Alec Baldwin on ‘Taking Woodstock’ and the event itself

Posted by · 9:01 am · August 24th, 2009

I saw Ang Lee’s “Taking Woodstock” some weeks back and it landed okay for me.  It’s not top tier Lee, it’s not a powerful piece of work.  It features a rather over-the-top supporting performance from Imelda Staunton that, had it been reined in a bit, could have been in the awards discussion.  But on the […]

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7/8 Web Round-up

Posted by · 8:04 am · July 8th, 2009

• AMPAS elects its governors. Among those returning to the board: Tom Hanks, James L. Brooks and eternal Oscar bridesmaid Kevin O’Connell. [Variety] • Nat Rogers reflects on his favorite thesps of the decade’s first half… and how they’ve fared since. [The Film Experience] • Martin Scorsese looks back on Woodstock. A good read, this. […]

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