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Friday, April 5 2013

'The Company You Keep': Robert Redford Plays a Man Dragged Back to His Past

The film's ensemble cast is a knockout: veterans and current stars keep it running, with almost every speaking part filled by a familiar and fascinating face.


Tuesday, July 24 2012

I Love Everything about 'The Horse Whisper', Except 'The Horse Whisperer'

Robert Redford directing. Robert Redford acting. Horses. What could go wrong?


Monday, August 22 2011

'The Conspirator' Is Emotionally Vivid

Mary Surratt’s trial in the aftermath of Abraham Lincoln’s assassination is a complex story about motherhood, family, loyalty and fairness.


Friday, April 15 2011

'The Conspirator': They've Left Nothing to Chance

In the film's story, which is Aiken's story, Mary and Anna embody both the problem and the possible solution.


Thursday, November 8 2007

Lions for Lambs

Though Lions barely considers the soldiers' choices, it's clear they've been egregiously misinformed, turned into terms in someone else's argument.


Blogs

Wednesday, August 17 2011

Robert Redford: Activist Auteur

When he started, all he wanted was respect. Now, Robert Redford's career behind the camera is constantly viewed with reverence. But his work has slipped from intriguing icon to shill.


News

Tuesday, August 16 2011

'The Conspirator' story is part of a larger debate

Robert Redford's "The Conspirator" may be about the military trial of a woman convicted in 1865 of conspiring to murder President Abraham Lincoln, but it has


Wednesday, April 13 2011

Civil War film 'Conspirator' aims at truth

NEW YORK — On April 12, 1861, Confederate forces fired on Union troops stationed in Fort Sumter, S.C. The barrage marked the opening shots of the Civil


Tuesday, January 1 2008

Iraq War-themed films can't find an audience

What if they made a war movie and nobody came to see it? No biggie. Individual films fail all the time for all kinds of


Friday, November 9 2007

In 'Lions for Lambs,' cool icon turns passionate political advocate

PHILADELPHIA -- Sundance fever. Happens every time Robert Redford comes to the University of Pennsylvania. Back in `98, the president and deans panted like fangirls. This


Thursday, November 8 2007

Today's foreign wars are Hollywood hell

This is not your grandfather's war. This war is unpopular and controversial, seemingly endless. But that hasn't stopped Hollywood from releasing a series of films


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