Articles tagged jessica lange

Money, Sex, and Power: Contemporary Adaptations in John Guillermin’s King Kong

The 1976 King Kong updates this modern myth’s meanings for a vastly different social, economic, and cultural milieu, but it does so with a leaden obviousness that undermines its conclusions.

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Everything in its Right Place: The Best Female Acting Performances of 2009

Mazur checks out the year's best female acting and offers up a mostly alternative opinion to the boring Oscar-begging consensus picks including some you might not have heard about, yet.

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20 Apr 2009 // 2:50 AM

Grey Gardens

The new Grey Gardens is safe, providing a dash of self-reflexivity, but wasting more opportunities than it takes.

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For years, you’ve been crushing on Drew Barrymore. The sugar-and-spice personality, the infectious giggle, the crinkly eyes, the way you want to buy her

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Part 5: Toy Story 2 to Titus (November - December 1999)

On this final day of PopMatters' 1999 overview, awards season hype gives way to pure acting prowess and definitive directorial flair.

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5 Aug 2008 // 11:00 PM

The Bombing of Bonneville

Bonneville is firmly committed to the “Female Gaze” in an industry where everything is geared towards only what men want to see.

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28 Feb 2008 // 2:42 AM

Jessica Lange hits the road in ‘Bonneville’

Maybe it’s her Minnesota prairie roots, or her restless, globe-trekking college years coming home to roost. But Jessica Lange, a two-time Oscar winner, considered

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by Matt Mazur Jessica Lange in Bonneville “She’s like a delicate fawn crossed with a Buick” —Jack Nicholson on Jessica Lange Spending the night

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28 Aug 2007 // 10:59 PM

Neverwas

How did a first time writer/ director manage to nab even one of these big guns, let alone a whole gaggle of them? Would that Neverwas never were…

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7 Aug 2006 // 12:00 AM

Dont Come Knocking (2006)

A vivid, genuine exploration of a hell-raiser entering his twilight years apologetically and with an open heart.

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14 Apr 2006 // 12:00 AM

Dont Come Knocking (2006)

The reunion of Wim Wenders and Sam Shepard, coming some 20 years after Paris, Texas, demonstrates both the change and sameness in their art.

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5 Aug 2005 // 1:00 AM

Broken Flowers (2005)

A sort of minimalist male melodrama, Broken Flowers tracks a journey through regret and hope.

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26 Apr 2004 // 1:00 AM

Big Fish (2003)

Edward's persistent self-inflation frustrates Will, just as its contradictions appeal to Burton.

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8 Jan 2004 // 1:00 AM

Big Fish (2003)

Edward is less obviously an outsider than Burton's other Edwards (Scissorhands and Wood), but equally filled with a winning sense of wonder.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Titus (1999)

Here’s how the world might end. Close-up of a boy’s eyes. Long shot of a kitchen table, cluttered with hot dogs, paper bags,

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A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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