Articles tagged based on a true story

Metatextual Games Stamp Out Thriller Conventions in ‘Based on a True Story’

French author Delphine de Vigan is very successful at setting up an original mystery, but she gets bogged down in overly literary reflections.

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‘Empire State’ Has Lots of Top-Secret Planning Going on in Mob-Owned Cafes

An interview with the real Chris Potamitis, featured as an extra of the Blu-ray release of the film, is the most interesting thing on this whole disc.

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Alas, There is Nothing ‘Extraordinary’ About ‘Extraordinary Measures’

Harrison Ford and Brendan Fraser make a serviceable team, but Extraordinary Measures can't escape its very ordinary presentation.

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5 Aug 2009 // 9:59 PM

The Haunting in Connecticut

To say that The Haunting in Connecticut borrows liberally from the textbook for Haunted House Movie 101 is giving it undue credit. It cribs unabashedly from a host of movies before it.

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U2's 'The Joshua Tree' Tour Reminds the Audience of their Politics

// Notes from the Road

"The Joshua Tree tour highlights U2's classic album with an epic and unforgettable new experience.

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