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Monday, January 11 2010

The Thinking Man’s Man-Candy: Nicholas Hoult in ‘A Single Man’

Young British actor Nicholas Hoult, at 20, has already been acting for 17 years. Currently, in A Single Man, he is romancing Colin Firth. Hoult recently spoke about being an object of desire, growing up on film sets and the multitude of amazing actresses with whom he has shared the screen.


Monday, April 27 2009

Summer of Same: June 2009

This month's "original" fare offers a take on a Sid and Marty Krofft classic, more battling seizure robots, and the retaking of '70s subway thriller. Everything old is new again.


Thursday, March 19 2009

Synecdoche New York

Consumed with existential dread, this film captures the feeling of near-death angst remarkably well, enough to the point where it's not Caden that's feeling it -- it's the audience.


Thursday, January 15 2009

The New Classics - The 30 Best Films of 2008

Unlike previous years, where classics came crawling out of the celluloid woodwork with regular reckless abandon, 2008 was more calm… and considered. That's not to say that choosing 30 top titles was hard. The difficulty in placing them in some manner of rank order suggests the actual depth of quality involved.


Tuesday, January 13 2009

Tough and Tender - The Top 20 Female Performances of 2008

Twenty talented ladies, 20 performances worthy of multiple little gold men. Unfortunately, as in all years, someone has to come out on top. But after looking over this impressive list, picking the preeminent turn of 2008 seems almost impossible.


Friday, October 24 2008

Synecdoche, New York

Much like protagonists in previous Charlie Kaufman scripts, Caden is an artist in search of his art.


Thursday, October 23 2008

Identities in Flux

Kaufman’s Synecdoche, New York is performance art as civilization-annihilating Godzilla, whereas Eastwood's Changeling is a film that wins the stranger than fiction category, hands-down.


Wednesday, October 15 2008

Cinema Qua Non - Indispensable DVDs: Part 3

Day Three - The final ten, a cross-culture collection teeming with big ideas, larger than life visions, and perhaps the greatest documentary on rugby you've probably never heard of.


Talk, Talk, Talk: October 2008 (Features) [9.Sep.08]
Part 5: The Return of the Auteur (Features) [21.Jun.07]
The Pay Off: The Best Film of 2006 (Features) [10.Jan.07]
Miss Potter (2006) (Reviews) [3.Jan.07]
Wah-Wah (2005) (Reviews) [18.Dec.06]
The Proposition (2005) (Reviews) [26.May.06]
The Proposition (2005) (Reviews) [26.May.06]
Separate Lies (2005) (Reviews) [18.Oct.05]
Punch-Drunk Love (2002) (Reviews) [23.Jun.03]
Equilibrium (2002) (Reviews) [5.Dec.02]
Punch-Drunk Love (2002) (Reviews) [18.Oct.02]
Red Dragon (2002) (Reviews) [3.Oct.02]
Gosford Park (2001) (Reviews) [27.Jun.02]
Trixie (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
The Luzhin Defence (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
The Luzhin Defence (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Gosford Park (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Angela’s Ashes (1999) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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