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Wednesday, June 1 2011

The Difference Between Remembering and Watching an American Classic: ‘The Hustler’

Often associated with Minnesota Fats and the glamour of pool, The Hustler is more about the dark underside of the game and the lives of its lead characters, with Jackie Gleason's well-recalled turn as Fats playing only a minor role in the drama.


Sunday, September 28 2008

One movie critic’s top 12 Paul Newman films


Saturday, September 27 2008

Actor Paul Newman dies of cancer


Friday, September 12 2008

1967 — a very good year for the antihero


Wednesday, October 17 2007

Paul Newman’s Influential, Classic Performances in The Hustler and The Verdict

In an era of relatively reserved American cinema, when most actors would be concerned with their images as leading men, Newman was not afraid to experiment and go with his artistic impulses.


Tuesday, June 12 2007

‘The Hustler’ gets new spin


Thursday, January 18 2007

Edward R. Murrow: The Best of Person to Person

He stood up to one of America's most notorious politicians and upheld the principles of truth and justice. It's just too bad Edward R. Murrow applied that strategy to everything he did, including celebrity interviews.


Thursday, November 30 2006

Inside The Actors Studio - Icons

Tuning in to see stars at their most bat-shit loony is one of the most pure forms of contemporary American entertainment, so there is a grain of merit to be found in each episode.


Tuesday, July 25 2006

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)

Historians and pulp comic fans knew their story, but most didn't. The enduring image of the affable outlaws was born in this classic 1969 film. That the story is fairly true to life is even more remarkable.


Friday, June 9 2006

Cars (2006)

Thrilling in its shiny surface detail, the NASCAR scene stretches before you like an anthropomorphized vista: this is the immediate future of animation, and Pixar, recently and loudly sold to Disney, means to own it.


Our Town (2003) (Reviews) [28.Feb.05]
A New Kind of Love (1963) (Reviews) [7.Feb.05]
Fat Man and Little Boy (1989) (Reviews) [3.May.04]
Nobody’s Fool (1994) (Reviews) [9.Sep.03]
Road to Perdition (2002) (Reviews) [12.Jul.02]
Where the Money Is (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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