Articles tagged ron silver

10 Aug 2006 // 12:00 AM

Find Me Guilty (2006)

All dressed up but not much to say.

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16 Mar 2006 // 11:00 PM

Find Me Guilty (2006)

You might find Vin Diesel guilty of any number of offenses in Sidney Lumet's new film. First, his hair.

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16 Nov 2005 // 1:00 AM

The West Wing

There are growing overlaps between politics, news, and entertainment. Hard news has taken a back seat to feature journalism and talk shows, real politics to realpolitik.

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Ali: The Director’s Cut (2001)

The bravest thing Ali does is to gesture toward, wonder at, and celebrate Muhammad Ali, and then let go of him.

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4 Nov 2003 // 1:00 AM


A not-a-teen, not-yet-an-adult primetime soap, Shakespeare by way of Jerry Bruckheimer.

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24 Dec 2001 // 3:00 PM

Ali (2001)

Ali embodies a kind of car-wreck charisma -- arrogant and self-conscious, beautiful and fierce, even on twenty-year-old tape, he can take your breath away. This ability to mesmerize makes Ali who he is, or more accurately, who everyone wants him to be. He's a cipher and a screen onto which viewers might project themselves.

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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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