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Sunday, June 29 2008

Jumper

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


Thursday, February 14 2008

Jumper

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


Sunday, December 2 2007

Awake

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


Monday, February 19 2007

Factory Girl (2006)

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


Thursday, May 19 2005

Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

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


Thursday, November 13 2003

Shattered Glass (2003)

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


Friday, May 24 2002

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?"


Wednesday, May 15 2002

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.


Sunday, January 1 1995

Life as a House (2001)

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


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