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Wednesday, November 14 2007

The Hoax

The film does not shy away from the innate unlikability of its leading man and it also explores, cannily, the damage one person’s dishonesty can inflict upon everyone around them.


Friday, April 6 2007

The Hoax (2006)

Even as The Hoax works to wring emotional consequence from its many layers of lies, you're hard-pressed to believe it.


Monday, April 24 2006

Casanova (2005)

This would be the cleaned-up, wearisome, supposedly romantic version of the notorious Casanova.


Monday, April 10 2006

An Unfinished Life (2005)

For his part, Lasse Hallström likes the subtler strokes, as the scene when Redford sits in his truck and is unable to start it.


Friday, January 6 2006

Casanova (2005)

Gaudy and giddy, this Casanova is full of energy but also strangely limp.


Tuesday, September 13 2005

An Unfinished Life (2005)

For all its attention to fading landscapes and independence, cowboys and loyalties, the movie is more quaintly melodramatic than adventurous.


Wednesday, May 28 2003

My Life As a Dog (Mitt liv som hund) (1985)

The best tales about growing up incorporate the anxieties of childhood.


Sunday, January 1 1995

The Shipping News (2001)

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


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