Articles tagged halle berry

13 Mar 2008 // 10:59 PM

Things We Lost in the Fire

The film’s treatment of how one navigates the grief process, and the hidden trauma that follows inexplicable loss, is sensitive and thought-provoking.

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A few words with ‘Things We Lost in the Fire’ star Benicio Del Toro

Benicio Del Toro is a man of few words, both on and off the screen. Since making a major impression as the often indecipherable criminal

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19 Oct 2007 // 1:50 AM

Things We Lost in the Fire

The film intersperses the evolving liaison between Jerry and Audrey with their memories of Brian, suggesting he's their connective tissue even if he is lost.

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23 Sep 2007 // 10:57 PM

Perfect Stranger

It’s not so much the endless heavy-handed clues, outmoded dialogue, or totally untrustworthy traits of the main characters that make the movie so unforgivable; it’s the purposeless ending that eschews all previous traits, dialogue, and clues.

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13 Apr 2007 // 3:00 AM

Perfect Stranger (2007)

While it begins dully enough for an investigative thriller, Perfect Stranger quickly skids off into abject foolishness.

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11 Apr 2007 // 5:42 AM

Halle Berry’s Academy Award has made all the difference

"There was a time, before Oscar, when I could not have even got in the room with certain directors."

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X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)

It's a superhero movie, so all these choices involve massive destruction -- buildings disintegrating, fireballs flying, bodies detonating.

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11 Mar 2005 // 1:00 AM

Robots (2005)

Valiant and righteous, the old-fashioned robots fight back against the slick, wealthy, huge machine.

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22 Jul 2004 // 1:00 AM

Catwoman (2004)

The women on either side of the film's imaginary moral divide are both gorgeous and potent, both capable of cruel violence, and both dedicated to their own desires.

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1 Dec 2003 // 1:00 AM

X2: X-Men United (2003)

At once all powerful and utterly powerless, this involuntary terrorist is the first mutant you meet in X2.

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20 Nov 2003 // 1:00 AM

Gothika (2003)

Chloe reminds her of the implacably smug logic of the sane, as they judge the insane: 'If you're here, it must mean that you belong.'"

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1 May 2003 // 1:00 AM

X2: X-Men United (2003)

At once all powerful and utterly powerless, this involuntary terrorist is the first mutant you meet in X2.

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29 Nov 2002 // 1:00 AM

Die Another Day (2002)

Bond's issues have to do with self-identity.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

X-Men (2000)

Beware the genesis of a new movie franchise, namely, X-Men, adapted from the best-selling comic book series of all time. Comics aficionados have been awaiting

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Swordfish (2001)

What is most distressing about 'Swordfish' is John Travolta. More and more, Travolta is becoming a caricature of himself as action anti/hero.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Swordfish (2001)

Intrigue, deception, display, betrayal. All this is what it is, typical action flick sex-play, foreplay for the big explosion or something equally prosaic.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Monster’s Ball (2001)

'Monster's Ball' leans heavily on Southern Gothic torment and metaphor, as well as bizarre, if historically framed, circumstances.

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A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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