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Steve McQueen

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  • Irish playwright Enda Walsh on playwriting and screenwriting

     
    Enda Walsh, the acclaimed Irish playwright, didn’t study literature or drama in college—he went to film school. (Studying cinema in Dublin, a city with a very small film industry, Walsh has said was “like studying dentistry in a country where......
  • Artist Richard Wright pulls upset to win Britain's Turner Prize

     
    Britain's Turner Prize continued its tradition of unpredictability today by announcing artist Richard Wright as this year's winner. Wright beat out Enrico David, Roger Hiorns and Lucy Skaer, all of whom were short-listed for the coveted prize that is...
  • Monster Mash: MoMA's financial difficulties; Art Basel Miami rebounds; 'Fela' biopic

     
    -- Money trouble: New York's Museum of Modern Art has frozen pay and reduced benefits for its employees after its investments fell more than 17% in the last fiscal year. (Bloomberg) -- Flying off the shelves: Galleries at Art Basel......
  • The Old Woman of the Freeway

     
    Feb. 19, 1980: I had forgotten about this wonderful mural until I came across Suzanne Muchnic’s feature about Kent Twitchell. “The Old Woman of the Freeway” on the Prince Hotel in Echo Park was painted over in 1986 and vandalized while being...
  • Dwayne Johnson is happy to go to prison after 'Tooth Fairy'

     
    Dwayne Johnson talks about his return to R-rated action, the enduring appeal of prison tattoos and his desire to become a superhero on screen....
  • Obama's still holding healthcare town halls? What would Chuck Norris do?

     
    The modern-day Paul Bunyan becomes a recess refuge from the numbing transcript of yet another healthcare town hall....
  • Is Kobe Bryant just like a cranky, arrogant Hollywood movie star? Or worse?

     
    With the first round of the NBA playoffs in full swing, I've found myself absorbed in the sports pages more than ever, which is what drew me the other day to a surprisingly heartfelt lament from my colleague T.J. Simers,......
  • Bullitt: Chasing the detective's mystique

    Bullitt: Chasing the detective's mystique
    Not to go all Pauline Kael on you, but "Bullitt" -- the 1968 crime drama starring a Ford Mustang GT390 and some guy named Steve McQueen -- is a fairly tedious bit of Aquarian cinema: the chicka-chicka-waah soundtrack, the inscrutable plot, the anaerobic...
  • Review: Sheryl Crow's 'Detours'

    Review: Sheryl Crow's 'Detours'
    Sheryl Crow "Detours" (A&M) *** ½ THERE'S a concept in psychology of the "good-enough mother" -- the exemplary caregiver who satisfies a child's needs without smothering budding independence. Today's stressed-out parents have turned to this 1950s ideal...
  • Marcia & Lorenzo are real cool geezers

    Marcia  &   Lorenzo are real cool geezers
    WHEN was the last time you heard anyone get excited about a new film critic? That was my reaction when "Michael Clayton" director Tony Gilroy began raving to me about the review he'd seen on YouTube. "It was terrific," he said. "I sent it to George...
  • Palme d'Or goes to France's 'Entre les Murs'

    Palme d'Or goes to France's 'Entre les Murs'
    What a difference 21 years makes. In 1987, the last time a French film won the Palme d'Or, the audience at the Palais du Festival was so angry at the choice of "Under the Sun of Satan" that it hooted furiously and the director, Maurice Pialat, yelled...