Articles tagged harvey keitel

31 Mar 2009 // 3:11 AM

Two Evil Eyes (1990): Blu-ray

In retrospect, it should be no surprise when major talents collaborate, clash and crash. With each one being a giant in their own particularly way,

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Life on Mars: Series Premiere

Harvey Keitel makes a great entrance in Life on Mars. You expect as much, of course, because he's Harvey Keitel. But it is truly great.

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21 Feb 2008 // 9:00 PM

Let Sleeping Dogs Lie, Jake

Chinatown remains a stalwart of '70s cinema. The uninspired follow-up 16 years later reminds one that, sometimes, a masterpiece needs to simply be left alone.

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National Treasure: Book of Secrets

The primary draw in the National Treasures is Nic Cage, odd and spasmodic, undeniably charismatic.

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26 Aug 2007 // 9:58 PM

Taxi Driver: Collectors Edition

The extras driving this Collector's Edition of Taxi Driver.

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14 Sep 2006 // 12:00 AM

The Path to 9/11

The motives and actions of the heroes transcend reproach; the bad guys are so inscrutably evil, they come across as the beady-eyed mole people in B-grade science fiction movies.

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24 Apr 2005 // 3:00 PM

Shadows in the Sun (2005)

Claire Forlani goes so far as to call Shadows in the Sun her Il Postino. Oy.

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4 Mar 2005 // 12:00 AM

Be Cool (2005)

Utterly out of place, the Rock is the most convincing character in sight.

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19 Nov 2004 // 12:00 AM

National Treasure (2004)

Popular propaganda at its best -- high quality creative work allied to a resounding endorsement of a status quo the American electorate seems determined to maintain.

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Two Evil Eyes (Due occhi diabolici) (1990)

Romero's films often feature a family that is fragile, a prime target for destructive forces.

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31 Oct 2002 // 12:00 AM

The Grey Zone (2002)

This crepuscular work offers the most realistic depiction of the infernal workings of a Nazi death camp ever seen in a fiction film.

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3 Oct 2002 // 12:00 AM

Red Dragon (2002)

What is most politically problematic about Red Dragon is how it furthers the relationship between physical disability and psychopathology.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

U-571 (2000)

A Nazi U-boat commander, peering through a periscope, locks a merchant ship in his sights. After giving the order to fire, he studies the ship's flaming wreckage and proclaims that the crew has succeeded in breaking her back.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Three Seasons (1999)

Vestiges of the West are ever close to the surface in Bui's Saigon.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Little Nicky (2000)

In his latest film, Little Nicky, Adam Sandler plays the son of Satan. Nicky, odd as it seems, is remarkably true to the popular image

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Holy Smoke (1999)

In Holy Smoke, Australian writer-director Jane Campion returns to a familiar theme. Once again, she’s looking at a strong-willed, unconventional woman who is at

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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