Articles tagged sean patrick thomas

Indie icon John Sayles doesn’t hesitate to go mainstream if it helps his pet causes

An acclaimed and prolific independent film director (“Matewan,” “Lone Star”), novelist (“Los Gusanos,” “Union Dues”), and script doctor (“Apollo 13”), John Sayles has his name on

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7 Feb 2008 // 3:05 AM

‘Honeydripper’ a blues project for John Sayles

John Sayles’ latest film, “Honeydripper” - his 16th, if you’re keeping track - is set in 1950 Alabama, in a little town emblematic of the

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1 Feb 2008 // 3:43 AM

Honeydripper

John Sayles' Honeydripper is less a conventional film than a bluesy collaboration -- slow-moving and contemplative, wily and laced through with cultural nuances.

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The Pay Off: The Best Film of 2006

For many of the movies on PopMatters' 2006 list of the year's best films, it is clear that a heavy personal and professional stake was riding on the final product.

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22 Nov 2006 // 2:00 AM

The Fountain (2006)

Izzi is both Tommy's end and his means, and so, at last, not quite herself.

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Barbershop: DVD Collector’s Set (2002/2004)

The Barbershop movies focus their energies on familial feelings and communal inclinations, and Cedric's wily jokes.

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Barbershop 2: Back in Business (2004)

Eddie (Cedric the Entertainer) comes to understand a new place for himself, and, no small thing, frames an acutely political history by his own story.

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Barbershop 2: Back in Business (2004)

These first five minutes grant Eddie and the barbershop some specific background, of resistance and community.

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12 Sep 2002 // 12:00 AM

Barbershop (2002)

Barbershop's multiple charms are all sweet.

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Halloween: Resurrection (2002)

Busta out-acts and out-spectacularizes Tyra Banks.

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Not Another Teen Movie (2001)

What is perhaps most successful about 'Not Another Teen Movie' is its commentary on the obsessive and incessant whiteness of the genre.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

The District / C.S.I.

Police Chief Mannion's know-it-allness is grating, no doubt. And like many crusaders before him, he maintains this attitude no matter what happens, blaming everyone else for what goes wrong.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Save the Last Dance (2001)

From the start, Save the Last Dance looks like just another teen romance film. It has all the familiar ingredients—the pretty couple, a high

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'Wanted' Is a Spaghetti Western That Will Leave You Wanting

// Short Ends and Leader

"The charisma of Giuliano Gemma and some stellar action sequences can't save this sub-par spaghetti western.

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