Flickgrrl Archive: May, 2010

On Demand: Good News for Movie Geeks

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Philadelphia- and Washington D.C.-area movie geeks are delirious that Comcast has ramped up its On-Demand movie library from about 2,000 to... Read more

Happy Birthday, Clint Eastwood, Happy 80th to You

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John Wayne became a screen legend as the man of action; Jimmy Stewart became one as the man of conscience too paralyzed to act; Clint Eastwood... Read more

Will Scorsese's Sinatra Biopic Have Multiple Franks?

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Martin Scorsese had this to say to reporters in India about his long-aborning Frank Sinatra biography: He'd like Al Pacino and Robert De Niro... Read more

George Romero: Speaking of the Dead

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You can have Saw and Hostel. When it comes to movies that invade Flickgrrl's nightmares, few are as unshakable as Night of the Living Dead... Read more

"Mother and Child": Movies and the Adoption Option

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It's obvious why Rodrigo Garcia was inspired to make Mother and Child, his empathic multicharacter film considering the impact of adoption... Read more

Great? Not so Great? Ridley Scott

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Ridley Scott, whose revisionist Robin Hood premiered Wednesday night at the Cannes Film Festival (read Anne Thompson's account here), polarizes... Read more

Cannes, Movie Star

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Ah, Cannes. Sun, surf, skin -- the perfect antidote to all those films in dark screening rooms. The 63rd annual cinema conclave opens tomorrow... Read more

Lena Horne 1917 -- 2010

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Lena Horne, sultry Cotton Club showgirl and "bronze bombshell" who ascended to grande dame of Broadway, has died. As I wrote in her... Read more