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MOVIES: STRONG & WRONG

MOVIES: STRONG & WRONG

Joyce Kulhawik January 10, 2011 0

Gwyneth can sing. This performance with Vince Gill earned her a standing “O” at the recent Country Music Awards. Remember that single Paltrow once recorded with Huey Lewis in 2000 from the movie DUETS?

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MOVIES ON THE BEATEN PATH…

MOVIES ON THE BEATEN PATH…

Joyce Kulhawik January 5, 2011 0

There are a slew of movies that are now playing at a theater near you– both on and off the beaten path. Let’s start with the beaten path: –TRUE GRIT is the Coen Brothers

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year

Joyce Kulhawik December 31, 2010 0

May your new year be filled with love, flowers, wacky adventures, and the creative power to Live the Dream!

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MOVIE: THE FIGHTER

MOVIE: THE FIGHTER

Joyce Kulhawik December 31, 2010 2

THE FIGHTER packs more of a wallop than THE TOWN or CONVICTION. It’s yet another gritty true-tale of life in the big/little city of Boston. Lowell Mass, actually. Mark Wahlberg stars as boxer Micky

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Plus Ca Change…

Plus Ca Change…

Joyce Kulhawik December 30, 2010 1

Everything old is new again…here is an early New Year’s gift to you! I may be late to this party, but she is one of the best new performers on the scene and made

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ASK AND YOU SHALL RECEIVE

ASK AND YOU SHALL RECEIVE

Joyce Kulhawik December 30, 2010 0

So I’m sitting in my kitchen and the phone rings. A quavering voice on the other end of the line hesitates then says,”This is Dorothy. I’d like a cup of soup.” I haven’t made

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The BEST MOVIE of the year: THE KING’S SPEECH

The BEST MOVIE of the year: THE KING’S SPEECH

Joyce Kulhawik December 19, 2010 2

The queen’s English has nothing on THE KING’S SPEECH. This is quite simply the best film of the year, and I think this true story has gotten short shrift, despite its 7 Golden Globe

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Captain Beefheart R.I.P.

Captain Beefheart R.I.P.

Joyce Kulhawik December 19, 2010 2

I miss Captain Beefheart who died this past Friday at 69. A.K.A. Don Van Vliet, he was to me the quintessential experimental artist whose vision expressed in music and painting– let everyone else see.

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THEATER: THE BLUE FLOWER

THEATER: THE BLUE FLOWER

Joyce Kulhawik December 15, 2010 0

Trailer:THE BLUE FLOWER It just about broke my heart. THE BLUE FLOWER is a gorgeous kaleidoscope of sight and sound. It’s the A.R.T.’s latest, a multimedia musical play with video, movement, song and dance,

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BOSTON CRITICS VOTE!!!

BOSTON CRITICS VOTE!!!

Joyce Kulhawik December 12, 2010 0

We just concluded our year-end voting meeting of the BOSTON SOCIETY OF FILM CRITICS(BSFC) and THE SOCIAL NETWORK cleaned up: Best Picture Best Director-David Fincher, Best Actor-Jesse Eisenberg, Best Screenplay-Aaron Sorkin Best Music-Trent Reznor

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