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Friday, June 12 2009

The Taking of Pelham 123

Nothing if not self-aware, this update of Joseph Sargent's 1974 thriller begins by rearranging the class dynamics.


Monday, April 27 2009

Summer of Same: June 2009

This month's "original" fare offers a take on a Sid and Marty Krofft classic, more battling seizure robots, and the retaking of '70s subway thriller. Everything old is new again.


Tuesday, February 10 2009

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


Monday, October 20 2008

What Just Happened

Less an expose than a recap of what even casual observers of the industry know or intuit, What Just Happened relies on clichés even as it deplores them.


Thursday, October 16 2008

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.


Monday, October 13 2008

You Don’t Mess with the Zohan

Plenty of New York racial tension, old-lady sex, animal abuse, and hackey-sack.


Friday, September 26 2008

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.


Thursday, September 25 2008

‘Miracle’ Is Engrossing if Uneven


Talk, Talk, Talk: October 2008 (Features) [9.Sep.08]
Talk, Talk, Talk: September 2008 (Features) [8.Sep.08]
You Don’t Mess with the Zohan (Reviews) [6.Jun.08]
‘Zohan’s Zaniness is a Tough Sell (Short Ends and Leader) [5.Jun.08]
Margot at the Wedding (Reviews) [5.Mar.08]
Romance & Cigarettes (Reviews) [17.Feb.08]
Margot at the Wedding (Reviews) [26.Nov.07]
Margot at the Wedding (Reviews) [19.Nov.07]
Transformers (Reviews) [25.Oct.07]
Transformers (2007) (Reviews) [3.Jul.07]
Transformers (2007) (Reviews) [3.Jul.07]
Monkey Business (Part 3: July) (Features) [2.May.07]
The Good Shepherd (2006) (Reviews) [22.Dec.06]
She Hate Me (2004) (Reviews) [24.Feb.05]
Secret Window (2004) (Reviews) [3.Aug.04]
She Hate Me (2004) (Reviews) [30.Jul.04]
Secret Window (2004) (Reviews) [11.Mar.04]
Anger Management (2003) (Reviews) [11.Apr.03]
Mr. Deeds (2002) (Reviews) [27.Jun.02]
Collateral Damage (2002) (Reviews) [7.Feb.02]
Monkeybone (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
The Man Who Cried (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
The Luzhin Defence (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
The Luzhin Defence (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Do the Right Thing (1989/2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Company Man (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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