Articles tagged antonio banderas

‘Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!’: Pornography and Love in the Eye of the Beholder

Almodóvar's shocking, NC-17 film makes us realize that pornography and love are only in the eye of the beholder.

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‘Shrek: The Whole Story’: Imagine What We Would Have Missed If We Just Left Him Alone

Several ogres. Four films. One Oscar. A few notable misfires mixed in just for good measure. At the end of the day, a visit to Far Far Away is far funnier (and far more emotional) than you might expect ...

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18 May 2007 // 10:24 AM

Acting legend Julie Andrews returns in Shrek the Third

LOS ANGELES—PUBLICIST: “You’re not going to write that you watched the Kentucky Derby in Julie Andrews’ bedroom, are you?” JOURNALIST: “I wouldn’t

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18 May 2007 // 4:00 AM

Shrek the Third (2007)

Nothing looks to be ongoing so much as Shrek, except maybe the other sequel machines huffing and puffing this summer.

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Monkey Business (Part 1: May)

Talk about frontloading your approach. Each week in this first full month of patented popcorn movies finds another famous franchise icon making a major blockbuster bow. Only truly disastrous results from these guaranteed crowd-pleasers will keep the coffers from clogging with cash.

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6 Apr 2006 // 11:00 PM

Take the Lead (2006)

There's something disturbing about the recent proliferation of films with this 'save the inner city kids' motif.

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28 Oct 2005 // 12:00 AM

The Legend of Zorro (2005)

This opening action is acrobatic, the explosions thrilling, and the sword-fighting is sensationally swooshy.

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20 May 2004 // 12:00 AM

Shrek 2 (2004)

Cute, confident, and utterly stylish in his feathered hat, Puss confronts Shrek and Donkey in the woods: 'Ha ha!'"

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Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003)

If ever there was a filmmaker made for DVD commentaries, it is Robert Rodriguez.

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Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003)

'Are you a Mexican or a Mexi-cant!?'.

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7 Nov 2002 // 12:00 AM

Femme Fatale (2002)

Rebecca Romijn-Stamos' central function is looking great and so, confounding various men around her.

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31 Oct 2002 // 12:00 AM

Frida (2002)

Julie Taymor's Frida pulses with color.

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Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever (2002)

Sever grabs the big old gun inside and shoots in exquisite slo-mo. She even works in a hairflip.

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Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams (2002)

Juni and Carmen's perspective, part convincingly ingenuous and part movie-kid calculated, organizes the film's general view of things.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Spy Kids (2001)

'Spy Kids' is all fun, sometimes obnoxious, and incessantly cheerful -- having your parents kidnapped is a minor inconvenience, leading to the chance to ride in a submarine that looks like a blowfish. How neat is that!"

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Spy Kids (2001)

In the Disney universe, it's normal to be special, and that's exactly the case with the Cortez family, kids and parents alike.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Play it To The Bone (2000)

Two grown men, best friends and romantic rivals, beat the shit out of each other for money. It doesn’t sound like much of a

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Original Sin (2001)

... expensive, tacky melodrama.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Crazy in Alabama concerns two concurrent stories, which take place in small town Alabama in the mid '60s. One centers on the inhumanity and injustice of segregation, while the other tells of a woman following her dream, even though it means killing her husband and deserting her children to do so.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

The Body (2001)

... examines the threat science poses to organized religion.

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'Wanted' Is a Spaghetti Western That Will Leave You Wanting

// Short Ends and Leader

"The charisma of Giuliano Gemma and some stellar action sequences can't save this sub-par spaghetti western.

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