Articles tagged clive owen

The Teachers Are the Children in ‘Words and Pictures’

The premise of the film is too silly to ring as true, but the palpable chemistry of Clive Owen and Juliette Binoche makes this an enjoyable trifle.

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‘The Knick’: Clive Owen in 1900s New York City

Again and again, The Knick makes visible the traumas suffered by bodies, at risk, unequal by law, and struggling to survive.

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Second Sight: The Complete Collection

Clive Owen's early turn as a vision impaired homicide detective in this excellent British mystery series shows a star in the making. After a decade, the Second Sight is finally collected on DVD.

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2 Oct 2009 // 5:23 AM

Clive Owen’s back , this time with a 6-year-old co-star

TORONTO — The British actor Clive Owen has famously shared the big screen with the likes of Julia Roberts, Angelina Jolie, Keira Knightley and Cate Blanchett.

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22 Mar 2009 // 8:41 AM

Q&A with ‘Duplicity’ director Tony Gilroy

Tony Gilroy is lapping it up. An Oscar nominee for writing and directing “Michael Clayton,” much in demand as a screenwriter thanks to his adapting

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20 Mar 2009 // 5:35 AM

Duplicity

For all its bright banter and flashbacky fanciness, Duplicity boils down to this rudimentary formula: morality and success are functions of beauty.

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13 Feb 2009 // 5:45 AM

The International

Tom Tykwer's thriller shrewdly introduces Lou (Clive Owen) as he observes rather than acts.

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9 Feb 2009 // 5:20 AM

Script-savvy Clive Owen is a man of his words

Clive Owen was born with the whole “tall, dark and handsome” thing. But “the strong, silent type” that got him tagged “the new Steve McQueen”

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Accepting the Blame: The Top Guilty Pleasures of 2007

PopMatters proffers its collection of 2007's most notable defective faves. And it's okay to laugh. After all, we'd probably do the same to you and your uncomfortable fixations as well.

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12 Oct 2007 // 10:17 AM

Geoffrey Rush gets his Rove on for ‘Elizabeth’ sequel

TORONTO—Geoffrey Rush knows how to close the deal. It’s a skill he may have learned from playing Sir Francis Walsingham, the Karl Rove-like

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12 Oct 2007 // 4:20 AM

Elizabeth: The Golden Age

The movie feels more superficial than significant, like it's stuck behind a pane of glass.

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7 Sep 2007 // 1:57 PM

Q&A with ‘Shoot ‘Em Up’ co-star Paul Giamatti

"I would love to not ever have to repeat myself."

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7 Sep 2007 // 3:40 AM

Shoot Em Up

By the time Shoot 'Em Up is done with all the "phallic mumbo jumbo," it doesn't seem to be saying much that's new.

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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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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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The Pay Off: The Best Film of 2006

For many of the movies on PopMatters' 2006 list of the year's best films, it is clear that a heavy personal and professional stake was riding on the final product.

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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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15 Aug 2006 // 12:00 AM

Inside Man (2006)

Appearing in tight shots, the grainy hi-def digital exacerbating their complexities, the interviewees are traumatized or performative, sometimes both.

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23 Mar 2006 // 11:00 PM

Inside Man (2006)

New York is everywhere in Spike Lee's sharp, new, genre-bending movie.

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11 Nov 2005 // 1:00 AM

Derailed (2005)

While RZA and Xzibit deliver their own delights as performers, their characters' aggression and victimization are of a piece, and left to the white guy to sort out.

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