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Articles tagged robert luketic

Friday, March 28 2008

21

Even if card counting is legal, this gangster-style brutality plainly cannot be, yet it provides long minutes of hackneyed menace, a B-movie plot point that only underlines 21's unoriginality.


Friday, May 13 2005

Monster-In-Law (2005)

Though the pathologies Fonda and Lopez embody tend to be framed as individual, they are symptomatic and well rewarded.


Thursday, January 22 2004

Win a Date with Tad Hamilton! (2004)

Like Legally Blonde, Win a Date showcases an independent-minded girl whose naïveté and credulity make her admirable.


Sunday, January 1 1995

Legally Blonde (2001)

If you pay money to see it, 'Legally Blonde' presumes, you get the joke: all this foofiness is really just a way to sugar-coat Elle's steely resolve, admirable ingenuity, and fabulous moral fiber, and -- more importantly -- to indict the entrenched gender/class/race systems that put her in her place (on top, sort of).


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