All posts tagged "thelma schoonmaker"

  • Entertainment
    New to DVD/Blu-ray: “Margaret’s” Sprawling Messiness Never Loses Interest

    Shot back in 2005, “Margaret” has been sitting on the shelf, until finally seeing the light of day six years later and being released into theaters last fall. Writer-director Kenneth Lonergan’s sophomore follow-up to his winning 2000 indie “You Can Count On Me” was deemed unable to be released from a lengthy...

  • Community
    DC Film Beat: Metro Area Cinema for 24 April – 1 May (Special Kenneth Lonergan and MARGARET Edition)

    Point blank: if you live in the D.C. area, and you consider yourself a movie buff, then run (do not walk) to the West End Cinema this weekend and catch the D.C. premiere of Kenneth Lonergan\’s Margaret. Some background information… Following the critical and commercial (well, “commercial” for an independent film) success...

  • Entertainment
    Movie Review: Martin Scorsese’s HUGO Offers Visual and Emotional Wonders in Equal Measures

    One of the first things you notice about the magnificent Hugo is that it is a film of surfaces.  The gleaming mechanics inside a grand clock (or automaton), forever twisting and shifting.  The dusty marble columns inside a train station.  The rusted metal occupying most of the title character\’s “home.”  Most importantly,...