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Goldman or (Another Round of Oscar Musings by Metroland Writers)

by The Staff February 20, 2015

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  By Ann Morrow and Shawn Stone There’s a good deal of uncertainty about which film might take home the Best Picture and Best Director statues, thanks to scattered and contradictory wins at the various award clambakes ...

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And Then We Grow Up

by Laura Leon August 21, 2014

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  By now, anybody with a modicum of interest in cinema knows that Richard Linklater’s Boyhood was filmed over the course of a few days every year for 12 years. What seems rather gimmicky on the ...

Love Hurts

by Laura Leon June 19, 2013

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  Has it really been 18 years since film audiences were charmed by the flirtations of American Jesse (Ethan Hawke) and French Celine (Julie Delpy)? They met cute on a train crossing Europe, and enjoyed the ...

Only in Texas

by Shawn Stone August 23, 2012

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Everybody loved Bernie Tiede (Jack Black), the friendliest, most caring undertaker in Carthage, Texas. He was attentive to his job, active in his church, supportive of local culture and felicitous of little old ladies. In ...

A Boy’s Own Adventure

by Shawn Stone February 11, 2010

His moment: McKay as the titular character in Me and Orson Welles. This is one of those “what if?” stories, in which fiction is blended with fact to make a “better” tale. ...