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Sunday, March 18 2007

The Holiday (2006)

Even though the nostalgic aspects are mildly graceful, the contemporary characters' every move is still riddled with cliché and schmaltz.


Friday, December 8 2006

The Holiday (2006)

The Holiday pretends its happy endings are premised on the women realizing their capacities as leading ladies. Really, what they're doing is finding the "right" men.


Thursday, July 6 2006

Edge of Outside

As much as the lines between 'independent' and 'mainstream' movies seem impossibly blurred, the impulse to mark their difference appears irresistible.


Friday, September 2 2005

A Sound of Thunder (2005)

The team has a plan by which all this devastation will be erased. If only the same might be done for A Sound of Thunder.


Thursday, April 24 2003

Confidence (2003)

They meet at King's club, where he's auditioning strippers: Dustin Hoffman, big pimping.


Thursday, April 25 2002

Life or Something Like It (2002)

Most regrettably, Lanie's not a crazy chick at all.


Sunday, January 1 1995

Edge of Outside

As much as the lines between 'independent' and 'mainstream' movies seem impossibly blurred, the impulse to mark their difference appears irresistible.


15 Minutes (2001)

Every woman in '15 Minutes' is a function of the film's overriding theme, that tabloid culture is all about getting a rise out of otherwise cynical cops and villains, reporters and viewers.


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