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Set your TiVo for Carlos

The Sundance Channel is broadcasting Olivier Assayas’ 5 1/2 hour miniseries Carlos again on February 23.  Don’t miss this miniseries on the 70s/80s terrorist Carlos the Jackal. Carlos begins as a playboy who thinks it would be cool to fight for … Continue reading

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Set your TiVo for Carlos

The Sundance Channel is broadcasting Olivier Assayas’ 5 1/2 hour miniseries Carlos again on February 5.  Don’t miss this miniseries on the 70s/80s terrorist Carlos the Jackal. Carlos begins as a playboy who thinks it would be cool to fight for … Continue reading

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2010 in Movies: Breakthroughs

One of the most rewarding aspects of watching movies is seeing the emergence of new talent.  Here are some pleasant surprises from the past year. With just her second feature, Debra Granik (Winter’s Bone) has emerged as an important filmmaker … Continue reading

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2010 in Movies: The Year’s Best Movies

Here’s my list of the best films of 2010: 1)  Winter’s Bone; 2) Toy Story 3;  3) The Social Network; 4) The Secrets in their Eyes (El Secreto de Sus Ojos); 5) Rabbit Hole; 6) Black Swan; 7) A Prophet … Continue reading

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2010 in Movies: The Year of the True Stories

Ripped from the headline!  Based on true events!  2010 featured an unusual number of movies based on real people and events, including two of the year’s very best – The Social Network and The King’s Speech. But there were also … Continue reading

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2010 in Review: Foreign Films

It was another year in which foreign cinema was essential.  Three of the nominees for the 2009  Best Foreign Language Oscar were released in the US this year:  Ajami (Israel/Palestine), A Prophet (France) and the Oscar winning The Secrets in … Continue reading

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Carlos

I just finished watching the three-part Carlos on the Sundance Channel, Olivier Assayas’  5 1/2 hour miniseries on the 70s/80s terrorist Carlos the Jackal – and it’s really good. Carlos begins as a playboy who thinks it would be cool … Continue reading

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Carlos

I haven’t seen it yet, but Cannes audiences loved this 5-hour biopic of the 70s terrorist Carlos the Jackal, and the film was bought by IFC and Sundance Channel.  The Sundance Channel is broadcasting it in three parts, this Monday … Continue reading

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Movies I’m Looking Forward To – Updated

I’ve updated my Movies I’m Looking Forward To page (also known as The Paula Page).  I’ve included the movie Get Low and trailers or clips from/about Get Low, The Girl Who Played With Fire, Cane Toads: The Conquest, Welcome to … Continue reading

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