Articles tagged rob reiner

The Princess Bride: Blu-Ray

Reiner and Goldman manage to marry timeless storytelling elements with modern comedic sensibilities in such a way that it will never feel corny, old-fashioned, or dated.

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5 Aug 2008 // 10:59 PM

The Princess Bride: 20th Anniversary Edition

This itself modern through that little smidgen of precocious reflexivity, and a healthy does of kitsch.

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2 Jan 2008 // 3:39 AM

Jack of all trades: Nicholson stars as a dying man

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.—“Big Jack,” as Jack Nicholson calls his mischievous, Cheshire Cat-grinning, eyebrow-raising, L.A. Lakers-cheering public alter-ego, is sitting on the coffee table

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26 Dec 2007 // 11:00 PM

The Bucket List

The Bucket List is the sort of movie you can watch in your sleep.

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Part 2 - Outsider Influences

TV was at a standstill. On one side -- the status quo. On the other -- the innovators from outside the mainstream. Guess who ended up winning the 'classics’ argument?

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23 Dec 2005 // 1:00 AM

Rumor Has It… (2005)

For a couple of minutes, such slippage between movie myths and mythic divas looks like it might turn charming, or maybe clever. But it doesn't.

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Stand By Me: Deluxe Edition (1986)

Stand By Me is always worth celebrating.

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19 Jun 2003 // 1:00 AM

Alex & Emma (2003)

It is Alex's fantasy into which the film and Emma's seeming interests devolve.

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All in the Family: Second Season

In the case of All in the Family and Sanford and Son, 'groundbreaking' is not an overstatement.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

This Is Spinal Tap (1984/2000)

Sixteen years ago, a young filmmaker named Marti DiBergi set out to capture, in his words, 'the sights, the sounds, and the smells' of a workhorse British rock band named Spinal Tap.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

The Story of Us (1999)

Here's a terrifying thought: each of the major turning points in your life is reducible to the hairstyle you're wearing at the time. Your graduation, your first job, your marriage, your dead goldfish, your vacation in Italy: all of it is mucked up when filtered through those misty-water-colored memory glasses. If it sounds awful in theory, it's even worse to see it acted out, on a wide screen with lots of close-ups of teary, badly-coifed movie stars backed by a treacly Eric Clapton guitar score.

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//Mixed media
//Blogs

Country Fried Rock: Drivin' N' Cryin' to Be Inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame

// Sound Affects

""If Drivin' N' Cryin' sounded as good in the '80s as we do now, we could have been as big as Cinderella." -- Kevn Kinney

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