Articles tagged alice braga

6 Mar 2009 // 1:45 AM

Crossing Over

In its stories of immigration, Crossing Over raises questions: how far are we willing to bend the rules to get what we desire? What will we risk to uphold our own values?

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I Am Legend: Ultimate Collector’s Edition

This is as special as “special edition” gets, but it’s a set for a movie not worthy of the adoration.

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2 Oct 2008 // 10:00 PM

Blindness

If its political metaphor is plain, the aesthetic allusions are more intriguing, as Blindness works to show what can't be shown, to find a visual language for what's not visual.

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2 Oct 2008 // 10:00 PM

In the Land of the Blind

Fernando Meirelles’ adaptation of Jose Saramago’s Blindness fails because the source material doesn’t easily lend itself to cinema, and because the filmmaker is clearly out of his depth.

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Fable Feels ‘Blind’ to its Own Illogic

Before Star Wars, serious science fiction survived on the allegorical. Take a typical situation, instill it with some sort of out of this world premise,

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Talk, Talk, Talk: September 2008

From wars both past and present to a number of nail-biting thrillers, September is sizing up as a potentially profitable one.

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9 May 2008 // 3:00 AM

Redbelt

In Redbelt, as ever in David Mamet's universe, the fight is the issue.

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The Return of the Popcorn Circus: May 2008

In the first act of this four-part production, Tinsel Town decides to do some unbelievable front loading. Will there be room for independent offerings, or former HBO carnal comedy divas? Who knows? Without a doubt, it's an interesting way to start the season.

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I Am Obama: The American Imagination and the New Black Hero

If Americans are willing to believe that the former Fresh Prince of West Philly can save the world all by himself, then there is a possibility that a black man may be the next president of the United States.

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17 Dec 2007 // 4:35 AM

He may no longer be fresh, but Will Smith remains a prince

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.—Back in the early 1990s, just as Will Smith was making the transition from rapper to television star with “The Fresh Prince

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14 Dec 2007 // 2:00 AM

I Am Legend

The clash with Alpha Male upturns the film's preceding focus on a Neville-only present.

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A Crooked and Unseen Highway: lowercase - "She Takes Me"

// Sound Affects

"The newest Between the Grooves series tackles Lowercase's Kill the Lights, a great marriage of slowcore and post-punk: raw, angry, sullen, and very much alive almost 20 years later.

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