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Thursday, May 22 2008

Hamburger Hill: 20th Anniversary Edition

For its unflinching approach, its eye for human strength and compassion, its clear message about the catastrophic stupidity of the enterprise itself, this remains among the very best films ever made about men at war.


Thursday, October 4 2007

Big Shots

It's as if the last half of the 20th century had achieved nothing more than television's tolerance of the word "penis" (a word repeated ad nauseam on Big Shots).


Wednesday, September 12 2007

The Practice Makes Perfect—Well, Almost

What do you call four lawyers, a secretary, and a couple of prosecutors? I call it the best thing since Clarence Darrow.


Friday, February 2 2007

The Messengers (2007)

Another scary house movie, another family in crisis. And especially, another lithe but steely girl in danger.


Thursday, July 27 2006

The Blue Iguana (1988)

Holloway walks a fine line between action hero and total cheeseball. He charms women as easily as he guns down bad guys, and never sullies his clothes.


Monday, February 28 2005

The Grid

The Grid attempts to confront terrorism and Western ignorance of Islamic culture head-on.


Thursday, October 16 2003

Wonderland (2003)

There's no truth in this true crime, only the fictions that sustain 'Hollywood'.


Thursday, September 18 2003

Party Monster (2003)

Michael Alig's megalomania even reached such epic proportions that he had no qualms about bragging over the murder on camera during the filming of the original Party Monster documentary.


Wednesday, January 9 2002

The Practice

The attorneys on ABC's 'The Practice' can't catch a break.


Sunday, January 1 1995

The Practice

These defense attorneys understand that many of their clients are scumbags, and they are caught between doing their job and honoring the principle that the guilty in our society should receive appropriate punishment.


Three to Tango (1999) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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