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  • Revolution on the screen, on the ground in 'I Am Cuba'

    Revolution on the screen, on the ground in 'I Am Cuba'
    From 1964, a time when the world seemed ready to accommodate 33 revolutions per minute, the film "I Am Cuba" boasts some single-take shots so boggling, the following phrases showed up in my notebook: "How did they do that? A three-story-high tracking shot...
  • 'Mañana Forever?' by Jorge Castañeda

    '<i>Ma&#241;ana</i> Forever?' by Jorge Casta&#241;eda
    Mañana Forever Mexico and the Mexicans Jorge G. Castañeda Alfred A. Knopf: 294 pp., $27.95 Mexicans, like their Spanish forebears, love to quote proverbs as a way of underscoring eternal truths and imparting folk wisdom to younger generations....
  • The Scores: The sound of silence in 'The Artist'

    The Scores: The sound of silence in 'The Artist'
    Ludovic Bource | "The Artist" There was, of course, a bit of a history lesson that French composer Ludovic Bource embarked upon while working on "The Artist." Some of the touchstones for director Michel Hazanavicius' silent film about the end of the...
  • TCM unveils list of 10 most influential silent films

     
    Turner Classic Movies has unveiled a list of the 10 most influential silent films....
  • 'The Amazing Race' recap: This is cow poop!

     
    If we’re to be honest, the most daunting and terrifying challenge on “The Amazing Race” is undertaken not by any of the show’s contestants but by the show’s editors. Those squinting, unseen wretches who have to sift through h...
  • Straight to video

    Straight to video
    June 15, 2008 Not long ago, I found myself seated with a pimp and three high-priced escorts, the kind favored by the former governor of the great state of New York. I was in a lawn chair while the four of them were in a hot tub -- what is the word? --...
  • Gregorio Luke brings art history to the masses

    Gregorio Luke brings art history to the masses
    Gregorio Luke knows that he can't beat Hollywood. So, in a sense, he's going to join it. During his years as director of the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, the Mexican-born cultural impresario was forever trying to bring high culture to...
  • 'Lost' art tells of a love lost

    He was a celebrated painter and political agitator who put revolution before art. She was a twentysomething poet, dazzled by her charismatic suitor, David Alfaro Siqueiros, one of the leading Mexican muralists who audaciously combined public art and...
  • The year in home entertainment

    The year in home entertainment
    In terms of home entertainment, viewers had an embarrassment of riches to choose from this year. Among 2007's best releases were restored old favorites and newly discovered rarities, television classics past and present, and at the top of the heap, the...
  • 75 achievements Oscar forgot

    When the Oscar nominations come out Tuesday, there are bound to be cries of injustice -- and in many cases, those charges will have merit. Can anyone really defend the exclusion from the Oscar nominee list in various years of movies such as "Some Like...
  • An earthy dreamer

    Obviously, Carlos Reygadas hasn't flown all this way from Madrid just to talk about oral sex. But lately it's been a tough subject for him to avoid. Ever since last summer, when the young Mexican writer-director's second feature film, "Batalla en el...