, the one with the tiny tear in one leg. The music journalist chose not to mend the small rip. He figured it would keep him grounded if the...
  • New releases: Divorce hits a child hard in 'What Maisie Knew'

    What Maisie Knew Millennium, $28.99; Blu-ray, $29.99 Available on VOD beginning Aug. 13 It's tough enough to have a normal childhood in the cramped bustle of the big city, but even harder when being shuttled back and forth between two parents who...
  • Review: 'Sample This' offers little insight into band's music

    Review: 'Sample This' offers little insight into band's music
    The unexpected success of last year's Oscar-winning "Searching for Sugar Man" has apparently opened the door to similar documentaries about unappreciated performers whose work finds second and third lives far from their original milieus. One such...
  • Father's Musical Touches Song In My Heart

    I won't lie to you. I can't face another column about guns or bombs. Maybe we all need a break. So, today, I'm going to tell you a story. In 1961, my father, Robert McEnroe, and the songwriter Johnny Burke collaborated on a musical adaptation of the...
  • Thanks to film 'A Band Called Death,' punk rockers get a new life

    Thanks to film 'A Band Called Death,' punk rockers get a new life
    This post has been updated. See note below for details. Bassist and singer Bobby Hackney Sr. gawked wide-eyed at the framed photos of Buster Keaton, Lillian Gish, Fatty Arbuckle and other stars from the early days of Hollywood, which lined the walls...
  • Variety Creative Impact Award in Acting: Jonah Hill

    For Jonah Hill, the most daunting challenge of his role in Martin Scorsese's financial depravity epic "The Wolf of Wall Street" wasn't getting the part. "Leonardo DiCaprio basically co-signed for me," Hill says of his co-star, who persuaded Scorsese to...
  • Review: Another triumphant night for 'Sugar Man' Rodriguez, a sell-out in Philly

     
    Sixto Rodriguez is not a household name, but his inspiring story has become famous and it’s resulting in sold-out music venues throughout the country. Rodriguez is a folk singer/songwriter who didn’t have much success while growing up in...
  • L.A. Film Critics name 'Amour' 2012's best, praise 'The Master'

    After being snubbed by major critics groups this award season, “The Master” got a boost Sunday from the Los Angeles Film Critics Assn. The Paul Thomas Anderson-directed film was awarded more prizes than any other film, taking home honors for...
  • 'Searching for Sugar Man'

    The recipient of much acclaim at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival - to the tune of two awards - this documentary traces the literal search for Rodriguez, a musician whose meant-to-be-huge album barely caused a ripple in the 1970s. Its reputation grew...
  • An improbably happy ending for Rodriguez

    An improbably happy ending for Rodriguez
    A lovely film about a Detroit singer-songwriter robbed of musical fame but rewarded with a second chance decades later, at age 70, "Searching for Sugar Man" tells a story of serendipity and just deserts. If it were fiction, it'd be improbable fiction. But...
  • Q&A: Rodriguez, star of the documentary 'Searching for Sugar Man'

    Q&A: Rodriguez, star of the documentary 'Searching for Sugar Man'
    Spoiler alert: Little-known, critically acclaimed early 1970s folk singer Rodriguez is not, contrary to popular belief, dead. Yet, as chronicled in the Sundance award-winning film “Searching for Sugar Man,” that’s what many fans in...