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Allthe President’s Men set a high bar for that long-standing Hollywood genre—the newsroom film depicting courageous reporters uncovering the dirt. Spotlight , this year’s Oscar winnerfor Best Picture and Best Original Screenpla.. more

Feb 29, 2016 3:03 PM I Hate Hollywood

Spotlight successfully revives that old Hollywood theme of courageous reporters bringing down a corrupt Goliath with the slingshots of facts exposed. Based on a true story, Spotlight should not be mistaken for a documentary on the pedophile... more

Dec 8, 2015 8:44 PM Film Reviews


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The Avengers regroup to save the world from Ultron, a destructive artificial intelligence. more

Apr 28, 2015 9:15 PM Film Reviews 1 Comments

One thousand years in the future, humanity has abandoned earth and now resides somewhere beyond our solar system. The Legendary Ranger, Cypher Raige (Will Smith), is training his undisciplined teenage son Kitai more

May 27, 2013 11:53 PM Film Clips

Ken Thomson opens It Would be Easier on an impressionistic note with “Kleine Helmet,” a driftwood melody gently drawn by chamber-like ensemble playing. But the bass clarinetist/alto saxophonist/band leader travels through many moods on the ... more

Oct 17, 2010 12:00 AM Album Reviews

The island rises like a prehistoric behemoth from the fog of Boston harbor, a rocky Alcatraz set in cold, swirling tides and accessible only by a choppy ferry ride. Martin Scorsese’s Shutter Island is confined to that rock, a steeply pitche... more

Feb 19, 2010 12:00 AM Film Reviews

With avian flu and AIDS in the background, the idea of startling new contagions has been in the air among horror writers, literary authors and screenwriters. The novel by Portugese Novel Prize winner Jose Saramago, Blindness, concerns an apparnel.. more

Oct 2, 2008 4:00 AM I Hate Hollywood

Re digital TV: I bought 2 converters using government coupons a month ago. City Lights ,Letters more

Apr 11, 2008 12:00 AM News Features