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Wednesday, January 14 2009

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!


Wednesday, August 27 2008

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.


Sunday, July 20 2008

Vantage Point

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


Sunday, March 23 2008

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.


Friday, February 22 2008

Vantage Point

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


Friday, December 14 2007

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.


Monday, August 9 2004

Hidalgo (2004)

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


Thursday, March 4 2004

Hidalgo (2004)

Hidalgo is the story of this horse and his man.


Monday, August 18 2003

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.'"


The Good Thief (2003) (Reviews) [17.Apr.03]
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