Articles tagged robert patrick

3 Apr 2009 // 3:08 AM

Alien Trespass

Alien Trespass won't let our knowledge of the stereotypes it incorporates do the work and make the critique.

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OMG - The 20 Worst Films of 2008

There's bad, and then there's 2008 level bad. You know this list is looking down into a deep dark bottomless pit of cinematic despair when Mike Myers' shameful Love Guru didn't even make the Top 20!

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11 May 2008 // 10:59 PM

Walk the Line

There are so many positive aspects to this film that the empty feeling left when the it ends is utterly shocking.

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Accepting the Blame: The Top Guilty Pleasures of 2007

PopMatters proffers its collection of 2007's most notable defective faves. And it's okay to laugh. After all, we'd probably do the same to you and your uncomfortable fixations as well.

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6 Nov 2007 // 3:29 AM

The Unit

The Unit is not about deserving. It's about the veneer of moral order.

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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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31 Aug 2007 // 4:42 AM

Balls of Fury

What really gives the cinematic pallet a high-quality cleansing is a ripe old fashioned dose of certifiable stupid.

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8 May 2007 // 3:40 AM

The Unit

The Unit doesn't include you in the parameters of the performance. You have to figure yourself who's lying to whom and when it matters.

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10 Apr 2007 // 4:00 AM

The Unit

This is what The Unit gets right: while the men's violence can fix any given crisis, domestic effects are perpetual.

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Bridge to Terabithia (2007)

Where other "kids' films" might instruct or condescend, Bridge to Terabithia treats children like what they will eventually become: grown-ups.

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3 Oct 2006 // 1:00 AM

The Unit

This is always the question in The Unit and the Unit: who knows? Even those who do know can't admit it.

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9 Mar 2006 // 1:00 AM

The Unit

It's a show about the Army's clandestine counter-terrorist unit, called The Unit and created by David Mamet. What more do you need to know?

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18 Nov 2005 // 1:00 AM

Walk the Line (2005)

John R. Cash (Joaquin Phoenix) is a hard-drinking, drug-abusing, soul-searching, all-black-wearing, June-Carter-loving man.

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Supercross: The Movie (2005)

The brothers race against a spectacular California backdrop, with the sort of ridiculous fearlessness that afflicts boys in sports action movies.

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7 Mar 2005 // 1:00 AM

Ladder 49 (2004)

As he watches his firefighters guys bond and scuffle, director Jay Russell explains that he began the project with some qualms because of 'all the emotion involved with 9/11.'"

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1 Oct 2004 // 1:00 AM

Ladder 49 (2004)

Sentimental and surprisingly uncomplicated, Ladder 49 seems a disservice to the very folks it wants to extol.

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The X-Files: The Complete Eighth Season

When a television series grows in depth and complexity, more often than not, there's no going back.

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15 May 2002 // 1:00 AM

The X-Files

The X-Files has long been but a pale reflection of the show it once was.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

The X-Files

After eight years of squishy monsters, labyrinthine conspiracies, and creepy adventures in inner and outer space, the most popular television sci-fi series in recent memory (shut up, trekkies) resorts to the obvious Christian imagery.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

The X-Files

Scully took no grief from Mulder; she questioned him, disagreed with him, and stood up to him. With Doggett, however, there is a more traditional he/she split.

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//Mixed media
//Blogs

Truth and Other Restrictions: 'True Detective' - Episode 7 - "Black Maps and Motel Rooms"

// Channel Surfing

"Series creator Nic Pizzolatto constructs the entire season on a simple exchange: death seems to be the metaphysical wage of knowledge.

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