Articles tagged stephen hopkins

‘Race’, Jesse Owens, and the Fictions of History

With its nods to Leni Riefenstahl's filmmaking, Race, at least, reminds you that history is not static, but formed by storytelling.

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‘Malice’ and ‘Blown Away’ Are Two ‘90s Thrillers With Popcorn Niche Appeal

Star casts and noirish action make for fun nostalgia viewing.

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5 Apr 2007 // 6:22 AM

The Reaping (2007)

Ben more or less embodies The Reaping's pretended argument between Christian belief and skepticism.

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Predator 2: Special Edition (1990)

According to director Stephen Hopkins, 'Los Angeles, with all its glare and dust, felt like a Western town to us, sort of a mining town that had been shoved up really quickly.'"

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Under Suspicion (2000)

There's not much in this film that's subtle, but it does actually have something thoughtful to say about the ways that we perceive and assume truth, or the ways we might be convinced of some untruth because of our own anxieties. What you see can be -- and usually is -- deceiving.

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'The Chamber' Keeps the Drama and Suspense Going

// Short Ends and Leader

"The Chamber is the filmic equivalent of a fairground ride, the stimulation of emotion over ideas.

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