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  • City Lights: Beauty pageants with a twist

    I had a college professor who kept a sign on her office door with a concise slogan: "Men are from Earth. Women are from Earth. Get used to it." As one who has always considered the genders more alike than different, I applaud that sentiment, and I'm...
  • En Cartelera: Coriolanus y Being Flynn

    <b>En Cartelera:</b> Coriolanus y Being Flynn
    Coriolanus *** Ralph Fiennes toma una pieza clásica de William Shakespeare para entregar una inteligente metáfora política que marca su debut como director. Si bien Fiennes impresiona como actor y como realizador, quien se lleva todos los laureles es...
  • Cine: Actor Venezolano Edgar Ramírez cautiva a Hollywood

    Muy pocos actores han cultivado la atención de Hollywood como Edgar Ramírez, venezolano que saltó a la fama mundial después de encarnar al terrorista El chacal en el telefilme francés Carlos. El nuevo escalón que pisa Ramírez se titula Wrath of the...
  • 'Zero Dark Thirty' a first draft of history ★★★★

    'Zero Dark Thirty' a first draft of history &#9733;&#9733;&#9733;&#9733;
    To consider what director Kathryn Bigelow has accomplished in "Zero Dark Thirty," imagine the events depicted by the story if they'd been given the "Argo" treatment. Not to take anything away from that rousing true (-ish) story of hostages freed and...
  • Happy face/sad face reaction: 2013 Oscar nominations

     Happy face/sad face reaction: 2013 Oscar nominations
    As always, this morning’s Oscar nominations created a roller coaster of emotion. Shock! Relief! Fury! I should not get so worked up about this. Really, though, the nods for the 2013 Academy Awards had a few more big surprises than usual—or...
  • Reel Critics: 'Zero' scores a perfect 10

    Reel Critics: 'Zero' scores a perfect 10
    Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow ("The Hurt Locker") has masterfully directed action and actors in "Zero Dark Thirty," a slow-burning re-creation of the hunt for Osama bin Laden. Like a crime thriller, the story takes us through unsettling...
  • The Hulk of Garbage That is the Oscars

    The only useful quote regarding the Academy Awards is from NYT critic Manohla Dargis who said, “Let’s acknowledge that the Oscars are bullshit and we hate them.” Nevertheless, this year should probably go down as a pre-eminent...
  • Critic's Notebook: Movie violence must not be stopped

    Critic's Notebook: Movie violence must not be stopped
    I abhor violence. As a rookie police reporter years ago I saw the damage guns, knives, broken bottles, metal pipes, hands — humans — can inflict. From the terrifyingly premeditated to the unfortunately accidental, those images still have the...
  • Oscars and American history: True, or true enough?

    Oscars and American history: True, or true enough?
    A modest proposal: Movies exploring some aspect of American history, such as “Argo,” “Lincoln” and “Zero Dark Thirty,” should leave off the “based on a true story” or “inspired by true events”...
  • Backstage at the Oscars: Affleck, Clooney talk 'Argo'

    Backstage at the Oscars: Affleck, Clooney talk 'Argo'
    Highlights from backstage at the Oscars: The “Argo” trio of Ben Affleck, George Clooney and Grant Heslov took the stage, and Affleck was asked when he felt was tipping point for his movie’s victory. “Michelle Obama,”...
  • 'Tupac' biopic launches online casting call for lead role

     
    Calling all Tupac Shakur doppelgangers –- with acting chops. Morgan Creek Productions along with Skee.TV and Karmaloop.TV have teamed together to launch an online casting call to fill the shoes of the slain polarizing rapper in the anticipated...