Articles tagged kim basinger

Everything in its Right Place: The Best Female Acting Performances of 2009

Mazur checks out the year's best female acting and offers up a mostly alternative opinion to the boring Oscar-begging consensus picks including some you might not have heard about, yet.

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‘Informers’ Offers Less than Zero Insights

If there is one name that’s synonymous with over-generalized ‘80s ennui, it’s Bret Easton Ellis. From his initial literary phenomenon Less than Zero

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17 May 2007 // 10:59 PM

The Natural (1984)

What could have been a magnificent comment on this patriotic pastime unfortunately turns in to an emotionally manipulative barrage of iconic imagery.

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1 Sep 2006 // 12:00 AM

The Sentinel (2006)

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

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1 Sep 2006 // 12:00 AM

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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21 Apr 2006 // 3:00 AM

The Sentinel (2006)

I suppose if you're going to cast the deliriously overexposed Eva Longoria -- and give her a weapon, to boot -- you might as well make fun of the fact that you've done so.

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10 Sep 2004 // 1:00 AM

Cellular (2004)

Cellular is so corny it's even behind its own time.

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The Door in the Floor (2004)

Mimi Rogers plays a John Irving trademark, the self-hating and much humiliated woman as wholly irritating 'comic' device.

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17 Nov 2003 // 1:00 AM

Cool World (1992)

The doodles are all bulbous heads, puckered lips and low-slung Cro-Magnon shoulders.

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15 May 2003 // 1:00 AM

People I Know (2003)

It's a tribute to Pacino's skill as an actor that, although we pity Eli, we also understand his fatigue.

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7 Nov 2002 // 1:00 AM

8 Mile (2002)

Such fictionalizing ensures Eminem's lovability, across all categories.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

I Dreamed of Africa (2000)

Don’t Europeans ever get tired of swooping down to Africa to exploit its peoples and natural resources? Apparently not. I Dreamed of Africa is

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Bless the Child (2000)

Cody's special in a very particular way -- in a second-coming kind of way -- which, in movie-logic, makes her the prime target for a slew of Satan's minions.

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'True Detective': Maybe Tomorrow

// Channel Surfing

"True Detective, Season 2, Episode 3: Where does the kitsch end and the surreal begin?

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