Articles tagged josh hartnett

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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23 Apr 2008 // 10:58 PM

Resurrecting the Champ

An interesting tale about the intent of lying and the strengths of good old-fashioned work.

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19 Oct 2007 // 3:55 AM

30 Days of Night

The most impressive effect in 30 Days of Night is Danny Huston's haircut.

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Josh Hartnett sees reporters from the other side of the story

"I would love to play a rock star," he said. "If somebody said it was time to make The Iggy Pop Story, I'd be there."

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24 Aug 2007 // 2:00 AM

Resurrecting the Champ

Maybe Erik just is so dim that he doesn't understand what's at stake in his storytelling, the way it reflects and repeats a history of storytelling.

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13 Jun 2007 // 11:00 PM

The Lisbon Bunch

Purposefully ending one's life is often seen as a last act of personal desperation. But in Jefferey Eugenides' poignant, bewitching novel, it may actually be a form of salvation.

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15 Sep 2006 // 4:54 AM

The Black Dahlia (2006)

Why the detectives are obsessed with the murder is never clear, though it may have to do with the vacuum of a movie swirling around them: they've got nothing else to do.

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7 Apr 2006 // 12:00 AM

Lucky Number Slevin (2005)

Despite the title of the movie he lives in, Slevin (Josh Hartnett) is only partly lucky.

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16 Aug 2005 // 1:00 AM

Sin City (2005)

Like the guys, the girls are undone by their reliance on conventional male power signs.

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1 Apr 2005 // 1:00 AM

Sin City (2005)

Distraught, ornery, self-critical, these heroes are certainly more "anti" types than straight-ahead.

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10 Sep 2004 // 1:00 AM

Wicker Park (2004)

Unlikely as it seems, Matthew Lillard is the saving grace of Paul McGuigan's wretched remake of L'Appartement.

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Black Hawk Down: Superbit (2001)

Black Hawk Down illustrates well the absurdity and chaos of urban warfare: there's no ground to be won, no victory to be claimed.

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7 Oct 2003 // 1:00 AM

Hollywood Homicide (2003)

My intention was to make a picture that on one level was a genre movie, summer movie, kind of a cop movie, whatever that genre is, and at the same time, to serve different gods.

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19 Jun 2003 // 1:00 AM

Hollywood Homicide (2003)

Short version: Joe's hardheaded and eats cheeseburgers, K.C.'s into fluidity and bean sprouts.

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13 Jun 2002 // 1:00 AM

Black Hawk Down (2001)

An action movie dressed up like an art film, 'Black Hawk Down' is not about betrayal or anger, but heroism and patriotic fervor.

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40 Days and 40 Nights (2002)

'40 Days and 40 Nights' is a love story, yes, about a boy and his penis.

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The Virgin Suicides (1999)

And yet, for its many pleasures, I find myself conflicted in thinking about The Virgin Suicides.

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The Virgin Suicides (1999)

It's hardly a new idea, to read into adolescent girls' suicide something poetic, passionate, and deeply meaningful. Neither is it a secret that countless girls have admired Sylvia Plath and Anne Sexton, Joni Mitchell and Tracy Chapman, seeing in their wounded and inviolate art reflections of themselves, their own pain and enchantment.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Pearl Harbor (2001)

Pearl Harbor's endorsement of military ideals and barely submerged nostalgia for the war's anti-Japanese racism only abates for a half hour of stunningly rendered shoot-em-up as the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and its surrounding airfields takes place.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

O (2001)

This is easily O's most cogent insight, which it hits hard and insistently -- the ways that longstanding cultural anxieties about race in the U.S. continue to affect young people's individual and community relationships, just as it affects adults.

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Ubisoft Understands the Art of the Climb

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

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