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Wednesday, March 25 2009

Part 4: All About My Mother to Sleepy Hollow (October - November 1999)

Outsiders and oddballs make up Part Four's formidable filmmakers, an idiosyncratic collection of dreamers and visionaries.


Thursday, January 15 2009

The New Classics - The 30 Best Films of 2008

Unlike previous years, where classics came crawling out of the celluloid woodwork with regular reckless abandon, 2008 was more calm… and considered. That's not to say that choosing 30 top titles was hard. The difficulty in placing them in some manner of rank order suggests the actual depth of quality involved.


Thursday, September 18 2008

Penelope

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


Friday, May 9 2008

Speed Racer

Inspired by the mostly beloved late '60s Japanese cartoon, Speed Racer is loud, large, and proudly crass.


Sunday, April 27 2008

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.


Thursday, April 3 2008

The Ice Storm

The general fuzzed-out sense of malaise that Lee is able to tap into while exploring the Nixon-era sexual revolution (and repression and adventure), creates a point of view that both ruthlessly observes and empathizes with these alien suburbanites.


Sunday, March 2 2008

Penelope

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


Thursday, February 28 2008

Christina Ricci lightens up a bit in ‘Penelope’


Friday, March 2 2007

Black Snake Moan (2007)

Samuel L. Jackson's new Southern-fried movie is all about the blues.


Home of the Brave (2006) (Reviews) [15.Dec.06]
Cursed: Unrated Version (2004) (Reviews) [22.Jun.05]
Cursed (2004) (Reviews) [4.Mar.05]
Monster (2003) (Reviews) [7.Jun.04]
Monster (2003) (Reviews) [8.Jan.04]
Anything Else (2003) (Reviews) [25.Sep.03]
Pumpkin (2002) (Reviews) [27.Jun.02]
Sleepy Hollow (1999) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
The Man Who Cried (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Bless the Child (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
All Over the Guy (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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