Articles tagged lizzy caplan

‘Party Down: Season Two’—More Like Party Downbeat, but Funny

Party Down's second season features the various career and personal crises of the crew of struggling actors and screenwriters against the background of a funeral, an unsuccessful orgy, a fundraiser for a private school for the privileged children of vulgar producers, and a hot tub birthday party for Steve Guttenberg.

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14 Jun 2009 // 4:40 AM

True Blood

True Blood's second season showcases the similarities between fundamentalisms -- whether Christian or pagan.

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15 Jan 2009 // 8:00 PM

The New Classics - The 30 Best Films of 2008

Unlike previous years, where classics came crawling out of the celluloid woodwork with regular reckless abandon, 2008 was more calm… and considered. That's not to say that choosing 30 top titles was hard. The difficulty in placing them in some manner of rank order suggests the actual depth of quality involved.

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The end is here: 9-11 attacks and the new millennium revive apocalyptic movies

Flooded cities. A plague of blindness. Humanity huddled in bunkers. It’s just another night at the movies. The Katrina documentary “Trouble the Water,” the

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Talk, Talk, Talk: September 2008

From wars both past and present to a number of nail-biting thrillers, September is sizing up as a potentially profitable one.

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20 Apr 2008 // 10:00 PM

Cloverfield

By being both absolutely verisimilar and absolutely unreal, Cloverfield highlights the extent to which reality is natively constructed.

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18 Jan 2008 // 6:27 AM

‘Mockumentaries’ make the outlandish seem true

In the new movie “Cloverfield” a towering monster runs amok in New York City, knocking over buildings and collapsing bridges. No, it’s not a

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18 Jan 2008 // 2:00 AM

Cloverfield

The focus on delusional heroism may be Cloverfield's most salient trick.

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24 Sep 2006 // 11:00 PM

The Class

Because so much was going on, the pilot episode had the feeling of a 30-minute trailer: "Here are our characters, tune in next week to see what happens."

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12 Oct 2005 // 12:00 AM

Related

Given its pedigree, Related makes its performance anxiety annoyingly audible.

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20 Sep 2004 // 12:00 AM

Mean Girls (2004)

Concerns Cady's transformation, as she's subjected to high school and the 'mean girls' who prowl its corridors.

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29 Apr 2004 // 12:00 AM

Mean Girls (2004)

In Girl World, as in any feral environment, 'When you get bitten by a snake, you're supposed to suck the poison out.'"

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'Herald' Attempts the Troubled Waters of the Colonial Narrative

// Moving Pixels

"The “colonialism” at play is not between nations, rather it seems more interested in how it influences a man recently come of age.

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