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February 9, 2010
Ben Hecht, the highly prolific and often uncredited writer in Hollywood’s heyday, once said about directors, “They scowled at the […]
April 20, 2009
When one thinks of towns in the United States known for their international flair and diversity, Syracuse, New York is […]
February 5, 2009
What are the top 10 things that come to mind with the release of every new romantic comedy? Do you […]
January 29, 2009
Since first winning acclaim at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2008, Danny Boyle’s Slumdog Millionaire has gone on […]
January 22, 2009
By the time Oscar nominations come around each year, there are few surprises and this year proved no exception. Leading […]
January 16, 2009
He grew up in Hastings-on-Hudson in New York State and graduated with a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University, […]
January 15, 2009
In 1940, when The Spirit was introduced to audiences by way of the Sunday paper, creator Will Eisner didn’t have […]
January 12, 2009
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association held its annual Golden Globes awards ceremony last night, Sunday, January 11, 2009, after a […]
January 8, 2009
The first image that comes to mind when you hear “movie producer” is likely not a gray-haired, pudgy 60-year-old. But […]
December 31, 2008
“Without making too much of it, we think of the Spider-Man comics as the first to present a story of […]
December 23, 2008
The year was 2002 when D.J. Caruso, best known at that point for directing episodes of “Dark Angel” and “Smallville,” […]
November 13, 2008
When The Dukes screened at the International Rome Film Festival in October 2007, audiences gave it a standing ovation, critics […]
November 4, 2008
October 16, 2008
There’s so much more to Sayed Badreya than what appears on the surface. Born in Port Said, Egypt, the actor […]
October 1, 2008
Only after years spent employed at various other ventures—including stints as a theater director in Chicago and a Web entrepreneur—did […]
September 22, 2008
September 18, 2008
In January of 2007, when the film industry descended upon the Sundance Film Festival, there was the usual buzz surrounding […]
September 17, 2008
September 10, 2008
In 1999 a plastic bag floated in the wind—the most beautiful thing ever seen by the strange boy next door—and […]
September 3, 2008
“I’m trying to make films for the quiet places of our hearts,” explains Aaron Wiederspahn, director of the independent feature […]
August 22, 2008
It’s hit or miss when cast members from NBC’s “The Office” land themselves a lead role in a big-screen comedy. […]
August 15, 2008
Titus (1999) d. Julie Taymor Rape, murder, mutilation and cannibalism—Titus Andronicus contains so many atrocities that some critics have dismissed […]
August 8, 2008
William Shakespeare’s Romeo + Juliet (1996) directed by Baz Luhrmann In the stunningly inventive world of William Shakespeare’s Romeo + […]