After a lengthy intermission following the opener, which proved to be an agitating wait for fans, a sold-out crowd in Bailey hall was stunned to silence as Andrew Bird took the stage and the sound of his violin filled the building. His classically styled and stunningly beautiful opening song made it clear to the audience, if anyone had any suspicions otherwise, that he is ...
The 83rd Academy Awards, which will take place this Sunday, February 27 with first-time hosts Anne Hathaway and James Franco, will be a night dedicated to celebrating the art of great film, in which the best films for each of the 24 different competitive categories will hopefully be rightly honored.
This year’s nominated films for best motion picture are an interesting ...
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It’s hard to believe that The King’s Speech, a film about King George VI—father of the current Queen Elizabeth of England—and the overcoming of his stutter during the declaration of war to Nazi Germany, is as funny, as invigorating, and as heartfelt as it is.
The film centers on the royally isolating world of King George ...