Television’s new golden age

Breaking down the highlights and snubs from this year’s Emmy Awards

The Emmy Awards, much like their film, theater and music counterparts, are annually greeted with both excited buzz and exhausted indifference.
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Innovative techniques fly in ‘Birdman’

The voice is low, gravelly, striking, disembodied, as if arriving from another planet. The opening scene finds this voice berating our protagonist, veteran actor Riggan Thompson (Michael Keaton), who is meditating — levitating? — in a messy dressing room, muttering a mantra under his breath in an attempt to block
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The inglorious twenties

Hearing older people ordain that their college years were “the best years of their lives” and they “would give anything to go back” should make us happy, right? The fact that “it’ll only be a long downhill slope from here” (downhill in the sense of ease and not decline) should
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‘The Hangover III’ makes for a dumb yet satisfying summer movie

Zach Galifianakis steals the show in the predictable yet entertaining conclusion to the "Hangover" trilogy.

In a world of stupid movies, “The Hangover III” does not stand out. The Wolf Pack returns with yet another inane movie that rides on Zach Galifianakis’ strange facial expressions and obtrusive figure. However, that’s exactly what the movie is supposed to be: The audience comes in expecting nothing more
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