Articles tagged john leguizamo

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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Part 2: The Virgin Suicides to The Blair Witch Project (May - August 1999)

In Part Two of our look at the most memorable films of 1999, we experience music, foul-mouthed mayhem, and a late, great auteur's final cinematic statement.

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‘Miracle at St. Anna,’ ‘Frozen River’ two of 2008’s best

Two of the most powerful films of 2008, movies that stay with you long after their final credits roll by, are out this week on DVD.

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4 Feb 2009 // 9:00 PM

Righteous Kill

This movie boasts a tired and generic script and achieves a weird sort of harmonic convergence of forgetablilty.

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14 Dec 2008 // 9:00 PM

Nothing Like the Holidays

Nothing Like the Holidays is like a lot of other holiday movies.

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16 Oct 2008 // 11:00 PM

Why, Spike, Why?

For all of Spike Lee's status as the eternal Young Turk, he's also a moviemaker who came of age just a few years after the brat pack of Spielberg, Scorsese, de Palma, et al.

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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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26 Sep 2008 // 3:00 AM

Miracle at St. Anna

Spike Lee's answer to the many WWII movies that have left out the experiences of black soldiers, Miracle at St. Anna is ambitious and ardent.

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‘Miracle’ Is Engrossing if Uneven

Spike Lee has a big mouth. It’s a good thing he’s so talented, since he often loves to write confrontational checks that his

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‘Righteous Kill’: Attacked on All Sides

Righteous Kill uses Karen (Carla Gugino) both to critique the male cops' sense of self-righteousness and be the victim.

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11 Sep 2008 // 10:00 PM

‘Kill’ is Substandard Suspense

Sometimes, an excess of talent can lead to very little in evidence. Put another way, you can overload a film with artistic aspirations, failing to

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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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Talk, Talk, Talk: September 2008

From wars both past and present to a number of nail-biting thrillers, September is sizing up as a potentially profitable one.

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12 Jun 2008 // 5:11 AM

Fast chat with ‘The Happening’ co-star John Leguizamo

John Leguizamo’s been busy. This year alone he’s appeared in the crime drama “The Take,” the indie black comedy “The Babysitters,” and Friday

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Mess Hysteria: The Happening vs. The Signal

Newsweek Magazine must still be smarting. Back in 2002, as Signs was gearing up for its box office assault, the publication called M. Night Shyamalan “The

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16 Nov 2007 // 2:00 AM

Love in the Time of Cholera

Fermina remains a cipher, an object in Juvenal's possession and of Florentino's endless affection without an emotional life of her own.

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6 May 2007 // 4:00 PM

Ice Age (2002)

'Ice Age' is not quite as liberal as it might appear on the surface.

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Ice Age: Super Cool Edition (2002)

While studios have often been accused of meddling in the creative end of moviemaking, the new DVD presentation of this 2002 blockbuster, illustrates how readily Fox pandered to the movie-going public -- and how eager the filmmakers were to follow the audience's test scoring lead.

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5 Dec 2005 // 1:00 AM

ER / The West Wing

The West Wing's chief relationships have been tested and compromised, turning Sorkin's noble, fast-walking liberals into more than the sum of their quips and ideals.

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22 Nov 2005 // 1:00 AM

The Honeymooners (2005)

While most of the target audience for the movie may not remember the TV version, Schultz's Honeymooners unfortunately forgets what was most appealing about the show.

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Indie Horror Month 2015: 'Dark Echo'

// Moving Pixels

"Dark Echo drops you into a pitch back maze and then renders your core tools of navigation into something quite life threatening.

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