Boyle and Daldry get Olympic gig

Posted by · 2:50 am · June 17th, 2010

If you can tear your thoughts away from the World Cup for a second, cast your mind back to the opening ceremony of the 2008 summer Olympics in Beijing. Pretty spectacular, wasn’t it? You might recall that that mammoth production was steered by Zhang Yimou, a one-time rebel filmmaker now safely enfolded into the system. […]

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Still funny

Posted by · 9:51 am · August 17th, 2008

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Bravo

Posted by · 11:13 pm · August 16th, 2008

I think there are plenty of arguments against “greatest Olympian of all time.” The nature of swimming events amplifies the amount of shots a competitor has at gold medals. And the striking differences between all events demands a subjectivity for each. But the Michael Phelps story at this year’s Olympic games in Beijing is one […]

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