Author: Andy Ray

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Column: ‘Boyhood’ a must for movie-goers

By now, you’ve undoubtedly heard that Richard Linklater’s new film, “Boyhood,” was shot with the same cast, intermittently, over a period of twelve years.  And you’re probably wondering exactly how this “gimmick” plays out...

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Column: God favors marriage equality

Commentary by Andy Ray Hello Hoosiers! It’s me, the Almighty, checking in with you now that you allow gay marriage. As you might expect, I have something to ask you: What took you so...

My Oscar Predictions

My Oscar Predictions

I don’t recall a better year for motion pictures in my lifetime.  Boy, there were a lot of great films in 2013, which makes picking Oscar winners more difficult than usual.  Still, I’ve never...

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Opinion: ‘Master’ gets curtain call

In Todd Solondz’ 1998 drama “Happiness,” the beautiful Lara Flynn Boyle played a popular author who could have any guy she wanted, but was strangely attracted to a man who continually made obscene phone...

“American Hustle” not a Scorsese film

“American Hustle” not a Scorsese film

“American Hustle” is the best Martin Scorsese movie since “Casino.” Maybe even since “Goodfellas.” But here’s the funny thing: It’s not a Martin Scorsese film. Oh, it sure seems like one. It’s a story...