Thursday, July 10, 2014 Tammuz 12, 5774
Filmmaker enhances body of work with 'Two Lovers'
By:
Ménage à treif? Torn between "Two Lovers" -- one Jewish, the other not -- the kashrut-keeping Leonard Kraditor asks, as he limps along in life, "Can't we all get along?" But the emotionally beaten down dry-cleaner drone isn't the Rodney King of the kosher set in this new James Gray gray zone of a film opening on Friday. King? Leonard...
Comment0
'International' monetary concerns hit home -- and a Cheltenham native pictures it all
By:
What could be more frightening than the mortgage meltdown than banks betting the house on murder and terrorism? "The International" intrigues and instructs; who knew that opening a cache account at the local bank would bring with it an offer of Uzis instead of toasters? "The International" bread is buttered on both sides; as a thriller and a tutorial in...
Comment0
And this book-based film may make the most headlines come Oscar night
By:
The boy in the striped pajamas has taken them off. Much of the writings about "The Reader" -- the Oscar-nominated, Holocaust-oriented film that turns a page on the past -- has focused on the explicit nude scenes between Hanna (Kate Winslet) and Michael (David Kross), to whom the German transportation worker gives transporting tutorials in sex prefaced by his reading...
Comment0
By:
What's that dizzying acrid/sweet smell coming from inside that college boy's dorm? Could he be smoking ... Lox? Could be if the boy in question was Adam Gertler and the controlled substance he was smoking came from the uncontrollable white waters of Alaska, where salmon was king and bagel its bride. From whitewater to whitefish, Gertler girded early on for...
Comment0
Tim Roth gets face time with a lively new series that belies the usual
By:
Tim Roth is living a lie. Truth is, the Oscar-nominated actor of "Rob Roy" likes it like that. Why shouldn't he? As the star of "Lie to Me," the foxy new Fox Network Wednesday night series in which he plays deception expert Dr. Cal Lightman -- based on the life of scientist Dr. Paul Ekman -- Roth gives body language...
Comment0

Advertisement Block

Advertisement Block

Sign up for our Newsletter

Advertisement