Articles tagged lie to me, tim roth, kelli williams

The Play’s The Thing: ‘Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead’, 20 Years Later

The enduring impact of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead might be the manner in which Stoppard takes on the Big Questions that philosophers, poets, priests and everyone else have agonized over for centuries.

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Fall’s First Canceled Show: FOX’s ‘Lone Star’

Critics hailed it as one of the best new shows on television, but FOX’s Lone Star has been canceled due to poor ratings.

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27 Jan 2009 // 7:59 PM

Superheroes Versus Comics

There can be no doubt that the summer of 2008 stands as a high-water mark for superheroes. But in the wake of a superhero renaissance and the growing cultural legitimacy of the genre, the question must be posed: Has the superhero genre evolved beyond the comics medium?

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21 Jan 2009 // 3:01 AM

Lie to Me: Series Premiere

The start of Lie to Me introduces the expected tensions and identifications. The bomb is literally ticking, the villain is sincerely awful, and the doubters are rubes.

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Lie detector: Psychologist tries to keep new Tim Roth series truthful

LOS ANGELES - Dr. Paul Ekman is a rather mild-mannered psychologist who just happens to be involved in a line of research that scares the

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20 Oct 2008 // 10:00 PM

The Incredible Hulk

One of the most “incredible” things about this so-called reinvention of the Hulk is how close it is to Ang Lee’s vision.

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18 Oct 2008 // 8:04 AM

The Incredible Hulk (2008)

The verdict is in and the decision is, to say the least, confusing. When Ang Lee’s interpretation of the classic green-skinned Marvel character arrived

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13 Jun 2008 // 2:20 AM

The Incredible Hulk

In The Incredible Hulk, Betty handles her role as The Girl in unusual and frankly charming ways: she's easily the film's most impressive effect.

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12 Jun 2008 // 8:01 PM

The Acceptable ‘Hulk’

When Marvel made the decision to take over the “creative direction” of the big screen adaptations of their characters, geek nation remained skeptical. After all,

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12 Jun 2008 // 3:27 AM

Tim Roth may be best known as the gut-shot Mr. Orange in “Reservoir Dogs,” but in “The Incredible Hulk,” the London-born actor takes a step

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4 Jun 2008 // 10:00 PM

Youth Without Youth

"You learn more quickly, more profoundly in dreams" -- the audience becomes a part of the hallucinations.

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The Return of the Popcorn Circus: June 2008

If May almost tent-poled itself out of existence, June will be even worse. After all, are audiences really ready for 13 major release in less than two months -- with more to come?

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14 Mar 2008 // 10:33 AM

Michael Haneke offers an English version of ‘Funny Games’

When directors decide to remake one of their own films, it is usually because there was something about the first version that they felt could

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14 Mar 2008 // 4:47 AM

Funny Games

Michael Haneke's scene for scene remake of his own 1997 film, Funny Games, appears to be premised on displeasure.

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Still larger than life, Francis Ford Coppola now thinks smaller

It’s been 10 years since the great Francis Ford Coppola made a movie, 10 years since we’ve read stories about him battling the elements, the

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20 Dec 2007 // 3:12 AM

Lightning strikes Francis Ford Coppola again

Francis Ford Coppola, director of classics, blockbusters, oddities and misfires, has returned to the screen with a metaphysical mystery. Weary of the cumbersome machinery of

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18 Dec 2007 // 9:00 PM

Youth Without Youth

Based on the writings of Mircea Eliade, Francis Ford Coppola's first movie in 10 years is goofy, contrived, and self-absorbed.

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The Practice Makes Perfect—Well, Almost

What do you call four lawyers, a secretary, and a couple of prosecutors? I call it the best thing since Clarence Darrow.

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6 Aug 2006 // 11:00 PM

Dont Come Knocking (2006)

A vivid, genuine exploration of a hell-raiser entering his twilight years apologetically and with an open heart.

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13 Apr 2006 // 11:00 PM

Dont Come Knocking (2006)

The reunion of Wim Wenders and Sam Shepard, coming some 20 years after Paris, Texas, demonstrates both the change and sameness in their art.

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The Best and Worst Films of Spring 2015

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"January through April is a time typically made up of award season leftovers, pre-summer spectacle, and more than a few throwaways. Here are PopMatters' choices for the best and worst of the last four months.

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