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If you don?t know what to watch in the movies after a hard working day, ?How do you know?? is a solution to your problem. It is an easy-to-watch, light melodrama that Hollywood produces each year. But still there is something in this movie that distinguishes it from others. Which... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2011 at shandraarts's blog
Image Credit: Roger Arpajou The graphic concept for this year?s Cannes Film Festival incorporates typography that makes the numbers 6 + 4 look like something out of the Seventies. The retro chic is reinforced by the image on the festival?s official poster, a striking 1973 black-and-white photograph of Faye Dunaway... Continue reading
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Steve J Sherman By now, everyone with a passing interesting in current-day jazz is familiar with the story of Fred Hersch, the HIV-positive pianist who was so ill with pneumonia in 2008 that he was put into a medically induced coma for two months. Around the time of the release... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2011 at shandraarts's blog
As it is known, there is the serious crisis of original ideas in Hollywood last time. Different sequels, prequels, continuations of the forgotten films a long ago are multiplied in order to catch up something potentially profitable. A light spot in this gloomy kingdom of inconsolable collapse of originality is... Continue reading
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in Books, e-books, Technology | May 12th, 2011 View Comments There will be a day ? maybe it?s already here; maybe it was always here ? when the Kindle will look incredibly retro. Mike Matas, once a designer of user interfaces at Apple and now co-founder of Push Pop Press,... Continue reading
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Image Credit: Roger Arpajou With 21 career Oscar nominations, Woody Allen can certainly be considered an Academy favorite. But in the five years since he scored a Best Original Screenplay nod for 2005?s Match Point, he hasn?t been invited back to the big show. (Though Penélope Cruz won Best Supporting... Continue reading
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Can Breaking In come back from the dead a second time? Well, it is possible. I hear that Fox may reconsider the bombshell Tuesday night cancellation of the midseason comedy starring Christian Slater. Fox is in discussions with Breaking In producer Sony Pictures TV about possible ways to bring the... Continue reading
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Copyright © 2011 National Public Radio®. For personal, noncommercial use only. See Terms of Use. For other uses, prior permission required. MICHEL MARTIN, host: Finally we are going to visit today with someone whose voice many people will know instantly because he is one of the pioneering voices on public... Continue reading
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Image credit: John Estes STARTING OVER Will Ferrell in Everything Must Go More reviews about this film Powered by MRQE.com Will Ferrell, blithe impersonator of obtuse elves, TV anchormen, and former presidents, is not the first actor one thinks of to play Nick Halsey, an alcoholic wretch on a bender,... Continue reading
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Home » Trailers 2.05.11 # Trailers # 15 Comments This summer sees the release of possibly the biggest film of all time. It?s so big, so important and so eagerly awaited that it had to split into two parts to accomodate the sheer awesomeness of the spectacle. No, I?m not... Continue reading
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With all the buzz surrounding the female-led comedy 'Bridesmaids,' it's probably easy to predict just what kind of funny audiences are in store for. After all, it's produced by 'Knocked Up' and 'Superbad' impresario Judd Apatow and directed by 'Freaks and Geeks' creator Paul Feig. But what exactly is 'Bridesmaids'... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2011 at shandraarts's blog
If you don?t know what to watch in the movies after a hard working day, ?How do you know?? is a solution to your problem. It is an easy-to-watch, light melodrama that Hollywood produces each year. But still there is something in this movie that distinguishes it from others. Which... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2011 at shandraarts's blog
There's a lot of pressure on Tigress, the team leader of the Furious Five in the "Kung Fu Panda" series. She's smart, she's cunning, she's much more than capable ? but she's not the chosen one, despite all of the strengths she's cultivated since childhood. No, that's an honor bestowed... Continue reading
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May 11, 2011 View Comments 9 to 5's trio-committing-a-boss-kidnapping premise is taken to its natural next level when comedy everymen Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis, and Charlie Day all decide, simultaneously, they should team up and murder each of their title bosses and just hope the cops never put together that... Continue reading
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May 11, 2011 View Comments 9 to 5's trio-committing-a-boss-kidnapping premise is taken to its natural next level when comedy everymen Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis, and Charlie Day all decide, simultaneously, they should team up and murder each of their title bosses and just hope the cops never put together that... Continue reading
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From PopEater: From her videos and concerts to walking though an airport in 12-inch heel-less boots, everything with Lady Gaga is a performance. So it's really no surprise that 'Inglourious Basterds' director Quentin Tarantino has so much faith in the 'Born This Way' singer's acting abilities that he wants her... Continue reading
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Image Credit: DreamWorks Animation The cat speaks English, but those purrs have a distinctive Latin accent. So is Puss in Boots a step forward for diversity? Antonio Banderas and Salma Hayek showed off footage from the upcoming Shrek spin-off in Cannes on Wednesday, and discussed how unusual it is for... Continue reading
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Universal Republic New Zealand electro-rock act the Naked and Famous have made quite a stir with their debut album, 'Passive Me, Aggressive You.' The quartet is currently on a tour that will take them across North America and Europe, and they've been documenting it with exclusive photos for Spinner. In... Continue reading
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Children grew, every family lives by its life and a birthday of little Fockers comes and all big and friendly family will arrive to celebrate it. Name of the film is not quite exactly fit, because film tells us more about relationships between Greg Focker and Jack Byrnes, than about... Continue reading
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by Nic Swaner No matter the form of media, good writing can be admired like good cooking. A suspenseful intro hook thrown in to simmer with an intriguing storyline, seasoned by a logical plot, as well as a satisfying ending is as much akin to a meal as I can... Continue reading
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Image credit: Suzanne Hanover THE PERFECT DRESS Maya Rudolph, Kristen Wiig, and Ellie Kemper in Bridesmaids More reviews about this film Powered by MRQE.com With a bit of training, a starlet can radiate strength, flair, poise, and well-being on screen. But to project skittish insecurity and self-loathing, and to make... Continue reading
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The makers of 'Bridesmaids' insist that it's not just another chick-flick comedy about a wedding. Rather, they say, it's a satire about female friendship. If that's so, then 'Bridesmaids' is a rarity, since few movies actually explore friendship among women. Movies about male friendship are common, but women are apparently... Continue reading
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by The Hobbit on May 10, 2011 In his latest blog entry Ian McKellen confirms the casting of Hugo Weaving as Lord Elrond, Bret McKenzie as the Elf Lindir, and Sylvester McCoy in the role of Radagast the Brown. This is not another April Fool, just a May Fact. Before... Continue reading
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Dear Friends, I know this has been a frustrating time for all of you. Let me assure you that the resources of this company have been focused on investigating the entire nature and impact of the cyber-attack we?ve all experienced and on fixing it. We are absolutely dedicated to restoring... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2011 at shandraarts's blog
Image credit: Suzanne Hanover THE PERFECT DRESS Maya Rudolph, Kristen Wiig, and Ellie Kemper in Bridesmaids More reviews about this film Powered by MRQE.com With a bit of training, a starlet can radiate strength, flair, poise, and well-being on screen. But to project skittish insecurity and self-loathing, and to make... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2011 at shandraarts's blog