Flickgrrl Archive: May, 2009

UP: To 3-D or Not 3-D?

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There's no question that you will see Up, the sublime Pixar animation about a septuagenarian grouch and a pesky kid who sail to the Orinoco... Read more

Woody Allen Plus Larry David = ?

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If you're fascinated in the roots of Jewish humor -- or the humor of Jewish roots -- you must read Mark Harris' terrific piece in New York... Read more

I'm Gonna Git You Spoofer

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Readers frequently ask about my favorite movie critic. Often, the most pointed movie criticism is a parody that affectionately examines the... Read more

Christian Bale: Actor, Star or Flameout?

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With this week's release of Terminator: Salvation, a lot of moviegoers will be reconsidering the career of Christian Bale, a subtle underplayer... Read more

Your Top Ten Musical Cues in Movies?

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Cameron Crowe, the onetime pop critic whose film semiautobiography Almost Famous recalled his rock initiation while on the road with a Led... Read more

Film Festival and Film Society Divorce

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Some of you missed Saturday's story about the divorce between TLA -- producer of the Philadelphia Film Festival -- and its board, The Philadelphia... Read more

To Boldly Go Where Few Women Have Gone Before

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In Surf City there were 10 girls to every guy. In Star Trek, the ratio is the reverse, as Jen Weiner points out in this affectionate rant wondering... Read more

Scorsese Does Sinatra

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According to this report, Martin Scorsese -- perhaps the most musically minded of working directors (The Last Waltz, No Direction Home) has... Read more