Articles tagged patti d'arbanville

21 Mar 2011 // 5:04 AM

Wiseguy, Huh?

Wiseguy may have been the best television show ever. Made way before cop shows like The Shield and The Wire, the stories revealed the ambiguities

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23 Sep 2007 // 10:57 PM

Perfect Stranger

It’s not so much the endless heavy-handed clues, outmoded dialogue, or totally untrustworthy traits of the main characters that make the movie so unforgivable; it’s the purposeless ending that eschews all previous traits, dialogue, and clues.

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13 Apr 2007 // 3:00 AM

Perfect Stranger (2007)

While it begins dully enough for an investigative thriller, Perfect Stranger quickly skids off into abject foolishness.

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11 Apr 2007 // 5:42 AM

Halle Berry’s Academy Award has made all the difference

"There was a time, before Oscar, when I could not have even got in the room with certain directors."

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Personal Velocity: Three Portraits (2001)

Each section lingers just a little, as if the characters will have trajectories beyond the minutes you see them.

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How It Slips Away: 'The Breaking Point' Crosses Hemingway With Noir

// Short Ends and Leader

"Whether we've seen or read the story before, we ache for these sympathetic, floundering people presented to us gravely and without cynicism, even when cynical themselves.

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