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ARTS ISSUE: Actors show ‘Hustle’ in performances

ARTS ISSUE: Actors show ‘Hustle’ in performances

December 5, 2013


Filed under Arts

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...

‘Place Beyond the Pines’ promises perfect plot, performance

‘Place Beyond the Pines’ promises perfect plot, performance

March 28, 2013


Filed under Arts, Editor's Picks

  Derek Cianfrance first wowed audiences at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival with the critically acclaimed “Blue Valentine.” This year, the director returns to the big screen with “The Place Beyond the Pines,” a film about consequences and how the results of our actions can often affect fut...

Oscars 2013: Best Actor, Best Actress

Oscars 2013: Best Actor, Best Actress

February 21, 2013


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Best Actor While 2012 proved to be a competitive year, the Best Actor Oscar race has become almost a sure thing. Denzel Washington as captain Whip Whitaker in “Flight” expertly demonstrates the insurmountable struggle of addiction coupled with survivor’s guilt. If politics were not a factor,...