Tag: Al Pacino

Exit Lines, Theatre

Exit Lines: “China Doll”

Last call for Al on Broadway....

Box Office Flashback, Film

Box Office Flashback: December 22, 1983

Would nicknaming a cop "Dirty" be considered a term of endearment?...

Exit Lines, Theatre

Exit Lines: “Glengarry Glen Ross”

Does Al Pacino get a Cadillac for the Mamet revival? Or...steak knives?...

Film, No Concessions

No Concessions: An Open Letter to Al Pacino

Al, don't hang up. We need to talk about these movies of yours....

Blu-ray Reviews, Film

Blu-ray Review: Double De Palma

Say hello to my little friends Blow Out and Scarface....

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Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Ronettes, “Be My Baby”

In which our own Ken Shane and Jim Fusilli of the Wall Street Journal debate the merits of Phil Spector's work in light of his murder...

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Theatre, Theatre Is Easy

2011 Tony Awards Preview

It's nearly time for the 2011 Tony Awards! And if a whopping 7 million people watched the awards last year, surely there are a dozen...

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Dw. Dunphy On..., Film

Dw. Dunphy On… Exploiting the Universals

What is a "universal," why do they make fascinating storylines, and why do their makers understand them so poorly? Popdose.com asks the...

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Television, TV on DVD

DVD Review: “Temple Grandin” and “You Don’t Know Jack”

"Temple Grandin" is the remarkable story of the title character, an autistic woman whose insight into the behavior of cattle revolutionized...

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Random Play, Theatre

Random Play: “The Merchant of Venice”

Robin Monica Alexander loves Shakespeare, but she hates racism more. In the latest Random Play, she asks why we keep making excuses for...

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Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 13

What happens when pop culture forces collide, and why do they almost always suck? Matt Wardlaw, Michael Parr, and Dave Lifton discuss it on...

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Blu-ray Reviews, Film

Blu-ray Review: “Insomnia”

Its Blu-ray debut is timed to take advantage of the hubbub surrounding director Christopher Nolan’s latest film, but 2002’s Insomnia...

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Farkakte Film Flashback, Film

Farkakte Film Flashback: A Fool Such as I Edition

It's that time of year again -- and this April 1, Pete Chianca looks back at some of the finest fools in film....

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Farkakte Film Flashback, Film

Farkakte Film Flashback: It’s Not Personal, It’s Just Business Edition

Michael Moore’s latest, Capitalism: A Love Story, opens around the country today, and if the early reviews are any indication,...

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Film, Film Reviews, No Concessions

No Concessions: Summer Shorts, with Woody, Coppola, “Tony Manero,” and Zowie Bowie

Got your ticket stub, your popcorn, and your extra large soda? Meet Bob Cashill in the No Concessions lobby, where he's waiting to tell you...

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Music, Power Ballads

Death by Power Ballad: Scorpions, “Still Loving You”

Bands like Rush and AC/DC wear as a badge of honor the fact that they’ve never written or performed a power ballad. I love them both,...