Articles tagged lena olin

3 Dec 2007 // 12:00 AM

Awake

Though Awake makes a vague case against playing god in the operating room, it also argues for other sorts of manipulations, none convincing.

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24 Apr 2006 // 4:00 PM

Casanova (2005)

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

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6 Jan 2006 // 1:00 AM

Casanova (2005)

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

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Darkness: Unrated Version (2004)

Ooky ambiguity is one thing. Incoherence is another.

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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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7 Oct 2003 // 1:00 AM

Hollywood Homicide (2003)

My intention was to make a picture that on one level was a genre movie, summer movie, kind of a cop movie, whatever that genre is, and at the same time, to serve different gods.

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19 Jun 2003 // 1:00 AM

Hollywood Homicide (2003)

Short version: Joe's hardheaded and eats cheeseburgers, K.C.'s into fluidity and bean sprouts.

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21 Feb 2002 // 3:00 PM

Queen of the Damned (2002)

Late in Queen of the Damned, Aaliyah makes her grand entrance. As Akasha, the “queen of all who are damned” to eternal night and grueling

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21 Feb 2002 // 3:00 PM

Queen of the Damned (2002)

In 'Queen of the Damned', there's something more than a little obvious about the vampire Lestat as goth rock superstar.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

The Ninth Gate (1999)

Roman Polanski and Johnny Depp. The match seems made in heaven, these two notoriously eccentric, fascinating, and difficult geniuses, plying their crafts, inspiring brilliance in one another.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

The Ninth Gate (1999)

In The Ninth Gate, perennial provocateur Roman Polanski throws in his contribution to the millennial apocalypse/Armageddon/hell-on-earth films that have recently been such a staple of the action/adventure genre.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Chocolat (2000)

If Lasse Hallström’s Chocolat were a Disney film, it would be Beauty and the Beast. Both are set in quaint mountainside hamlets

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Blood and Thunder: Black Sabbath’s ‘Sabotage’ at 40

// Sound Affects

"In 1975, with lawyers in the studio and a financial empire crumbling, Black Sabbath fought back with their last classic album of the decade.

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