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Film & TV

Quick Flicks

Three-time Academy Award winner Jack Nicholson delivers a wonderful comedic performance in Anger Management as Dr. Buddy Rydell, the volatile shrink who has counseled everyone from John McEnroe to Derek Jeter.

by 34TH STREET

Flip 'Em the Bird

One movie critic said it best when he wrote the following about Winged Migration: "Possibly the most astonishing documentary about bird migration ever made." I am certainly in agreement.

by EDDIE BYUN

First Degree Burns

At the opening night of the Philadelphia Film Festival, James Foley, director of the headliner Confidence, talked to the audience for a few minutes.

by JOHN CARROLL

Like a Virgin

While in Los Angeles, Norman Korpi, the first openly gay cast member of The Real World, and writer/director/star of The Wedding Video, found time to talk to Street about his feature debut. When did you get the idea to make this movie? I've always wanted to make a movie, and I had a couple of screenplays before this dealing with some of my experience on cable access, but when we got down to looking at money and budget, and people going, "What have you done before?" They're not going to give you a million bucks.

by JOHN CARROLL

Quick Flicks

The average geophysics college professor can save the world -- or at least that's what Director Jon Amiel would have you believe with his latest flick, The Core. Dr. Joshua Keys (Aaron Echkart) is the only person who has realized that the Earth's core has stopped rotating.

by 34TH STREET

We Cannes Do It

The 12th Annual Philadelphia Film Festival, presented by TLA Entertainment and the Philadelphia Film Society, will take place on April 3 - 16.

by JAMES BEAVER

Quick Flicks

One day, four young boys walk through the forest and see three older boys bullying a small kid from "the retard academy." The four boys decide to help this unfortunate lad, warmly referred to as "Dudditz" (due to his own mispronunciation of Douglas). Little did they know that Dudditz was more special than the euphemism suggests.

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Beckhamania

The British Empire may not have had the cleanest record when one considers its history of racial oppression and mistreatment of its colonial subjects, but films like Gurinder Chadha's Bend it Like Beckham suggest that there might just be a bright, new, heterogeneous future in store for the original Isle of WASP that comes with its own set of cultural obstacles.

by NICHOLAS SANDERS

1-800-Farrell

I was in shock when I first heard the news of a thriller set entirely around a Times Square phone booth, potentially starring Jim Carrey.

by EUGENE NOVIKOV

Just Shoot Me

Assassination Tango should be good.ÿ Under the deft hand of Robert Duvall -- who directs, produces and stars in the film -- this labor of love should be a masterpiece.ÿThe film, however, falls short of these expectations.ÿThe ingredients are there, but they end up producing a lot of nothing -- unless you enjoy staring at one pointless scene after another for two hours, that is.

by JESSICA MORTON

They Cannot Tell a Lie

David Gordon Green chose to follow up his critically-lauded George Washington with a simple, romantic film, All the Real Girls. He showed the film to Penn students at The Bridge on March 19, but made some time to talk to Street beforehand with co-writer and star Paul Schneider. PS: Do you want a lager this early in the day? No thanks.

by JOHN CARROLL

Five Dollar Interview

Recently, Street sat down with John Travolta to talk about his career, his new film Basic and his views on the world.

by STEPHANIE GONZALEZ-TURNER

Relationship Advice

After watching David Gordon Green's second feature film, All the Real Girls, I was bewildered.

by JOHN CARROLL

Less than Basic

Any film fan can conjure up the image of Vincent and Jules standing naked while The Wolf hosed the blood off their asses.

by STEPHANIE GONZALEZ-TURNER

Oscar the Grouch

Steve Martin hosts the 75th Academy Awards ceremony on March 23rd at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood (8:30 p.m., ABC). Street offers predictions on the winners, and hopes that Martin will, uh, bring down the house. Best Picture Chicago Gangs of New York The Hours The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers The Pianist Marty will win in another category, The Hours isn't popular enough, The Lord of the Rings will win next year, and The Pianist is the annual "World War II film that won't win" nomination.

by JOHN CARROLL

Real American Hero

The war against terrorism is tricky business. There's the color-coded Homeland Security warning system, and then there's the invasion of Iraq--just a few of the many steps taken by the government to eliminate the always-enigmatic terrorist.

by JAMES BEAVER

Welcome to Bollywood

It's an anomaly to those who have no idea. To those who do, it is Bollywood, the Hollywood of Bombay, the movie industry of India.

by NANA MENSAH

Dodge This

If you think two Matrix films in the span of six months is enough to sate your sci-fi appetite, think again.

by JOHN CARROLL

Spider Man

All of this will be old news to the movie buffs among us. Cronenberg is revered in cinemaniac circles as a god of the disturbing and bizarre.

by EUGENE NOVIKOV

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by ADRIAN FRANCO

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