Articles tagged gilbert melki

26 Jun 2007 // 1:05 AM

Angel-A (2005)

Angela is as brilliant and selfless, vulnerable and exciting as any of Luc Besson's other perfect girls.

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Monkey Business (Part 1: May)

Talk about frontloading your approach. Each week in this first full month of patented popcorn movies finds another famous franchise icon making a major blockbuster bow. Only truly disastrous results from these guaranteed crowd-pleasers will keep the coffers from clogging with cash.

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27 Oct 2006 // 12:00 AM

Changing Times (2004)

Changing Times consistently rings true. It is gripping, thoughtful and concise.

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Monsieur Ibrahim et les fleurs du Coran (2003)

Omar Sharif observes, 'It's very difficult for me to find parts at my age, because I have this very peculiar accent which is neither French nor English nor Italian. I'm sort of a foreigner.'

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4 Mar 2004 // 1:00 AM

The Trilogy (2002)

That the 'virtual film' can never be grasped entirely is what makes it so intriguing.

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Monsieur Ibrahim et les fleurs du Coran (2003)

Ibrahim is the sage, charismatic, and plainly desired father figure in this sentimental tale.

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