Articles tagged catherine o'hara

12 Jun 2009 // 5:00 AM

Away We Go

Away We Go is breezy and summer-appropriate -- but its central couple still has problems.

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18 Sep 2008 // 9:59 PM


Penelope’s Otherness marginalizes her at the same time that it makes her a more exotic possession.

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2 Mar 2008 // 9:00 PM


Lemon's disillusionment and efforts to reclaim his reporter's cred grant Penelope something like a topical theme.

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For Your Consideration (2006)

Despite its comparatively strong plot and sharp satire, For Your Consideration seems less substantial than Guest's other films.

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25 Oct 2006 // 11:00 PM

Tim Burtons The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

In a digital animation era, where cartoons are meticulously rendered, Nightmare plays the role of elder statesman.

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22 Dec 2005 // 12:00 AM

Christmas With SCTV

If you need a reason to buy the Christmas disc, the answer is John Candy.

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23 Jun 2005 // 12:00 AM

The Wool Cap (2004)

Though Gigot harbors no real affinity for the tenants, he can't tell them when he's annoyed or out of sorts due to his being mute.

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7 Mar 2005 // 12:00 AM

SCTV: Volume 3

SCTV: Volume 3 finds the show in the midst of its gonzo stride.

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24 Nov 2004 // 12:00 AM

SCTV Volume 2

The material shows how much the SCTV crew did not engage in either obvious parody or simple knee-jerk laughs.

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23 Sep 2004 // 12:00 AM

SCTV Network/90: Volume 1

These were smart people who figured out a way to make sketch comedy work in a 90-minute format.

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12 Jul 2004 // 12:00 AM

Heartburn (1986)

In Heartburn, we're not privy to any clues that Mark might be the unfaithful party, even though we know it's a plot device coming down the track like a Metroliner.

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24 Apr 2003 // 12:00 AM

A Mighty Wind (2003)

In its focus on these reunited '60s folkies, 'Wind' engages in that most virulent form of nostalgia: '60s-itis.

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10 Jan 2002 // 2:00 PM

Orange County (2002)

More than anything else, 'Orange County' is mundane.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

The Nightmare Before Christmas (2000)

Jack's ultimate epiphany is in keeping with the themes that usually apply to Burton's benevolent losers.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Best in Show (2000)

The question I am left with, in relation to all these other characters, is what, if anything, are they satirizing?"

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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