Articles tagged mykelti williamson

20 Sep 2006 // 12:00 AM

Kidnapped

Rather than manipulate our established fears by way of the threat to personal security, this show asks us to examine what makes us individuals in the first place.

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Get Rich or Die Tryin’ (2005)

Jim Sheridan notes, 'There's no initiation anymore for young men. They just grow up and there's nowhere to put these confused feelings that they have.'"

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Get Rich or Die Tryin’ (2005)

And where, you might ask, is 50 Cent coming from? In a word, money.

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The Assassination of Richard Nixon (2004)

With remote in hand, monitor glare on his face, Sam is suitably horrified when the TV reflects his own sense of disarray.

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Ali: The Director’s Cut (2001)

The bravest thing Ali does is to gesture toward, wonder at, and celebrate Muhammad Ali, and then let go of him.

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15 Oct 2002 // 1:00 AM

Boomtown

By playing safe, they might just as easily be playing dead.

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24 Dec 2001 // 3:00 PM

Ali (2001)

Ali embodies a kind of car-wreck charisma -- arrogant and self-conscious, beautiful and fierce, even on twenty-year-old tape, he can take your breath away. This ability to mesmerize makes Ali who he is, or more accurately, who everyone wants him to be. He's a cipher and a screen onto which viewers might project themselves.

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Holiday Heart (2000): Ving Rhames, Alfre Woodard, Mykelti Williamson, Jessika Quynn Reynolds

Unlike most mainstream male stars who put on dresses, Ving Rhames takes Holiday seriously, and asks you to do the same.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

The Fugitive

What we're left with is a string of TV-caliber action sequences, like Kimble jumping off a building, that only serve to remind us how cool it was when Harrison Ford plummeted off that dam.

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Double Take: 'The French Connection' (1971)

// Short Ends and Leader

"You pick your feet in Poughkeepsie, and we pick The French Connection for Double Take #18.

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