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Monday, August 5 2013

HBO’s ‘Casting By’ Highlights Film’s Creative Rapports

"I don't like casting," says Woody Allen, in his version of how crucial he finds his longtime collaborator, casting director Juliet Taylor, "I don't like to meet people in any area."


Monday, April 30 2012

It Must Feel Good to Be as Bad as Gordon Gekko

Why are bad guys like Gordon Gekko, Tony Montana and Patrick Bateman so beloved? Because we can’t act without guilt, and what’s worse, we can’t even admit that we want to.


Wednesday, June 23 2010

Al Pacino makes a welcome return to the New York stage


Wednesday, March 25 2009

Part 4: All About My Mother to Sleepy Hollow (October - November 1999)

Outsiders and oddballs make up Part Four's formidable filmmakers, an idiosyncratic collection of dreamers and visionaries.


Wednesday, February 4 2009

Righteous Kill

This movie boasts a tired and generic script and achieves a weird sort of harmonic convergence of forgetablilty.


Wednesday, January 14 2009

OMG - The 20 Worst Films of 2008

There's bad, and then there's 2008 level bad. You know this list is looking down into a deep dark bottomless pit of cinematic despair when Mike Myers' shameful Love Guru didn't even make the Top 20!


Monday, January 12 2009

Off the Radar - The Top 30 DVDs of 2008

Oddly enough, while the major studios continue scratching their heads over how to sell yet another new format (Blu-ray) to disinterested consumers, several outside distributors made sure that this would be a digital year to remember.


Friday, September 12 2008

‘Righteous Kill’: Attacked on All Sides

Righteous Kill uses Karen (Carla Gugino) both to critique the male cops' sense of self-righteousness and be the victim.


Thursday, September 11 2008

‘Kill’ is Substandard Suspense


Monday, September 8 2008

Talk, Talk, Talk: September 2008

From wars both past and present to a number of nail-biting thrillers, September is sizing up as a potentially profitable one.


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Oceans Thirteen (2007) (Reviews) [8.Jun.07]
Monkey Business (Part 2: June) (Features) [1.May.07]
Two for the Money (2005) (Reviews) [14.Oct.05]
The Godfather: Part II (1974) (Reviews) [12.Jul.05]
Angels in America (Reviews) [22.Dec.03]
Gigli (2003) (Reviews) [9.Dec.03]
Gigli (2003) (Reviews) [1.Aug.03]
People I Know (2003) (Reviews) [15.May.03]
The Recruit (2003) (Reviews) [30.Jan.03]
Simone (2002) (Reviews) [22.Aug.02]
Insomnia (2002) (Reviews) [23.May.02]
The Insider (1999) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Any Given Sunday (1999) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Any Given Sunday (1999) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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