Amy Brady

 

Amy Brady is a regular film contributor at Voice Media Group and its film partner, the Village Voice. VMG publications include LA Weekly, Denver Westword, Phoenix New Times, Miami New Times, Broward-Palm Beach New Times, Houston Press and Dallas Observer.

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  • Age-old definitions of enemy and ally, victor and victim, get thrown into question in Paul Weitz’s deft film adaptation of Ann Patchett’s award-winning novel Bel Canto. Though not an opera, the film, its title translating to “beautiful...

  • 2 years ago | Film and TV

    Television’s smartest network drama went out last year with a slap. The Good Wife, the hour-long CBS procedural about savvy lawyers and sexy investigators, looked as if it was going to end where it began, with Alicia Florrick (Julianna Margulies) ...

  • Unlike the recent Leonardo DiCaprio climate-change documentary Before the Flood, the informative but thematically uneven The Anthropologist eschews celebrity cameos in favor of a more sociological perspective on a global crisis. The...

  • Gardeners have an expansive view of time. They must consider individual moments -- when to prune a branch, say, or tie up a vine -- as well as yearly cycles, how each season requires different methods of working with roots, the soil and the sun....

  • A recent spate of environmental documentaries has focused more on specific issues than the larger problem of what's causing them. Fisher Stevens' frustrating but frequently compelling Before the Flood takes a more expansive view by...

  • Leonard Nimoy's 1975 memoir I Am Not Spock stirred fan outrage: How dare the actor, who was indeed Spock in the original Star Trek series, publicly dismiss his beloved half-human, half-Vulcan alter ego? But according to Adam Nimoy,...

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