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Film Friday: Roman Polanski's 'Tess' starring Nastassja Kinski
Thomas Hardy's Tess of the d'Ubervilles is the tragic story of a naA ve girl who allows herself to be pushed too far and the unfortunate circumstances that take place when she finally takes a stand for herself.
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Arizona's actions don't need to be replicated elsewhere
The 1974 film "Chinatown" ends with an oft-quoted line. Faced with a horrifying conclusion after following a trail of corruption, deceit and unspeakable actions, the crestfallen private detective Jake Gittes, played by actor Jack Nicholson, is told by a counterpart to "forget about it, Jake.
Oscars: I'd like to thank the academy - for nothing
Twenty-one notable films that did not win best picture. The list goes on forever, but here are 21 to make you think, "What the ...?" "Bicycle Thieves" If you've heard of Italian neorealism but don't know what it is, this is perhaps its defining moment.
Numerous nominations mean little when it comes to Oscar wins
In a head-to-head 1974 competition with "The Godfather Part II," Roman Polanski's "Chinatown" won only one Oscar trophy out of its 11 nominations.
Parker took William Hjortsberg's novel Falling Angel and transformed its efforts at creating a Raymond Chandler-style horror story into a much grander, broader and heavily symbolic film.
Tess (1979) (Blu-ray) Criterion Collection
I was surprised once, when I picked up the collected poetry of Thomas Hardy. I was first surprised that it was such a thick volume - Hardy is primarily known as a novelist in the canon of British literature - but then even more surprised when the editors of the volume discussed the improvements to this edition, which included resetting all the ... (more)
Season 9 of 'Ghost Adventures' Kicks off with Charles Manson/Sharon Tate
The Season 9 premiere of "Ghost Adventures" by our own Zak Bagans on Saturday delves into the hideous and horrific Manson murders.
Film Review: RoboCop
Lots of talk flying around the Metro Times newsroom this week about the stadium deal, which I'd heard about but actually not paid much attention to.
Drafthouse Films Bringing The Visitor and Ms. 45 to Home Video
The lovable loonies at Drafthouse Films are doing a great job of bringing some really obscure little titles to a new generation of viewers.