Articles tagged kiefer sutherland

Back on the Clock: A New Season of 24

My thoughts as a new season of 24 begins on Fox.

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An Unlikely Weapon: The Eddie Adams Story

An Unlikely Weapon remembers Eddie Adams as a pioneer, genius, and troublemaker, sharing his truths and challenging ours.

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30 Mar 2009 // 4:09 AM

‘Monsters’ voice role a first for Reese Witherspoon

Animation offers a world of different challenges for actors. Tools like body movement, facial expressions and hand gestures are no longer available to sell a

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30 Mar 2009 // 4:07 AM

‘Monsters vs. Aliens’ tops weekend box office

The 3-D animated film “Monsters vs. Aliens” was easily the top draw at U.S. movie theaters this weekend, bringing in some $58.2 million through Sunday

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27 Mar 2009 // 5:00 AM

Monsters vs. Aliens

Monsters vs. Aliens is both a spoof and celebration of mid-century creature features, offering positive, if well-worn, "messages for the kids."

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25 Feb 2009 // 6:33 AM

Great TV series aren’t easily duplicated

We’ve hit the season when news from Hollywood about possible new fall shows gets the TV world all kaflubbered and jumping to overstatement by

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12 Jan 2009 // 2:32 AM

Jack Bauer is at the head of the class of TV’s tragic heroes

A distant explosion rings through the jungle. Jack Bauer, longtime protagonist of the Fox show “24,” stiffens, a spasm of muted pain on his face. One

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11 Jan 2009 // 2:17 AM

24: Season Seven Premiere

Jack's interrogation of the suspect Tony, on behalf of the Bureau, is vintage 24, full of close-up grimaces and slams into walls.

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7 Dec 2008 // 8:00 PM

24: Redemption

Redemption manages to locate an emotional center than had been missing from 24 since…well, if not ever, since at least the first season.

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21 Nov 2008 // 2:00 PM

24: Redemption

In Africa, where children are forced to soldier, Jack realizes, every day is full of terror -- not just the 24-hour spates he's used to confronting.

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Bright Lights, Big City: Special Edition

Even those who have not woken up in a druggy stupor will feel co-opted into the cast’s mired and destructive party lifestyle.

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‘Mirrors’ Reflects Aja’s Rising Star

If we weren’t already aware of Hollywood’s brain dead inability to fashion such a conspiracy, one would swear that Tinsel Town was out

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18 Aug 2008 // 2:00 AM

Mirrors

While Ben's (Kiefer Sutherland) bouncing between selves is distracting, it's not nearly so irksome as Mirrors' general incoherence.

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The Return of the Popcorn Circus: August 2008

Talk about a crowded schedule. There are more offerings scheduled this month than in the previous two combined.

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Future Shock: The Death of Serious Science Fiction

The serious Science Fiction film genre is dead or at least on cinematic life support. As the new millennial marches forward, and an omnipresent production paradigm that substitutes spectacle for smarts, futurist filmmaking is definitely gasping for breath.

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25 Feb 2007 // 8:00 PM

24 - Season 5

Give me liberty or give me… another season of 24.

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22 Jan 2007 // 12:00 AM

24: Day Six

As 24's sixth day takes shape, it looks as though moral certainty isn't what it used to be.

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I Trust You to Kill Me (2006)

Rocco DeLuca has sound that, at its best moments, seems hewed from the heart. The rest of the time, though, it's bloodless and dull.

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31 Aug 2006 // 11:00 PM

The Sentinel (2006)

A woefully timid, allegedly paranoid, political thriller short on thrills, shorter on paranoia, and shortest on politics.

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31 Aug 2006 // 11:00 PM

The Sentinel (2006)

The Sentinel thus sets up a conflict between two exceptionally earnest masculine icons -- Kiefer Sutherland and Michael DOuglas -- all furrowed brows and low-talking intensity.

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

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"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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