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MOVIE REVIEWS: DRIVE

September 16, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Once again Ryan Gosling is drawing exceptional notices, this time for his performance in Drive, playing a race-car driver (referred to, as it so happens, as “Driver” — who also moonlights as a getaway driver for a criminal gang. “Anyone watching Drive won’t be able to take their eyes off Gosling. … He rocks like […]

THE TREE OF LIFE IS A GOLDEN PALM

May 22, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Terrence Malick’s The Tree of Life, starring Brad Pitt, was the controversial winner of the 64th Cannes Film Festival’ top prize, the Palme d’Or, on Sunday. Major critics attending the festival either hailed it or scorned it; few gave it merely so-so reviews. Malick, who shuns the spotlight himself and declined to participate in a […]