Articles tagged cicely tyson

A Hero Ain’t Nothin but a Sandwich

An earnest, sometimes ploddingly so, examination of ghetto life as seen through the emotional prism of a 13-year-old boy.

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11 Feb 2009 // 8:59 PM


This film skirts heavy handedness with grace and subtly, insinuating itself into your subconscious and lighting things up from deep within.

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25 Aug 2006 // 2:00 AM

Idlewild (2006)

Percy's a mortician, aware of the ways that bodies can be disfigured and rearranged, how life and death are performances for audiences.

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Because of Winn-Dixie (2005)

Simple, kind, honest, and unpatronising, Because of Winn-Dixie handles the friendship between Opal and her mutt quite perfectly.

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Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2005)

While Helen's story is compelling, it's subsumed by the men's antics.

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//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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