Articles tagged martin donovan

Virginia Madsen’s movie career has been haunted by a lack of good scripts

She’s been a prominent film actress since the 1980s, but there’s still more of Chicago than Hollywood in Virginia Madsen. In a telephone

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27 Mar 2009 // 3:15 AM

The Haunting in Connecticut

In the poorly paced and ineptly edited Haunting in Connecticut, Matt is surrounded by dark shadows, ooky male choruses, and reflections of tortured corpses in dirty glass.

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7 Mar 2007 // 9:00 PM

Apartment Zero (1988)

Roman Polanski’s shadow looms large, here. His signature themes of alienation, paranoia, and identity are built into the plot and the tone is his specialty: part thriller, part jet black comedy.

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12 Feb 2007 // 9:00 PM

The Quiet (2005)

If it sounds insensitive to complain that an incest-ridden thriller isn't proper fun, you probably haven't tried to sit through this movie.

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1 Sep 2006 // 12:00 AM

The Sentinel (2006)

A woefully timid, allegedly paranoid, political thriller short on thrills, shorter on paranoia, and shortest on politics.

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1 Sep 2006 // 12:00 AM

The Sentinel (2006)

The Sentinel thus sets up a conflict between two exceptionally earnest masculine icons -- Kiefer Sutherland and Michael DOuglas -- all furrowed brows and low-talking intensity.

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31 Aug 2006 // 12:00 AM

The Quiet (2005)

The Quiet makes the conventional observation that this "world" is instituted by adults, and also mirrored and prepared for in high school.

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21 Apr 2006 // 3:00 AM

The Sentinel (2006)

I suppose if you're going to cast the deliriously overexposed Eva Longoria -- and give her a weapon, to boot -- you might as well make fun of the fact that you've done so.

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5 Oct 2004 // 1:00 AM

Saved! (2004)

'I think we've all had those moments in our lives where we question,' says Brian Dannelly.

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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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1 Dec 2003 // 1:00 AM

Amateur (1994)

Its strengths lie not in this improbable plot, but in Hartley's challenges to conventions.

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23 May 2002 // 1:00 AM

Insomnia (2002)

The sun doesn't go down in Insomnia.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Pasadena

PULL.

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A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"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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