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Thursday, August 10 2006

Find Me Guilty (2006)

All dressed up but not much to say.


Thursday, March 16 2006

Find Me Guilty (2006)

You might find Vin Diesel guilty of any number of offenses in Sidney Lumet's new film. First, his hair.


Wednesday, November 16 2005

The West Wing

There are growing overlaps between politics, news, and entertainment. Hard news has taken a back seat to feature journalism and talk shows, real politics to realpolitik.


Monday, June 7 2004

Ali: The Director’s Cut (2001)

The bravest thing Ali does is to gesture toward, wonder at, and celebrate Muhammad Ali, and then let go of him.


Tuesday, November 4 2003

Skin

A not-a-teen, not-yet-an-adult primetime soap, Shakespeare by way of Jerry Bruckheimer.


Monday, December 24 2001

Ali (2001)

Ali embodies a kind of car-wreck charisma -- arrogant and self-conscious, beautiful and fierce, even on twenty-year-old tape, he can take your breath away. This ability to mesmerize makes Ali who he is, or more accurately, who everyone wants him to be. He's a cipher and a screen onto which viewers might project themselves.


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