Tag Archives: John Wilkes Booth

Disappointment over the tasteless antics of host Seth MacFarlane

By Michael Russnow In the aftermath of my review of the Oscars and that of many others who seemed to agree Seth MacFarlane’s humor was often wanting, I thought I’d offer a postscript as to why for most people the John Wilkes Booth joke didn’t work. It had nothing to do with[...]

Robert Redford’s Civil War ‘Conspirator’ teases trailer

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: We have been tracking Robert Redford’s “The Conspirator” since witnessing its debut at the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival. Lionsgate and Roadside acquired the historical drama at TIFF, and plans an April release. But this morning, you get your first extended look at the film’s trailer. Redford’s “Conspirator”[...]

TIFF ’10: Robert Redford’s ‘The Conspirator’ a compelling slice of American history

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: A last-minute invitation to Roy Thompson Hall had me sitting down for the Gala premiere of Robert Redford’s “The Conspirator” Saturday evening instead of heading back to the hotel room to write a longer “127 Hours” review. Last-minute schedule changes have been the norm at Toronto this[...]