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Entries by Regina Weinreich from 12/2011

Elaine Kaufman Memorial: The Salon and Its Resaurateur Remembered

| Posted 12.02.2011 | Huffington Post

When Elaine Kaufman died last December 3, she left a city of broken hearts. For months, "Elaine's" lingered on, a nostalgic haven for "regulars," but many still had to admit, Elaine's was simply not the same without Elaine.

War Horse Premieres at Lincoln Center

| Posted 12.05.2011 | Huffington Post

As the awards season moves steadily on, War Horse is most certainly a contender for Best Picture Oscars, Globes, and so on, alongside Hugo, The Artist, The Descendants, my picks so far.

Jack Kerouac Dissed In Seminar On Broadway

| Posted 12.08.2011 | Huffington Post

Seminar is one of the funniest shows on Broadway and Alan Rickman is delightfully your worst nightmare as a teacher, and also the most realistic.

Out to Lunch with The Help

| Posted 12.11.2011 | Huffington Post

At a luncheon last week at Desmond's, Montego Glover, Nikki James, Anna Deveare Smith, and Billie Jean King celebrated the film's happy arrival on DVD with two of the stars, Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer, who got up to answer questions about the film.

Women in Power: The Iron Lady and The Lady

| Posted 12.15.2011 | Huffington Post

Just as this year's Nobel Peace Prize winners -- three women -- were announced, this film season features two films that focus on women rulers: one, Margaret Thatcher, a hawk; the other, Aung San Suu Kyi, a dove who is a Nobel Peace Prize laureate.

Animated States: Rango And The Adventures Of Tintin

| Posted 12.18.2011 | Entertainment

The Foreign Press Association has just nominated both Rango and The Adventures of Tintin for Golden Globes in Best Animated Feature. Each is state of the animation art, but so different.

Untoward History: Angelina Jolie's In the Land of Blood and Honey

| Posted 12.22.2011 | Entertainment

With a Golden Globe nomination for Best Foreign Language Film and a ban called by a Serbian leader, it is hard to tell which is better publicity for Angelina Jolie's directorial debut, In the Land of Blood and Honey.