Articles tagged casey affleck

21 Feb 2008 // 2:10 AM

Tom Wilkinson and George Clooney There are at least two rules about Oscar’s supporting-actor category: One, it’s always more interesting than the other

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A Gallery of Good Works: The Best Films of 2007

From Julian Schnabel's artsy The Diving Bell and the Butterfly to the legendary Coen Brothers splendid adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's No Country for Old Men, PopMatters counts down the 30 best films of 2007.

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Performance Art: The Best Acting of 2007 - Female

From the most sweetly nuanced performance of Jennifer Jason Leigh's career to Cate Blanchett's revelatory portrayal of Bob Dylan in I'm Not There, the women of 2007 were stellar.

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Performance Art: The Best Acting of 2007 - Male

From the tender and eerie precision of Sam Riley's depiction of Joy Division singer Ian Curtis in Control to yet another superlative performance by Daniel Day-Lewis in There Will Be Blood, PopMatters highlights the best male actors of 2007.

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19 Oct 2007 // 6:04 AM

Ben Affleck directs new movie rather than stars in it

When Ben Affleck took the recommendation of several friends and read Dennis Lehane’s novel “Gone Baby Gone,” he immediately started thinking about adapting it

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The up-and-coming Affleck: younger brother Casey, in 2 new films

TORONTO—Don’t underestimate Casey Affleck, the reedy-voiced, baby-faced actor, who is younger brother to Ben. Like the character he plays in “Gone Baby Gone”—

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19 Oct 2007 // 2:49 AM

Gone Baby Gone

Part noir, part moralizing, and part urban-malaisey, the movie offers an assembly of seedy sorts who make Patrick's quest look increasingly hopeless but also ineffably gallant.

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The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford

By turns brutal and lyrical, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford considers Wild Western mythology and masculinity, violence and madness.

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Jerry Weintraub is the ‘heart and soul’ of the ‘Ocean’s’ trilogy

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.—Frank Sinatra lived two doors down. Cary Grant dropped by regularly. Tom Cruise just bought the house next door. George Clooney sits

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8 Jun 2007 // 5:00 AM

Oceans Thirteen (2007)

Every time George Clooney or Bernie Mac admits to the lameness of Number Two, the third film in the franchise can't help but promise improvement.

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Monkey Business (Part 2: June)

Apparently, as the sun's strongest rays finally settle over the movie going public, sequels are the remedy to cool down an overheated demographic. This month alone holds five examples of such redux refreshment. The rest of the choices are a variety pack of genres, ideas and possibilities.

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18 Mar 2007 // 9:00 PM

The Last Kiss (2006)

This is not a revised look at new-young-adult ideals: it's an age-old crock.

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15 Sep 2006 // 1:09 AM

The Last Kiss (2006)

At last, a movie about men who can't commit and women who must.

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13 Apr 2006 // 11:00 PM

Lonesome Jim (2006)

Anika (Liv Tyler) is either an earthbound guardian angel or the Midwest's most voluptuously lipped stalker.

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20 Feb 2003 // 12:00 AM

Gerry (2002)

By turns daunting and absorbing, the film is about movement that seems hopeless, that takes you nowhere, that's increasingly slowed but also increasingly urgent.

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6 Dec 2001 // 2:00 PM

Ocean’s Eleven (2001)

The background surf, unbuttoned shirt, and look away from the camera -- all this demonstrates just how movie-starness is done. The plot, like I say, is beside the point.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Drowning Mona (2000)

But while the last is a truly funny flick starring these two, now, almost 15 years later, even their considerable talents can't salvage the watery mess known as Drowning Mona.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Committed (2000)

Jo's 'knack for faith' isn't always predicated on good business sense, but hey, she wears great club-ideal outfits (sheer blouses, pretty accessories, and tight jeans), and her clients love her.

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2015 Nelsonville Music Festival - 28-31 May, 2015 (Photos)

// Notes from the Road

"Merle Haggard, St. Vincent, and the Flaming Lips headed up another eclectic year at Ohio's Nelsonville Music Festival.

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