Articles tagged diane kruger

‘The Bridge’: Crossing and Recrossing Borders

In The Bridge, the detectives find two half bodies laid out as if one, on the US-Mexican border, symbolic in a way that is both crass and inexplicable.

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Summer of Same: August 2009

With names like Tarantino, Lee, and Zombie, the final month of the season pulls out all the film geek stops. Still, the only guarantee is familiarity, not freshness.

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National Treasure: Book of Secrets

The primary draw in the National Treasures is Nic Cage, odd and spasmodic, undeniably charismatic.

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13 Sep 2007 // 2:56 AM

The Hunting Party

The sidetracking -- the lapses into corruption, black humor, and sarcasm -- all this is to be expected when your life is on the line so incessantly.

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19 Apr 2007 // 10:58 PM

Copying Beethoven (2006)

While Copying Beethoven is a technically well-made, good-looking film, there doesn't seem to be any true soul present.

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9 Nov 2006 // 9:00 PM

Copying Beethoven (2006)

Ed Harris is inspired, inventive and nuanced. At times he appears to be performing in another movie, the better one that might have been.

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8 Nov 2006 // 4:00 PM

Joyeux Noël (2005)

"Strange-But-True: Stray Cat Executed for Espionage" and other hard to believe events in the trenches of World War I.

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22 Mar 2006 // 1:00 AM

Joyeux Noël (2005)

Certainly few war zones would allow for such communal religious touchstones, given that religious belief is more often than not the impetus for war.

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21 Mar 2006 // 11:00 PM

Joyeux Noël (2005)

Certainly few war zones would allow for such communal religious touchstones, given that religious belief is more often than not the impetus for war.

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19 Nov 2004 // 1:00 AM

National Treasure (2004)

Popular propaganda at its best -- high quality creative work allied to a resounding endorsement of a status quo the American electorate seems determined to maintain.

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10 Sep 2004 // 1:00 AM

Wicker Park (2004)

Unlikely as it seems, Matthew Lillard is the saving grace of Paul McGuigan's wretched remake of L'Appartement.

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A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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