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Friday, April 24 2015

Harrison Ford Reminds You Why You Like Movies in ‘The Age of Adaline’

Harrison Ford's performance in this film about a woman who doesn't age foregrounds the consideration of time and desire, how each shapes the other, and how both affect imaginative horizons.


Russell Crowe’s War Drama ‘The Water Diviner’ Is Awards Season Sap

Instead of a potent post-war drama, first time director Russell Crowe gives us a jumbled, often incoherent attempt at an epic.


Wednesday, July 13 2011

A Riveting Story Is Elevated by Captivating Performances in ‘Barney’s Version’

This is not a romantic comedy as its trailer misleads; rather, it’s a drama that carries us through the defining moments that occur within nearly 40 years of the eponymous character’s life.


Monday, May 16 2011

Is ‘The Other Woman’ Competing in the Cliché Olympics?

Although The Other Woman has the potential to be socially relevant given today’s blended families, it doesn’t present anything new.


Wednesday, October 6 2010

‘Skippy Dies’: This Isn’t Hogwarts

Paul Murray's novel about tragedy, heartbreak, and quantum physics at an Irish private school is as snortingly funny as it is painfully poignant.


Monday, July 19 2010

New Jurisdiction: How Will the Dark, Brooding ‘Luther’ Fare Stateside?

Airing on BBC America later in the year, the BBC's recent dark crime series, Luther, deserves to do as well stateside as it's doing here in the UK.


Tuesday, July 6 2010

‘The American Stage’ Is Best Enjoyed As Theatre As Literature

A collection of 200-plus years of writing about the American theatre betrays a clear preference for the past over the present.


Sunday, April 11 2010

Lincoln Heights: Season One

Lincoln Heights distinguishes itself and hits its greatest strides when it explores the multiple conflicts experienced by its "do-gooders".


Wednesday, February 10 2010

Past Life (new TV show / video)

New FOX series officially debuts Thursday, Feb. 11.


Friday, November 6 2009

Endgame

Endgame crafts a crackling thriller out of the tangle of crafty maneuvering and happenstance that put a stop to South Africa's apartheid.


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