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Monday, March 23 2009

Bottle Shock

Unlike films that provide insights into an agricultural practice while telling a story, this is about everything but wine.


Friday, December 5 2008

Nobel Son

Nobel Son not only lacks honor, but it's also an undignified mess that should embarrass star Alan Rickman and everyone else involved.


Friday, August 15 2008

Bottle Shock

The international competition serves as backdrop for a cloying tale of underdogs inspired by rather sudden patriotic fervor.


Thursday, October 18 2007

You Kill Me

An alcoholic hit man is sent to San Francisco by his “family” to achieve sobriety. You Kill Me is another “mobster in therapy” movie, but with a fresh perspective.


Monday, June 25 2007

You Kill Me (2007)

While he's largely unsocialized, having spent so much time alone, murdering people, and, lately, drinking, Frank does evince a weird charm.


Monday, April 11 2005

Revelations

Though NBC calls it 'religious drama', the six-episode series Revelations, is more aptly described as a supernatural thriller.


Thursday, February 24 2005

The Grudge: Special Edition (2004)

Precisely composed frames of urban and ancient architecture give way to Karen's face, deftly shadowed and shot from low angles, as Karen struggles to decipher the symbols that set her course.


Friday, October 22 2004

The Grudge (2004)

Karen's quintessential 'American' identity -- blond, do-gooding, intrepid -- makes her sense of dislocation especially acute.


Friday, October 8 2004

Rick (2003)

Seventeen years after Oliver Stone's Wall Street, suggesting that capitalism is corrosive to the soul is old hat.


Thursday, September 19 2002

Igby Goes Down (2002)

Burr Steers' first feature is populated by exceptionally quirky characters, most related by blood.


Titan A.E. (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Brokedown Palace (1999) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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