Articles tagged joe pantoliano

30 Jan 2008 // 9:59 PM

Wedding Daze

We're left in our own daze, wondering which Michael Ian Black made this movie, and why.

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Part 5: The Return of the Auteur

That noise you heard near the start of the new millennium was the creative din of a brash new breed of filmmakers tearing down the traditions of mainstream moviemaking. Their motion picture mission statements -- including the ones featured on this list -- remain the rulebook for new generations of anxious film artists.

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3 Nov 2006 // 3:00 AM

Unknown (2006)

One or two resist their designations: Bound Man doesn't want to be bound, Broken Nose resents that mishap.

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11 Oct 2004 // 1:00 AM

dr. vegas

dr. vegas burdened by a shaky premise (is it a comedy? is it a drama?) and some of the limpest lines penned this side of Coldplay's lyrics.

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9 Dec 2003 // 1:00 AM

Bad Boys II (2003)

In almost every way, Bad Boys II is larger, louder, and longer than the original. It is also more of the same.

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4 Nov 2003 // 1:00 AM

The Handler

Offers the traditional CBS fantasy that nothing really bad happens to people who work on the side of the angels.

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17 Jul 2003 // 1:00 AM

Bad Boys II (2003)

For this invasion, they need extra firepower and get it, including useful high tech surveillance courtesy of the CIA: this is Bad Boys II's most outrageous fantasy, that this agency has its act together.

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23 Sep 2002 // 1:00 AM

The Sopranos

While reality hounds might say that this is exactly how banal contemporary mob life is, they might also remember that a stamped certificate of authenticity doesn't inoculate drama against tedium.

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The Adventures of Pluto Nash (2002)

The Adventures of Pluto Nash is a whole lot of nada.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Memento (2001)

Imagine that, like Leonard (Guy Pearce), you find yourself in mid-run, with a scary-looking guy with a gun running nearby, and you have to figure out who's chasing whom. In practical terms, it only takes a second to realize that he's chasing you, because he fires his gun at you and heads your way.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Cats & Dogs (2001)

In 'Cats & Dogs', the colors are a little too bright, everything is a bit too perfect. And all is not as swell as the humans would think: it's 'American Beauty' for pets.

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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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