Articles tagged the graduate

High Art or Hood Film: John Singleton’s ‘Boyz n the Hood’

When Boyz n the Hood was released in 1991, I wanted to see it. All of my friends wanted to see it. We were all 11 or 12, and we all wanted to see it for the same reasons our parents didn’t want us to see it; it was about the hood.

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18 Dec 2008 // 9:00 PM

The Graduate: Anhedonia

The Graduate released one of the best, and most overlooked, albums of 2007. It surely would have ended up on scads of end-of-year lists, if anyone had actually heard it.

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12 Sep 2008 // 5:35 AM

COOL HAND LUKE 3 ½ stars CAST: Paul Newman, George Kennedy, J.D. Cannon, Lou Antonio, Strother Martin, Jo Van Fleet and Clifton James. DIRECTOR: Stuart Rosenberg

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The Narcissist’s Daughter by Craig Holden

One of the better literary thrillers I’ve read in a long while, a revenge tale that twists into a well-constructed edge-of-your- sofa-cushion murder story.

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2 Oct 2007 // 11:00 PM

The Graduate

Forty years after its original theatrical release, The Graduate is still extremely timely and its themes and message are relevant whether in the context of 1967 or 2007.

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Part 2: The Changing Face of Filmmaking

Every staid situation needs shaking up, none more so that the labored Hollywood studio system. The titles chosen for this section stand out as reasons why things had to change, the results of those seismic stylistic shifts.

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21 Mar 2006 // 12:00 AM

MC Lars: The Graduate

It's pretty amazing that someone presumably serious about launching a career as a rapper would publicly cite Weird Al as an influence. What do you make of that?

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A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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