Articles tagged rob brown

31 Mar 2010 // 10:00 PM

Autechre: Oversteps

Oversteps is nothing less than Autechre's latest masterpiece.

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15 Jan 2009 // 9:00 PM

The Express (2008)

Sports films can no longer function as mere history or information. Thanks to the mandates of the genre, physicality must match ideology like poorly drafted

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10 Oct 2008 // 2:22 AM

The Express

Again and again, Ernie (Rob Brown) faces down racist thug defenders, his singular prowess signaled by the film's slow motion and big music.

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Cliches Clog ‘Express’ Story of Success

Sports films can no longer function as mere history or information. Thanks to the mandates of the mainstream, which sees allegories in all manner of

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Talk, Talk, Talk: October 2008

What studio suit thought this was a good idea? With four months to schedule your high priced efforts, you instead unload almost 30 overpriced pictures on an unsuspecting movie audience.

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William Parker / Raining on the Moon: Corn Meal Dance

A collection of liberation soul jazz with a fresh, free tang.

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7 Apr 2006 // 12:00 AM

Take the Lead (2006)

There's something disturbing about the recent proliferation of films with this 'save the inner city kids' motif.

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20 Jun 2005 // 1:00 AM

Coach Carter (2004)

While the outcome is obvious (generic rules apply), Jackson is sharp and relatively restrained.

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14 Jan 2005 // 1:00 AM

Coach Carter (2004)

Based on a real life coach, also named Ken Carter, Carter takes an approach that's part Lean on Me meets Hoosiers, part Stand and Deliver meets Friday Night Lights, and okay, maybe a little White Shadow, too.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Finding Forrester (2000)

Just when did Gus Van Sant get religion? The once adventurous and near-miracle-working director (he convinced William S. Burroughs to appear in Drugstore Cowboy and

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'Five Came Back' Is an Unusual and Seminal Suspenser

// Short Ends and Leader

"This film feels like a template for subsequent multi-character airplane-disaster and crash projects, all the way down to Lost.

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