Tag Archives: Film

Alice Embree :
METRO EVENT | DSA to screen ‘She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry’ at the Alamo

By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | February 17, 2017 Event: Screening of  ‘She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry’ Dates: Wednesday, March 8, 2017, 7 p.m. Where: Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar Address: 1120 South Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX 78704 AUSTIN … finish reading Alice Embree :
METRO EVENT | DSA to screen ‘She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry’ at the Alamo

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Alan Waldman :
FILM | The 30 films I enjoyed most in 2016

Plus 73 TV series and 31 standup comics. By Alan Waldman | The Rag Blog | February 13, 2017 I guess 2016 was a pretty good year entertainment-wise although it was a wretched year otherwise, as Russian hackers, Breitbart liars, … finish reading Alan Waldman :
FILM | The 30 films I enjoyed most in 2016

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Alan Waldman :
FILM | Michael Moore’s ‘Where to Invade Next’ is the best film of the young 21st century!

It’s funny, brilliant, and bursting with terrific and practical ideas; don’t miss this treasure! By Alan Waldman | The Rag Blog | May 11, 2016 I loved the Oscar-winning documentary What Happened, Miss Simone?, but I consider Michael Moore’s finest … finish reading Alan Waldman :
FILM | Michael Moore’s ‘Where to Invade Next’ is the best film of the young 21st century!

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Alan Waldman :
FILM | The 20 best films I saw in 2015

Alan’s eclectic picks range from Academy Award nominees ‘Spotlight’ and ‘Trumbo’ to biopics about Nina Simone and comic Barry Crimmins. By Alan Waldman | The Rag Blog | January 21, 2016 For the first time in many years, more than … finish reading Alan Waldman :
FILM | The 20 best films I saw in 2015

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Shepherd Bliss :
FILM | Robert Bly: Tribute to a radical poet

Robert Bly has made a big difference in the lives of many, bringing a contentious, creative presence into his prophetic work. By Shepherd Bliss | The Rag Blog | January 6, 2016 Poet Robert Bly, now 89 years old, is … finish reading Shepherd Bliss :
FILM | Robert Bly: Tribute to a radical poet

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Lamar W. Hankins :
FILM | Oscar-winning ‘Citizenfour’ documents one citizen’s sacrifice for our liberty

Laura Pointras tells Snowden’s story in an engaging account that is both enlightening and unsettling. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | March 22, 2015 Citizen Four is the name used by 29-year-old Edward Joseph Snowden when he … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins :
FILM | Oscar-winning ‘Citizenfour’ documents one citizen’s sacrifice for our liberty

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Alan Waldman :
The 27 best films I saw in 2014

My favorite 2014 movies include ‘The Imitation Game,’ ‘Boyhood,’ and ‘A Place at the Table.’ By Alan Waldman | The Rag Blog | December 31, 2014 I saw 27 excellent films in theaters, on cable/dish TV, and via Netflix and … finish reading Alan Waldman :
The 27 best films I saw in 2014

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Jonah Raskin :
FILM | ‘Night Moves’ is about ecoterrorists gone awry

It’s hard to imagine that anyone would decide to make a bomb and blow up a dam after watching ‘Night Moves.’ By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | July 1, 2014 Kelly Reichardt’s 2013 movie, Night Moves — now … finish reading Jonah Raskin :
FILM | ‘Night Moves’ is about ecoterrorists gone awry

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Bob Simmons :
FILM | Scarlett Johansson gets ‘Under the Skin’ (Ouch!)

What a muddled mess this movie is. It gives you the same feeling you might get while watching a drunk trying to cross an icy street. By Bob Simmons | The Rag Blog | May 14, 2014 I’m not sure … finish reading Bob Simmons :
FILM | Scarlett Johansson gets ‘Under the Skin’ (Ouch!)

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Alan Waldman :
‘Dirty, Pretty Things’ with Oscar nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor is a movie you should see

Drama, exposé, thriller, and more, this is a powerful film that grabs and holds you from beginning to surprise ending. By Alan Waldman | The Rag Blog | April 14, 2014 [In his weekly column, Alan Waldman reviews some of … finish reading Alan Waldman :
‘Dirty, Pretty Things’ with Oscar nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor is a movie you should see

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Jean Trounstine :
‘Kids for Cash’: Taking abuse of power to a new level

Hard to imagine that a judge could devastate families and delay so many lives? Well guess what… By Jean Trounstine | The Rag Blog | January 28, 2014 There are movies. And then there are movies — and by that … finish reading Jean Trounstine :
‘Kids for Cash’: Taking abuse of power to a new level

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Alan Waldman :
The 17 best films I saw in 2013

My favorite films seen in 2013 include Saint Misbehavin’, Philomena, About Time, and the French film, The Well-Digger’s Daughter. By Alan Waldman | The Rag Blog | January 11, 2014 I saw 17 excellent films in theatres, on cable/dish TV … finish reading Alan Waldman :
The 17 best films I saw in 2013

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