In honor of Election Day, the New York Times has been featuring for the last week a video "Critic's Picks" from A.O. Scott on the subject of Michael Ritchie's The Candidate (1972). "I don't think there's any movie that captures the chaos and intensity of Democratic politics quite as well," Scott say ... More >>
"Conservatives are going up. Women are going up. Maybe Phyllis Schlafly will vote for him," says T.J. Cavanaugh, the campaign manager for the doomed Democratic candidate in the classic HBO series, Tanner '88. Directed by Robert Altman, who considered the show his masterpiece, and scripted by Doonesb ... More >>
To a younger generation, Kurt Russell is known as the Icy-Hot dude in Quentin Tarantino's Death Proof, while for my mom and her friends, the 57-year-old actor is always going to be the former Disney child star who grew up to be Goldie Hawn's common-law hubbie. To just about everyone else, though, Ru ... More >>
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