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Friday, May 21 2010

Nine Is Not a 9.0, But It Tops ‘Chicago’

Well-choreographed dance numbers abound. Costumes and lighting take center stage. Audiences even get the giddy entertainment of watching movie stars prove themselves as fine to passable singers.


Friday, December 9 2005

Memoirs of a Geisha (2005)

The fact of Sayuri's stunning blue eyes only underlines the film's refusal to engage with the hardships geishas endure as a matter of course. She is 'special', she is treasured, she is property.


Thursday, December 26 2002

Chicago (2002)

Watching Chicago is rather like watching a shot-for-TV music video by a neophyte director projected without thought or re-cutting straight to a movie screen.


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