Articles tagged bill murray

16 Jun 2015 // 10:38 AM

Double Take: Lost in Translation (2003)

As Bill Murray's character sings, "It was fun for awhile, but there's nothing more than this." Is there more to Sofia Coppola's 2003 character study? Double Take takes a look.

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Wes Anderson and His Weird Ways Are Quite Apparent in ‘The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou’

Wes Anderson's strange and surreal film, now in a Criterion Blu-ray, has never looked or sounded better. But is this just another Anderson weird?

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NYFF – ‘The Royal Tenenbaums’ 10th Anniversary

Luke Wilson was in town for an MTV related New York Comic Con panel a day or two afterwards. Ben Stiller had just completed hosting

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Tribeca Film Festival 2010: Get Low

Director Aaron Schneider's feature film debut and its cast are impressive.

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1 May 2009 // 7:19 AM

The Limits of Control

The limits of control are simultaneously intimate and global. And Isaac De Bankolé's face reveals just as much as you can know.

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Summer of Same: May 2009

May's titles include the fourth films in two aging franchises, more Pixar perfection, and the reboot of a TV series from 40 years ago. And they say there are no new ideas.

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9 Oct 2008 // 11:00 PM

For a retired guy, Bill Murray has been busy. Not only did he jump out of a plane during Chicago’s Air & Water Show

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The end is here: 9-11 attacks and the new millennium revive apocalyptic movies

Flooded cities. A plague of blindness. Humanity huddled in bunkers. It’s just another night at the movies. The Katrina documentary “Trouble the Water,” the

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Talk, Talk, Talk: October 2008

What studio suit thought this was a good idea? With four months to schedule your high priced efforts, you instead unload almost 30 overpriced pictures on an unsuspecting movie audience.

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Saturday Night Live: The Complete Third Season: Limited Edition Boxed Set

The hit-and-miss eclecticism that can make marathon viewing a chore is also exactly what completists crave from these sets.

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28 Jan 2008 // 10:00 PM

Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day still holds up as one of the great mind-bending, heartfelt comedies of all-time.

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5 Aug 2005 // 1:00 AM

Broken Flowers (2005)

A sort of minimalist male melodrama, Broken Flowers tracks a journey through regret and hope.

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The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou: Criterion Collection (2004)

'That's what the movie's sort of about,' observes Wes Anderson, 'self-invention, and making their own art, and all those things.'"

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The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)

Wes Anderson's film and Steve's filmed life creak a little, exposing seams and efforts to make sense of experience.

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15 Nov 2004 // 1:00 AM

Garfield: The Movie (2004)

If Garfield's non-animated creatures lack distinction (what you might call 'edge'), it should be remembered that it is intended for small children.

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Coffee and Cigarettes (2004)

Coffee and Cigarettes is a return, of sorts, for Jim Jarmusch.

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Coffee and Cigarettes (2004)

Coffee and Cigarettes is a return, of sorts, for Jim Jarmusch.

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Coffee and Cigarettes (2004)

On its own terms, Coffee and Cigarettes is an effective addiction movie, self-indulgent but also familiar and low-key.

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23 Feb 2004 // 1:00 AM

Lost in Translation (2003)

Lost in Translation one-ups its peers with better music, prettier shots, and a more charismatic lead, but its racism is all the more insidious for being wrapped in a pleasing package.

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11 Sep 2003 // 1:00 AM

Lost in Translation (2003)

. . . about seeing and not seeing at the same time, a series of incredibly precise, meticulous images of faces and hands and doorframes.

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