Articles tagged eva mendes

OMG - The 20 Worst Films of 2008

There's bad, and then there's 2008 level bad. You know this list is looking down into a deep dark bottomless pit of cinematic despair when Mike Myers' shameful Love Guru didn't even make the Top 20!

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5 Jan 2009 // 7:59 PM

A Spirited Friendship

Given the respective careers of Will Eisner and Frank Miller, the root of their friendship becomes apparent. For both, the comics medium takes precedence above all else.

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Will Eisner’s Dual Identity: The Spirit of an Artist

A biography of Will Eisner, perhaps the greatest cartoonist in the history of American comics. Eisner used The Spirit as his vessel for unexplored creativity with story elements not commonly found in comics.

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26 Dec 2008 // 3:41 AM

Fast chat with ‘The Spirit’ director Frank Miller

One of the few comics creators who has become his own brand, writer-artist Frank Miller first made his mark with a gritty, film-noir take on

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This ‘Spirit’ Stumbles as it Soars

In cinema, the shelf life for style is apparently three years. Back in 2005, critics were beside themselves praising the monochrome magic of Robert Rodriguez’s

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23 Dec 2008 // 1:00 AM

The Spirit

The Spirit (Gabriel Macht) lives in a dark, superficial, and exceedingly familiar place.

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12 Sep 2008 // 2:57 AM

The Women

Despite its title, The Women is not an update of George Cukor's diva smackdown of the same name.

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Talk, Talk, Talk: December 2008

Just like the end of an inspiring speech that may or may not succeed in making its point, these final four weeks before 2009 tend to define or defeat the entire awards season purpose.

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Talk, Talk, Talk: September 2008

From wars both past and present to a number of nail-biting thrillers, September is sizing up as a potentially profitable one.

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1 Jun 2008 // 9:59 PM

Cleaner

Director Harlin's cinematic GPA constantly dips over and under the line between B-movie bliss and C-movie oblivion.

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12 Oct 2007 // 2:00 AM

We Own the Night

You can see -- though the brothers take a few more scenes to catch up -- that each envies the other: Joe wants Bobby's seeming independence, Bobby wants daddy's approval.

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24 Jun 2007 // 9:59 PM

Ghost Rider (2007)

This script takes generic archetypes and applies them to specific situations only by the cheapest of character-development techniques.

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16 Feb 2007 // 1:00 AM

Ghost Rider (2007)

Now, not only is the Ghost Rider beleaguered by Mephistopheles' incessant demands, but also by this big-screen ignominy.

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7 Feb 2007 // 8:00 PM

Trust the Man (2005)

Trust the Man is definitely enjoyable: as one of the guiltiest of pleasures that you only watch at home during the cold, dark winter, with the curtains drawn, alone and in shame with a whole bag of potato chips.

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17 Aug 2006 // 11:00 PM

Trust the Man (2005)

Trust the Man is primarily focused on women trusting men, because the men find it nearly impossible to trust each other.

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1 Jul 2005 // 12:00 AM

Hitch (2005)

Hitch's combination of expertise and endearing clumsiness makes use of a few too many clichés.

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11 Feb 2005 // 12:00 AM

Hitch (2005)

Having conquered Independence Day, Will Smith has set his sights on Valentine's Day.

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7 Jun 2004 // 12:00 AM

Stuck on You (2003)

While the initial twins material is weak, the Hollywood lampoon barely gets off the ground, and the love story is so lightweight, it practically floats.

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Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003)

If ever there was a filmmaker made for DVD commentaries, it is Robert Rodriguez.

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13 Jan 2004 // 12:00 AM

Out of Time (2003)

The fact that Matt is a black man only makes these several lines of pursuit more complicated and more resonant.

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St. Vincent, Beck, and More Heat Up Boston Calling on Memorial Day Weekend

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"With vibrant performances by artists including St. Vincent and TV on the Radio, the first half of the bi-annual Boston Calling Festival brought additional excitement to Memorial Day weekend.

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