Articles tagged michael winterbottom

15 Nov 2007 // 8:59 PM

A Mighty Heart

At last, all we have is the horror we began with. Pearl will be beheaded, for nothing, and the world gets a little darker.

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22 Jun 2007 // 3:00 AM

A Mighty Heart (2007)

In images of the street and daily Karachi life, the movie finds drama that is "unfamiliar" but also crucial, suggesting the complexity of the task set before investigators in Danny's case.

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14 Jun 2007 // 2:50 AM

Kidnapped journalist’s murder leads to Jolie film

SAN FRANCISCO—“I write this book for you, Danny, because you had the courage of this most solitary act: to die with your hands in

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The Road to Guantánamo (2006)

While the movie has been termed a "docudrama" for its mix of reenactments, interviews, and archival news footage, it is not nearly so easy or easygoing about "truth" as such a label suggests. The film's complex form corresponds to its story, in the sense that "truth" is precisely what troubles it.

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The Road to Guantánamo (2006)

The very illegibility of the movie's representational process, you imagine, approximates the assaults on the prisoners.

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Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story (2006)

The film controverts various theories of writing and reading, production and reception.

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9 Songs: Unrated Full Uncut Version (2004)

Through sex, specifically the surrender and exposition of self through this oldest human hobby, Michael Winterbottom communicates the beauty and pain of a relationship.

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29 Jul 2005 // 12:00 AM

9 Songs (2005)

9 Songs knows the limits of its material, and doesn't test them.

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17 Jan 2005 // 12:00 AM

Code 46 (2004)

According to screenwriter Frank Cottrell Boyce, 'The 20th century was the Freud century, and the 21st century's going to be the genetics century.'"

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5 Aug 2004 // 12:00 AM

Code 46 (2004)

William's seeming gift of empathy is a deception: anyone could do his job, if properly infected.

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9 Oct 2003 // 12:00 AM

In This World (2002)

Attempting to put a human face on the refugee crisis, Winterbottom puts a premium on legibility.

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9 Aug 2002 // 12:00 AM

24 Hour Party People (2001)

Tony Wilson lived for the explosive moment.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

The Claim (2000)

Here the primary players are caught between forging their futures (individual and communal) and regretting their pasts, conjuring up a civilization in an unforgivably brutal environment.

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//Mixed media
//Blogs

Hozier + Death Cab for Cutie + Rock Radio 104.5's Birthday Show (Photo Gallery)

// Notes from the Road

"Radio 104.5's birthday show featured great bands and might have been the unofficial start of summer festival season in the Northeast.

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