Articles tagged smoking

‘The Gunman’ Loves Nicotine More Than Non-Stop Action

Sean Penn tries to better Liam Neeson in the middle-aged ass-kicker action film genre, and fails miserably.

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6 Feb 2009 // 3:41 AM

Last year, several Minnesota judges ruled that smokers can’t pretend to be actors and bars can’t pretend to be theaters to get around

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7 Jun 2007 // 3:22 AM

Film smoking warning doesn’t go far enough, critics say

The decision by the Motion Picture Association of America last month to begin using its rating system to warn parents when movies “glamorize” smoking was

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17 May 2007 // 3:22 AM

Marlene Dietrich Steven Shainberg, director of the speculative Diane Arbus bio, Fur, has a story: “I was developing a project for a studio, and the

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3 Apr 2007 // 11:00 PM

Nobody Likes a Quitter

Giving up cigarettes – an odyssey of shame, debasement and despair.

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