Articles tagged frances fisher

2 Jan 2008 // 3:30 AM

Iraq War-themed films can’t find an audience

What if they made a war movie and nobody came to see it? No biggie. Individual films fail all the time for all kinds of

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11 Oct 2007 // 3:27 AM

A new script for Hollywood war movies

Anti-war demonstrators storm the Pentagon in the movie “Across the Universe.” A career soldier protests the Iraq conflict in “In the Valley of Elah.” The

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Hollywood goes to war: Mainstream movies focus on Iraq, terrorism

Writer Matthew Michael Carnahan makes a living pounding out movie scripts, where flights of fantasy and retreats from reality are the daily stock in trade.

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21 Sep 2007 // 3:48 AM

Tight-lipped Tommy Lee Jones on ‘In the Valley of Elah’

TORONTO—Oscar-winning actor Tommy Lee Jones, likely to be nominated again for one or both of his fall movies, “In the Valley of Elah” (opening

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20 Sep 2007 // 2:00 AM

In the Valley of Elah

Paul Haggis' film posits Hank as an old-school man of honor, both punished and revered for his traditional "values."

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The Laws of Attraction (2004)

All this back-and-forth is tedious, in part because it means that Audrey and Daniel spend a lot of time together.

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The Laws of Attraction (2004)

Daniel inhabits a universe where his judgments, his desires, and his insights (no matter how obnoxious, self-serving, or willfully blind) are always right.

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House of Sand and Fog (2003)

Property is at the center of House of Sand and Fog.

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6 Oct 2003 // 1:00 AM

Lyon’s Den

Trades on the image of D.C. as a shadow-realm, characterized by backroom dealings and shifting loyalties.

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6 Jun 2003 // 1:00 AM

Blue Car (2003)

High schooler Meg (Agnes Bruckner) has good reasons to be angry.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Glory Days

PULL.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

The Big Tease (2000)

U.S. film audiences know Scotland as the damp, cold, and hilly home of blue-faced barbarians (Braveheart) and heroin-addled twentysomethings (Trainspotting). The Big Tease would

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Blood and Thunder: Black Sabbath’s ‘Sabotage’ at 40

// Sound Affects

"In 1975, with lawyers in the studio and a financial empire crumbling, Black Sabbath fought back with their last classic album of the decade.

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