Articles tagged jason schwartzman

‘Bored to Death: The Complete Second Season’ Is Anything but Boring

Jason Schwartzman, Ted Danson, and Zach Galifianakis share incredible chemistry as they struggle with success, failure, and substance abuse.

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Various Artists: Bored to Death Soundtrack

The soundtrack to HBO's comedy Bored to Death showcases an excellent variety of indie music acts interspersed with some choice bits of dialogue.

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Summer of Same: July 2009

In a rare attempt at novelty, July jets along with only Harry Potter and the Ice Age crew sampling continuing series spoils. The rest provide unknown pleasures.

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10 Feb 2009 // 9:00 PM

Coconut Records: Davy

Transmissions from Jason Schwartzman's satellite heart.

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21 Feb 2008 // 10:00 PM

The Darjeeling Limited

At last, as in the final scene taken by a camera fixed to the exterior of a train as it clickety-clacks forward, the countryside speeding by, the rails extending into the distance, we can see that Wes Anderson is back on track.

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A Gallery of Good Works: The Best Films of 2007

From Julian Schnabel's artsy The Diving Bell and the Butterfly to the legendary Coen Brothers splendid adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's No Country for Old Men, PopMatters counts down the 30 best films of 2007.

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18 Oct 2007 // 8:01 AM

Owen Wilson: Where does he go from here?

A little more than an hour through Wes Anderson’s new comedy-drama “The Darjeeling Limited,” Owen Wilson—playing Francis, one of three brothers on a

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17 Oct 2007 // 3:47 AM

The Darjeeling Limited

Patricia (Anjelica Huston) serves multiple purposes in The Darjeeling Limited, not least being the grail her children seek.

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18 Apr 2007 // 11:00 PM

Marie Antoinette (2006)

Marie Antoinette's veneer is so impregnably varnished, so buffed to such an imposing sheen, that any attempt at critical ingress either bounces off of or slides down its glossy façade.

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20 Oct 2006 // 1:00 AM

Marie Antoinette (2006)

A girl made queen by the peculiar forces of 18th-century statecraft, Marie is by turns amused, alarmed, and pissed off, mercurial and imperious as only a teenager can be.

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24 Apr 2006 // 4:00 PM

Shopgirl (2005)

Director Anand Tucker insists his film is not about the glitzy L.A. It is, instead, about an L.A. populated with 'ordinary people just like you and me, getting on with their lives.'"

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27 Oct 2005 // 1:00 AM

Bewitched (2005)

As Jack goes overboard in usual Ferrellian fashion, Isabel's insistence that he is the perfect mate for her go-normal plan never makes sense.

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22 Oct 2005 // 1:00 AM

Shopgirl (2005)

For all its seeming delicacy, its view of Mirabelle as perfect, precious object is decidedly limited.

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24 Jun 2005 // 1:00 AM

Bewitched (2005)

Like most movies starring Will Ferrell and all movies based on TV series, this one tries too hard.

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I Heart Huckabees: 2-Disc Special Edition (2004)

The Special Edition is loaded with so much self-referential material and 'oh so clever' concepts that they threaten to make the movie into its own cult object.

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I Heart Huckabees: 2-Disc Special Edition (2004)

As hard as he tries, Albert can't quite keep up with the Jaffes' questions, let alone their answers.

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1 Oct 2004 // 1:00 AM

I Heart Huckabees (2004)

Albert is again faced with basic questions: Are we really 'all connected'? How can 'everything be the same even if it's different'?"

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21 Jul 2003 // 1:00 AM

Spun (2002)

Screenwriter William De Los Santos calls Spun a 'love story'.

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11 Apr 2003 // 1:00 AM

Spun (2002)

Boasting that it includes more than 5,000 edits, Jonas Åkerlund's feature debut offers glimpses -- very fast -- into life on speed.

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31 May 2002 // 1:00 AM

CQ (2001)

The subject of CQ is Paul, artist, coffee-drinker, American in Paris.

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"True Detective, Season 2, Episode 3: Where does the kitsch end and the surreal begin?

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