Articles tagged kevin spacey

“We’re in a Very Gray Area”: Looking Back on ‘House of Cards’, Chapter One

House of Cards might be gearing up for its third season, but the very first episode of the series is the most telling indication of how Netflix is helping television break new ground.

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20 Questions: Cassettes Won’t Listen

Let's be honest: guys who used to work for Def Jux records don't usually get cease-and-desist letters from Kevin Spacey. Yet this is just one facet of the ever-fascinating life of Jason Drake, and it makes for one hell of a 20 Questions.

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What has 140 characters or less and no Letterman? Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey talked up Twitter during a witty exchange Tuesday night on “The Late Show

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27 Apr 2009 // 9:00 PM

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.

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24 Mar 2009 // 9:00 PM

Part 3: The Sixth Sense to  Fight Club (August - October 1999)

Films that have left a lasting impression on their creators (M. Night Shyamalan, Sam Mendes, David Fincher) make up the majority of Part Three of our Films of 1999 overview.

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24 Jan 2009 // 11:14 AM

NEW YORK - Theater people have talked forever about the pros and cons of having a national theater. Does America need one? Where would it

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23 May 2008 // 1:10 AM

Recount

Recount doesn't quite argue that the system remains infinitely gameable for those who know it, those in power who wish to remain in power.

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21

28 Mar 2008 // 2:00 AM

21

Even if card counting is legal, this gangster-style brutality plainly cannot be, yet it provides long minutes of hackneyed menace, a B-movie plot point that only underlines 21's unoriginality.

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12 Nov 2007 // 11:23 AM

For rapper/actor Ludacris, giving back is a major role

CHICAGO—Chris “Ludacris” Bridges can’t stop laughing. A rapper with a powerful vocal delivery, he keeps envisioning his big head on a little person’

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11 Nov 2007 // 10:00 PM

Fred Claus

What is Ludacris doing in this movie?

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27 Jun 2006 // 11:00 PM

Superman Returns (2006)

Superman has seen the aftermath of world destruction, and he's come back with a perspective not quite so boldly idealistic or pompously ideological.

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22 Dec 2004 // 12:00 AM

Beyond the Sea (2004)

Kevin Spacey looks alternately fatigued and awkward as Bobby Darin.

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The United States of Leland (2003)

Leland meets a teacher who's been tending to young hard cases for too long.

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The United States of Leland (2003)

Leland will come to be instructive and redemptive for others, just as he has tried to find instruction and redemption in others.

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The Life of David Gale (2003)

Only Clint Eastwood could have cooked up a more dramatic climax to an innocent-man-on-death-row plot, which he did, in True Crime.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

The Shipping News (2001)

Quoyle is yet another of Kevin Spacey's damaged souls, but a nice one.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Pay It Forward (2000)

Such heavy-handed plot designing and telegraphing makes the film more tedious than rousing.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

K-PAX (2001)

K-PAX trots out all the old cliches about humanity's barbarism, intolerance, and generalicky-ness. Yeah, we know, we're all a bunch of spoiled brats.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

The Big Kahuna (2000)

The story of the angst-ridden salesman struggling with his past, coping with regret and searching for meaning in life is a tale that audiences have

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

American Beauty (1999)

My jaw slackened, my senses were jolted, and I managed to forget about the world outside the movie theater for a few hours. Yeah, I

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