‘Black Sunday’ still reigns as the screen’s most accomplished depiction of terrorism

Posted by · 10:10 pm · May 1st, 2009

I remember watching 9/11 unfold in horror. As I came home that day, leaving the idle Toronto International Film Festival, all I wanted was to be with my family. Together we watched CNN well into the night and I found myself unable to translate some aspects of the day to my curious daughter. Explaining what […]

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Greatest non-nominated perfs: too many to count…

Posted by · 6:38 am · June 17th, 2008

…but I’ll try.  A sprint of sorts through deacades of deserving contenders (in my opinion, of course). I ask you this: How did those lovable characters from “The Wizard of Oz,” portrayed so brilliantly by Ray Bolger (Scarecrow), Jack Haley (Tin Man), Bert Lahr (Lion) and Margaret Hamilton (Wicked Witch), fail to be nominated in […]

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