Articles tagged chiwetel ejiofor

6 Nov 2009 // 4:48 AM

Endgame

Endgame crafts a crackling thriller out of the tangle of crafty maneuvering and happenstance that put a stop to South Africa's apartheid.

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9 May 2008 // 4:00 AM

Redbelt

In Redbelt, as ever in David Mamet's universe, the fight is the issue.

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The Return of the Popcorn Circus: May 2008

In the first act of this four-part production, Tinsel Town decides to do some unbelievable front loading. Will there be room for independent offerings, or former HBO carnal comedy divas? Who knows? Without a doubt, it's an interesting way to start the season.

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28 Nov 2007 // 9:59 PM

Talk to Me

Vibrant, exuberant, colorful and irresistibly alive, Talk to Me is a celebration of a lifestyle as much as a life -- the thumping funk, soul and R&B of the late '60s, early '70s.

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2 Nov 2007 // 4:00 AM

American Gangster

As much as American Gangster loves Frank's intelligence and charisma, it must also condemn his criminality.

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27 Jul 2007 // 3:49 AM

Don Cheadle keeps it real in ‘Talk to Me’

LOS ANGELES—Don Cheadle doesn’t want to punch a reporter. But he may need to punch a reporter. “I need to do something,” the

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13 Jul 2007 // 5:50 AM

Don Cheadle gets the word out about ‘Talk to Me’

“You do what you are able to do,” says Cheadle. “That’s my responsibility as a human. But as an actor, you know, I don’t always want to represent all that is good and noble. Sometimes you just want to, you know, get down a little bit.”

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13 Jul 2007 // 3:21 AM

Talk To Me (2007)

Part biopic, part portrait of an era, Talk to Me presents an ongoing dilemma -- what does it mean to be "black enough" and how does "talk" shape the question and answers?

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Future Shock: The Death of Serious Science Fiction

The serious Science Fiction film genre is dead or at least on cinematic life support. As the new millennial marches forward, and an omnipresent production paradigm that substitutes spectacle for smarts, futurist filmmaking is definitely gasping for breath.

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Monkey Business (Part 3: July)

Finally, a month with only one remaining series contender. All wizard based Potter-y aside, this will be the most tenuous time for the business called show. After a strong start, the eccentric collection of entertainments here could make or break this potentially record shattering motion picture season.

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26 Mar 2007 // 7:04 AM

Alfonso Cuaron: ‘The present, projected into the future’

Cuaron talks about Children of Men, his powerful film with explicit references to the political present.

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5 Jan 2007 // 2:30 AM

Children of Men (2007)

Even with so much attention paid to her body and to her child, Kee's story is secondary to Theo's, as his loss of hope must be undone and his past redressed.

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1 May 2006 // 3:00 AM

Kinky Boots (2006)

Chiwetel Ejiofor is the reason to see Kinky Boots. Always charismatic and compelling, he is here also fabulous.

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9 Feb 2006 // 1:00 AM

Serenity (2005)

'He's homemade,' Joss Whedon says of Mal. 'And he's kind of a schmo a lot of the time.'"

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30 Sep 2005 // 1:00 AM

Serenity (2005)

It's not hard to tell where Serenity's moral druthers lie: much like Whedon's Scoobies, the crew here is an enthusiastic, energetic, and sometimes ornery bunch.

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Dirty Pretty Things (2002)

The title refers to many 'things,' most simultaneously dirty and pretty.

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13 Nov 2003 // 1:00 AM

Love Actually (2003)

On occasion, the film allows a jaded sensibility to worm its way into this otherwise picturesque world.

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Dirty Pretty Things (2002)

Dirty Pretty Things is a film about beaten down, exhausted, tenaciously hopeful workers.

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//Mixed media
//Blogs

The Eye of Lenzi: "Gang War in Milan" and "Spasmo"

// Short Ends and Leader

"Two wide and handsome Italian thrillers of the 1970s.

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