Articles tagged carol burnett

Reluctant Gunslingers and Incorrigible She-Devils

Can classic Hollywood films help us navigate today’s environment of political apathy and cynical media saturation?

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Summer of Same: August 2009

With names like Tarantino, Lee, and Zombie, the final month of the season pulls out all the film geek stops. Still, the only guarantee is familiarity, not freshness.

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Doctored by Hollywood: Seuss books have had ups, downs in Tinseltown

Though Theodor Geisel (aka Dr. Seuss) was involved with moviemaking during his days with Frank Capra’s Armed Forces Motion Picture unit during World War

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Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who!

All the conventional plotting in Horton Hears a Who! needn't overwhelm the more important point, that "a person's a person, no matter how small."

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4 Nov 2007 // 8:14 PM

Carol Burnett can sing, dance, act, mug, pratfall and clown around. If she attempted to showcase all those skills today on TV, she’d most

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23 Oct 2007 // 2:57 AM

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.—It was one of the greatest variety shows of all time, and when “The Carol Burnett Show” went dark in 1979 so did

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Robert Altman Collection: Donald Sutherland, Elliot Gould, Robert Duvall, Carol Burnett - PopMatters

This uneven collection is a definite example of the adage 'when he's good, he's very good, but when he's bad, he's very bad'.

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20 Feb 2006 // 2:00 PM

The Dick Cavett Show: Comic Legends

While he never developed a singular performing presence, Cavett is a skilled comic technician whose sense of timing and punchline set-ups pays off in playing straight man to his guests.

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1 Mar 2004 // 12:00 AM

Annie (1982)

She may have been a multimedia moppet, skipping from comic strip to radio to Broadway, but Little Orphan Annie is no movie star.

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Can Video Game Mechanics Be “Trashy”?

// Moving Pixels

"Speed is the pornography of video games. Like adding skin to a film, adding speed to a game isn't usually about making the game a more thoughtful experience. It is about exciting its audience's instincts on the most visceral level possible.

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