Articles tagged gabriel byrne

13 Jan 2011 // 10:00 PM

Gotta Be ‘In Treatment’

Loss is a necessary part of life, sure, but must it be a necessary part of TV?

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Little Women: Brilliant Book, Flawed Film

A scene shows Ryder blissfully tying up the manuscript and putting a rose under the string. That's rather like what Armstrong and the screenwriters did to the film: tied it up neatly with a pretty flower.

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20 Apr 2009 // 1:00 PM

When he was shooting the enthralling first season of “In Treatment” (9 p.m. EDT Sunday), Gabriel Byrne despised the chair he occupied when he was

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In Treatment: Season Two Premiere

HBO's strangely beguiling series about therapy sessions reboots as Paul grapples with a new life, wondering how he's missed or misunderstood the rules.

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Gone and Not Forgotten: The PopMatters DVD Wish List

A lot of good movies are still missing from DVD. Here is a list of 25 that PopMatters feels have been unceremoniously left to simply fade away.

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21 May 2007 // 2:00 AM

Jindabyne (2006)

Jindabyne uses Claire and Stewart's increasingly visible and vicious upset to get at broader social and political upsets.

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18 Dec 2006 // 9:00 PM

Wah-Wah (2005)

The genuinely cinematic moments in Wah-Wah are few and far between, and are generally courtesy of the skillful performances.

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Assault on Precinct 13 (2005)

What still works is the edgy distrust-into-respect that develops between the killer and the cop.

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5 Nov 2004 // 1:00 AM

p.s. (2004)

Simultaneously affectionate, startled, yearning, and anxious, Laura Linney and Topher Grace make awkwardness into art.

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10 Sep 2004 // 1:00 AM

Vanity Fair (2004)

Ah, to be young, bright, and scheming in 19th-century Britain!"

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17 Nov 2003 // 1:00 AM

Cool World (1992)

The doodles are all bulbous heads, puckered lips and low-slung Cro-Magnon shoulders.

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28 Jul 2003 // 1:00 AM

Spider (2002)

It's creepy inside Spider's head.

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28 Feb 2003 // 1:00 AM

Spider (2002)

It's creepy inside Spider's head.

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PopMatters - Television - Reviews - Madigan Men

As unfair as it may seem, a wealthy, handsome single architect with a commitment to monogamy and an Irish accent simply would not have that much trouble getting a girlfriend. Hell, 'I'd' date him.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

End of Days (1999)

Hollywood's most recent millennial offering is End of Days, the latest in a long line of apocalyptic visions that have seen the planet threatened by the likes of aliens, asteroids, tidal waves, even bats.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

End of Days (1999)

Do you ever wonder what Arnold thinks about himself? Is he proud of his lunkhead-robot self-image? Is he aware of how demented he looks when he smiles on a wide screen? Does he ever fret that people - even his fans - see him as a guy version of the dumb blond, rippled and well-posed?"

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//Mixed media
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'True Detective': Maybe Tomorrow

// Channel Surfing

"True Detective, Season 2, Episode 3: Where does the kitsch end and the surreal begin?

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