Who the hell was that?

Posted by · 5:36 pm · October 5th, 2009

Coincidentally enough, the same day that Kris spotlighted the Best Actress race, the category has been on my mind too — as a thought hit me that could factor in what is potentially one of the tightest duels of the season. Almost every Oscar prognosticator on record has already boiled the Best Actress contest down […]

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SHORT TAKE: “Julie & Julia” (***1/2)

Posted by · 9:14 am · July 28th, 2009

It’s probably a little cliche to lead a review of Nora Ephron’s “Julie & Julia” with a phrase like “I’m not wired for movies like this.”  It ends up being a back-handed compliment to the film and doesn’t exactly illuminate why it’s a successful piece of work, but that is, nevertheless, the first thought that […]

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