Articles tagged colin farrell

Season Two of ‘True Detective’ Needs More of the Surreal

Is decoding director Justin Lin's second season of True Detective important, or just thought candy for TV snobs?

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‘Winter’s Tale’ Is Blinded by the Light

The love story should be at the heart of this film, but it instead gets caught up in the supernatural elements.

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Although Visually Splendid, “Epic’s” Story Is As Generic As Its Title

Epic's screenplay keeps piling on mystical narrative contrivances rather than taking the time to develop the characters who most need it

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David Tennant Will Be the Breakout from ‘Fright Night’

Apart from a pint-sized but pivotal role as Barty Crouch Jr. in 2005’s Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire and some voice work for

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This new Terry Gilliam film will surely get major play because it features the final performance of Heath Ledger, but that aside, the visual side

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Outside the Lines - The Top 20 International/Indie Films of 2008

With many indie/international films receiving more and more mainstream approval from unfamiliar audiences, many of the titles here could be considered part of the overall 2008 Best Of. But their individuality and multicultural appeal keep them a quality concept apart.

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Iconic - The Top 20 Male Performances of 2008

Like the gladiators of old, 2008 resembles a battle of formidable acting gods, especially when looking over the 20 choices presented below. Indeed, if anything, choosing a winner requires more of a leap of faith than any amount of critical skill - they all were that good.

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‘Pride and Glory’ is Solid but Predictable

By now, we understand the corruption festering under the thin blue line. Call it The Departed Syndrome, or the Badge-Carrying Whistleblower’s Waltz but movies

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24 Oct 2008 // 3:00 AM

Pride and Glory

By the time Eladio (Rick Gonzalez) makes his single-scene appearance in Pride and Glory, the fate of his adversary has been exhaustively telegraphed.

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Talk, Talk, Talk: October 2008

What studio suit thought this was a good idea? With four months to schedule your high priced efforts, you instead unload almost 30 overpriced pictures on an unsuspecting movie audience.

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14 Feb 2008 // 2:56 AM

Colin Farrell is not your ordinary hit man

Bruges, the Belgian port city known for its medieval architecture and Flemishness, is referred to in such unspeakable terms during the upcoming “In Bruges” that

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8 Feb 2008 // 2:00 AM

In Bruges

For all the showy action and spurty blood, it's the evolving intimacy between Ken and Ray that is most compelling in In Bruges.

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31 Jan 2008 // 5:49 AM

Scottish actor Ewan McGregor is in big demand

Ewan McGregor’s been busy. He’s got a handful of films coming out, starting with Woody Allen’s latest, “Cassandra’s Dream,” starring McGregor

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18 Jan 2008 // 2:00 AM

Cassandra’s Dream

The first few minutes of Woody Allen's Cassandra's Dream are not bad.

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14 Jan 2008 // 2:38 AM

Colin Farrell plays against type in new Woody Allen movie

For an actor of just 31, Colin Farrell has squeezed an awful lot of “bad boy” into his brief career. Two-fisted movie roles in films such

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28 Jul 2006 // 12:00 AM

Miami Vice (2006)

Gong Li's face and form are made for this: she absorbs the movie's energies and just like that, it hardly matters what Crockett or Tubbs thinks he's doing.

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31 Mar 2006 // 12:00 AM

Ask the Dust (2006)

Colin Farrell's voiceover at the beginning of Ask the Dust makes it clear that Robert Towne's new film is in love with words.

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23 Dec 2005 // 1:00 AM

The New World (2005)

The New World is ambitious and gorgeous, the landscape serving as a kind of objective correlative for characters' cravings and astonishments.

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Alexander: Director’s Cut (2004)

Oliver Stone calls his Alexander 'a new genre, a masculine-feminine action figure,' more like Monty Clift and James Dean than Russell Crowe.

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24 Nov 2004 // 1:00 AM

Alexander (2004)

Though Olympias is unbeatably charismatic (and plain fun amid all the drearily inclined boys), the film takes a typically Stonian approach to the evil woman.

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Mr. Robot: Episode 6 -- "Br4ve-Trave1er.asf

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"When episode six opens to find Elliot in terror and panic, it is soon confirmed that he should be.

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