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Batman, Superman hope to rewrite history in latest flick

Batman, Superman hope to rewrite history in latest flick

February 11, 2014


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Batman and Superman are perhaps the two most iconic fictional heroes of all time. But when it comes to the big screen, they exist in radically differing genres and carry entirely different reputations. Batman recently went through Christopher Nolan’s masterful trilogy, while Hollywood struggles with the Superman...

Spike Jonze astounds audiences with visual, aural masterpiece ‘Her’

Spike Jonze astounds audiences with visual, aural masterpiece ‘Her’

December 10, 2013


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To put it simply, “Her” is the best film of the year. Spike Jonze’s not-so-futuristic tale of the love between a lonely man and his computer’s operating system is one of the most genuine and authentic romances ever made. Joaquin Phoenix plays Theodore Twombly, a writer at a company specializing...

ARTS ISSUE: Actors show ‘Hustle’ in performances

ARTS ISSUE: Actors show ‘Hustle’ in performances

December 5, 2013


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Backed by Led Zeppelin’s “Good Times Bad Times,” the first trailer to “American Hustle” invites audiences to David O. Russell’s party, which appears to be a combination of “The Great Gatsby” and “Goodfellas.” Set in the glamorous, fictionalized world of the Abscam scandal of the 1970s and 1980s, Chris...