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Monday, September 26 2011

Just Another Pretty Woman: The Who’s Who of Hookers in Film

How did playing a prostitute or stripper become de rigeur for Hollywood actresses?


Thursday, January 20 2011

Saint Fonda in the Backyard: The Iconic Jane Works It Out

Golden Age Hollywood scion, feminist activist, and general all-around bad-ass Jane Fonda is back, and this time out, she is hitting the campaign trail on behalf of the health of boomers and senior citizens. Fonda keeps Mazur on task and on his toes during this exclusive interview, preferring to focus on fitness rather than feminism or cinema.


Thursday, September 24 2009

Hal Ashby: Hollywood Rebel

Films and books strive toward a common goal: telling a story. And very few modern filmmakers are as good at spinning a yarn as the late Hal Ashby was.


Friday, May 11 2007

Georgia Rule (2007)

Careless and predictable, Georgia Rule offers up the abuse victim's "sexy" acting out as alternately beguiling and blameworthy.


Thursday, May 10 2007

Jane Fonda returns to the big screen in ‘Georgia Rule’


Tuesday, May 1 2007

Brando

Brando is most original and inspiring when it looks at Brando's other work. As Bobby Seale remembers, "If I said, 'Constitutional democratic civil human rights,' I mean, it lit him up."


Monday, April 30 2007

Monkey Business (Part 1: May)

Talk about frontloading your approach. Each week in this first full month of patented popcorn movies finds another famous franchise icon making a major blockbuster bow. Only truly disastrous results from these guaranteed crowd-pleasers will keep the coffers from clogging with cash.


Thursday, January 18 2007

Sir! No Sir! (2006)

Sir! No Sir! uses the personal stories of non-cooperators to argue that it was identification with "the enemy", a recognition of the humanity in individual Vietnamese people, that prompted combat and support personnel to refuse orders and quit the military.


Sir! No Sir! (2006) (Reviews) [2.May.06]
Monster-In-Law (2005) (Reviews) [13.May.05]
Walk on the Wild Side (1962) (Reviews) [23.Feb.04]
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