Articles tagged philip baker hall

20 Feb 2009 // 1:45 AM

Fired Up!

Fired Up! is the worst of its kind: a cheap imitation of much better films, a 90-minute dirty joke with no punch line.

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18 Oct 2007 // 9:59 PM

You Kill Me

An alcoholic hit man is sent to San Francisco by his “family” to achieve sobriety. You Kill Me is another “mobster in therapy” movie, but with a fresh perspective.

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24 Jun 2007 // 11:30 PM

You Kill Me (2007)

While he's largely unsocialized, having spent so much time alone, murdering people, and, lately, drinking, Frank does evince a weird charm.

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8 May 2007 // 9:59 PM

The Loop: Season One

As a first-season comedy, this showed flashes of the sort of quick-hit, chemistry-based comedy that could make for a surprise hit.

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16 Mar 2006 // 10:00 PM

The Zodiac (2006)

The Zodiac so altered our consciousness that we can now easily imagine a serial killer with no motivation other than achieving a public spectacle.

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27 Oct 2005 // 12:00 AM

Amityville Horror (2005)

'Based on a true story,' notes Amityville Horror producer Brad Fuller as the so-designating title rolls. 'Already controversial.'"

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15 Apr 2005 // 12:00 AM

The Amityville Horror (2005)

She has three kids from a previous marriage (her husband is dead); he has a body left over from Blade 3.

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14 Jan 2005 // 12:00 AM

In Good Company (2004)

In Good Company pushes Carter and Dan up against one another, so that they can work through their mutual anxieties, resentments, and jealousies.

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15 Apr 2004 // 12:00 AM

Dogville (2003)

The accusation that the film is 'anti-American' says less about Von Trier than it does about the American psyche.

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10 Nov 2003 // 12:00 AM

Die Mommie Die! (2003)

It is more irritating than it is offensive or even funny.

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22 May 2003 // 12:00 AM

Bruce Almighty (2003)

Jim Carrey needs a vacation from himself.

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30 May 2002 // 12:00 AM

The Sum of All Fears (2002)

Tom Clancy's novels and the movies they spawn have never had much truck with credibility.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Pasadena

PULL.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Rules of Engagement (2000)

Two years ago, many critics praised Saving Private Ryan as a new kind of war film that brought the horrors of war home with an unprecedented, visceral intensity..

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Lost Souls (2000)

Winona Ryder’s kohl- and shadow-blackened eyes are the most stunning special effect in Lost Souls. Her eyes are always large and gorgeous, of course,

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Cradle Will Rock (1999)

Tim Robbins has never been shy about being one of them damn Hollywood liberals -- pro-union, anti-death penalty, solidly Green, married to Susan Sarandon.

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Be Prepared to be Unprepared

// Moving Pixels

"Bloodborne wants to catch us off guard, even as it teaches us to always be on guard.

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