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Kristian Lin

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Notes From the Modern Cinema Festival

Christopher Kelly's Modern Cinema: Great Movies You Haven't Heard of … Yet festival just concluded, and as usual, I found some of his picks...

“Taking Tiger Mountain” in Dallas

We don't usually concern ourselves with Dallas events here at Blotch, but this is worth checking out. Taking Tiger Mountain, a 1983 independent film...

Ron Washington Is in “Moneyball”!

I didn't have room in my review of Moneyball to include this tidbit, but the Rangers' current manager turns up as a character in...

DVD Review: “Meek’s Cutoff”

About halfway through Meek’s Cutoff, 19th-century Oregon settler Emily Tetherow (Michelle Williams) is gathering firewood. One of a small party traveling on the Oregon...

Considering Kenneth Branagh

Thor comes out on DVD today, and even though I liked the film when I reviewed it last May, I found it to be...

Eddie Murphy to Host Oscars

The news dropped this morning that Eddie Murphy will host next February's Academy Awards ceremony, and the entire Twitternetinterwebversethingy lit up. Great pick, says...

R.I.P., Salvatore Licitra

Sad news from the world of Italian opera, as tenor Salvatore Licitra passed away yesterday. The 43-year-old singer suffered a stroke last week while...

Thoughts on the Prices of Movie Tickets

We moan about how the ticket prices at our movie theaters are constantly going up, but let's face it: They’re still a bargain compared...

British Theater Comes to the Modern

Intriguing theater news just dropped in my inbox, and it's so fresh that the organizations involved haven't posted it yet on their websites. The...

Want to Be a Movie Extra?

Filmmaker Cameron Bruce Nelson needs about 20 or so people to pretend to be crashed partygoers the morning after a big bash. It's for...