Articles tagged sean bean

Like an Adored Elderly Relative You Visit: ‘The Story of the Costume Drama’

These period pieces are often relatable, funny, and addictive, but what makes these costume dramas so successful is the great care that is obviously taken in telling their stories.

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17 Oct 2008 // 2:44 AM

Crusoe: Series Premiere

NBC's Crusoe will not have any black man calling a white man "Master."

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19 Jan 2007 // 2:00 AM

The Hitcher (2007)

Grace gathers herself into a vengeful and even self-aware fury, as her boyfriend watches in some awe, wondering more than once what she's doing.

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21 Aug 2006 // 12:00 AM

Silent Hill (2006)

"It was Christophe's vision that Rose is very much a normal person in this un-normal world," says Radha Mitchell.

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21 Apr 2006 // 3:00 AM

Silent Hill (2006)

Long on atmosphere, Silent Hill is way short on cunning or beguiling. It's also short on sense.

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27 Jan 2006 // 1:00 AM

Flightplan (2005)

The contrast between Kyle's multiple layers of loss and the flurry of life that goes on without her is briefly compelling.

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22 Oct 2005 // 1:00 AM

North Country (2005)

As the film more or less locks you into Josey's perspective, it appears that even the bleak environment denotes her perpetual exhaustion.

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23 Sep 2005 // 1:00 AM

Flightplan (2005)

Jodie Foster's face is the most frequently used and most powerful effect in Flightplan.

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21 Jul 2005 // 1:00 AM

The Island (2005)

Ewan McGregor and Scarlett Johansson run around in an efficiently digitized near-future scary-scape, occasionally propelled by ethical questions about cloning.

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19 Nov 2004 // 1:00 AM

National Treasure (2004)

Popular propaganda at its best -- high quality creative work allied to a resounding endorsement of a status quo the American electorate seems determined to maintain.

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13 May 2004 // 1:00 AM

Troy (2004)

According to Troy, war is all about reputation.

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5 Dec 2002 // 1:00 AM

Equilibrium (2002)

Hooray for kicking opponents' heads in, fancy wirework, and twirling black topcoats.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Don’t Say a Word (2001)

Michael Douglas's latest film, 'Don't Say a Word', is painfully and transparently about, well, him.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Don’t Say a Word (2001)

Michael Douglas's latest film, 'Don't Say a Word', is painfully and transparently about, well, him.

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A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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