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'Calvary' Asks Us to Walk Alongside a Good Man

· Aug 20, 2014 10:55 am

A village priest (Brendan Gleeson) in coastal Ireland hears weekly confessions. His parishioners enter, knowing that there’s little to no anonymity in the booth because he knows them, each and ...

Goodbye to "Bad Things" and Bon Temps

· Aug 20, 2014 10:46 am

With two buzzed-about awards shows coming up this week — Sunday’s VMAs and the Emmys on Monday — this space would typically be dedicated to one of those. In a selfish but necessary decision, I must instead turn to True Blood, which ends its seventh and final season this week. ...

The Many Faces of Chris Lilley

· Aug 13, 2014 09:08 am

Chris Lilley is a master of disguise. The Aussie multi-hyphenate creates, writes, directs and stars in mockumentary-style comedies in which he plays a collection of diverse characters — sometimes all at once. ...

Director Michael Dowse Embraces Affairs of the Heart

· Aug 13, 2014 09:24 am

The first clue that What If, the new film from Michael Dowse, might be a subtle veering off course from the typical journey can be found in the performance of Daniel Radcliffe as Wallace, the lovelorn chap at the center of things. ...

HBO Expands Summer Doc Series For Year-Round Films

· Jul 29, 2014 03:19 pm

Sometimes a true story is far more fascinating than anything Hollywood could dream up. If you’re a fan of interesting documentaries and you’ve already conquered Netflix’s detailed doc genre list, tune into HBO on Monday nights. The network has expanded its popular summer documentary series to a year-round schedule of entertaining, thought-provoking programming. ...

Cracking the Code with ‘I Origins’ Director Mike Cahill

· Jul 29, 2014 03:17 pm

For fans of the current wave of independent filmmaking, there’s a certain romantic curiosity surrounding the power-trio of Brit Marling, Zal Batmanglij and Mike Cahill. Marling holds the center, anchoring and serving as the face of the trio’s projects together. ...

 
 
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Crown Jewels of Jazz Festival Begins Tonight

Washington Park and SCPA host events throughout the two-day fest presented by Learning Through Art, Inc.

· Aug 22, 2014 11:38 am

The Crown Jewels of Jazz Festival returns Friday and Saturday with an adjusted format. While last year’s fest was spread out across the Over-the-Rhine area, this year’s Crown Jewels is more streamlined, with free events concentrated in OTR’s Washington Park.The fest kicks off Friday night...

Morning News and Stuff

More help for homeless vets, watch out for landmines and AG candidate Pepper–serial parking perp?

· Aug 22, 2014 09:51 am

It's a gross rainy Friday, so grab some coffee and let's settle in with some news.Two local organizations that help veterans experiencing homelessness will be getting a $1.5 million boost, Secretary of Veterans Affairs and former P&G head Bob McDonald announced yesterday. A program run by...

REVIEW: 500 Miles to Memphis’ ‘Stand There and Bleed’

Local rockers host listening party tonight for their finest effort to date

· Aug 21, 2014 09:51 am

500 Miles to Memphis’ two most recent album releases are local classics that reside in two vastly different musical landscapes. Their 2007 album, Sunshine in a Shot Glass, offers 12 tracks of undiluted Country Punk. The album starts off with the band’s hit “All My Friends are...

 

Goodbye to "Bad Things" and Bon Temps

· Aug 20, 2014 10:46 am

With two buzzed-about awards shows coming up this week — Sunday’s VMAs and the Emmys on Monday — this space would typically be dedicated to one of those. In a selfish but necessary decision, I must instead turn to True Blood, which ends its seventh and final season this week. ...

'Calvary' Asks Us to Walk Alongside a Good Man

· Aug 20, 2014 10:55 am

A village priest (Brendan Gleeson) in coastal Ireland hears weekly confessions. His parishioners enter, knowing that there’s little to no anonymity in the booth because he knows them, each and ...

Director Michael Dowse Embraces Affairs of the Heart

· Aug 13, 2014 09:24 am

The first clue that What If, the new film from Michael Dowse, might be a subtle veering off course from the typical journey can be found in the performance of Daniel Radcliffe as Wallace, the lovelorn chap at the center of things. ...

The Many Faces of Chris Lilley

· Aug 13, 2014 09:08 am

Chris Lilley is a master of disguise. The Aussie multi-hyphenate creates, writes, directs and stars in mockumentary-style comedies in which he plays a collection of diverse characters — sometimes all at once. ...

The First 'Knick' Is the Deepest

· Aug 6, 2014 08:43 am

While The Knick is a drama, written by Jack Amiel and Michael Begler, its basis is in true medical history with the earliest surgeons at the start of the 20th century. Director Steven Soderbergh paints a beautifully grotesque picture of New York’s Knickerbocker Hospital, with imagery that leaves viewers covering their eyes … only to peek through their fingers.
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The Persistence of Time

Patricia Arquette on the 12-year experience of making Richard Linklater's 'Boyhood'

· Aug 6, 2014 08:57 am

Boyhood, as you've probably already heard, is a different kind movie. Shot over the course of 12 years with the same cast, filmmaker Richard Linklater's perceptive ode to family and the life of one specific boy (played by newcomer Ellar Coltrane) from age 6 to 18 is also about the simple passage of time...

Two New Relationship Comedies Hit FX

· Jul 16, 2014 09:12 am

The ups and downs of dating and marriage have long lent themselves to comedic entertainment. From I Love Lucy to Married with Children, it’s fun to watch couples navigate their quirks. ...

 
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