Seldom ever have so many films among those nominated for “Best Picture” at the Oscars been set against or directly dealt with so many momentous historical events and realities of the recent past.
Reader Alert! Be forewarned that much of the following is pure plagiarism, taken from the ArlingtonArtsletterOnline. Sorry about that, but the list of things to do in Arlington during the next month underline one of the main themes of this column: that Arlington is a remarkably cohesive yet diverse community. […]
I am proud to report that I achieved one of my New Year’s resolutions this week by, for my first time, seeing all five Academy Award “Best Picture” nominees prior to the Oscar ceremonies this weekend. It was hard to make it to a screen still showing “Michael Clayton,” but […]
Your Academy Awards-Nominated ‘Bests’ Check Off List.
A Plethora of Outstanding Films at Movie Houses All Over the Place.
Rebels with a Cause: The Cinema of East Germany
LOS ANGELES — When the romantic comedy “When Harry Met Sally” was released in July 1989, it made just $1.1 million during its opening weekend. But Alan F. Horn, whose film company produced the movie, was confident that, given time, it could be a hit.
A listing of new openings, exhibitions and opportunities to show art.
On Oct. 4, the documentary film Wrestling With Angels: Playwright Tony Kushner will open in several cities around the country. The title comes from Kushner’s most famous work, Angels in America, considered one of the defining dramas about the AIDS epidemic.
When “Clerks” debuted in 1994 it was widely held as one of the finest films to emerge from the independent film ranks. Though it was released in only a limited number of theaters, the film garnered much praise from critics and took home awards from nearly every film festival. Many […]