Articles tagged simon west

When a Stranger Calls (2006)

Tiffany arrives amid a loud windy rush (she might as well have 'Dead Meat' written on her forehead).

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Tomb Raider (2001)

This spectacular image of androgynous, self-stimulating sexual excess speaks directly to the wonder and threat of Lara Croft, so adept at masculine and feminine wiles, and every wile in between.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Tomb Raider (2001)

All this symbolism would be quite impressive, actually, if 'Tomb Raider' ever gave the slightest impression it knew where it was going with it or was eventually planning to use these symbols to say something coherent.

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The General’s Daughter (1999)

The title character in The General's Daughter is dead. The image gets your attention. It's grotesque and horrifying. And it's recalled several times in the film, verbally and visually, to impress on you the threat that it supposedly poses for military, moral, sexual, and aesthetic orders.

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