Articles tagged shane west

23 Jan 2009 // 3:00 AM

The Lodger

David Ondaatje's movie offers up a series of potentially interesting meta-texts, concerning the significantly named Manning's obsession and aggression, his professional identity and, of course, masculinity.

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29 Aug 2008 // 3:58 AM

What We Do Is Secret

The faux interview preserves Darby Crash's self-image, the reenactment in What We Do Is Secret remembers the preservation.

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5 Dec 2005 // 1:00 AM

ER / The West Wing

The West Wing's chief relationships have been tested and compromised, turning Sorkin's noble, fast-walking liberals into more than the sum of their quips and ideals.

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Once and Again: The Complete Second Season

Some of us want to see messy, contradictory lives on screen. We find escape enough in knowing that, as much as the problems feel familiar, they are not precisely our own.

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The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003)

Allan Quartermain is complex, to be sure, resenting imperialism even as he embodies it.

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The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003)

'You're probably too young to remember,' Allan Quartermain (Sean Connery) tells the messenger, 'but the Empire is always in some kind of peril.'"

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24 Jan 2002 // 3:00 PM

A Walk to Remember (2002)

PULL.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

PopMatters - Television - Reviews - Once and Again

Pitched last September with the fanfare that characterizes “quality television” and debuting in NYPD Blue‘s hallowed Tuesday night spot, Once and Again is a

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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