Articles tagged gavin o'connor

‘Pride and Glory’ is Solid but Predictable

By now, we understand the corruption festering under the thin blue line. Call it The Departed Syndrome, or the Badge-Carrying Whistleblower’s Waltz but movies

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24 Oct 2008 // 3:00 AM

Pride and Glory

By the time Eladio (Rick Gonzalez) makes his single-scene appearance in Pride and Glory, the fate of his adversary has been exhaustively telegraphed.

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5 Feb 2004 // 1:00 AM

Miracle (2004)

Disney's Miracle is an unabashed celebration of the connections among sports, national pride, and the wonder of whiteguyness.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Tumbleweeds (1999)

In Tumbleweeds, Gavin O'Connor (who, besides starring in and directing the film, also wrote and produced it) presents us with a variation on the road-trip-buddy movie. While it's true that, after the likes of Thelma and Louise and Boys on the Side, the woman's version of this once typically male-only genre is no longer novel, O'Connor attempts to switch things up a bit by making his best friend protagonists mother and daughter.

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Gaming As Corporate Team Development

// Moving Pixels

"Completing the puzzles of Trapped in a Room With a Zombie makes you feel like you know your teammates much better than you did before -- at least in terms of working together and problem solving.

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