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July 21, 1991 | JUDITH MICHAELSON, Judith Michaelson is a Times staff writer
Randa Haines sits high in a director's chair--a tall, slim woman with a cascade of dark curly hair and an array of silver and turquoise bracelets--the only woman in a semicircle of men. Peering at the screen in the final days of post-production on "The Doctor"--her first feature movie since the much-acclaimed "Children of a Lesser God" five years ago, and her second movie starring William Hurt--her voice is soft, her manner calm and long fingers seemingly...
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August 21, 1998 | JACK MATHEWS, FOR THE TIMES
At one of the many moments of precious insight in Randa Haines' "Dance With Me," Rafael, a handsome young Cuban cleaning mirrors in a Houston studio asks Ruby, the professional dancer he admires, how she can practice her steps without music. It's a routine, honed through repetition, she explains. "But dance comes from the music; it tells you what to do," Rafael protests, adding impertinently, "That's probably why you look so stiff."
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August 20, 1998 | KEVIN BAXTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
"Would you care to dance?" Posing that question to Randa Haines is a little like asking Caruso if he'd like to sing or Michael Jordan if he'd like to shoot a little hoop. For Haines, who directed such critically acclaimed films as "Children of a Lesser God" and "Wrestling Ernest Hemingway," dancing isn't something you do, it's something you are.
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August 20, 1998 | KEVIN BAXTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
"Would you care to dance?" Posing that question to Randa Haines is a little like asking Caruso if he'd like to sing or Michael Jordan if he'd like to shoot a little hoop. For Haines, who directed such critically acclaimed films as "Children of a Lesser God" and "Wrestling Ernest Hemingway," dancing isn't something you do, it's something you are.
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August 2, 1991 | KENNETH TURAN, TIMES FILM CRITIC
If Giorgio Armani doesn't start making power suits out of camouflage material, he is missing a good bet, because successful professionals are fast becoming the most endangered on-screen species since Bambi's mother. First in "Regarding Henry," now in "The Doctor" (at selected San Diego theaters), we are invited to relish the spectacle of a hard-driving hotshot finding out that there is more to life than insensitively bludgeoning your way to the top.
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August 21, 1998 | JACK MATHEWS, FOR THE TIMES
At one of the many moments of precious insight in Randa Haines' "Dance With Me," Rafael, a handsome young Cuban cleaning mirrors in a Houston studio asks Ruby, the professional dancer he admires, how she can practice her steps without music. It's a routine, honed through repetition, she explains. "But dance comes from the music; it tells you what to do," Rafael protests, adding impertinently, "That's probably why you look so stiff."
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July 24, 1991 | KENNETH TURAN, TIMES FILM CRITIC
If Giorgio Armani doesn't start making power suits out of camouflage material, he is missing a good bet, because successful professionals are fast becoming the most endangered on-screen species since Bambi's mother. First in "Regarding Henry," now in "The Doctor" (citywide), we are invited to relish the spectacle of a hard-driving hotshot finding out that there is more to life than insensitively bludgeoning your way to the top.
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December 11, 1987 | DEBORAH CAULFIELD, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
The American Film Institute has selected 21 women for its Directing Workshop for Women, established in 1974 to help professional women working in film and television to make the leap to directing. The 16 participants and five alternates, chosen from 300 applicants across the country, represent a variety of entertainment industry professions from actors to producers.
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June 3, 1990
This season's "Tales From the Crypt" directors and a sample of their directing credits (except where otherwise noted): Walter Hill: "Another 48 HRS."
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January 28, 1987 | Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
The Directors Guild of America is scheduled to announce today its five nominees for best film director of 1986, an event that is usually a reliable tipoff to the movies that will dominate the Academy Awards. Considered shoo-ins for DGA nominations are Woody Allen ("Hannah and Her Sisters") and Oliver Stone ("Platoon").
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August 2, 1991 | KENNETH TURAN, TIMES FILM CRITIC
If Giorgio Armani doesn't start making power suits out of camouflage material, he is missing a good bet, because successful professionals are fast becoming the most endangered on-screen species since Bambi's mother. First in "Regarding Henry," now in "The Doctor" (at selected San Diego theaters), we are invited to relish the spectacle of a hard-driving hotshot finding out that there is more to life than insensitively bludgeoning your way to the top.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 24, 1991 | KENNETH TURAN, TIMES FILM CRITIC
If Giorgio Armani doesn't start making power suits out of camouflage material, he is missing a good bet, because successful professionals are fast becoming the most endangered on-screen species since Bambi's mother. First in "Regarding Henry," now in "The Doctor" (citywide), we are invited to relish the spectacle of a hard-driving hotshot finding out that there is more to life than insensitively bludgeoning your way to the top.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 21, 1991 | JUDITH MICHAELSON, Judith Michaelson is a Times staff writer
Randa Haines sits high in a director's chair--a tall, slim woman with a cascade of dark curly hair and an array of silver and turquoise bracelets--the only woman in a semicircle of men. Peering at the screen in the final days of post-production on "The Doctor"--her first feature movie since the much-acclaimed "Children of a Lesser God" five years ago, and her second movie starring William Hurt--her voice is soft, her manner calm and long fingers seemingly...
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