Articles tagged hayden christensen

29 Jun 2008 // 9:59 PM

Jumper

Brashness and arrogance, and absolutely none of the consequences of either.

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14 Feb 2008 // 2:40 AM

Jumper

The Chechnyan backdrop reminds you yet again of the utter inconsequence of Jumper.

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2 Dec 2007 // 11:00 PM

Awake

Though Awake makes a vague case against playing god in the operating room, it also argues for other sorts of manipulations, none convincing.

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19 Feb 2007 // 12:00 AM

Factory Girl (2006)

Part breathless, part exhausted, the movie offers up a gossipy interpretation of Edie Sedgwick's life and death.

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Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

For all its lavish effects, Sith's primary purpose is to showcase Anakin's dilemma.

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13 Nov 2003 // 12:00 AM

Shattered Glass (2003)

It is less interested in Glass' personal psychology than in the political and professional environment that rewards it.

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Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones

So in a post-September 11th world replete with conflicts from Afghanistan to continuous Palestinian-Israeli disputes, the lines between good and evil often seem blurry, and the cut-and-dry antics of galactic warriors instill a sense of hope, a realization of what morality should be. Who would've thought that the likes of Yoda, Obi Wan Kenobi and Chewbacca would serve as heroes for a celluloid generation whose sense of a world order would become crystal clear as a result of a few fictional characters?"

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Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones

There are so very many characters playing central roles in the second half of the series, and accounting for all of their geneses is tricky indeed.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Life as a House (2001)

Unfortunately, it only thinks it's American Beauty, and instead, ends up being Regarding Henry.

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'Staircase' Is Gay in a Melancholy Way

// Short Ends and Leader

"Unfairly cast aside as tasteless during its time for its depiction of homosexuality, Staircase is a serious film in need of a second critical appraisal.

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