Articles tagged luke wilson

3 Mar 2009 // 9:00 PM

Henry Poole Is Here

Not religious enough for Sunday school, but enough bent to be shelved in the Christian Inspiration section.

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Off the Radar - The Top 30 DVDs of 2008

Oddly enough, while the major studios continue scratching their heads over how to sell yet another new format (Blu-ray) to disinterested consumers, several outside distributors made sure that this would be a digital year to remember.

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8 Jan 2009 // 9:00 PM

Bottle Rocket

The actual payoff in Bottle Rocket is all about the journey, and the somewhat refreshing resolution of lessons not necessarily learned.

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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.

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15 Aug 2008 // 5:23 AM

‘Henry Poole’s’ Luke Wilson lives life his way

“I’m always makin’ movies that I figure’ll play better in the Midwest, in less cynical places than LA and New York,” says actor

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15 Aug 2008 // 3:00 AM

Henry Poole is Here

Your faith and your patience won't fare well for sitting through the slow-moving, lackluster Henry Poole is Here.

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The Return of the Popcorn Circus: July 2008

And it just doesn't stop. If part two in this three-ring play was packed with well hyped product, July just keeps the receipt treats coming.

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18 Oct 2007 // 10:59 PM

You Kill Me

An alcoholic hit man is sent to San Francisco by his “family” to achieve sobriety. You Kill Me is another “mobster in therapy” movie, but with a fresh perspective.

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12 Aug 2007 // 10:58 PM

Vacancy

Nimròd Antal’s Vacancy takes us back to the days of suspense -- when the chase was exhilarating on its own – not just the means to a morbid end.

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25 Jun 2007 // 12:30 AM

You Kill Me (2007)

While he's largely unsocialized, having spent so much time alone, murdering people, and, lately, drinking, Frank does evince a weird charm.

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20 Apr 2007 // 3:05 AM

Vacancy (2007)

The movie is 80 minutes of mostly entertaining tension, punctuated by violence engineered by a creep using criminally outdated technology.

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1 Mar 2007 // 9:00 PM

Idiocracy (2006)

A brilliantly conceived, but fitfully executed comedy about how bad things are likely to get if we keep going where we're going.

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31 Jan 2007 // 9:00 PM

My Super Ex-Girlfriend (2006)

This film hovers somewhere between sappy romantic comedy and action movie, falling back on lazy gender-reversal jokes and super hero tropes.

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My Super Ex-Girlfriend (2006)

Eddie Izzard brings a whole other dimension to My Super Ex-Girlfriend, being wily and subversive rather than flamboyant.

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1 May 2006 // 4:00 PM

The Family Stone (2005)

In trying to balance the competing forces of farce and pathos, the film is at times funny and moving, though there are so many characters and subplots that some get lost in the shuffle.

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16 Dec 2005 // 1:00 AM

The Family Stone (2005)

The self-congratulating, liberal-leaning Stones are addled when good boy Everett (Dermot Mulroney) brings home the very bad fiancée.

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15 Nov 2004 // 1:00 AM

Legally Blonde: Platinum Collection (2001/2003)

The audio commentary featuring Reese Witherspoon and Robert Luketic demonstrates the leading lady to be much more thoughtful and subdued than her typical roles might suggest.

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Around the World in 80 Days (2004)

'Actually,' Frank Coraci begins his commentary for Around the World in 80 Days, 'I never wanted to do a director's commentary.'"

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Around the World in 80 Days (2004)

The absolutely scariest scene in Around the World in 80 Days features Arnold Schwarzenegger.

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Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde (2003)

The first time around, Elle's chirpy charm seemed fresh and campy; now it's formula.

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A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

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"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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