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Friday, April 10 2009

Lymelife

Lymelife features frustrated, confused kids, and frustrated, self-obsessed adults.


Wednesday, October 15 2008

Cinema Qua Non - Indispensable DVDs: Part 3

Day Three - The final ten, a cross-culture collection teeming with big ideas, larger than life visions, and perhaps the greatest documentary on rugby you've probably never heard of.


Thursday, August 3 2006

The Night Listener (2006)

Tapping into recent public outrages over writers who lie, The Night Listener's indictments are drearily unsubtle.


Thursday, May 4 2006

Down in the Valley (2005)

Look out: here comes another revisionist Western.


Thursday, March 16 2006

The Zodiac (2006)

The Zodiac so altered our consciousness that we can now easily imagine a serial killer with no motivation other than achieving a public spectacle.


Wednesday, January 26 2005

Mean Creek (2003)

'This shot here... is like a window opening up onto this kid's world,' says Jacob Aaron Estes.


Friday, August 27 2004

Mean Creek (2003)

The crisis doesn't produce good and bad behaviors, so much as it challenges such moralistic definitions, exploring the pressures that lead to kids' seeming deviance.


Thursday, August 1 2002

Signs (2002)

PULL.


Sunday, January 1 1995

You Can Count on Me (2000)

In fact, when Terry describes Scottsville as a town full of 'dull, narrow people... with no perspective, no scope,' he might have been describing the film's characters.


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