Articles tagged paul mcguigan

Igor Brings Special Insights to ‘Victor Frankenstein’

The film makes clear its own debt to monster movie history, but it remains caught in a universe where its most obvious love story can't speak its name.

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6 Feb 2009 // 5:10 AM

Push

Too much explanation, of the sort Cassie is inclined to provide, only slows down the nonsense Push is pushing.

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‘Push’ Lacks Energy, Excitement

They say the most important element in a science fiction story is a strong, understandable mythology. Formulate a believable, working, and logistically logical universe where

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7 Apr 2006 // 12:00 AM

Lucky Number Slevin (2005)

Despite the title of the movie he lives in, Slevin (Josh Hartnett) is only partly lucky.

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10 Sep 2004 // 1:00 AM

Wicker Park (2004)

Unlikely as it seems, Matthew Lillard is the saving grace of Paul McGuigan's wretched remake of L'Appartement.

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3 Aug 2004 // 1:00 AM

The Reckoning (2004)

The Reckoning raises significant questions concerning how news and history are shaped by those with the power to name them.

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11 Mar 2004 // 1:00 AM

The Reckoning (2004)

The Reckoning raises significant questions concerning how news and history are shaped by those with the power to name them.

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12 Jul 2002 // 1:00 AM

Gangster No. 1 (2000)

Gangster No. 1's style and plot are stale.

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Bad Graphics Are Still Impressive in ‘Spirits of Xanadu’

// Moving Pixels

"Spirits of Xanadu wrings emotion and style out of its low fidelity graphics.

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