Articles tagged diane lane

OMG - The 20 Worst Films of 2008

There's bad, and then there's 2008 level bad. You know this list is looking down into a deep dark bottomless pit of cinematic despair when Mike Myers' shameful Love Guru didn't even make the Top 20!

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Ladies and Gentleman, the Fabulous Stains

As Corrine Burns, the 15-year-old Diane Lane, simultaneously naïve and hard-edged, negotiates the tensions inherent in rock stardom as well as anyone ever has on screen.

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26 Sep 2008 // 7:53 AM

These ‘Nights’ are Nauseating

Chemistry is the key to a good onscreen romance. Remove this vital cog, and the entire cinematic machine sputters and dies, right? Well, that’s

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26 Sep 2008 // 3:00 AM

Nights in Rodanthe

In an alternative universe, Jean (Viola Davis) does have a story -- one that you'd rather be seeing as Nights in Rodanthe descends into mundane melodrama.

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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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29 Jun 2008 // 10:59 PM

Jumper

Brashness and arrogance, and absolutely none of the consequences of either.

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14 Feb 2008 // 3:40 AM

Jumper

The Chechnyan backdrop reminds you yet again of the utter inconsequence of Jumper.

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25 Jan 2008 // 3:00 AM

Untraceable

Even if you take the film's moral lesson at face value, the overkill is discouraging, and not very instructive.

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21 Jan 2008 // 6:08 AM

Diane Lane’s talent is not `Untraceable’

Diane Lane is a little like Zelig, and your birthday. She doesn’t come around all that often, but you’re pretty happy when she

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8 Sep 2006 // 3:20 AM

Hollywoodland (2006)

Simo is as self-inflating and lost as George Reeves, his heroism as flimsy and sad.

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21 Oct 2005 // 1:00 AM

The Outsiders: The Complete Novel (1983)

Rarely does a director's cut reflect a vision 'truer' to a source text. But, like most everything else surrounding the picture, The Outsiders: The Complete Novel is quite an anomaly.

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29 Jul 2005 // 1:00 AM

Must Love Dogs (2005)

This family thing is looking rather grim now, as if it's about to swallow the rest of the movie whole.

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23 May 2005 // 4:00 PM

The Big Town (1987)

In Cullen's rise to the top, he summarily steps on everyone who tries to help him or slow him down.

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25 Sep 2003 // 1:00 AM

Under the Tuscan Sun (2003)

She's yearning for love, or independence, or a lasting exit from the States, where melancholy memories surround her.

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9 May 2002 // 1:00 AM

Unfaithful (2002)

Unfaithful examines the trouble men get into when women behave too passionately.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

In a coincidence I assume is meaningless, Das Boot has bubbled up twice this summer movie season, after snoozing for close to 20 years. First evoked

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Here’s how the world ends: Marky Mark afloat on a dark and turbid sea, alone and Pip-like, channeling his true devotion to his loyal

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Hardball (2001)

The fact that Hardball's Conor is white means nothing, of course, except that he's one in a long line of white characters who become 'better people' because they meet adorable, courageous, noble, and/or doomed minority characters.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

The Glass House (2001)

'The Glass House' can't manage its own metaphors, and ends up tripping all over itself in order to give them a coherent context.

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Guster + Kishi Bashi Perform at Central Park Summerstage (Photos)

// Notes from the Road

"Guster's Summerstage performance was a showcase of their infectious and poppy music from the last 24 years.

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