Articles tagged gary cole

Part 1: The Thin Red Line to Star Wars Episode I (January - May 1999)

The first part of PopMatters' look back at the films of 1999 is bookended by the long awaited return of two cinematic auteurs of wildly different styles, Terrence Malick and George Lucas.

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27 Jan 2009 // 8:00 PM

Pineapple Express

This stoner film offers you a howling good time without the help of any magical herb whatsoever.

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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.

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Iconic - The Top 20 Male Performances of 2008

Like the gladiators of old, 2008 resembles a battle of formidable acting gods, especially when looking over the 20 choices presented below. Indeed, if anything, choosing a winner requires more of a leap of faith than any amount of critical skill - they all were that good.

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11 Aug 2008 // 9:45 PM

Danny O.D.: Too Much McBride?

That’s it. I’ve had it. I am officially at my character actor capacity. Nothing personal on the man in question, but after a

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6 Aug 2008 // 8:21 AM

Pineapple Express

Pineapple Express is mostly what you expect: bonding mechanics that are unsurprising and feebly unrebellious.

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‘Pineapple Express’ is Some Bad Ass Weed

For some reason, the stoner fails to get the same cinematic respect as other substance abusing characters. The alcoholic and the heroin addict are usually

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The Return of the Popcorn Circus: August 2008

Talk about a crowded schedule. There are more offerings scheduled this month than in the previous two combined.

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‘Pastime’ blends love, baseball and World War II internment

The score is tied as the runner leads off third base, the batter tenses and the pitcher gets ready to deliver. The crowd in the

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16 Feb 2007 // 1:00 AM

Breach (2007)

Eric has his Hanssenesque moments, proud of being able to "read" his man, but the film makes their differences more pronounced than their similarities. While Eric adheres to a moral code familiar in spy movies, Hanssen remains slippery.

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Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006)

As much as Ricky Bobby's racing career is about going fast, it's even more cogently about products, lots of 'em.

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11 Aug 2005 // 12:00 AM

Wanted

Judging from its pilot, TNT's crime drama Wanted thinks you're an idiot.

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Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004)

The team is scrappy and determined, willing to endure repeated -- and I mean repeated -- batterings with wrenches and balls.

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31 Oct 2002 // 12:00 AM

I Spy (2002)

The basic opposition between sheepish Alex and suave Kelly sets up a series of trivial conflicts, some less tedious than others.

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22 Aug 2002 // 12:00 AM

One Hour Photo (2002)

Neatly, ominously, the film composes a bleak vision of Sy's consumption of and by his culture.

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//Mixed media
//Blogs

Hozier + Death Cab for Cutie + Rock Radio 104.5's Birthday Show (Photo Gallery)

// Notes from the Road

"Radio 104.5's birthday show featured great bands and might have been the unofficial start of summer festival season in the Northeast.

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