Other Articles by Hugh Slesinger

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CINEMA

 » Gran Torino - Conspicuously absent from the list of nominees for the 81st installment of the Academy Awards, airing this weekend, is this against the grain tragedy that evokes all the conflicted feelings of America and sadly might be director and star Clint Eastwood's last role as a leading man.
[02.20.2009 by Hugh Slesinger]

GREEN

 » Kidneys and Wetlands - While struggling with the failure of a vital organ, LAS contributor Hugh Slesinger was struck by not only how similar our own bodies are to that of the planet we inhabit, but the degree to which science and society have changed the fates of both.
[04.21.2008 by Hugh Slesinger]

CINEMA

 » Bobby - Even though the film's outcome is unavoidably self-evident, give the Repo-Man credit for ambitiously tackling a dark and unpleasant topic that spun an atomic superpower into chaos.
[12.14.2006 by Hugh Slesinger]

PHOTOGRAPHY

 » Ashes & Snow - FROM THE ARCHIVES: "Completely and utterly boring" is how Gregory Colbert describes processing prints of his photographs, but the images themselves are anything but.
[11.30.2006 by Hugh Slesinger]

CINEMA

 » I Know I Am Not Alone - Michael Franti, the dread-headed poster child for peace, produced this film "documenting the details of the human cost of war" with hopes of shredding the imaginary boundary that exists between the performer, film, his music and direct action.
[02.07.2006 by Hugh Slesinger]

CINEMA

 » Making the Case for King Kong - Like Kong, "the beast" who "looked upon beauty and lowered his hand," the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences owes a nomination for Best Picture not only to Peter Jackson but to the art of cinematic blockbusterdom itself.
[01.18.2006 by Hugh Slesinger]

CINEMA

 » Lord of the Rings - If you think Peter Jackson's epic saga was a bit over-indulged at the Academy Awards, you obviously haven't talked with Hugh Slesinger.
[04.01.2004 by Hugh Slesinger]
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