Posts Tagged ‘Martin Scorsese’

Reviewed: Hugo

It wasn’t that long ago we marveled over the adventures of another spritely orphan who launched out from another enchanted train station. But no amount of wand-waving and quasi-Latin recitation can top the magic in Martin Scorsese’s latest.
Harry, meet Hugo, on whom you’ve got nothing.
Leave it to Scorsese, so accomplished in cinematic bloodletting, to make [...]

Arts Roundup: Courtney Love Still Messed Up, Jay Leno Still Screwed, Sky Still Blue Edition

Good morning (or night), hungover Fat Tuesday-celebrating readers.
*The 30th annual Brit Awards aired last night, garnering awards for Oasis, Jay-Z, Robbie Williams, Florence and the Machine, and Lily Allen. The night's biggest winner was American favorite Lady Gaga who scooped up all three awards she was nominated for: Best International Newcomer, Best International Female, and [...]

Arts Roundup: You Made My Globe Golden Edition

Hello and happy MLK Day! I'm going to blame the long weekend and its lack of arts news for the fact that I'm now going to write ~200 words about the Golden Globes: They were really awful! James Cameron wants to export his arty utopianism to small children in Africa and Asia! Ricky Gervais was [...]

Music in Review: How the Fest Was Won

For the rock & roll collector—and the hard-toking Bonnaroo-goer—concert and festival DVDs have become essential stocking stuffers, even though many are subpar. Films of music festivals, in particular, "have become warmed-over buffets, in which you get one number each from a handful of bands (often not the best number, either) along with obligatory crowd-pans and [...]

NoMa Summer Screen Kicks Off Tonight

While Screen on the Green hangs in limbo, head to a slightly smaller green in D.C.'s northeast quadrant for some barbeque, dance jams by Fatback, and a summer full of rock docs. Tonight, the NoMa (north of Massachusetts Avenue) Business Improvement District hosts Martin Scorsese's 2005 film No Direction Home: Bob Dylan, the first in [...]