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Thursday, December 19 2002

Gangs of New York (2002)

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


Don’s Plum (1995)

And so the clichés begin.


Friday, November 29 2002

Far From Heaven (2002)

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


Thursday, November 7 2002

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.


Friday, October 18 2002

Formula 51 (2001)

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


Thursday, October 10 2002

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.


Thursday, August 1 2002

Me Without You (2001)

Me Without You is a disquieting and stunningly accurate depiction of female friendship.


Thursday, July 18 2002

Lovely & Amazing (2002)

Even as the girls in Holofcener's world have their own problems, they provide acutely recognizable reflections.


Thursday, June 13 2002

Windtalkers (2002)

Though it might be argued that Nicolas Cage roaring and contorting in slow motion makes for good action cinema, it's hardly the basis for a thoughtful interrogation of how war works, how it shatters (or otherwise forever changes) participants, and reinforces systemic racism.


Thursday, April 18 2002

The Last Waltz (2002)

The Last Waltz still spirits a tingle up the spine.


Edge of Outside (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Dawson’s Creek (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
You Can Count on Me (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Wendigo (2002) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Sexy Beast (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Rules of Engagement (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
The Pledge (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
The Last Castle (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
The Last Castle (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Joe Gould’s Secret (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Disney’s The Kid (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
The Beach (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
The Beach (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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