Articles tagged benjamin bratt

Law & Order: The Sixth Year

This set highlights a show that has been often imitated, but never matched.

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15 Jul 2008 // 1:30 AM

The Cleaner: Series Premiere

The first episode of The Cleaner takes its self-appointed contextualizing very seriously.

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The Andromeda Strain Miniseries

Given current fears about the prospect of biological weapons deployed by terrorists in our cities, the science and procedures behind this story are as relevant as ever.

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26 May 2008 // 8:10 AM

The Andromeda Strain

The Andromeda Strain offers several physically fit and non-nerdy doctors, and conveniently deposits them as a group inside the Wildfire Lab.

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16 Nov 2007 // 1:00 AM

Love in the Time of Cholera

Fermina remains a cipher, an object in Juvenal's possession and of Florentino's endless affection without an emotional life of her own.

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25 Jul 2007 // 10:00 PM

Abandon (2002)

This is one of the best horror films in some time; not sacrificing itself to irony or parody but committed to the dark corners of human nature and the complex labyrinths that exist in the mind.

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The Great Raid: The Director’s Cut (2003)

Archive shots of broken, diseased, and starved bodies provide a devastating illustration of the history that drives the film's fictions.

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11 Jan 2006 // 12:00 AM

E-Ring

Hopper plays McNulty with all kinds of pro-military gusto, though he's perpetually pissed off at the administration, because civilians tend to miss points and tactics.

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21 Sep 2005 // 12:00 AM

E-Ring

No one else could make this dialogue sound like poetry quite like Dennis Hopper, so misfitted for his role as a Pentagon Colonel that he seems perversely perfect.

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12 Aug 2005 // 12:00 AM

The Great Raid (2003)

The relationship between heroism and villainy remains reductive, subjective, and devastatingly predictable.

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14 Apr 2005 // 12:00 AM

The Woodsman (2004)

Director Kassell says, 'There's Kyra Sedgwick beating the shit out of Carlos Leon. I love this scene.'"

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6 Jan 2005 // 12:00 AM

The Woodsman (2004)

Walter (Kevin Bacon) lives in a world perpetually gray.

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22 Jul 2004 // 12:00 AM

Catwoman (2004)

The women on either side of the film's imaginary moral divide are both gorgeous and potent, both capable of cruel violence, and both dedicated to their own desires.

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18 Oct 2002 // 12:00 AM

Abandon (2002)

Cynical and beautiful. No wonder the boys can't resist her.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Red Planet (2000)

WARNING: The following review contains plot spoilers. Dud Planet Red Planet is freshman director Antony Hoffman’s entry into the most recent spate of films

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Piñero (2001)

The first scene in Leon Ichaso's biographical film, 'Piñero', sets up a complex series of relationships between the artist and his demons -- or more pointedly, between the artist and the various audiences he sought to influence and astonish.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

The Next Best Thing (2000)

I must admit, against all my better judgment, I actually rather enjoyed Madonna's new film, The Next Best Thing.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Miss Congeniality (2000)

Any director who imagines the slender acting talent of Benjamin Bratt (late of TV's 'Law & Order') can sustain the male lead, FBI agent and atavistic prig Eric Matthews (particularly opposite the gloriously charismatic Bullock) requires instant re-immersion in Casting 101.

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A Crooked and Unseen Highway: lowercase - "She Takes Me"

// Sound Affects

"The newest Between the Grooves series tackles Lowercase's Kill the Lights, a great marriage of slowcore and post-punk: raw, angry, sullen, and very much alive almost 20 years later.

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