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Friday, April 24 2009

Fighting

For all its attention to local "color", Fighting focuses on the white boy's progress.


Tuesday, March 24 2009

Part 3: The Sixth Sense to Fight Club (August - October 1999)

Films that have left a lasting impression on their creators (M. Night Shyamalan, Sam Mendes, David Fincher) make up the majority of Part Three of our Films of 1999 overview.


Sunday, December 14 2008

Nothing Like the Holidays

Nothing Like the Holidays is like a lot of other holiday movies.


Wednesday, October 15 2008

Cinema Qua Non - Indispensable DVDs: Part 3

Day Three - The final ten, a cross-culture collection teeming with big ideas, larger than life visions, and perhaps the greatest documentary on rugby you've probably never heard of.


Wednesday, September 10 2008

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.


Thursday, March 15 2007

Raines

For all its good ideas, Raines is overwhelmed by Jeff Goldblum's characterization -- both familiar and strange.


Wednesday, March 7 2007

Fabulous! The Story of Queer Cinema (2006)

This was never intended to be a conventional movie, but more like a personal industrial film illustrating the process that brings the corpse of a cow to your dinner table.


Thursday, November 16 2006

Fast Food Nation (2006)

Unabashedly didactic, Fast Food Nation points out the cruel lot of immigrant laborers without rights.


Monday, June 23 2003

Punch-Drunk Love (2002)

Deftly rearranges any number of generic conventions, from romantic comedies, musicals, and melodramas with happy endings that can't make sense but seem inevitable and necessary.


Thursday, April 24 2003

Confidence (2003)

They meet at King's club, where he's auditioning strippers: Dustin Hoffman, big pimping.


Anger Management (2003) (Reviews) [11.Apr.03]
Punch-Drunk Love (2002) (Reviews) [18.Oct.02]
The Count of Monte Cristo (2002) (Reviews) [24.Jan.02]
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