Even if Perry intervenes simply to prevent Hank Skinner's death from becoming a campaign issue, the most he can do under Texas law at this point is grant a 30-day reprieve.
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Kate Winslet got a lot of love from Oprah Winfrey on Tuesday, days after winning two Golden Globes. Discussing her role in "The Reader," Oprah brought...
The conventional thinking that a movie is best appreciated on a huge screen and in an assemblage of strangers no longer holds true when compared to a high-definition home theater.
In honor of the 81st Academy Awards, I decided I wanted to start the first annual Lucky Awards. It's not about glamour, but the person or film and their contributions to a greater good.
Hugh Jackman was sensational. Kudos to the producers for turning to an actual movie star to host instead of seeing who's available from Comedy Central.
Could we just keep Tina Fey and Steve Martin, and send everyone else home? "Don't fall in love with me," said Martin. Sorry, Steve. You're 35 years too late.
Supporters and producers of "The Reader" are hitting back at criticisms of the Oscar-nominated film and speaking out for the film, just two days befor...
Last minute movie parodies are a staple of the week leading up to the Oscars, but this one's pretty great.
The original trailer for "The Reader" m...
Tea and Sympathy will be remembered eternally for its final line, "Years from now when you talk about this -- and you will -- be kind" -- one of the tenderest moments in Broadway history.
Nominated for five Oscars, this film is about secrets, obsession, collective and individual guilt, the indelibility of first love affairs, legality, morality, compassion, forgiveness, and the complexity of behavior.
Sure, Wikipedia gets all the credit for exemplifying the ability of Internet users to create collectively a useful reference work. But as anyone who's...
American cinema isn't really that dangerously sexy anymore. Film noir is the place for screwy sexy, and Robert Siodmack's Phantom Lady is both sizzling and poignant.
Melissa Leo is now an Academy Award-nominated actress. Ladies and gents, Melissa Leo, who has struggled to find decent roles in the past ten years now has an Oscar nomination.
The Dark Knight was a critically acclaimed, monster box office hit with tons of buzz. In terms of domestic, unadjusted dollars, it was the no. 2 movie of all time.
Director Bryan Singer worked really hard to get all the Nazi paraphernalia just right in Valkyrie, so why does he let Tom Cruise call Joseph Goebbels "George Gobel?"
Good hasn't a prayer of making any money but if you don't care about only seeing what's in vogue you won't go away feeling unmoved.
Critics have been poo-pooing The Reader for the love affair between a minor and older woman, and other reasons, but I say, look again.
Benicio Del Toro is magnetic and haunting as Che, but he has the difficult task of communicating to us through subtitles, as most of the film is told in Spanish.
Kate Winslet: "All that mattered at the end of the day was that I made [Hannah Schmitz] my own and...played the... the truthfulness of that, the vulnerability of her and that I understood her."
On the whole David Hare has written a fascinating and engrossing script, and Director Stephen Daldry has given us a taut and emotional filmmaking achievement.
Michael functions as a metaphor for his generation: like post-war Germany, he is drawn to this secretive emblem of the past, then repulsed, and finally makes a wary accommodation.
Sean Penn nails it in Milk (even the Queens accent, which I can personally attest to as a Sunnyside resident). The movie is nearly flawless. It puts most biopics to shame.
When Harvey Weinstein landed scattered awards nominations during the past few years, some -- especially Weinstein himself -- touted a comeback.
Brad Pitt versus Angelina Jolie. Heath Ledger versus Robert Downey Jr. Bruce Springsteen versus Miley Cyrus.
Those are some of the matchups for the...
The Germans have a word for it: Vergangenheitsbewaltigung -- more or less, "coming to terms with the past." It's not an easy concept to translate into...
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