Articles tagged catherine hardwicke

‘Red Riding Hood:’ Overheated and Half-Baked

Red Riding Hood doesn’t have the teeth to bite into the thrumming subterranean eroticism lurking just beneath its overripe surface; but neither does it have the self-awareness (or self-confidence) to cross over the line into full blown kitsch.

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22 Mar 2009 // 10:00 PM

Twilight

While Meyers’ books tend toward formulaic characterizations, Hardwicke takes the material and successfully transforms it into a subtle, layered atmospheric film.

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18 Mar 2009 // 7:38 AM

‘Twilight’ descends at midnight Friday night

After months of hype and screaming fangirls and barrels of newspaper ink dumped on Robert Pattinson and “Twilight,” there was bound to be some backlash.

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7 Jan 2009 // 8:59 PM

Twilight Takeover

The film is a successful adaptation of the book not only because Pattinson is so talented and dreamy, but also because Hardwicke knows a thing or two about filming adolescents.

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21 Nov 2008 // 3:00 AM

Twilight

Fantasy rules in Twilight, fantasy simultaneously delicate and ravishing, chaste and utterly bloody.

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Vamp-Ire: ‘Twilight’ vs ‘Let the Right One In’

Blame Anne Rice. Blame her for being the literary stake in the original vampire’s heart. If it wasn’t for her spinster prose take

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12 Jun 2007 // 11:00 PM

Z-Boys, Cool Losers

The underlying motivation to save Horizons West was about Sticking It to The Man. Us versus Them. Punk culture versus conformist culture. Poor against rich. All, interestingly enough, attitudes heavy in the subtext of the Z-Boys movies.

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8 Apr 2007 // 10:58 PM

The Nativity Story (2006)

Unlike the story from which it derives, there is no "oomph". There is no sense of danger. There is no excitement.

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1 Dec 2006 // 2:30 AM

The Nativity Story (2006)

When word of Catherine Hardwicke's attachment to The Nativity Story first surfaced, the possibilities swirled: what if the film reimagined the about-14-year-old Mary as a recognizable teenager?

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3 Jun 2005 // 1:00 AM

Lords of Dogtown (2005)

The most thrilling moments in Lords of Dogtown involve skateboard wheels.

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2 Feb 2004 // 1:00 AM

Thirteen (2003)

As the kids have picked up from every cultural sign around them, sex is a route to adulthood, but it's also an ordeal, a hard test of their young mettle.

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28 Aug 2003 // 1:00 AM

Thirteen (2003)

As the girls have picked up from every cultural sign around them, sex is a route to adulthood, but it's also an ordeal.

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'True Detective': Maybe Tomorrow

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"True Detective, Season 2, Episode 3: Where does the kitsch end and the surreal begin?

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