Articles tagged jamie foxx

12 May 2010 // 7:00 AM

American Idol: The Final Four

If this were Survivor instead of American Idol, Michael Lynche would be the dude to beat. He appears to be forming alliances not with the other contestants but with Satan himself. How else to explain how this guy has made it this long when no one seems to be supporting him.

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MINNEAPOLIS — Jamie Foxx phoned promptly at 6 a.m. his time. That’s not a typo. “I’ve been up about an hour,” he said from

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Movie version of reporter’s story twists the facts, but in this case, he’s OK with it

So there’s Jamie Foxx, in ragtag yellow and magenta, standing on a Los Angeles sidewalk, talking to Robert Downey Jr. The scene cuts up

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24 Apr 2009 // 7:30 AM

The Soloist

The Soloist illustrates Nathaniel's internal life -- his music and his madness -- in reductive, sensational imagery.

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‘Soloist’ Suffers from a Lack of Honesty

Not every true story makes for good cinema. Sometimes, an intriguing idea is just that - a decent concept that can’t take the transition

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24 Apr 2009 // 5:48 AM

Jamie Foxx goes for gold every time

Is there a figure in show business today with more breathtaking ambition than Jamie Foxx? A chart-topping pop star at 41, a “brand name” comedy talent

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Talk, Talk, Talk: November 2008

Like the sainted sigh of relief that comes after another shriek-filled All Hallow's Eve, November usually means the start of the 'nominate me' process for the proposed prestige pictures of 2008.

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9 Nov 2007 // 2:47 AM

Today’s foreign wars are Hollywood hell

This is not your grandfather’s war. This war is unpopular and controversial, seemingly endless. But that hasn’t stopped Hollywood from releasing a series

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11 Oct 2007 // 3:27 AM

A new script for Hollywood war movies

Anti-war demonstrators storm the Pentagon in the movie “Across the Universe.” A career soldier protests the Iraq conflict in “In the Valley of Elah.” The

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Hollywood goes to war: Mainstream movies focus on Iraq, terrorism

Writer Matthew Michael Carnahan makes a living pounding out movie scripts, where flights of fantasy and retreats from reality are the daily stock in trade.

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28 Sep 2007 // 2:30 AM

The Kingdom

Boasting charismatic stars and a topical focus on terrorism, the film adds one more cagey detail -- a hint of moral challenge to its own thrills-and-chills violence.

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9 May 2007 // 11:00 PM

agoDreamgirls (2006)

An undeniably fun ride, albeit with too much restraint here, too over-the-top there.

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31 Jan 2007 // 9:04 PM

MIAMI—Jamie Foxx is known as an Oscar-winning, hit-making party animal with an ego as big as his accomplishments and lust for life. Singing “Gold

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15 Dec 2006 // 2:30 AM

Dreamgirls (2006)

The decidedly uneven score embraces the music of its moment, from soul to Motown to pop to disco, all filtered through Broadway, which means it's all too watery and white.

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Snoop Dogg: Tha Blue Carpet Treatment

Snoop Dogg invites a bunch of friends to the studio, records a small army of songs, accomplishes not much of anything.

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28 Jul 2006 // 12:00 AM

Miami Vice (2006)

Gong Li's face and form are made for this: she absorbs the movie's energies and just like that, it hardly matters what Crockett or Tubbs thinks he's doing.

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29 Jul 2005 // 1:00 AM

Stealth (2005)

Kara's a lovely, leggy, perfectly made-up figure whose primary purpose is to provide moral framing for the boys' brilliant strikes and calculations.

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29 Oct 2004 // 1:00 AM

Ray (2004)

Repeatedly, Ray collapses lore and desire into metaphorical, emotional, and narrative economy, occasioned by a groundbreaking song.

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Breakin’ All the Rules: Special Edition (2004)

All rules of attraction and self-definition are just off when it comes to the utterly beautiful and notoriously nice Chestnut.

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5 Aug 2004 // 1:00 AM

Collateral (2004)

Michael Mann's new film shows what anyone who's paid attention to Jamie Foxx has known for some time: he is excellent.

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