Articles tagged kathy baker

3 May 2009 // 9:00 PM

Last Chance Harvey

Seemingly designed for in-flight viewing, this film is the equivalent of a competently written paperback, or a leftover helping of Ma’s comfort food.

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16 Jan 2009 // 2:27 AM

Last Chance Harvey

Last Chance Harvey is a movie about starting over.

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10 Oct 2007 // 10:00 PM

Part 4 - Feasts from the Fringe

Cable created supply where there was little or no demand. Out of the myriad of subject specific programming, a few gemstones managed to shine.

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28 Sep 2007 // 1:28 AM

The Jane Austen Book Club

The movie abandons any aspiration to Austen's wit or social critique, and lapses instead into total triteness.

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3 Aug 2004 // 12:00 AM

13 Going on 30 (2004)

Jennifer Garner embodies a joy that's all too rare on recent movie screens, in adults or kids.

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Cold Mountain: Collector’s Edition (2003)

Anthony Minghella's image of the birds in snow articulates Cold Mountain's aesthetic and themes, its interest in collision and reverie, in nostalgia and resistance.

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23 Apr 2004 // 12:00 AM

13 Going on 30 (2004)

13 Going on 30 is best when it's adorable.

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23 Dec 2003 // 12:00 AM

Cold Mountain (2003)

The first scene in Cold Mountain is sensational and sickening, an apt introduction to what will be a Civil War saga.

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3 Apr 2003 // 12:00 AM

Assassination Tango (2003)

Even the most generous viewer is hit by the absence of rationales, however bizarre or slender, for the film's plot turns.

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Is Black Widow Still a Hero? Dissecting the Misogynistic Outrage Against the Avengers

// Short Ends and Leader

"Black Widow may very well be the pinnacle of the modern action heroine, so why is there so much backlash about her role in the new Avengers film?

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