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  • Finale Built Brick By Brick

    Sure, it was a rock fight. Yet to focus on the rock is to miss the fact that the UConn Huskies moved a mountain over 28 glorious days. Sure, the game was ugly to the eye. Yet defense is beautiful to the soul to a man who Tuesday sounded like he has no...
  • How much Cher is there really to see in 'Burlesque'?

     
    Rex Reed raised an interesting issue in his hilarious pan of "Burlesque," the new Steven Antin musical that stars Christina Aguilera and Cher. Judging from the print ads and posters for "Burlesque," not to mention her omnipresence on the promotional-...
  • Rex Reed on 'Burlesque': 'So bad it makes you realize how much you miss "Showgirls" '

     
    Sony bigwigs keep bragging to everyone who'll listen that "Burlesque," the new Christina Aguilera and Cher-starring musical from Screen Gems, is one of the studio's all-time highest testing movies. But the showbiz circuit buzz about the film has been...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Michael Sheen on working with Woody in the City of Light

     
    Michael Sheen is a gifted mimic, as he proved with his spin on TV talker David Frost in “Frost/Nixon” and his three outings as former British prime minister Tony Blair. He’s done vampires (“Twilight”) and werewolves (“...
  • Kristin Scott Thomas and her director talk about their reasons for making ‘Sarah’s Key’

     
    When French filmmaker Gilles Paquet-Brenner set out to make a movie from “Sarah’s Key,” the international best-seller by Tatiana De Rosnay, he saw the chance to make a Holocaust movie that works as a ticking clock thriller – with a...
  • As Oscar ballots go out, where does best picture race stand?

     
    Academy Award nomination ballots went out Tuesday, so in the spirit of casting our votes, we take a look at the best picture candidates and see how they're faring....
  • Oscar Watch: Decoding this year's For Your Consideration ads

     
    Every year moviegoers get a full-on assault of Oscar ads. But do any of them work?...
  • 'Sex and the City 2' reviews: How many ways can you say 'This movie stinks'?

     
    The reviews are still flooding in for "Sex and the City 2" and guess what? They're as bad as ever. The film's Rotten Tomatoes fresh rating is now residing at 12, which is higher than 0, which is where it......
  • Review trends — Inception, high but slipping, Apprentice, low but rising

     
    Odd thing about how the reviews pouring in and being compiled by metacritic, rottentomatoes, mrqe and (posting later, and authoritatively) movie review intelligence are trending. The Sorcerer's Apprentice started off as some sort of subterranean low for a...
  • The weekend– You’re going to see “Inception,” your girls will want to see “Ovation”

     
    It's going to be THE water-cooler chat movie on Monday AM, so go ahead, make your plans to see Inception. Mostly good reviews for Christopher Nolan's latest, with a few critics — Rex Reed, for one — owning up to not quite getting it. And since...
  • “Worst movie year ever?” Discuss…

     
    I usually enjoy Joe Queenan's pop culture takedowns.  In movie and entertainment reviewing, nobody goes irretrievably nasty more entertainingly.  I once quoted Queenan's comparison of John Tesh prancing onstage at Carnegie Hall to Hitler's little d...
  • Ben Affleck is home, baby home making movies in Boston

     
    “If you go, hit the Bunker Hill monument first.” Ben Affleck is talking about home — Boston. “There are bars — I’m not naming names — down on the main strip, where guys have been known to get stabbed. And the pr...