Articles tagged kristen stewart

‘Still Alice’ Is the Story of a Mind in Search for Words and Self

Julianne Moore's luminous performance as a woman with early onset Alzheimer's reveals how the disease makes it difficult to find oneself.

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Body Politic: Rihanna’s Interview with Oprah, Kristen Stewart’s Fall from Grace and the Hook Up Cult

This week Flashpoints looks at the female body politic that is reflected in the hall of mirrors of pop culture. Our gaze is cast on what we think we see of Rihanna, Kristen Stewart, and the Fifty Shades of Gray phenomenon.

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Cannes 2012: Day 8 - ‘On the Road’ + ‘Post Tenebras Lux’

Mexican filmmaker Carlos Reygadas' Post Tenebras Lux is the most visionary film of this year's Cannes festival. Meanwhile Walter Salles takes on Jack Kerouac’s cult coming-of-age novel, On the Road.

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22 Dec 2010 // 3:30 AM

The Year in Music: March 2010

Records were broken and notable songs were released in March 2010, which is the latest focus of our look at the year’s biggest events in

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‘The Runaways’: Coming of Age in Pre-Punk, Glam Rock ‘70s Los Angeles

The Runaways isn't the faithfully detailed documentary biopic many fans were hoping it would be, but it's still a pretty spectacular rock 'n' roll story.

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Adventureland: Bastards of Young

A loping comedy of displacement that snaps off dozens of easy laughs without breaking a sweat, Adventureland transcends the indie comedy trap by dint of not being content merely to capture its milieu but to animate it.

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3 Apr 2009 // 4:20 AM

Adventureland

Adventureland is as tidy and predictable as it sounds. And it falls into that annoying trap that seems to plague this sort of film, relying on an unrelenting '80s soundtrack to set tones and cue plot points.

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22 Mar 2009 // 9:00 PM

Twilight

While Meyers’ books tend toward formulaic characterizations, Hardwicke takes the material and successfully transforms it into a subtle, layered atmospheric film.

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18 Mar 2009 // 6:38 AM

‘Twilight’ descends at midnight Friday night

After months of hype and screaming fangirls and barrels of newspaper ink dumped on Robert Pattinson and “Twilight,” there was bound to be some backlash.

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7 Jan 2009 // 7:59 PM

Twilight Takeover

The film is a successful adaptation of the book not only because Pattinson is so talented and dreamy, but also because Hardwicke knows a thing or two about filming adolescents.

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21 Nov 2008 // 2:00 AM

Twilight

Fantasy rules in Twilight, fantasy simultaneously delicate and ravishing, chaste and utterly bloody.

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Vamp-Ire: ‘Twilight’ vs ‘Let the Right One In’

Blame Anne Rice. Blame her for being the literary stake in the original vampire’s heart. If it wasn’t for her spinster prose take

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Hit or miss, ‘Twilight’ is actress Kristen Stewart’s big break

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - The love-after-death movie “Twilight” is going to be so huge it would take a stake through the heart to stop it.

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‘What Just Happened?’ Nothing Worth Watching!

Hollywood hates poking fun at itself. While it’s handled its fair share of good natured cinematic ribbing, once we get to the seething scalding

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Director brings some of his own industry experiences to ‘What Just Happened?’

Veteran filmmaker Barry Levinson (who gave us “Good Morning Vietnam” and “Rain Man” as well as the sci-fi botch “Sphere” and the Ben Stiller-Jack Black

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20 Oct 2008 // 1:37 AM

What Just Happened

Less an expose than a recap of what even casual observers of the industry know or intuit, What Just Happened relies on clichés even as it deplores them.

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Talk, Talk, Talk: November 2008

Like the sainted sigh of relief that comes after another shriek-filled All Hallow's Eve, November usually means the start of the 'nominate me' process for the proposed prestige pictures of 2008.

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Talk, Talk, Talk: October 2008

What studio suit thought this was a good idea? With four months to schedule your high priced efforts, you instead unload almost 30 overpriced pictures on an unsuspecting movie audience.

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21 Apr 2007 // 5:00 PM

‘The O.C.‘s’ Adam Brody takes a shot at movie stardom

Kasdan: "I just don't know if anyone besides Adam and me wants to see movies like In the Land of Women."

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20 Apr 2007 // 2:00 AM

In the Land of Women (2007)

Ah, poor poor Carter. Will he emerge strengthened or diminished by his encounters in this faraway land?

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A Crooked and Unseen Highway: lowercase - "She Takes Me"

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"The newest Between the Grooves series tackles Lowercase's Kill the Lights, a great marriage of slowcore and post-punk: raw, angry, sullen, and very much alive almost 20 years later.

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