Articles tagged anne bancroft

19 Aug 2015 // 9:00 AM

Double Take: The Graduate (1967)

Double Take climbs on the bus to who knows where: Swimming pools? Hotel rooms? Plastics? Scarborough Fair? The Graduate was '60s gold. How well does it seduce us today?

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2 Oct 2007 // 11:00 PM

The Graduate

Forty years after its original theatrical release, The Graduate is still extremely timely and its themes and message are relevant whether in the context of 1967 or 2007.

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Part 2: The Changing Face of Filmmaking

Every staid situation needs shaking up, none more so that the labored Hollywood studio system. The titles chosen for this section stand out as reasons why things had to change, the results of those seismic stylistic shifts.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Up at the Villa (2000)

What were they thinking? In Up at the Villa, Sean Penn plays a wealthy American rapscallion tearing around 1938’s Europe, arching his eyebrow by way

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Keeping the Faith (2000)

The representative New York of Keeping the Faith lies somewhere in between the hyperreal absurdity of NYPD Blue and the boutique-chic, antiseptic Manhattan of Friends.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Keeping the Faith (2000)

The directorial debut of actor Edward Norton, Keeping the Faith wastes his considerable talents and those of his co-stars on a script that cannot hold many surprises for anyone who has been to the movies in the last quarter-century.

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Bad Graphics Are Still Impressive in ‘Spirits of Xanadu’

// Moving Pixels

"Spirits of Xanadu wrings emotion and style out of its low fidelity graphics.

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