Friday, July 19


Screen Scene: “Looking for Eric”

When a movie opens with a strong, stand-alone line, it becomes sort of like the film's thesis. A line like this establishes the essence of a film before we know anything about it. In "Slumdog Millionaire" we had "It is written," followed by Jamal Malik fulfilling his destiny. Read more...


‘Daria’ brings sarcasm back to DVD stands

Sitting around on the couch Sunday night in a post-"Pretty Wild" stupor, my friends and I surfed channels as we discussed the full-frontal nudity in the episode, the mother's attempt at pole dancing in front of her daughter's date and the hit band Wicker, when something on TeenNick stopped us dead in our tracks. Read more...


The 2009 film, "The Father of My Children," won the Special Jury Prize during last year's Cannes Film Festival and will screen at James Bridges Theater on Thursday.

Filmmaker finds “˜Father’ in art

Directors have a very complex and intriguing relationship with the films they create. Read more...

Photo: The 2009 film, "The Father of My Children," won the Special Jury Prize during last year's Cannes Film Festival and will screen at James Bridges Theater on Thursday.

The 2009 film, "The Father of My Children," won the Special Jury Prize during last year's Cannes Film Festival and will screen at James Bridges Theater on Thursday.



Screen Scene: “Why Am I Doing This?”

An Asian American actor stands before a panel during an audition, plunging into a scene eagerly, before being cut off by the director: "So ... listen, Suk Kim is a foreign exchange student. So can we please see an Asian accent? I don"˜t have much time here." Read more...



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