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Monday, January 16 2006

Hustle & Flow (2005)

Craig Brewer considers his protagonist something new, that is, the same kind of cat he's seen repeatedly in his hometown of Memphis, but not seen in movies.


Monday, August 22 2005

A Lot Like Love (2005)

The Ashton Kutcher vehicle tries to make use of its stars' appeals, structuring a regular romantic comedy out of charmingly imperfect, well-performed moments.


Thursday, July 21 2005

Hustle & Flow (2005)

Like most any pimp and smalltime dealer (at least those in the movies), DJay thinks he's got it down.


Friday, April 22 2005

A Lot Like Love (2005)

Any movie that engineers a comic hijinksy highlight around Amanda Peet smacking herself into a glass door is not thinking too far beyond surfaces.


Thursday, November 7 2002

8 Mile (2002)

Such fictionalizing ensures Eminem's lovability, across all categories.


Thursday, February 14 2002

Crossroads (2002)

Unlike the audiences at most movie previews, these folks at 'Crossroads' were amped.


Sunday, January 1 1995

crazy/beautiful (2001)

From the start of John Stockwell's 'crazy/beautiful', Nicole is set up to be both typical and freaky, the kind of adolescent girl you've seen in a million other high school and/or 'crazy white girl' movies.


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