Articles tagged shirley knight

Movie execs finally discover that audiences want to be entertained

Why does Hollywood make so many comic-book movies like “The Dark Knight” and “Watchmen?” Why does Hollywood make so many silly comedies like “Madea Goes

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19 Jan 2009 // 2:19 AM

Paul Blart: Mall Cop

In this cute, mostly predictable, underdog story, Paul Blart takes his job as a security guard at the West Orange Pavilion Mall very seriously.

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Part 2: The Changing Face of Filmmaking

Every staid situation needs shaking up, none more so that the labored Hollywood studio system. The titles chosen for this section stand out as reasons why things had to change, the results of those seismic stylistic shifts.

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10 Jul 2006 // 3:00 AM

Petulia (1968)

For its many commendable qualities -- qualities long recognized by a sizable cult of fans -- Petulia doesn't quite display cultural insight.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Angel Eyes (2001)

PULL.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Angel Eyes (2001)

Playing a social outcast capable of helping others but incapable of helping herself, Jennifer Lopez still comes off as too much of a star she is, and not enough of the lonely beat cop she's supposed to be.

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'Five Came Back' Is an Unusual and Seminal Suspenser

// Short Ends and Leader

"This film feels like a template for subsequent multi-character airplane-disaster and crash projects, all the way down to Lost.

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