5/11 Web Round-up

Posted by · 11:16 am · May 11th, 2009

• With J.J. Abrams’s reboot landing in theaters this weekend, and Emmy talk on the brain, Tom O’Neil asks which versions of the popular series deserved small screen awards attention. [Gold Derby] • Geoff Boucher, meanwhile, talks to Leonard Nimoy and gets the actor to admit that some “Star Trek” fans can be “scary.” [Hero […]

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Why I will miss Sydney Pollack

Posted by · 12:39 pm · May 29th, 2008

It has now been nearly four days since filmmaker Sydney Pollack passed away. The loss was not crippling for me, however, because of equal parts expectancy and, strangely, indifference. As fine a filmmaker as Pollack was, he was always something of an afterthought in my cinema-going experience. I want to be measured here, because the […]

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