Articles tagged james caan

James Caan wants you to know he is more than just a ‘tough guy’

LOS ANGELES — Since he vividly and viscerally brought to life the hot-tempered Sonny Corleone in Francis Ford Coppola’s 1972 Oscar-winning classic “The Godfather,” James Caan

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Off the Radar - The Top 30 DVDs of 2008

Oddly enough, while the major studios continue scratching their heads over how to sell yet another new format (Blu-ray) to disinterested consumers, several outside distributors made sure that this would be a digital year to remember.

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Cinema Qua Non - Indispensable DVDs: Part 3

Day Three - The final ten, a cross-culture collection teeming with big ideas, larger than life visions, and perhaps the greatest documentary on rugby you've probably never heard of.

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20 Jun 2008 // 4:40 AM

Get Smart

Get Smart makes rudimentary efforts to update, with passing references to terrorists, profiling, and inter-agency competition.

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19 Jun 2008 // 8:34 PM

‘Smart’ Sucks

By its very definition, something that’s “generic” is seen as “having no particularly distinctive quality or application”. This doesn’t make the object in

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The Return of the Popcorn Circus: June 2008

If May almost tent-poled itself out of existence, June will be even worse. After all, are audiences really ready for 13 major release in less than two months -- with more to come?

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10 Jun 2007 // 10:00 PM

The Godfather: Blackhand Edition

Man, there's something really satisfying about hitting someone.

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15 Apr 2004 // 12:00 AM

Dogville (2003)

The accusation that the film is 'anti-American' says less about Von Trier than it does about the American psyche.

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10 Nov 2003 // 12:00 AM

Elf (2003)

Crass and cunning: 'tis the season.

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6 Oct 2003 // 12:00 AM

Las Vegas

If one sequestered a gang of adolescent males long enough without female company, they'd sooner or later produce a script for Las Vegas.

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8 May 2003 // 12:00 AM

City of Ghosts (2002)

A strangely moralistic romance, premised on his relationship with the setting, Cambodia.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

The Yards (2000)

In 'The Yards', Mark Wahlberg again plays an emotionally damaged young tough, but this time his entire environment is orchestrated to reflect that character, dark, sad, and heavy with non-options.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

The Way of the Gun (2000)

“For the record, I’ll call myself Mr. Parker, and my associate will be Mr. Longbaugh.” By the time Parker (Ryan Phillippe) names himself, about

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//Mixed media
//Blogs

Blood and Thunder: Entering the Echo Chamber

// Sound Affects

"In an age where writers regularly churn out "content" at dizzying speeds, truly great music makes a writer slow down and take time to reflect.

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