Articles tagged michael pitt

25 Mar 2008 // 10:00 PM

Silk

A beautiful movie. So very, very beautiful. Achingly beautiful, excruciatingly beautiful, tear-inducingly beautiful.

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14 Mar 2008 // 10:33 AM

Michael Haneke offers an English version of ‘Funny Games’

When directors decide to remake one of their own films, it is usually because there was something about the first version that they felt could

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14 Mar 2008 // 4:47 AM

Funny Games

Michael Haneke's scene for scene remake of his own 1997 film, Funny Games, appears to be premised on displeasure.

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18 Apr 2007 // 9:58 PM

Jailbait (2004)

Trapped in a cell / trapped in stage-to-film translation.

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5 Aug 2005 // 12:00 AM

Last Days (2004)

A mediation on sadness, desire, lack of direction... and yes, Kurt Cobain, Last Days seems almost to stretch out its minutes.

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10 Jan 2005 // 12:00 AM

The Village (2004)

'I have to keep doing things that scare me, and this certainly scares me,' says M. Night Shyamalan.

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5 Aug 2004 // 12:00 AM

The Village (2004)

Noah is so wrapped up in his own emotions that he seems, at first, the most literal embodiment of the film's critique of a post-9/11 American isolationism.

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12 Jul 2004 // 12:00 AM

The Dreamers (2003)

'At the beginning, says Bertolucci,' the characters are a bit unshaped, and day after day, you can see them becoming something new, something that didn't exist before.

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5 Feb 2004 // 12:00 AM

The Dreamers (2003)

The frustration of The Dreamers lies in its easy lapsing into such unimaginative nostalgia, as if recalling the moment is enough.

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18 Apr 2002 // 12:00 AM

Murder by Numbers (2002)

'Murder by Numbers' isn't about solving the case; it's about solving Cassie (Sandra Bullock).

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Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001)

...reminds us that rock per se has a long history of celebrating alienation and ambiguity.

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Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001)

Hedwig and the Angry Inch's insight into the fluidity of gender is made all the more powerful by Hedwig's own attempts to puzzle through these conundrums. The film doesn't moralize, or try to give set answers.

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//Mixed media
//Blogs

"Island of Lemurs: Madagascar" Is Cute but Spooky

// Short Ends and Leader

"This flick is a superficial but eye-popping survey for armchair nature tourists.

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