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Tuesday, October 4 2011

Beyond Jodie Dallas: TV’s 10 Most Important LGBT Characters

Several "best" or "favorite" LGBT TV character lists have popped up in recent years, but they don't always include the most important LGBT characters. So, we pay tribute to the ten(ish) most significant LGBT characters in US television history.


Tuesday, July 19 2011

Best Actress Rewind: 1980

Best Actress Rewind is back! Oscar-watcher Matt Mazur challenges the Academy's choices in his favorite category, comparing the Academy nominees with his own (frequently better) nominees!


Thursday, November 18 2010

Politicking with ‘Made in Dagenham’‘s Miranda Richardson

Miranda Richardson discusses this season's premiere feminism-themed film about the real-life strike at the UK Ford plant that challenged and changed British laws on equal pay. Just how far have we come since 1968 in the fight for gender equality in the workplace?


Thursday, December 17 2009

Best Actor: Ben Foster Delivers in ‘The Messenger’

This year's best independent film happens to contain three of the year's finest performances. The unlikely trio of Samantha Morton, Woody Harrelson and Ben Foster shine in this war-themed drama.


Monday, March 2 2009

John Cassavetes’ Faces: The Authenticity of Discomfort

The camera always gets too close in Cassavetes’ films. These aren’t close-ups; they are invasions of private space.


Thursday, November 8 2007

Night on Earth

Night on Earth consists of a pleasingly varied collection of tales yet each is infused with the director’s own brand of subtle affection, offbeat musings and wit.


Wednesday, July 18 2007

Another Cassavetes heard from: director Zoe


Thursday, July 12 2007

Broken English (2007)

Parker Posey's performance during these potentially too-precious moments of anticipation is perfect.


Tuesday, April 10 2007

Tempest (1982)

Let Me off This Island


Tuesday, August 8 2006

An Early Frost

Despite adhering to rigid Standards and Practice regulations, An Early Frost still resonates, thanks in large part to an intelligent script, committed performances and filmmakers who knew they an important story to tell.


Edge of Outside (Reviews) [6.Jul.06]
The Skeleton Key (2005) (Reviews) [12.Aug.05]
Taking Lives (2004) (Reviews) [18.Mar.04]
Gloria (1980) (Reviews) [25.Mar.03]
Edge of Outside (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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