Articles tagged jonathan tucker

Why Marcus Nispel Should Direct Every Horror Remake

Do few genre filmmakers “get it” that when a true artisan comes along, their presence can be initially perplexing - especially when he or she

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6 Jul 2008 // 10:45 PM

Ruining It for Everyone

In the case of The Ruins, the advertising took a decidedly odd approach.

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20 Questions: Jena Malone

In-between The Ruins (just opened in US theatres) and The Go-Getter, opening in June, Jena paused while on tour to address PopMatters' 20 Questions.

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4 Apr 2008 // 6:55 AM

Scott Smith’s novel ‘The Ruins’ comes to the big screen

Scott Smith hadn’t even finished writing “The Ruins” - and Stephen King had not yet hailed it as “the best horror novel of the

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4 Apr 2008 // 2:25 AM

The Ruins

The Ruins achieves something like a metaphor, as the tourists' fears infect their very beings.

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2 Jan 2008 // 3:30 AM

Iraq War-themed films can’t find an audience

What if they made a war movie and nobody came to see it? No biggie. Individual films fail all the time for all kinds of

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11 Oct 2007 // 3:27 AM

A new script for Hollywood war movies

Anti-war demonstrators storm the Pentagon in the movie “Across the Universe.” A career soldier protests the Iraq conflict in “In the Valley of Elah.” The

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Hollywood goes to war: Mainstream movies focus on Iraq, terrorism

Writer Matthew Michael Carnahan makes a living pounding out movie scripts, where flights of fantasy and retreats from reality are the daily stock in trade.

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21 Sep 2007 // 3:48 AM

Tight-lipped Tommy Lee Jones on ‘In the Valley of Elah’

TORONTO—Oscar-winning actor Tommy Lee Jones, likely to be nominated again for one or both of his fall movies, “In the Valley of Elah” (opening

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20 Sep 2007 // 2:00 AM

In the Valley of Elah

Paul Haggis' film posits Hank as an old-school man of honor, both punished and revered for his traditional "values."

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21 Jun 2005 // 1:00 AM

Hostage (2005)

More disturbingly, Hostage is about the failure of certainty.

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11 Mar 2005 // 1:00 AM

Hostage (2005)

The crisis begins with a clash between rich people and a trio of conventionally coded 'delinquents'.

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20 May 2004 // 1:00 AM

Stateside (2004)

Dori Lawrence (Rachael Leigh Cook) is a multi-threat performer, her career reeling between movies and rock 'n' roll, sometime in the 1980s.

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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)

One by one, the kids wander inside the Terrible Place, and all but one can't escape.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

The Deep End (2001)

'The Deep End' might be accurately described as 'The Tilda Swinton Show', as her portrayal of the desperate, self-sacrificing mother Margaret Hall is the center of the film.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

The Deep End (2001)

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Ubisoft Understands the Art of the Climb

// Moving Pixels

"Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed and Grow Home epitomize the art of the climb.

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