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Monday, April 21 2008

The Savages

Sometimes the simplest stories about the most ordinary of people can be the most engaging, rewarding and entertaining.


The Savages

The flawless performances and bracing humor enliven this film's grim subject matter.


Wednesday, December 5 2007

Brothers and sisters bare their fangs on the big screen


Wednesday, November 28 2007

The Savages

Jenkins and her gifted cast have put together an insular film that subtly examines and questions the state of elder care in the United States.


The Savages

Tamara Jenkins' movie mixes bleak humor and acute insight, familiar and strange at the same time.


Thursday, April 13 2006

The Notorious Bettie Page (2006)

Mary Harron's smart new movie is less about Bettie Page than the many forces that made her 'notorious,' the moral hypocrisies and sexual repressions that shaped the '50s and persist today.


Thursday, April 14 2005

Hotel Rwanda (2004)

Ambitiously humanitarian, the film uses Paul's plot to allude to the broader tragedy.


Thursday, January 6 2005

Hotel Rwanda (2004)

Faith in his own work ethic keeps Paul from acknowledging the turmoil erupting all around him.


Sunday, January 1 1995

Dancer in the Dark (2000)

'Dancer in the Dark', for all its fantastical musical excursions and all its tear-jerkiness nevertheless brings home the sobering reminder that justice does not always prevail.


Dancer in the Dark (2000)

It seems only a film as schizophrenic as 'Dancer in the Dark' would suit Björk, what with its melancholic moments of quiet and curious explosions of sound.


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