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Features

Tuesday, August 31 2010

Part Three: November 2010

Things slow down considerably in the rush to Turkey Day, including the latest from Danny Boyle, the House of Mouse, and the always formidable Harry Potter.


Reviews

Monday, March 7 2011

Xtina Strikes Out in 'Burlesque'

By keeping all the drama small, internal, or timid (how does a movie with this title end up rated PG-13? Come on!), Burlesque misses its miniscule opportunity to put on a respectable show.


Tuesday, November 23 2010

'Burlesque': Wanting to Be Cher

Certainly, Cher doesn’t need to sell herself: she's Cher, mesmerizingly fabricated, never finished. The movie doesn’t seem to quite get that.


Blogs

Tuesday, December 14 2010

G(OMG)lden Gl(OMG)bes: Thoughts on the 2011 Nominations

The 2011 Golden Globe Nominations have been announced and with them comes another bout of jaw dropping at the expense of The Hollywood Foreign Press Corps.


Wednesday, November 24 2010

Dial-a-Cliche: 'Burlesque'

Burlesque may be this year's model of a solid song and dance 'feel good'. In truth, it's a trite feel nothing.


News

Tuesday, November 23 2010

Can Christina Aguilera cross over from music to movies?

According to Webster's (online) dictionary, "burlesque" is either a form of literary satire or "a theatrical entertainment" consisting of "short turns, comic skits and sometimes


Friday, November 19 2010

Christina, Cher & high drama on the set of Steven Antin's 'Burlesque'

LOS ANGELES — Christina Aguilera isn't the first struggling pop diva to try to become a big-screen star. Sony Screen Gems isn't the first low-budget studio


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