I saw ‘The Help’ at a daytime screening two weeks ago, and I’ve never been more grateful to be in possession of a pair of sunglasses than I was when I left the dark theater and emerged into the light. Yes, reader, I cried, and I defy any sentient being among you to get through this film about women and race in the Jim Crow South without doing… Continue reading Video Discussion: Is 'The Help' Part of the Racial-Equality Solution, or Part of the Problem?
Timur Bekmambetov is a man of some imposing charm, enhanced, no doubt, by where he chooses to throw his dinner parties. Nearly 700 feet above the bank of Moskva Rivers stands the Radisson Royal Hotel (formerly the Hotel Ukraina), one of the tallest in the world. From the top floor, visitors can catch distant glimpses of the other towering Gothic structures known as the “Seven Sisters,”… Continue reading The Darkest Hour Set Visit - Part 1