Articles tagged mary beth hurt

OMG - The 20 Worst Films of 2008

There's bad, and then there's 2008 level bad. You know this list is looking down into a deep dark bottomless pit of cinematic despair when Mike Myers' shameful Love Guru didn't even make the Top 20!

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25 Jan 2008 // 2:00 AM

Untraceable

Even if you take the film's moral lesson at face value, the overkill is discouraging, and not very instructive.

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The Best Big Screen Eye Candy of 2007

When flipping through my mental catalog of the year's films, certain scenes stand out. This past year offered a veritable feast of visual goodies.

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9 Dec 2007 // 11:00 PM

The Walker

Like the heroes of several of Paul Schrader's other films -- American Gigolo, Light Sleeper, and, to an extent, Auto Focus -- Carter moves among women as if visiting an alien planet.

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28 Mar 2007 // 2:00 AM

The Dead Girl (2006)

An anthology of five stories organized around the titular corpse, the movie is a bleak but oddly robust homage to women's survival and defeat in the face of violence, oppression, and non-options.

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The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005)

Even if Exorcism doesn't provide outright answers, its 'lessons' -- whether understood as secular or institutional -- seem clear enough.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Autumn in New York (2000)

While watching Autumn in New York, I was struck by its parallel to the Clinton-Lewinsky business. There are superficial similarities, especially in the lead players —

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'Wanted' Is a Spaghetti Western That Will Leave You Wanting

// Short Ends and Leader

"The charisma of Giuliano Gemma and some stellar action sequences can't save this sub-par spaghetti western.

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