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2010-06-01 13:49:00

Rossellini spoke at Savannah and Atlanta ceremonies Saturday, May 29 SAVANNAH, Ga., June 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Acclaimed actress and filmmaker Isabella Rossellini addressed the Savannah College of Art and Design graduating class of 2010 at commencement ceremonies in Savannah and Atlanta, May 29.

2008-10-12 00:00:24

By Jonathon Romney Shot like a war film, this scorching expose of the brutalities of organised crime in Naples has no huggable heroes or happy endings Film Gomorrah Matteo Garrone 137 MINS, 15 There's only one moment in the new Italian film Gomorrah that resembles the gangster movie as we know it.

2008-09-13 00:00:21

By Bob Strauss Spaghetti Westerns and samurai films have shared sensibilities since Sergio Leone remade Akira Kurosawa's "Yojimbo" as "A Fistful of Dollars." But the two genres have never been mashed up quite as crazily as Takashi Miike has done it in "Sukiyaki Western Django." It's got gunfighters and horses and cowboy hats, but it's definitely set in Japan.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.