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GIBSON’S DELAYED FILM TO PREMIERE IN AUSTIN

January 14, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Austin’s South by Southwest (SXSW) film festival took on a higher profile on Thursday with the announcement that it will screen for the first time Jodie Foster’s The Beaver, starring Mel Gibson. While Foster has reportedly confirmed that she’ll attend the festival, which opens on March 11, the embattled Gibson’s plans are not known. While […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: COUNTRY STRONG

January 7, 2011 by · 3 Comments 

Country Strong has all the makings of a melodramatic country ballad, several critics suggest, while pointing out that the movie is likely to find a receptive audience among the folks who appreciate such music. The movie stars Gwyneth Paltrow as a burned-out country singer looking for a comeback. Manohla Dargis appraises her performance this way: […]