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Wednesday, September 23 2009

The Handmaid’s Tale: Not So Sci-fi

The terrifying, 'it could happen today' message of this story is best told in the Atwood's book, rather than the film version.


Thursday, March 19 2009

Natasha Richardson, of acting dynasty, dies of head injury


Natasha Richardson, 1963-2009


Wednesday, April 30 2008

The Return of the Popcorn Circus: August 2008

Talk about a crowded schedule. There are more offerings scheduled this month than in the previous two combined.


Friday, January 20 2006

The White Countess (2006)

The final Merchant/Ivory collaboration is set in 1936 Shanghai and revisits the filmmakers' usual concerns -- loss, desire, and nostalgia for a moment that never quite existed.


Tuesday, January 17 2006

Asylum (2005)

Surrounded by this sort of oppressive hushing, Stella's largely nonverbal relationship with Edgar resembles a form of attention.


Friday, August 19 2005

Asylum (2005)

The affair leads to disaster, not least because Stella feels compelled to punish Max for his emotional abandonment.


Wednesday, September 15 2004

Past Midnight (1992)

A carnival of clichés, the film offers a bleak Pacific Northwest location, where it pours atmospheric buckets of foreboding.


Monday, May 3 2004

Fat Man and Little Boy (1989)

The viewer is left feeling that the Manhattan Project would have been a fantastic topic for a miniseries, but is an awful one for a 120-minute studio flick.


Wednesday, April 2 2003

Maid in Manhattan (2002)

Jennifer Lopez has made a lucrative habit of reprising her story in most of her fictional incarnations.


Maid in Manhattan (2002) (Reviews) [13.Dec.02]
Blow Dry (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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