Articles tagged gore verbinski

There’s No Cure for Fakeness in ‘A Cure for Wellness’

Fox's unfortunate campaign for this film -- even the idea of it -- is exponentially more interesting than the film it meant to promote.

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25 May 2007 // 5:34 AM

Tia Dalma of ‘Pirates’ was a role to dye for

Tia Dalma, the sultry, scary, tattooed voodoo priestess, played a pivotal role in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest. But her part is

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Pirates of the Caribbean: At Worlds End (2007)

In the just-in-time for Memorial Day weekend Pirates sequel, Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) pursues pleasure with the sort of determination usually associated with moviegoers.

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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (2006)

Demented and punctuated by Depp's scowls and "oofs," Jack Sparrow's stunty bits are mostly amusing and sometimes even surprising.

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2 Mar 2006 // 1:00 AM

The Weather Man (2005)

'The Chicago weatherman,' says Nicolas Cage, 'is a very important weatherman, because everyone in Chicago relies on him so much, and if he gets it wrong, it really ruins their day.'"

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28 Oct 2005 // 1:00 AM

The Weather Man (2005)

Dave begins to carry his bow with him on the sidewalk, a man suddenly proud, slow-motioned, and anachronistic, a walking metaphor.

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Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)

Johnny Depp spent time learning to swordfight, so that Captain Jack Sparrow could be poised and everready -- in a word, the Muhammad Ali of swordfighters.

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Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)

Ingenious and mesmerizing, Johnny Depp embodies the film's essential fantasy, that a pirate's life is exciting and unfettered.

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18 Oct 2002 // 1:00 AM

The Ring (2002)

Gore Verbinski's The Ring is relentlessly disquieting and incoherent, and sometimes trite in ways it doesn't need to be.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

The Mexican (2001)

'The Mexican' follows the turbulent near-end of the relationship between hapless Mafia gopher Jerry Welbach (Brad) and his obsessive, psycho-babbling girlfriend Samantha Barzel (Julia), who reduces everything in her life to 'blame-shifting' and others' inability to express their emotions.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

The Mexican (2001)

On its good-looking surface (being well-composed and carefully lit), 'The Mexican' is a love story.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

The Mexican (2001)

On its good-looking surface (being well-composed and carefully lit), 'The Mexican' is a love story.

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NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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