Articles tagged kris kristofferson

‘Outlaw’ Is an Entertaining, Authoritative Account of Nashville’s Rebel Years

Three of country music's biggest names, Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson and Kris Kristofferson, and how they changed one of America's most conservative music scenes.

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16 May 2012 // 11:00 PM

Willie Nelson: Heroes

At 79, Willie Nelson can still sing the hell out of the right song, but the songwriter is likely to be somebody else.

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Fire and Rain: The Beatles, Simon & Garfunkel, James Taylor, CSNY and the Lost Story of 1970

David Browne’s Fire and Rain tells the story of four iconic albums of 1970 and the lives, times, and constantly intertwining personal ties of the remarkable artists who made them.

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‘Trouble in Mind’: Noir Turned Inside Out

Alan Rudolph's re-released 1985 neo-noir reinvented the genre by incorporating humor and levity on top of the social criticism.

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Part 2: The Virgin Suicides to The Blair Witch Project (May - August 1999)

In Part Two of our look at the most memorable films of 1999, we experience music, foul-mouthed mayhem, and a late, great auteur's final cinematic statement.

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Conversing with Rudy Wurlitzer: ‘A Beaten-up Old Scribbler’

My conversations with Rudy Wurlitzer were not unlike a road journey itself with plenty of unplanned side trips along the way.

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Spectacle: Elvis Costello with Cash, Jones, Kristofferson, and Mellencamp (Episode 8)

On tonight’s episode of Spectacle: Elvis Costello With… (airing Wednesdays at 9pm EST/PST on the Sundance Channel), Costello brings together Rosanne Cash, Norah

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Rhodes Scholar. Army captain. Helicopter pilot. Actor. Country superstar. Kris Kristofferson has done it all. “When I look back on it, I’m kind of

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1 Oct 2008 // 11:00 PM

Elvis: Return to Tupelo

Before Memphis and the world made him king, Tupelo made him Elvis.

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Fabulous! The Story of Queer Cinema (2006)

This was never intended to be a conventional movie, but more like a personal industrial film illustrating the process that brings the corpse of a cow to your dinner table.

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27 Feb 2007 // 2:59 AM

BRADENTON, Fla. - Kris Kristofferson still talks about The Letter. Early in his Nashville days, before the hits started coming for one of America’s

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Misc. Artists: Outlaw Country: Live From Austin, TX [DVD]

The effort to share music with fellow travelers and the appreciative Austin audience is a key part of that painful, uncertain effort to reach insight and express meaning through the music.

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16 Nov 2006 // 6:00 PM

Fast Food Nation (2006)

Unabashedly didactic, Fast Food Nation points out the cruel lot of immigrant laborers without rights.

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Kris Kristofferson: This Old Road

Kris Kristofferson is back writing and performing his own songs again, God bless him. But until he restores his lyrical palate completely to its expansive B.A. (before acting) state, he still won't be entirely all the way back.

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Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story (2005)

Though Ben is gruff and finds it difficult to cuddle up with his adorable daughter, the movie gives him good (or least movie-like) reason.

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25 Jul 2005 // 1:00 AM

The Jacket (2005)

Jack's experience fragments so radically and time turns so out of joint that you might think he's insane, as do his white-coated doctors.

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Blade: Trinity: Unrated Version (2004)

All this stuff only emphasizes that the film is a mighty endeavor and the kids trained long and hard.

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4 Mar 2005 // 1:00 AM

The Jacket (2005)

It's an apt description of how war, waged by the Organization for the Organized, works on its warriors, victims and heroes both.

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2 Feb 2005 // 1:00 AM

Silver City (2004)

Dickie Pilager embodies U.S. political-corporate mythology, the 'shining city on a hill' reduced to basic elements.

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10 Dec 2004 // 1:00 AM

Blade: Trinity (2004)

Blade (Wesley Snipes) looks tired. I mean, weary. He's been fighting vampires for three films now, and it shows.

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"True Detective, Season 2, Episode 3: Where does the kitsch end and the surreal begin?

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