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Friday, May 23 2008

Recount

Recount doesn't quite argue that the system remains infinitely gameable for those who know it, those in power who wish to remain in power.


Thursday, August 30 2007

Dedication

It's Henry's movie, and for all his eccentricities and fixations and rages, he's a very conventional man.


Thursday, August 2 2007

When a film is remade in the U.S.A.


Friday, July 27 2007

No Reservations (2007)

That No Reservations can't imagine an alternative life for Kate makes all the energetic food-loving seem a little sad -- more sublimation than revelation.


Thursday, July 26 2007

Zeta-Jones and Eckhart dish about ‘No Reservations’

"Though there are times," she laughs, "when I just ... can't ... help but steal that last chicken nugget off their plate."


Wednesday, May 2 2007

Monkey Business (Part 3: July)

Finally, a month with only one remaining series contender. All wizard based Potter-y aside, this will be the most tenuous time for the business called show. After a strong start, the eccentric collection of entertainments here could make or break this potentially record shattering motion picture season.


Friday, July 21 2006

Lady in the Water (2006)

Story's whiter-than-white skin, bloody cuts, color-shifting hair, and need to keep wet make her a bizarre amalgamation of fantasies, alternately "male" and "childish."


Tuesday, April 4 2006

Capote (2005)

As Miller and Kimmel finish one another's sentences and demonstrate a charming sort of sync, the artists here suggest how Capote came to be such a tight, complex, and elegant film.


Tuesday, October 25 2005

Capote (2005)

Capote reveals the dangers of journalism in search of authenticity and based in intimacy. It also reveals the monster Capote sees in himself -- or more accurately, the monster the movie sees him seeing.


HOPELESs Pictures (Reviews) [24.Aug.05]
A Mighty Wind (2003) (Reviews) [24.Apr.03]
Gosford Park (2001) (Reviews) [27.Jun.02]
The Majestic (2001) (Reviews) [20.Dec.01]
Ghost World (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Gosford Park (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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