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  • Highs and Lows at the Golden Globes

    By Misha Henckel

    January 16, 2012 | 1:02 pm

    The HIGHS

    Ricky Gervais, a bit tamer but delivering as expected, with a drink in one hand and expletives on his lips. He does his job, though, making sure nobody takes themselves too seriously.

    Morgan Freemen is presented the Cecil B. DeMille Award, by Sidney Poitier and Helen...

  • Rod Lurie On Dustin Hoffman and His Remake of Sam Peckinpah’s “Straw Dogs”

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    September 23, 2011 | 2:48 pm

    The last time I spoke with Israeli-born writer-director Rod Lurie—whose remake of Sam Peckinpah’s controversial film, “Straw Dogs,” opened this past week – was before the premiere of “The Contender” (2000), his political thriller about a female U.S. senator (Joan Allen) who...