Saturday, July 4, 2015 Tammuz 17, 5775
Director Michael Winterbottom tops himself in Daniel Pearl tale
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It was the camera shot heard 'round the world -- a concord of angst and anomie released in a scripted scream so terrifying it empties the empyrean angels of their seats to the right side of God. Certainly, God is in the heavens, but not all is right with the world. That scream is the atonal atrophy of Mariane Pearl's...
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'America's Got Talent' host gets the joke
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The lord of the ringmaster is more "Happy Feet" than fine-steppin' Frodo: Jerry Springer, whose Slinky-like spring-in-his step landed him among the favorites in "Dancing With the Stars" two seasons ago -- and whose fancy footwork was finessed from years of side-stepping thrown chairs and trailer trash on his pugilistic self-named talk show -- truly believes that "America's Got Talent."...
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Dan Klores is of sound mind and body about a film as loopy as it is about loneliness
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For those who think love has blinders, meet one of them: Burt Pugach, whose blinding of his lady love in 1959 was tabbed by the tabloids as a vision in viciousness, a crime so cruel that the victim -- Linda Riss -- exacted her vengeance against him in the most vicious of vendettas. She married him. Opening this Friday, "Crazy...
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'NCIS' star Cote de Pablo makes the most of her Mossad role -- and a revealing trip to her character's homeland
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Can a steamy Chilean pepper-pot of an actress pack the heat needed to play a secret-service agent whose hardboiled hand-to-hand fisticuffs first played out in the sunbaked sand dunes of Israel? Mossad: Impossible? Not for Cote de Pablo, whose coat of arms -- and armament -- bears an Israeli flag and firearms as her Ziva David adds zest to CBS'...
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Just where does a Jewish boomer brooding with angst and an appetite for self-denigration go for a nosh when he's left his therapist's sofa feeling like a lumpy couch potato? To the psyche-deli? Maybe. Or, perhaps, to see "The Treatment," a treat of a treasure opening this Friday, in which mind over matter matters much to the main despondent, a...
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