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Thursday, June 21 2007

Part 5: The Return of the Auteur

That noise you heard near the start of the new millennium was the creative din of a brash new breed of filmmakers tearing down the traditions of mainstream moviemaking. Their motion picture mission statements -- including the ones featured on this list -- remain the rulebook for new generations of anxious film artists.


Friday, May 25 2007

Tia Dalma of ‘Pirates’ was a role to dye for


Thursday, May 24 2007

Pirates of the Caribbean: At Worlds End (2007)

In the just-in-time for Memorial Day weekend Pirates sequel, Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) pursues pleasure with the sort of determination usually associated with moviegoers.


Monday, April 30 2007

Monkey Business (Part 1: May)

Talk about frontloading your approach. Each week in this first full month of patented popcorn movies finds another famous franchise icon making a major blockbuster bow. Only truly disastrous results from these guaranteed crowd-pleasers will keep the coffers from clogging with cash.


Thursday, July 6 2006

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (2006)

Demented and punctuated by Depp's scowls and "oofs," Jack Sparrow's stunty bits are mostly amusing and sometimes even surprising.


Tuesday, February 7 2006

Elizabethtown: Widescreen Special Collector’s Edition (2005)

The DVD of Elizabethtown is called the Widescreen Special Collector's Edition, though there's not one thing special about it.


Friday, October 14 2005

Elizabethtown (2005)

Cameron Crowe's Elizabethtown does not know how to end.


Friday, May 6 2005

Kingdom of Heaven (2005)

As history, it is mightily revisionist -- a blacksmith named turns inadvertent defender of Jerusalem, devoted to the notion that Muslims and Christians can get along.


Monday, June 7 2004

Ned Kelly (2003)

Ned might have been a criminal in the eyes of the law, but to working class Australians he was a hero wrongly accused.


Thursday, May 13 2004

Troy (2004)

According to Troy, war is all about reputation.


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