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5 Feb 2004 // 12:00 AM

Miracle (2004)

Disney's Miracle is an unabashed celebration of the connections among sports, national pride, and the wonder of whiteguyness.

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18 Dec 2003 // 12:00 AM

House of Sand and Fog (2003)

Property is at the center of House of Sand and Fog.

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20 Nov 2003 // 12:00 AM

My Life Without Me (2003)

Ann's decision not to tell seems simultaneously selfless and selfish.

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10 Nov 2003 // 12:00 AM

In the Cut (2003)

Their affair proceeds as the steamy-seeming trailers suggest it will, in the interest of promoting Ryan's 'breakout' self-exposure.

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23 Oct 2003 // 12:00 AM

Pieces of April (2003)

And April sits in the window frame, hair damp, contemplating the disaster she expects her day to become.

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18 Aug 2003 // 12:00 AM

xx/xy (2003)

Austin Chick's first feature, takes Coles' perspective -- as much as Coles has a perspective.

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18 Aug 2003 // 12:00 AM

All the Real Girls (2002)

'David and I are not smart enough to come up with a character that's as complex as Zooey is.'"

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Dawson’s Creek: The Complete First Season

Dawson Leery is not what you'd call a headlong rusher.

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8 May 2003 // 12:00 AM

xx/xy (2003)

Coles isn't so much a boy as he is his idea of a boy.

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Shutter Island by Dennis Lehane

It's a jack-in-the-box -- remember to back out of the way when you turn the literary handle.

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3 Apr 2003 // 12:00 AM

All the Real Girls (2002)

Paul has the sort of confidence that afflicts good-looking boys used to getting what he wants.

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20 Mar 2003 // 12:00 AM

View From the Top (2003)

View From the Top's Donna (Gwyneth Paltrow) and her boyfriend (Mark Ruffalo) are certainly nice, but not interesting enough to rescue a plot this stale.

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The Safety of Objects (2003)

For Esther (Glenn Close), Paul's coma makes him safe to love: he'll never leave her, never get in trouble worse than what he's in now.

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26 Dec 2002 // 12:00 AM

Catch Me If You Can (2002)

Steven Spielberg's zippy new film is about the kind of 'truth' that might only be apprehended in its telling.

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19 Dec 2002 // 12:00 AM

Gangs of New York (2002)

Daniel Day-Lewis wears a tall stovepipe hat in Martin Scorsese's long-awaited Gangs of New York.

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19 Dec 2002 // 12:00 AM

Don’s Plum (1995)

And so the clichés begin.

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29 Nov 2002 // 12:00 AM

Far From Heaven (2002)

For Haynes, much of this surface is simultaneously supple and precise, 'girly-swirly,' as he terms it.

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7 Nov 2002 // 12:00 AM

Far From Heaven (2002)

Just beneath this conservative façade lies a complicated and progressive commentary on the present that Todd Haynes leaves to the viewer to interpret.

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18 Oct 2002 // 12:00 AM

Formula 51 (2001)

In Ronny Yu's mostly formulaic Formula 51, Samuel L. Jackson plays Elmo McElroy, a chemical whiz busted for smoking reefer.

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10 Oct 2002 // 12:00 AM

Tuck Everlasting (2002)

While the book is laced with a youthful sense of wonder concerning life and death, the film is a troubled teenage love story.

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