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Friday, October 27 2006

Catch a Fire (2006)

Actually, Phillip Noyce's thriller raises a question: how have the South African "terrorists," so deemed by Botha's administration, since become courageous freedom fighters?


Thursday, February 13 2003

The Quiet American (2002)

That the U.S. imagines itself in the position to take unilateral decisions that affect the rest of the world is as much a function of the nation's founding myths (all that 'city on a hill' business, represented in Pyle's notion that he can save Phuong) as it is its economic might (Pyle's knowledge that he can support Phuong).


Sunday, January 1 1995

The Bone Collector (1999)

The Bone Collector assumes you know the drill, the serial-killer-movie drill. It gives you most everything you need to know during the first four minutes, half of which take up the credits sequence (the credits themselves are, of course, hyper-scratchy and slashy-looking, very post-Seven stylish).


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