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  • Jackson plays challenging role of 'Ring'-bearer

    NEW YORK - So universal is the interest in J.R.R. Tolkien that the bespectacled image of Peter Jackson, the 40-year-old New Zealander who co-adapted and directed three films of Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings trilogy in one swoop, has now been seen by...
  • The story of the Oscars

    The story of the Oscars
    While it's true that there's only so much anyone can say about the Oscars, remember it can be said again and again. As a reader (and writer), I know by now that there are 10 abiding Oscar stories. Here they are, all in a single article: The history...
  • Topsy-turvy romance 'Upside Down' turns out to be a bit flat ★★

    Topsy-turvy romance 'Upside Down' turns out to be a bit flat ★★
    All you need is love, according to "Upside Down," to save your planet from the dystopian doldrums. Nice sentiment: Fritz Lang's "Metropolis," among others, got there first. This new movie — like its heroine, a little foggy in the noggin — is...
  • Christopher Shinn's "Now Or Later" Gets U.S. Premiere At Huntington

    Christopher Shinn's "Now Or Later" Gets U.S. Premiere At Huntington
    Christopher Shinn's political drama, "Now or Later," will have its U.S. premiere at Boston's Huntington Theatre Company this fall. Michael Wilson, former artistic director of Hartford Stage, will direct the play which runs Oct. 12 to Nov. 10 at the...
  • Movies: The '20s roaring again

    Movies: The '20s roaring again
    Cue the flappers, the fringe, the beads and the bobs. The Roaring '20s are back in fashion — on the runways and on-screen. It started in September at the spring 2012 fashion shows, with Ralph Lauren's "Great Gatsby" gowns, Tory Burch's...
  • Astral Weeks: A sci-fi master's beginnings

    Astral Weeks: A sci-fi master's beginnings
    "I am submitting the enclosed short story 'LIFE-LINE' for either 'Astounding' or 'Unknown,'" Robert A. Heinlein wrote to editor John Campbell in 1939, "because I am not sure which policy it fits the better." The former magazine published science fiction,...
  • Director Fritz Lang

    Director Fritz Lang
  • Art review: Josh Dorman at George Billis

     
    Josh Dorman is a true digital artist, in the pre-electronic sense of the term. His work is insistently handmade, an intricate and laborious visual and verbal mashup. Craft plays a part in screen-based manipulations too, of course, but the manual......
  • This weekend: ‘The Simpsons’ spoofs ‘Twilight’; John Larroquette visits ‘CSI: NY’; CNN examines ‘Fallen Star’ Charlie Sheen

     
    Television turns to some old favorites in a big way this weekend. Here's a look at some highlights:...
  • From the Vaults: 'Metropolis' (1927)

     
    I am just about the last person on earth to see Fritz Lang's "Metropolis." And I chose to break my fast with a nice long incarnation of it: the newly restored 145-minute version, recently shown for the third time by......
  • Paul Coates on Adolf Eichmann, Nov. 29, 1960

     
    Nov. 29, 1960: Paul Coates talks to Holocaust survivors in Israel about Adolf Eichmann and finds complex and contradictory views on him. One person wishes that his captors had simply shot him instead of bringing him to Israel for a......
  • DVD review: The unusual suspects

     
    HOLIDAY GUIDE 2010: OK: You know better than I ever possibly could what kind of movies your friends are into. If they're fans of, say, Disney's “Beauty and the Beast” or “Avatar” — but not so into them to be first-day purchas...