Articles tagged saïd taghmaoui

14 Jan 2009 // 8:00 PM

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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Don Cheadle likes to be surprised, so he looks for a diversity of roles

If you say “John Wayne,” you know what you’re getting. If you say “Don Cheadle,” prepare to be surprised. “I didn’t get into

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27 Aug 2008 // 1:38 AM

Traitor

While the film appears at first to be complicating the definition of "traitor," it's not long before the potential meanings are reductive and literal.

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20 Jul 2008 // 9:59 PM

Vantage Point

It’s almost rather brilliant the way the film betrays and sabotages itself as it comes down the home stretch.

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23 Mar 2008 // 9:59 PM

The Kite Runner

This is a sensitive, kind adaptation of a well-loved book, and the DVD has well-crafted features that help extend the message of what is essential to human existence: hope.

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22 Feb 2008 // 2:20 AM

Vantage Point

As Vantage Point becomes increasingly busy with personal betrayals and redemptions, the ostensible politics, reductive to begin with, fall by the wayside.

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14 Dec 2007 // 3:30 AM

The Kite Runner

The Kite Runner shows that even if Baba could make his boy perfectly courageous and honest, outside forces inevitably affect even the most careful plans for the future.

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9 Aug 2004 // 12:00 AM

Hidalgo (2004)

'Being out in the middle of the Arabian desert,' says Mortensen, 'you could easily imagine what it must have been like.'"

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4 Mar 2004 // 12:00 AM

Hidalgo (2004)

Hidalgo is the story of this horse and his man.

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18 Aug 2003 // 12:00 AM

The Good Thief (2003)

'I wanted to create a world that doesn't quite exist, you know, a world of nighttime clubs and nighttime criminality.'"

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17 Apr 2003 // 12:00 AM

The Good Thief (2003)

Doubles all stakes of the original film, and more elaborately, of the remaking process.

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