Articles tagged iben hjejle

‘Defiance’ Can’t Help But Feel Derivative

The Holocaust remains, for all intents and purposes, the ultimate expression of evil in our lifetime. Outside the obvious elements of genocide and the organized

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‘Defiance’ survivors remember Bielskis’ strength, courage

Not all Holocaust stories end in death. For more than 1,200 Jews hunted in the forests of Belarus, life - extraordinarily difficult and dangerous - was

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‘Defiance’ co-stars had to endure cold, primitive conditions to play WWII rebels

Think Holocaust movie. What do you see? Lines of weary men, women and children being herded to their deaths? That’s the conventional view. But

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‘Defiance’ director Edward Zwick wants to be the Ken Burns of the multiplex

Things didn’t have to work out this way for Edward Zwick. The “thirtysomething” and “My So Called Life” co-creator broke into the movies with “

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31 Dec 2008 // 2:00 AM


Defiance's tendency to melodrama drags the rest of this ostensibly historical saga into a decidedly middling territory.

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9 Dec 2008 // 8:26 AM


All across the web this past week, it’s been the subject of much metaphysical ink. As awards season slowly winds down, Hollywood is dragging

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Talk, Talk, Talk: December 2008

Just like the end of an inspiring speech that may or may not succeed in making its point, these final four weeks before 2009 tend to define or defeat the entire awards season purpose.

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17 Oct 2007 // 10:59 PM

The Boss of It All

The Boss of It All is the sort of middling, sporadically funny, sporadically dull art-house comedy that you keep wishing would ditch the art-house qualifier and just go for it, already.

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31 Mar 2000 // 1:03 AM

High Fidelity

In keeping with the spirit of the film itself, I humbly offer the top 5 reasons the new film High Fidelity is worth seeing.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Mifune (1999)

When Kersten (Anders W. Berthelsen) courts material success in Copenhagen, he also captures his wealthy boss's daughter, Claire (Sofie Grabol).

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//Mixed media

Indie Horror Month 2015: 'Dark Echo'

// Moving Pixels

"Dark Echo drops you into a pitch back maze and then renders your core tools of navigation into something quite life threatening.

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