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  • Andrew Sarris dies at 83; longtime film critic

    Andrew Sarris dies at 83; longtime film critic
    Film critic Andrew Sarris began his rise to prominence in the early 1960s when, fresh off an extended visit to Paris, he became a primary spokesman for a theory that would reverberate throughout the cinema world.
  • Review: Timothy Egan's insightful 'Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher'

     Review: Timothy Egan's insightful 'Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher'
    -------------------- Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis Timothy Egan Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 384 pp., $28 -------------------- Edward Curtis was given many names by the native peoples he...

    Classic Hollywood: The movies at work

     Classic Hollywood: The movies at work
    As far back as Louis Lumière's 1895 "Workers Leaving the Lumiere Factory in Lyon" 46-second short, work has been a central theme in motion pictures.¶There have been stark dramas about officer workers as drones (King Vidor's 1928 "The Crowd"), satires...

    Stepping back in time in Utah, Colorado and New Mexico

    Stepping back in time in Utah, Colorado and New Mexico
    MOAB, Utah — The doorknob had smashed a sizable hole in the wall of our room at the Apache Motel. The rusty bathroom ceiling fan made a harsh scraping sound, and the industrial carpet sported several suspicious stains. We loved the place. The neon...

    Theater review: ' 'Tis Pity' still shocks after nearly 400 years

    Theater review: ' 'Tis Pity' still shocks after nearly 400 years
    Before Quentin Tarantino, Martin McDonagh and all the other sadistic bad boys of film and theater, there was the 17th century dramatist John Ford testing his audience's tolerance for perverse blood sport. In his most popular play, " 'Tis Pity She's a...