Articles tagged erika christensen

4 Mar 2010 // 6:30 AM

On TV: Parenthood (video)

Better Than Advertised

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28 Sep 2006 // 1:00 AM

Six Degrees

In a city of eight million people, I’d bet you could find at least 7.9 million everyday dramas that are more engaging and genuine than the ones assembled here.

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7 Aug 2006 // 12:00 AM

The Sisters (2005)

Hope, delayed. A painful, poignant adaptation of everyday life.

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27 Jan 2006 // 1:00 AM

Flightplan (2005)

The contrast between Kyle's multiple layers of loss and the flurry of life that goes on without her is briefly compelling.

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23 Sep 2005 // 1:00 AM

Flightplan (2005)

Jodie Foster's face is the most frequently used and most powerful effect in Flightplan.

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18 Mar 2005 // 1:00 AM

The Upside of Anger (2005)

Lurching into the simultaneously delicate and banal business of Terry's anger, not to mention her daughters' understandable bewilderment, the movie offers little in the way of complexity or sense.

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28 Jun 2004 // 1:00 AM

The Perfect Score (2004)

As Kyle's nightmare indicates, The Perfect Score includes a rudimentary political critique of the U.S. educational and testing system.

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1 Mar 2004 // 1:00 AM

MTV’s Wuthering Heights

You can almost hear the producers' pitch: 'It's Heathcliff and Catherine via Justin and Britney -- tragic love, but without all those heavy wool broadcloths.'

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30 Jan 2004 // 1:00 AM

The Perfect Score (2004)

The Perfect Score includes a rudimentary political critique of the U.S. educational and testing system.

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17 Nov 2003 // 1:00 AM

Home Room (2003)

'School's no place for kids anymore.'"

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19 Sep 2002 // 1:00 AM

The Banger Sisters (2002)

For these few minutes, The Banger Sisters venerates imperfection and adventure.

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12 Sep 2002 // 1:00 AM

Swimfan (2002)

Ben checks his mailbox, the camera zooms in to a computer screen filled with little email-message-envelope emblems, all from 'swimfan85.' Cue spooky music.

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