Articles tagged catherine mccormack

The Best Big Screen Eye Candy of 2007

When flipping through my mental catalog of the year's films, certain scenes stand out. This past year offered a veritable feast of visual goodies.

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11 May 2007 // 3:00 AM

28 Weeks Later (2007)

The moral universe is intractably skewed in 28 Weeks Later, a film that works hard to reflect the world around it.

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10 May 2007 // 12:12 PM

Zombie sequel rides the crest of a horror-movie wave

Indulge me here: Imagine being under attack by flesh-eating zombies. Your cornered spouse is screaming out for help. Do you rush to his or her

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Monkey Business (Part 1: May)

Talk about frontloading your approach. Each week in this first full month of patented popcorn movies finds another famous franchise icon making a major blockbuster bow. Only truly disastrous results from these guaranteed crowd-pleasers will keep the coffers from clogging with cash.

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29 Sep 2006 // 2:00 AM

Renaissance (2006)

Illusion is frequently the threat in noir (the dark alley hides a killer, the femme is fatale), but the SF angle in Renaissance tweaks the possibilities.

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2 Sep 2005 // 1:00 AM

A Sound of Thunder (2005)

The team has a plan by which all this devastation will be erased. If only the same might be done for A Sound of Thunder.

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11 Apr 2002 // 1:00 AM

Spy Game (2001)

The film's assumptions about the Agency, are, in a word, Before September 11, before top secret government agencies (CIA, FBI, etc.) were revealed as not doing what they've been pretending to be doing all this time.

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20 Nov 2001 // 3:00 PM

Spy Game (2001)

The film's assumptions about the Agency, are, in a word, Before September 11, before top secret government agencies (CIA, FBI, etc.) were revealed as not doing what they've been pretending to be doing all thi

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The Tailor of Panama (2001)

'The Tailor of Panama' [is] an international spy movie with a little more on its mind than the usual Bondian gizmos and girls -- yes, please note the cute nod, in Brosnan's casting as a chic and arrogant operative, to his most famous role, and it's not Remington Steele.

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