Pittsburgh City Paper | Issue Archives | Jan 18, 2007
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  • Jan 18-24, 2007
  • Vol. 17, No. 3

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Film

  • Iraq in Fragments
  • Iraq in Fragments

    Director James Longely was searching not for danger, but for Iraq's people, and their stories, and his beautifully photographed film plays more like neorealism than documentary.
  • Letters from Iwo Jima
  • Letters from Iwo Jima

    It would be nonsense to call Letters from Iwo Jima the story told "from the Japanese point of view."
  • Sweet Land
  • Sweet Land

    This is a film about memory, which is always a mix of what's actually true and what we earnestly believe to be true.
  • Volver
  • Volver

    Then Almodóvar's overwhelming passion for genre and melodrama takes over, and his work often becomes more of an exercise in his own ingenuity than in the lives of its characters.
  • Unknown
  • Unknown

    Call it Reservoir Dogs meets Memento meets a twist on Stockholm Syndrome, with some climactic surprises
  • Family Law
  • Family Law

    Family Law is a series of vignettes designed to illustrate a standard contemporary theme: the thirtysomething man who finally grows up. (Capsule review.)
  • Stomp the Yard
  • Stomp the Yard

    A paper-thin inspirational story of the tough-skinned underdog, Stomp is a near-carbon copy of 2002's Drum Line. (Capsule review.)

Arts+Entertainment

Stage

  • Theater
  • No Exit

    A really interesting aspect of this production is its focus on a new dimension of misery.

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  • Salsa Fridays @ Cabaret at Theater Square

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    • Tuesdays, 7:45 p.m.
    • 1 going/interested
  • Pittsburgh Banjo Club @ Allegheny Elks Lodge #339

    • Wednesdays, 8 p.m.

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