Articles tagged connie nielsen

19 Sep 2008 // 3:00 AM

Battle in Seattle

Even as various people try to "do their jobs" in Battle in Seattle, they are repeatedly boxed in by lack of information and lack of power.

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Talk, Talk, Talk: September 2008

From wars both past and present to a number of nail-biting thrillers, September is sizing up as a potentially profitable one.

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19 Mar 2008 // 12:59 AM

The Situation

As The Situation makes a mucky melodrama out of the war in Iraq, it accommodates an American perspective of its own actions.

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2 Feb 2007 // 5:37 AM

The Situation (2006)

Even as The Situation makes a mucky melodrama out of the war in Iraq, this effect does not seem entirely inappropriate, as it accommodates a U.S. perspective of its own actions.

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The Great Raid: The Director’s Cut (2003)

Archive shots of broken, diseased, and starved bodies provide a devastating illustration of the history that drives the film's fictions.

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23 Nov 2005 // 1:00 AM

The Ice Harvest (2005)

If Charlie appears seem energetic, if not exactly inspired, it's only because he's in constant, circular motion.

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Gladiator: Extended Edition (2000)

It's a bad sign for your making-of doc when the most interesting folks to listen to are the studio weasels.

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12 Aug 2005 // 1:00 AM

The Great Raid (2003)

The relationship between heroism and villainy remains reductive, subjective, and devastatingly predictable.

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11 Aug 2003 // 1:00 AM

The Hunted (2003)

'For me,' declares Friedkin, just hearing the Dylan lyric spoken by Johnny Cash is worth making a film for.

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28 Mar 2003 // 1:00 AM

Basic (2003)

As its title suggests, John McTiernan's new action-thriller, 'Basic' is not very new.

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13 Mar 2003 // 1:00 AM

The Hunted (2003)

Benicio Del Toro looks appropriately haunted in The Hunted.

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22 Aug 2002 // 1:00 AM

One Hour Photo (2002)

Neatly, ominously, the film composes a bleak vision of Sy's consumption of and by his culture.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Mission to Mars (2000)

The following review contains spoilers. Manifest Density From the Louisiana Purchase to the Mexican-American war, the history of the United States is punctuated often by

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Mission to Mars (2000)

Kurt Neumann’s 1950 Rocketship X-M may be the progenitor of space exploration films, at least if you believe the claims its video box makes for

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Gladiator (2000)

They don’t make movies like they used to. But then again, why would they? Gladiator claims to be a return to the days of

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