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Midnight’s Children

Tiptoeing into the mystic.


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I never thought I’d say this, but perhaps Salman Rushdie isn’t giving himself enough credit. In adapting his 1981 Booker Prize-winning Midnight’s Children, he works with director Deepa Mehta   More
 
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 SAUNDRA SORENSON

GLOW: The Story of the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling

Pia Zadora ruins everything.


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When alums from TV’s Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling reunite in a Vegas hotel more than 20 years after their show was canceled, three show up in wheelchairs. A few of the ambulatory ones boast to   More
 
Wednesday, January 2, 2013 SAUNDRA SORENSON

Buoy

Sisters and brothers should help each other.


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Do not be turned off by the following descriptors: Kickstarter project. Eighty-minute phone conversation. Sibling dynamics. And don’t be too concerned that Buoy’s opening shots of an industria   More
 
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 SAUNDRA SORENSON

Gift Guide 2012: Your Unemployed Cousin


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For your recently de-commed cousin, the holiday season is likely to be a heady mix of frustration, PTSD and soul-crushing concern about meeting basic adult responsibilities—and on top of that, n   More
 
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 SAUNDRA SORENSON

Fun Size

A long, disgusting search for Shorty.


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Nickelodeon Movies is a studio with a wide range of tastes—or else it’s in a constant state of identity crisis. It’s responsible for Harriet the Spy but also Nacho Libre; both Lemony Snicket   More
 
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 SAUNDRA SORENSON

How to Survive a Plague

Battling AIDS beyond the ribbon.


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“Ninety-three through ’95 were the worst years,” says longtime AIDS activist David Barr near the close of How to Survive a Plague. “And then we got lucky.” The sentiment captures the gen   More
 
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 SAUNDRA SORENSON

Everyday I Write the Book (And It Sucks): The Words Reviewed

the words

Sometimes, things get lost in the shuffle around here. The Words, a romantic drama with an alleged literary pedigree, opened two weeks ago, and critic Saundra Sorenson wrote this dire warning for anyone thinking a movie featuring Bradley Cooper as a embattled plagiarizer might be worth plunking down money to see. Unfortunately, while her truncated review has appeared in print, the full review has ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 by SAUNDRA SORENSON

Brew Views: The Queen of Versailles

One-percenter blues.


Brew Views
Meet Jackie Siegel. Half Miss Havisham, half Stifler’s mom, she presides—in a state of well-intentioned oblivion—over eight children and a gaudy empire in Orlando. Three years ago, she was   More
 
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 SAUNDRA SORENSON

Brew Views: Safety Not Guaranteed

Slack to the future.


Brew Views
There is something heartbreakingly real in witnessing a wizened writer in his mid-30s demand of an intern: “Why are you sitting there in front of that screen? You’re a young man!” That’s   More
 
Wednesday, September 5, 2012 SAUNDRA SORENSON

2 Days in New York

Empire State of relationship drama.


Movie Reviews & Stories
It’s a disservice to judge 2 Days in New York by the same standards we would its prequel, 2007’s 2 Days in Paris. Paris saw Marion (writer-director Julie Delpy) introducing her neurotic boyfri   More
 
Wednesday, August 22, 2012 SAUNDRA SORENSON
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