Car companies that destroyed their electric cars in 2006 are now scrambling to be the best producer of the vehicles. A young woman coming of age as an African-American lesbian living in Brooklyn. Two single people who take a different route to parenthood from their married friends.
These are just some of the latest topics being addressed by independent, foreign and documentary films. Friday on Up to Date, critics Cynthia Haines, Steve Walker, and Bob Butler tell us how well these films do in shedding light on their subjects.
On this Friday'sWalt Bodine Show, co-host Russ Simmons and the Movie Critics will review the results of this year’s Academy Awards. Plus, reviews of recent movie releases, including Wanderlust, Act of Valor, and A Separation.
Last week’s Oscar nominations came as no surprise to Up to Date's art, independent, foreign, and documentary critics. As has been the case in recent years, a number of the top award competitors fit within their sphere of cinema. So if you’re wondering who to lay your bets on this year, Friday's show is a good time to tune in.
On theWalt Bodine Show Friday, co-host Russ Simmons and the Movie Critics will take a look at recent movie releases, includingThe Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, We Bought a Zoo, and War Horse. Plus, we'll hear our critics favorite films of 2011.
If you're still looking for that perfect gift, it may not be too late. Sure, you could buy some clothing, jewelry, or (men - don't do this), blender, but why not pick something meaningful for your friend or loved one - something that matches their personal taste? Here's an idea: the gift of movies.