Rafer Guzman

Takeaway Film Contributor

Rafer Guzman appears in the following:

Looking Ahead to 2010 on the Silver Screen

Friday, January 01, 2010

As we usher in the New Year, the big screen seems te be traveling backwards in time, bringing back remakes and sequels of classics from the 1980s. We talk with Rafer Guzman, the film ...

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Takeouts: Obamas' Hawaiian Holiday, New Movies, NFL Preview

Friday, December 25, 2009

First Family Takeout: Politico's Carol Lee is traveling with the Obamas as they go on vacation to President Obama's boyhood home, Oahu. Film Takeout: Newsday film critic Rafer Guzm...

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Takeouts: COBRA at 1 a.m., Chris Henry, Weekend Movies

Friday, December 18, 2009

Washington Takeout: From Washington, our own Todd Zwillich on why Senators were up at 1 a.m. to vote on extending unemployment insurance and COBRA subsidies. Sports Takeout: Ibrahi...

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Avatar: James Cameron's 3D Sci-Fi Epic (Finally) on Screens

Friday, December 18, 2009

"Avatar," James Cameron's highly anticipated 3-D, computer animated, sci-fi film with a $237 million price tag, goes out to wide release this weekend.We're joined by T...

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Takeouts: Heisman Trophy, Movies, Listeners on Princesses

Friday, December 11, 2009

Sports Takeout: Pablo Torre, reporter with Sports Illustrated, joins us to look at the candidates for this year's Heisman Trophy. Movie Takeout: Newsday film critic Rafer Guzman jo...

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The Controversy Behind Eastwood's "Invictus"

Friday, December 11, 2009

Director Clint Eastwood's latest, "Invictus," opens this weekend. The film shows Nelson Mandela shortly after his release from prison, as a new president working to unite a polarized ...

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Weekend Movies: 'Brothers,' 'Everybody's Fine,' 'Up in the Air'

Friday, December 04, 2009

For this week's movie roundup, contributor Rafer Guzman reviews "Brothers," with Natalie Portman, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Tobey McGuire; "Everybody's Fine," with Robert DeNiro and Drew B...

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The Military on the Silver Screen

Friday, November 06, 2009

While the tragic shooting at Fort Hood, Texas, has captured the nation's attention today, the military has long been an interest for Hollywood. We look at two upcoming releases that a...

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Screams and Chills: The Best Scary Movies

Friday, October 30, 2009

It's our Halloween horror flick round-up. We asked Takeaway listeners and our contributors, Newsday film critic Rafer Guzman and Spout editor Karina Longworth, to compile a list of th...

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Takeouts: War Funding, Football and Films

Friday, October 23, 2009

Washington Takeout: The Takeaway's Washington correspondent, Todd Zwillich, has found some interesting predictors of future war planning buried in a military policy bill.  Sports T...

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Friday Morning at the Movies: 'Amelia' Another Winner for Swank?

Friday, October 23, 2009

"Amelia," the biopic of pioneering aviator Amelia Earhart, opens across the country today. Will this be Hilary Swank's third Oscar-winning role? The Takeaway's contrib...

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Takeouts: Business Bounces, Sports Scenes, and More Movies

Friday, October 16, 2009

Business Takeout: Louise Story, finance reporter for The New York Times, has a look at ad-based businesses. Since Google's revenues are up, does that mean other advertising-based bu...

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Friday Morning at the Movies: Where the Wild Things Are

Friday, October 16, 2009

It's Friday morning and we're talking about what everyone is talking about: "Where the Wild Things Are." The highly anticipated adaptation of a long-beloved children's...

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Weekend Movies: Many to Choose From

Friday, October 02, 2009

[The trailer for the new Cohen Brothers' movie, "A Serious Man"] It's a good weekend to go to the movies, according to The New York Time's film critic (and co-host of...

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Weekend Movies: Art House Edition

Friday, September 25, 2009

Even though "Surrogates" and "Fame" debut this weekend, it's the art house films that have stolen the hearts of The Takeaway's movie reviewers: Rafer Guzman, film critic for Newsday, ...

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Movies: Meatballs and Feminist Horror

Friday, September 18, 2009

On Fridays we talk movies; today we're joined by Newsday film critic Rafer Guzman and Spoutblog editor Karina Longworth. Anna Faris, Mr. T and others bring a classic children's book t...

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Movies for this Weekend -- and Beyond

Friday, September 11, 2009

It's Friday, which means new movies are opening nationwide. Rafer Guzman, film critic for Newsday, joins us with a few of the films in theaters this weekend. His picks...

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Fall Movie Preview: Defying Genres

Friday, September 04, 2009

Our Friday movie round-up looks at some upcoming films that defy being pigeonholed neatly into a single genre, from still-appealing-to-adults "kid's movie" Where the Wild Things Are,...

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Final Summer Flicks: "Extract," "All About Steve"

Friday, September 04, 2009

Labor Day is the last big holiday weekend of the summer – a great time to get out there and see the last of the summer movies. We talk about what's coming out this weekend with Rafer ...

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Weekend Movies: Before Woodstock Was in Vogue

Friday, August 28, 2009

It's Friday, which is when we review the biggest movies coming out over the weekend. We speak to Rafer Guzman, film critic for Newsday about two highly anticipated films: Ang Lee's "T...

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