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Friday, June 12 2009

The Taking of Pelham 123

Nothing if not self-aware, this update of Joseph Sargent's 1974 thriller begins by rearranging the class dynamics.


Monday, April 27 2009

Summer of Same: June 2009

This month's "original" fare offers a take on a Sid and Marty Krofft classic, more battling seizure robots, and the retaking of '70s subway thriller. Everything old is new again.


Wednesday, December 26 2007

The Great Debaters

The Great Debaters is history by way of Oprah: righteously angry and uplifting, willing to pull a punch when it makes the broader point.


Friday, November 2 2007

American Gangster

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


Monday, October 1 2007

Here’s looking at you, kid… for 3 hours


Thursday, February 8 2007

St. Elsewhere - Season 1

St. Elsewheremodernized narrative structure, shook up the visual language of TV drama, and introduced "place" as the central character around which the actors came and went.


Wednesday, January 10 2007

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.


Tuesday, November 21 2006

Déjà Vu (2006)

The movie's leap from contemporary coppish thriller into science fiction is initially jarring.


Monday, August 14 2006

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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Man on Fire (2004) (Reviews) [15.Sep.04]
The Manchurian Candidate (2004) (Reviews) [30.Jul.04]
Man on Fire (2004) (Reviews) [23.Apr.04]
Out of Time (2003) (Reviews) [13.Jan.04]
Out of Time (2003) (Reviews) [2.Oct.03]
Antwone Fisher (2002) (Reviews) [28.May.03]
Antwone Fisher (2002) (Reviews) [19.Dec.02]
John Q (2002) (Reviews) [14.Feb.02]
Training Day (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Remember the Titans (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Remember the Titans (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
The Hurricane (1999) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
The Hurricane (1999) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
The Bone Collector (1999) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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