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Friday, December 26 2008

Hollywood, race and the Age of Obama


Wednesday, August 6 2008

Stop-Loss

Realism doesn't make a better movie, just a more sensitive one.


Friday, March 28 2008

Stop-Loss

In Brandon's confrontations with his own delusions, Stop-Loss focuses on unhealthy rituals of manhood and male community recalling Peirce's Boys Don't Cry.


Friday, February 16 2007

Breach (2007)

Eric has his Hanssenesque moments, proud of being able to "read" his man, but the film makes their differences more pronounced than their similarities. While Eric adheres to a moral code familiar in spy movies, Hanssen remains slippery.


Friday, October 20 2006

Flags of Our Fathers (2006)

War, the film argues, depends on lies, on myths and beliefs that could never be sustained were the experience represented or remembered explicitly.


Tuesday, May 10 2005

The I Inside (2003)

You know something's wrong with your film when the most interesting thing in it is a 20-second scene featuring Robert Sean Leonard.


Friday, May 6 2005

Crash (2004)

The lesson seems geared toward those viewers who were surprised by the Rodney King video, that is, people who don't regularly deal with cultural collisions.


Thursday, September 19 2002

Igby Goes Down (2002)

Burr Steers' first feature is populated by exceptionally quirky characters, most related by blood.


Thursday, June 27 2002

Gosford Park (2001)

It is clear about what it is, a study of affect that is also affected.


Sunday, January 1 1995

The Way of the Gun (2000)


Gosford Park (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Company Man (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Antitrust (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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